Wed02Dec20204:00 pmFacebook LIVE @ WF Vision Magazine
I'm excited to join my friend Jill Rodgers, Principal Designer at High Country Drapery Designs for #VISION Seat, a conversation with Sophia Bennett where we will discuss trends and forecasting for 2021. The event is hosted by WF Vision on their Facebook page - you can RSVP here.
Wed14Oct2020Wed21Oct202012:30 pmInstagram LIVE
It's the first time in 22 years (besides the births of my two babies) that I haven't gone to, and reported on, High Point Market. I am a little blue about it BUT...I do have FringeFriends in HIGH places! I am so thrilled that some of my favorite industry insiders are going to take ME AND YOU behind-the-scenes to their favorite showrooms, giving us an insider's view of their market experience. We'll be living vicariously thanks to:
Christi Barbour, Jill Rodgers, Ellen Gefen, Jessica Duce,
Carrie Dillon, Jill Seale, David Santiago
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Fri27Mar20201 - 1.30pmCharlotte Convention Center
Get hands-on in this workshop focusing on the eco-conscious art of upcycling, Join the Trim Queen Jana Platina Phipps, as she teaches you how to create upcycled embellishments from materials you already have in your workroom or studio. You'll leave with a one-of-a-kind accessory from scraps!! >> WORKROOM CENTRAL AT IWCE
Fri27Mar20209 - 10.15amCharlotte Convention Center
Bring your phones for a hands-on seminar discussing which social media channel is right for you based on your goals and objectives. Jana will simply explain and show you how to maximize your visibility through content creation, engagement, tagging, promotion and analysis. Increase your ROI by pushing and editing content differently for each channel. You’ll leave with a greater understanding of how social media works and how you can leverage it to grow your business by creating your brand voice. Novices welcome! Register HERE >> Social Media How To's and Hacks
Thu26Mar202010.30 - 11.45amCharlotte Convention Center
Trimmings are an upsell, but customization sets design apart from ready-made products. Jana, known as Trim Queen, will present the latest fabrication trends in high-end window and upholstery design to expand your expertise and repertoire. Learn insider sources for good, better and best trimmings and embellishments, how to differentiate which is right for your project and best practices to sell it to your client for increased profit. Register HERE >> Secret Profits of Embellishments
Wed25Mar20204:30 - 5:30PMCharlotte Convention Center
Jana Platina Phipps moderates a panel of Charlotte-based interior designers Cheryl Luckett, Dwell by Cheryl Interiors, Melissa Lee, New South Home, Jill Seale of Jill Seale Design, and Brenna Morgan of Studio B, as they share their design philosophies and favorite projects. Take away insights on how each designer navigates business differently, how they stay profitable in a changing landscape, hard lessons learned and how they stay on top. This is a free event, see complete schedule HERE >> IWCE Seminars
Mon21Oct20192 - 3pmNew Growth Designs - High Point Market
What does it mean to be a maker, and how do you get started? Learn about the sometimes long road to success and what these makers learned along the way that can inform your own journey. Join moderator and maker Jana Phipps, Trim Queen, as she talks with Trace Mayer, Museum Bees; Erin Weston, Weston Farms; and Beth Collier, vanCollier.
Sun20Oct20193:15 - 4:15PMThe Point @ High Point Market (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)
Immediately following the 2pm window coverings roundtable, get hands-on in this workshop focusing on the eco-conscious art of upcycling for homes. Join the Trim Queen Jana Platina Phipps, artist Jill Seale and special guest Commander in Chic Natalie Reddell as they lead you in creating upcycled embellishments. Learn to create one-of-a-kind accessories from scraps for home décor or wearable art.
Fri18Oct20191 - 2pmUniversal Furniture - High Point, NC
Franziska Neumann (FZK Franziska) and Jana Platina Phipps (The Trim Queen) will walk you through their step-by-step systems outlining how to use simple tools to gain maximum exposure and boost your business growth. RSVP >> MAXIMIZE VISIBILITY @ UNIVERSAL
Thu10Oct20193 - 5pm 1100 Ludlow Street Suite 303, Philadelphia PA, 19107
Fri08Mar2019Sun10Mar2019Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, TN
Are you an interior designer. workroom professional, retailer or manufacturer? Then you MUST come to the extraordinary show IWCE Nashville - International Window Coverings Expo. IWCE is the only trade show and conference targeted to window covering professionals in North America. 5000+ international visitors and buyers come for the latest products, technology, and education in window coverings as well as home décor products. The networking here is always an added bonus. The sourcing is first rate at this with 120+ exhibitors, and so is the education. Set aside time for the SEMINARS during your visit, and for some hands-on learning in the CONSTRUCTION ZONE.
Clear Saturday at 4:15pm for Genevieve Gorder's keynote, can't wait! Also, I am a HUGE fan of LuAnn Nigara and will take her seminar on Influencer Marketing with Claire Jefford, one of four seminars she'll present. I wouldn't miss the Lunch-and-Learn with Lori Paranjape on Mastering Social Media & Growing Your Design Business, psyched to meet her IRL and garner some of her expertise.I hope you can join me at one or all three of my events.
(you know I'll have some giveaways)
I’m thrilled to be moderating a panel of three renowned designers—Lori Paranjape, Laura Thurman and Eric Ross —who are making their mark on this bustling region and beyond. Meet these distinguished designers and hear how they are meeting their business challenges, sustaining growth and what’s next for them. CEU accredited - Learn the latest fabrications in high-end design with updated examples from exclusive designer showhouses and innovative product launches from Paris, Milan, High Point and New York markets. I'll take you on a fast-paced international tour of design techniques that you can impressively put in your toolbox for a maximal return on your invested time and materials. Click below to register. CEU accredited - Most couture fashion trends would look absurd in home design. However, many of the innovative fabrications, textiles, embellishments and color palettes seen on the runway serve as great indicators and inspiration for what will trickle down to décor in surprising ways. Take a fast-paced visual tour through what’s “haute” and which trends can be integrated into the home market. Click below to register. I know you all are as busy as I am this quarter and I encourage you to take some time for professional development and networking that is an integral part of business growth. I'm hoping you join me. If you are on the fence, contact me for more information.
Mon25Feb20197:30 amGrand Hyatt Buckhead Atlanta, GA
Ask us ANYTHING – an hour of Q & A Mentoring
Monday, February 25th : Cascade Room: 7:30 -8:30 am
Join me, Carla Aston of Carla Aston Design and Deborah von Donop of dvd Interior Designearly Monday morning to tap our collective brains regarding your website, blog, social channels, strategies, and techniques. We’ll share insights that are tailored specifically to you and what you are wanting to do online to market yourself or your company. Each of us, Carla & Deborah and I, have had a unique online route to our successes (with lots of challenges) and can share actionable advice that will elevate your online presence to reach your business goals.
This will be an open round table session, so be prepared to share your objectives and what you are currently doing online to help you achieve them. NO JUDGEMENT here, just get expert advice to take your online presence to the next level.
SPACE IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 20 SIGN UPS
Sun24Feb2019Tue26Feb2019Grand Hyatt Buckhead Atlanta, GA
Hi Fringe Friends!
Join me and PR expert Mary Leigh Howell as we co-present "The Keys to Successful Influencer Collaborations" at the Design Influencers Conference in Atlanta. On Tuesday at 9:15 - 9:45am Brand Breakout #5: The Keys to Successful Influencer Collaborations: Strategic Planning - PART 1 and at 10:00 - 10:30am Brand Breakout #6: The Keys to Successful Influencer Collaborations: Effective Execution - PART 2
Tuesday 9.15 - 10.30 - Part 1 & Part 2
Mon17Dec2018Tue18Dec201812:00 - 4:00PMTrim Queen Studio, 1008 Main St., Suite 204, Peekskill
Join us at the studio to create a stunning embellished wreath made of fabric and trim. Materials are provided, however feel free to bring any materials of your own to incorporate that will truly make your wreath a one-of-a-kind heirloom to enjoy for years to come. This is a drop-in and will take approximately 1 - 1.5 hours to make with our assistance. A $50 materials fee is suggested with a percentage donated to New Era Creative Space that brings valuable programming to local Peekskill children. Please RSVP to Sarah@TrimQueen.com
Thu13Dec20186:00 - 9:00PMTrim Queen Studio, 1008 Main St., Suite 204, Peekskill
Join us for our 11th annual maker party! Join in the fun and make something beautiful with gorgeous trims in our studio - transformed for the holidays. We'll make Victorian ornaments in modern style over our signature Fringed Fizz cocktail. A suggested donation of $10 will contribute to New Era Creative Space, bringing enrichment programs to local children. Please RSVP to Sarah@TrimQueen.com