AGENDA

Date: October 23rd, 2019
Location: Toronto International Design Centre, 6900 Airport Rd.

9:30-10:30 – All about steam showers and how to create your personal spa by Thermasol presented by OS&B

This CEU course is a fast paced introduction to steam, its history, its benefits, and what installation encompasses, culminating with new technologies and accessories that bring a bathroom from a basic functional space to a spa that beckons one to make time to escape into their private retreat. The presentation captures in a visual sampling the endless opportunities today’s client seek from a space that has become a virtual oasis from our present-day hectic lives, and demonstrates the immense opportunity for designers to create havens of bliss for their clients (NKBA & IDCEC)

10:45-11:45 – Today’s Smart Home presented by Lutron 

This CEU course introduces participants to the residential smart home market and opportunities arising from the increasing presence of technology in the home. Relevant industry trends and homeowner preferences are discussed, as is a high-level overview of smart home product categories such as lighting, shading, and temperature control. Additional topics covered include the benefits of voice control, considerations concerning third-party integration, and the differences between cloud-based integration and local integration as they relate to products and systems.(NKBA & IDCEC)

11:45-12:45 lunch

1:00-2:00Customer Journey presented by Caesarstone

This CEU outlines the customers online journey from inspiration to installation. (NKBA & IDCEC)

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION SPONSORED BY THE ONTARIO NKBA CHAPTER

2:15-3:15 – Tech, Meet my Parents – Smart Kitchen and Baths aid independent living presented by Paula Kennedy CMKBD, CLIPP, CACC

When speaking about Aging in Place, Living in Place, and Independent Living, the fundamental goal of this booming design sector is to extend independent living for as long as possible. Independence is the KEY! With the incredible growth and momentum of TECHNOLOGY in our homes, it is only natural to pair these two knowledge pools together to highlight the incredible benefits our aging population can receive by embracing tech in their homes and lives.

3:15-4:00 – Panel Discussion with Control4, Sescolite, OS&B and Blum Canada.  Moderator Paula Kennedy

VENDOR PARTICIPANTS: 
Alex Andrite Design Inc.

Berenson Hardware

Blanco

Blum Canada

Bronte Collection

Caesarstone

Cambria

Cosentino

Grass Canada

InSinkErator

OS & B

Majestic Marble

Toronto International Design Centre (TIDC)

Robinson

Vicostone

Vogt Industries

Willis

 

Bookings

Bookings are closed for this event.

Date/Time
Date(s) - 23/10/2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location
TIDC @ International Centre