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Tuesday Talks 
February 2022

Materials experts step forward to host educational events, while specialists share their knowledge and experience through seminars--offering tips and tricks , industry trends, marketing wisdom and ways to improve your business!

 

EF Fundraiser

Next Event:  April 2022 and October 2022 

Event runs until March 31st

Winner selected on April 5th. 

 

 
Masquerade Ball
Next Event:  March 2023
 
The IFDA Masquerade Ball is the newest addition to the organization's repertoire of exciting events.  The night is about celebrating another year, giving back to the community and having fun for the night!


Kennedy Inst. Christmas Party 
December 2022

Because of COVID-19 restrictions, the in-person event has been cancelled. BUT - we have not forgotten our traditions of bringing Christmas to these 42 children and students. Please  be an 'angel' and help contribute to the costs of the gifts.


Happy Hours 
January 20, 2022
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Come join us for a few hours, with a few drinks, snacks, networking and fun!! 


Knowledge College
Next Event:  January

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Applied Textiles is here to educate you on
the requirements. A work from home safety act discussion. 


Students 
Next Event:  February 2022

Twice a year we hold a specific event for our student membership and non-member students.  We always welcome members to attend this event.  The event will have networking opportunities as well as a learning opportunity with a presentation from a local trade business.

 
Resources 
Next Event:  September 2022

IFDAdc arranges Resources to network and grow the design industry.  Our goal is to place everything you need to urn a successful business, or home, right at your fingertips - for a few hours at least!


Member Only Events
Next Event:  June 2022

Our 2022 calendar of events is being released, we’d love your input.  Whether it’s an event idea, time of day events are preferred, association conflict days. We are also looking for volunteers, this is the perfect time to sign up to volunteer for an event committee.  

EVENTS

 

Pop in for a Pop-Up. Expand your design world through the Knowledge College. Create new friendships and grow and give back to your community. Don a Glam Mask and kick up your heels.  These are just some of the events the DC chapter offers. Innovative and creative ideas are always welcome too.

 

From its inception, imaginative and constructive programs fulfilled its goals. The first major challenge of the new organization was the creation of Home Fashions Time with its slogan, "Enjoy Living at Home". Initiated in 1948 and debuted in 1949, it was a nation-wide promotion adopted by 8000 retailers and endorsed by nineteen industry associations and most major buying offices. Other innovative programs, Career Day, Trailblazer Awards, Design Fellowships, student scholarships and community service projects were early highlights that sought to reinforce the stature of members and the directions of the industry. Some continue to this day in both traditional and new formats.