Do you love interior design and home staging as much as we do? Interior design is a vastly expanding expanding industry. Whether you’re an established professional home stager, or looking to jumpstart your design career, in today’s world design is accessible to all. Indeed, there are a number of design conferences and expos held every year to feed all your design desires. Summer is high season for these design conferences.

These types of design events are ideal event for interior designers, home stagers, and design newbies to attend. They offer excellent networking and opportunities to connect with distributors. Read on to learn more about some of the most noteworthy events.

Las Vegas Market

Las Vegas Market launched in 2005. It offers furniture, home décor and gifts in a massive 5 million square foot space in the World Market Center in Downtown Las Vegas. This design expo has an impressive range of interior design finds that spreads over 40 floors. Here you can find essentials like furniture and lighting as well as bedding, wall art and outdoor pieces. Las Vegas Market will be held from July 30th to August 3rd of 2017. While the market is open to trade professionals only, the Las Vegas Design Center – also on the campus – is open to consumers. Registration for the market is free. Sign up through their website here. For more, click here for a preview on what  to come for this year’s market.

Dwell On Design

Held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 23rd-25th, Dwell on Design takes the best of Dwell Magazine and puts it all into one weekend event. In addition to showcasing the best in modern design furnishings and accessories, Dwell on Design also offers continuing educational classes for professionals and speakers scheduled throughout the weekend for consumers to attend. Friday’s showcase is open to professionals only but Saturday and Sunday allows for anyone to attend. For more information and ticket packages click here. Additionally, you can also see what White Orchid discovered at the 2016 Dwell on Design event here.

LA Design Festival

Another Los Angeles based design conference is the LA Design Festival. Held in June, the LA Design Festival makes primary use of two unique venues in Downtown Los Angeles – City Market South and Row DTLA (with additional special events held across the city). This design conference has unique Los Angeles Focus. As a result, the show reflects the design trends, tastes, ad happenings of the city of Los Angeles itself. Showrooms, tours, and talks span from Downtown LA all the way to Long Beach. Almost all events are free but registration is required. You can find a full schedule and more information on their website.

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Architectural Digest Design Show

The AD Design Show is held in March and brings in almost 40,000 design junkies to two piers in New York City. Most noteworthy is their MADE section, which features 70+ makers of original art, textiles, lighting and fine furniture. Best part is – all of it can be purchased by special order. Check out their impressive sections that showcase unique findings along with panel discussions and other programming throughout the four day event. Free tickets for the next show in 2018 will be available this December.

White Orchid Interiors Home Staging Business Bootcamp

On Saturday, July 29th, White Orchid Interiors hosts a Summer Business Bootcamp. Join us at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. You’ll experience a full day of engaging speakers, valuable networking opportunities, and in-depth content that you won’t get elsewhere. This design conference discusses the ways to best build and perfect your profitable home staging business. Space is limited. Register here.