Their Special Guest speaker and mainstream author, Mark Rhodes, will be sharing with you the steps to massively improve your business with little or no extra effort!
Mark David Kitchens M.D, Mark Evans will also explain how to avoid the common pitfalls and concerns when a kitchen enters the design project.
All attendees will receive a signed copy of Mark Rhodes’ book.
Date: 6th of June 2013, 630pm
Venue: 41 London Road, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, CM21 9EH
Places for this exclusive networking event are very limited. To book yours please RSVP to Gerladine by 3rd of June at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SBID President Vanessa Brady & Leanne Tritton, ING Media Managing Director, will speak in the “Business Briefing: Marketing for Architects” seminar at the May Design Series (London) on Sunday, 19th of May, 3.15pm.
Venue: Excel London – Seminar theatre – DX District – 1 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL
To attend, simply REGISTER FOR FREE here
Following the success of their Birmingham event, SBID Premium Partners Murray & Willis invite you to a construction professionals networking event in London. Great opportunity to mix with Industry leaders: architects, designers, surveyors, developers and project managers.
Wine and buffet will be served.
Places are very limited. If you are interested in coming along, please RSVP by Friday, 17th of May to Geraldine at email@example.com.
SBID Professional member Artwood are pleased to be exhibiting at the upcoming May Design Series at Excel London on 19-21 May 2013. With a prominent stand spanning across both Interiors LDN and DX, Artwood will be showing their latest collections of bespoke timber flooring and panelling in an engaging and stunning display of creativity. The May Design Series will be an ideal new platform to further introduce this market leading, innovative product to the high end designer community.
Artwood floors are an innovation in the timber floor market and provide creative design matched with performance that has previously been unavailable. Artwood offers bespoke, hand-finished flooring of the highest quality made exclusively in the UK and is setting new standards of excellence. Artwood supplies high end residential and commercial projects internationally.
Artwood floors look forward to welcoming you to Stand T15 at Excel London 19-21 May 2013.
The inamsterdam World Interiors Meeting 2013 (5 – 7 September 2013) will be the most important and talked about interiors congress of the year bringing together 1000-1200 professionals from over 45 countries.
In a 3 day meeting some 20 different theme’s related to the interior will be covered, ranging from heritage and re-use to trends and future. More than 70 internationally renowned speakers will present key-notes and a large number of parallel sessions and seminars.
Register now and enjoy the special Early Bird Fee!
Members of the Society of British Interior Design receive an additional 10% discount.
Contact Us for more info.
Tuesday, 7th May, we are delighted to invite you to attend a SBID Continuing Professional Development event on “Ergonomics in the Living Kitchen” presented by Renee Mascari with the support of SBID Midlands Regional Director Gwenda Jones.
This event, worth 2 CPD points, has been designed to illustrate the importance of incorporating ergonomic principles when preparing a kitchen design.
It will be of interest to a number of sectors, particularly to interior designers, Kitchen designers, architects, manufactures and construction businessess; and it will also give you the chance to engage and networking with other relevant industry partners.
6pm – Welcoming guests
6.30pm – 7.15pm – Presentation by Renee Mascari on “Ergonomics in the Living Kitchen”
8.30 – Questions & informal networking – Light refreshments kindly provided by Mascari
Venue: Mascari – Please click here to see the Map
Address: 5 Charles Street, Ruddington, Nottingham, NG116EF
SBID, in partnership with Italian architecture magazine A+D+M, is holding a networking event in an innovative new format to open trade routes between high profile Italian and British design businesses.
The event, held at the ATRIUM Lighting London Showroom (WC2H 8TA) on Monday 22nd of April at 5.30pm, will see A+D+M bring Margraf, a prestigious Italian company keen to expand into the UK market, to meet with the best British designers, architects and construction professionals.
Places are limited. To attend this exclusive event please RSVP by the 12th of April to Geraldine Molia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
5.30 p.m. Welcome guests
5.45 p.m. Vanessa Brady introduces and greets the hosts
6.15 p.m. Talk by Piero Dal Maistro (Manager Margraf U.K. Market)
“Margraf: the evolution in the use of marble in architecture. Century of experience in the processing and extraction of marble combined with technological experimentation and great craftsmanship”
7.00 p.m. Cocktail and Canapes.
Atrium Ltd, Centre Point, 22-24 St.Giles, High Street, London WC2H 8TA, United Kingdom
SBID has launched an exchange programme to create educational opportunities and professional exposure for interior design students from either side of the Atlantic.
Fourteen Interior Design Students from Bowling Green State University will be travelling in Europe in May 2013, visiting design exhibitions and trade shows, interior design projects, world-renowned art galleries and museums. they will enjoy the timeless works of European master designers, and…get a taste of British, French, Spanish and Turkish cultures.
SBID and Bowling Green State University are seeking placements for interior design students in London from Monday May 12 – Friday May 17, 2103. The group will stay in London until May 20, 2013 during which they would like to visit design projects, projects under construction, and interact with SBID members to learn about their design works, knowledge and skills in the form of formal and informal talk-sessions on design and the profession.
If you would like to welcome one of these students in your practice, please contact Melody on email@example.com for more details.
Have you opened social media accounts for your business but don’t know how to run them effectively? Or have you been running social media for your brand for a while but feel like there’s something missing?
Introduction to Social Media for interior design businesses is a brand new series of workshops launching this March in London. The workshops are dedicated to educating interior design businesses on the professional, business use of social media platforms.
Highly practical with a down to earth approach, the half-day workshop is ideal for businesses who have launched their social media presence and are looking for expert advice on how to run social media activity to the best business advantage, from the PR, marketing and sales perspective.
The first workshop is taking place on 12 March in London and is limited to 11 participants.
Early Bird rates apply if you book before 15 February.
Presented by RIBA accredited CPD provider SieMatic – Rachel Sargeant, this Overview of Domestic Kitchen Design will be held at The Myers Touch offices in Kings Worthy on Thursday, February 28, 2013 and will cover:
- History of the Kitchen
- Materials used in manufacturing
- Styles and design considerations
- Associated Materials in design
- Function and ergonomics
12:00-12:30pm – Light lunch will be served
12:30-13:30pm – CPD presentation
13:30-14:00pm – Questions and Answers
The Myers Touch
29 Springvale Rd
SO23 7ND Kings Worthy
Book your place at: myerscpd.eventbrite.com
Join swiss bathroom manufacturer Laufen together with the Society of British Interior Design (SBID) for the launch of the new Palomba Collection 2012, and an evening talk by designer Roberto Palomba.
Vanessa Brady, president of SBID, will join Mr Palomba in conversation about his long career within the design industry.
To take part to the conversation about design mention #palombaSBID on Twitter.
The first SBID CPD of the year is supplied by Karndean Designflooring and will take place on Tuesday 12th February, from 6pm to 8pm.
Location: Sir Jacks Restaurant of Billy Wright Stand (access through main reception of Billy Wright Stand) Wolverhampton Wonderers Molineux Football ground, Waterloo Road in Wolverhampton, WV1 4QR
Speaker: Heather Horton, Karndean’s Global Online Content & Social Media Manager, assisted by Emily Greenhill Commercial Marketing Executive, will animate the discussion.
Schedule: 17.45 for 18.00 start
18:00 – 18:15: Social Media Ice Breaker Activity
18:15 – 18:45: Overview of the social media platforms (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest) and how they can be used personally and for business.
18:45 – 19:30: Question & Answer Session, and help with registering for any of the social Media sites.
19.30-20.00 Informal networking
// Please bring something to access the internet on, either IPAD, laptop or phone to access their social media during the evening, or set up after the talk. //
Please note that the car parking is free, refreshments and sandwiches are kindly provided by Karndeam Designflooring.
Limited space: Please RSVP as soon as possible to Gwenda Jones: firstname.lastname@example.org
After two and a half years of planning, research and assessment, the SBID accredited Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme is now live for members and qualifying companies who wish to attend or host an event.
We help your organisations to provide certified CPDs and put you in front of professionals who are required to maintain and update their industry knowledge and skills after qualification. CPDs can cover legal changes, product upgrades, compliance issues, research and development and technologies relating to the profession of interior design.
Host or attend an event. We help you and your business to provide and obtain certified CPDs and introduce you to professionals. Accredited Designers and Architects are required to maintain and update their industry knowledge and skills throughout their working lives after qualification. CPDs can cover legal changes, product upgrades, compliance issues, research and development and technologies relating to the profession of interior design.
Click here to apply to become a CPD provider. If you have any questions or would like to receive an information pack, please contact Nicoletta on 020 7738 9383 or email her at email@example.com.
Click here to visit our website and follow @CPDsbid on Twitter for more updates!
If you would like to feature in our spring issue (May 2013) please get in touch with our Press Manager as soon as possible at firstname.lastname@example.org We are looking for case studies, practice/company profiles, topical opinion pieces…
Cevisama 5-8 February 2013
Now 30-years old, Cevisama is firmly established as the meeting point for professionals from the world of ceramic tiles, bathroom furnishings, stone, glazes and colour, tiles and bricks. It enjoys international prestige throughout the world.
Interior Designers, Architects and Specifiers will all be congregating at Cevisama to share and exchange ideas. It is the event the industry looks forward to all year as the place to share opinions, strengthen strategic partnerships and see the industry’s latest innovations. In 2012, 71, 540 professional visitors came to meet and do business with some 780 exhibiting companies. 12,880 international buyers attended.
For 2013, Cevisama is offering up to 10 SBID members free accommodation in one of Valencia’s leading 4* hotels. With the very latest designs and trends on offer interior designers are likely to require more than one day to see and compare the vast range of products.
Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy the show as well as taking time to enjoy the vibrant city of Valencia. With return flights from the UK currently advertised at under £70 and accommodation being offered free of charge the cost of attending one the world’s leading interior design events is very affordable.
SBID has partnered with UKTI to provide grants for designers, architects and companies wishing to exhibit at MIPIM in Cannes next year.
MIPIM, the world’s property market, brings together the most influential stakeholders from all property sectors around the world. It offers unrivalled access to the greatest number of development projects and sources of capital worldwide.
To register interest, please email marketing at email@example.com. Please note this offer applies exclusively to SBID members, speak with the marketing department for Terms and Conditions.