Coming this Fall

 VIP High Point Market Experience   ~  October 13th- 18, 2017




Soft Design Lab Incubator

Revitalize your Business by Mastering the Art of Soft Furnishings

The Soft Design Incubator is an intensive, full day CEU (.6) accredited program that focuses on the high profit, soft furnishings market.  Deb Barrett and Jackie Von Tobel will help you decipher the complicated ins and outs of this lucrative design segment, so you can design, specify, and deliver couture soft products to your clients.

Incubator events generate ideas and concepts based on emerging business models.  They refine and provide direction on how- to capitalize on soft skill sets and consist of a presentations and ideation sessions.

This is NOT one of your ordinary educational events; we have finely tuned this event to open up a whole new world of ideas, inspiration, and skills so you can flourish as a soft furnishings design pro.  Fast and furious sessions paired with interactive skill building exercises make this lively must-attend event.

In this one day workshop, we’ll cover these topics and more:*

  • Craft Your Soft Design Identity on and offline
  • The Definitive Guide to Soft Furnishing Design – Window Treatments, Bedding, Upholstery
  • Fool Proof Processes for Profitability
  • Turn your Pattern, Fabric, Color Quotient up a Notch
  • Create a Polished Soft Presentation with our exclusive Project Kit
  • Build Profits with your own Private Label Collection.

Oh, and there will be some surprises too!  Swag Bags, Give aways, and more.

Attendees will leave this event with a new viewpoint and the skills and processes needed to jump start the soft side of their business.

Bring a Soft Design Lab Event to your Organization Today!

If you’re designing, selling or fabricating soft furnishings, Soft Design Lab is the “go-to” destination for:

  •  Education
  •  Design Inspiration
  •  Trend Forecasting
  •  Industry Information

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