High Point, NC – (December 2023) – The Interior Design Society (IDS) announces that Registration is now open for the third edition of its VIP Designer Experience taking place at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), (Feb 27-29, 2024) at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Award-winning California designer Wendy Glaister, Wendy Glaister Interiors, and IDS Tour Host since the tour’s 2021 inception commented, “I am so excited to return for the third edition of IDS’ Designer Experience at KBIS! As a member of IDS, I am happy to welcome tour participants and to provide meaningful professional development experiences and personalized introductions to trusted brands who support interior designers.”
The Interior Design Society which recently celebrated its 50th anniversary is excited to kick off their Designer Experience @ KBIS 2024 on Tuesday, Feb 27th at 9:00 am for a complete VIP experience. IDS National’s Designer Experience is developed and led in partnership with IDS National’s Executive Director, Jenny Cano and Marketing Director, Maddie Landers, the tour’s producer Serena Martin, 24/7 Creative Agency, and the tour’s official host Wendy Glaister, principal and owner of Wendy Glaister Interiors. Adding to the success of these curated tours over the last two years recently earned Wendy the designation of 2023 Person of Year – Praiseworthy Pick by Kitchen & Bath Business Magazine.IDS’s Designer Experience tour producer, Serena Martin, 24/7 Creative Agency commented, “I am so grateful for the recognition that Wendy and IDS have received on their Designer Experience tours at KBIS and what this opportunity offers the design community. It’s an honor to support IDS and work alongside Wendy, Jenny and Maddie to produce a multi-events program that delivers a first-class introduction into the world of Kitchen & Bath Design while offering a completely curated and VIP Experience.”
IDS’s Designer Experience KBIS tour is structured for (8-10) stops where each hand-picked exhibitor at KBIS meets with (20-25) designers and highlights their company’s products, features, and benefits during a (15-20) minute presentation. The tour provides valuable touch points with all aspects of Kitchen & Bath design including but not limited to appliances, hardware, venting, plumbing fixtures, etc. Each year IDS’s tour is followed by a special group activity hosted by a brand. In addition, Wendy sets special time aside for mentoring and coaching of tour attendees…addressing specific and general concerns, sharing her best practices, and offering encouragement.
About The Interior Design Society (IDS)
The Interior Design Society (IDS) is one of the country’s largest design organizations dedicated to serving the residential interior design industry. We’re a group of like-minded professionals interested in broadening their network, professional development, and continued education. IDS offers its members a place to belong within a supportive and welcoming design community through local chapters nationwide and even a Virtual Chapter! For more information, visit https://interiordesignsociety.org.
IDS Designer Experience Tour Host: Wendy Glaister, Wendy Glaister Interiors
Wendy Glaister is the founder of her namesake interior design studio. A member of IDS, ASID, and NKBA, Wendy regularly donates her time to supporting the design community and has served as the chapter President of the Central California Nevada region of ASID. Each year she produces exclusive design tours where she hosts fellow designers for SF Decorator’s Showhouse, The San Francisco Design Center, The SF Fall Show. Most recently she hosted the IDS Designer Experience at KBIS in 2022 (Orlando) & 2023 (Las Vegas), which garnered her being named a 2023 Person of Year – Praiseworthy Pick by Kitchen & Bath Business Magazine.Wendy also works as a contributing editor on design for KBB Magazine, Furniture, Lighting & Decor, Home Accents Today, Stanislaus Magazine, and Las Vegas Market. She regularly highlights trends, brands that are friendly and responsive to designers, and best practices for business particularly in the areas of collaboration, branding, and luxury design. To experience her work visit her Design Portfolio or follow her on Instagram @wendyglaisterinteriors.