Las Vegas Design Center sets October events

LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas Design Center (LVDC) has announced its October events calendar, including four educational, celebratory and fundraising events at World Market Center Las Vegas. The four events happening at LVDC are an IDS-hosted session on 10/4, a women’s educational and networking event on 10/6, an art show kick-off on 10/7 and Halloween event on 10/28.

“October will be one of our most activity-filled months, with plenty of opportunities for the industry and community to gather, learn and celebrate design,” said Cain Brodie, LVDC general manager. “We’re delighted to extend LVDC’s offering to include educational and networking events that augment our year-round sourcing opportunities.”

Kicking off October events at LVDC is the Interior Design Society (IDS) “Tools to Success” seminar, presented by Shannon Quimby, field editor and photo stylist at Better Homes & Gardens, Tuesday, October 4, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. In the “Tools to Success” seminar, Quimby will share her styling secrets to create the perfect showroom, design, picture and more. The event is free for IDS members and students, and $35 for non-members. RSVP is required to on or before October 4.

On Thursday, October 6, LVDC invites local women business owners to Project You! | Empowering Women in Business, a day designed for women, by women. The session will allow women in the industry to collaborate and hear from top female business leaders over lunch, followed by a panel discussion covering topics such as: uniting women-owned businesses, scaling your business and how to thrive in business, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event is sponsored by Kohler & European Bath | Kitchen | Tile & Stone, Four Hands, Zuo, Tuffskin Surface Protection, American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) California Central/Nevada chapter, Native Trails, Catalyst Mastermind Collaborative and Safavieh. Tickets to attend are $25 through September 31, and increase to $35 on October 1. Tickets can be purchased here.

On Friday, October 7, LVDC welcomes back the second annual edition of the Art 4 Autism exhibition, a month-long fundraiser, in partnership with Families for Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT) and Las Vegas local art curator Brian Paco Alvarez. The installation of custom art created by adults and children living with Autism Spectrum Disorder will debut at the gallery event and remain on display in the Atrium of Building A throughout October. Every original piece in the installation will be available for purchase; 50% of proceeds raised will benefit FEAT and 50% will be given directly to artists. The launch event for Art 4 Autism runs from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the LVDC Atrium, Building A. Tickets to attend the event are $10 and can be purchased here.

LVDC will be ending the month with a Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee Halloween Party for the Las Vegas design community with adult trick-or-treating, a live DJ, raffles, a pumpkin carving contest and more Friday, October 28, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.. The fun and festive event is sponsored by LVDC, ASID, IDS, and the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA). RSVP is required here on or before October 28.

LVDC First Friday educational seminars will return in November.

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