Winter 2016 
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President's Message
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Winter 2016 Newsletter President's Message

Bonnie Cox, ASID 
ASID Ohio North President 2015-2016
A New Opportunity to Promote Your Business

Become a Sponsor of the 2016 Awards Gala.  This special evening planned for September will be held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting.

There are sponsorship levels to meet every budget.

To sign-up, please contact or call 330.598.1861. 
YOUR Input is Needed  

The ASID Ohio North Chapter is currently planning a Tech Event.  The goal is to provide an educational event for members to learn a new skill (or two) while using the various forms of technology.

We value your input as we develop the program. 

Please click here to complete a very short survey (should take about 5 minutes).

Thank you!

Lisa Morton, Allied ASID 
Professional Development Director 
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Would you like to be featured in an upcoming Industry Partner Spotlight

Take advantage of this FREE Industry Partner member benefit and contact Susan at or call 330.598.1861 

After 20 years, ASID is bringing back its one-of-a-kind national student summit, a multi-day convention for interior design students.

Launch:  The ASID National Student Summit will take place at the Savannah College of Art & Design, February 26-28, 2016.

Attendees will enhance their understanding of the impact of design on people and their environments. The interactive experience will include top notch break-out sessions, hands-on engagement opportunities, professional development, networking events, and much more. 
Member Benefits - Practitioners, Industry Partners and Students

Being an active
member of ASID is a two-way street. We seek to provide ALL of our members with products and services to help you succeed both professionally and personally, and in turn we want you to be involved with ASID on multiple levels.   Make the most of your membership by getting involved today - ask questions, give us feedback and share the programs that help you!

Are you new to ASID?  Or, do you need a refresher on how to best utilize your members benefits?  Click here to view the complete list of benefits
Upcoming Events
0.1 CEU Webinar
Light, Lighting and Health

Thursday, January 28th 

7:00 PM CST

Earn 0.1 CEUs with your full hour of participation in this webinar course with presenter Jeff Dross, Corporate Director, Education and Industry
Trends at Kichler.

Upon the conclusion of the education session, you will be sent a post webinar survey.  In order to receive CEU credits for this session you MUST respond to that survey and include your IDCEC Learner's Number as indicated.

0.1 CEU Dyed in the Wool
ASID Ohio North Chapter is pleased to present a unique CEU, sponsored by The Campaign for Wool.

Join Leah Phillips, part owner of Paragon Wool Products and Delos Rugs, as she takes you on a journey to learn about the increasing importance of wool to meet environmentally aware consumer demand for sustainable, renewable, and biodegradable products.  The class looks at the actual fiber make-up and its attributes, explains why New Zealand Wool is sought after, how wool goes from sheer into spun year, and what existing products are currently available to meet consumer demand.

Tuesday, February 9th 

Socializing and Dinner:  5:30 pm

CEU begins:  6:00 pm

$25 - professional
$15 - student

HBA of Greater Cleveland Building, 6140 West Creek Rd., Independence

Pre-registration by February 4th.

Checks payable to:
ASID Ohio North Chapter
P.O. Box 32
Wadsworth, OH   44282

Credit card payment:
call 330.598.1861 or email

Click here for flyer

Student Career Day
Friday, March 4, 2016

Save the Date -

Plans are underway to present a joint event with IIDA Cleveland Akron City Center.  The event will be an informative and fun day for NE Ohio interior design students.

Professionals and Industry Partners - are you interested in being a part of the day?  Please email Jillian Gerbasi, Allied ASID, Membership Director - today!