Interior Decor Resources Canada

Interior Decor Resources Canada

Newsletter: Issue 14 - Dec 14, 2009

November'09 FABplus DAY


Our FABplus DAY on November 25th was outstanding again! 


6 x 45 minutes Seminars were presented professionally by our Member Suppliers and kept the attendance up to the end!


This formula seems to be OK for everyone and we expect to have FabDays AGAIN in April/May period of 2010.


Watch for the Announcement in future New Year NEWS LETTERS! 

NEW Cross Border Shipping by Deringer

Our new USA cross border shipping program has now been finalised with A.N.Deringer Inc.!
Our members can now ship anywhere in USA from border points across Canada at well discounted rates, see attached letter & details.
Please afford the Deringer Rep. time to evaluate their offer with you!

This program will complement our established Canpar business in Canada.

New for 2010

As WWFA fades into History the new IDRA will forge ahead with new Programs notably with the 10 Annual Scholarships!

IRDA has set aside a reserve fund of $100,000.00 to pay over the next 5 years to the top 10 graduates from the leading 10 GTA Colleges offering Interior Decorating Courses!

Each graduating student from all 24 Colleges will receive a Trade Passport introducing them to our Supplier Members. Trade Passport will give an access to Trade Prices to kick start graduates new careers.
These passport will also be available to all other IDRA members.
OUR DIRECTORS will remain the same until our next AGM in September 2010 being...
President: Richard Turner of Bourne Mills Canada;
Past President: Bernie Snitman of Alhambra/Steptoe;
VP: George Halnan of Maxwell Fabrics;
supported by Board Directors, Brian Richards of Robert Allen,
Danny Tulino of Hunter Douglas and
Ana Pilling of Night & Day Window Decor;
Dennis Mascall and Tatiana McNeil continue as Executive Officers

The International Home & Garden Show

The Int'l Home & Garden Show in mid March 2010 will give the opportunity for Suppliers and Decorators to ply their wares and knowledge to an eager public.

"Ask a Decorator" will again be a feature of the show with an opportunity to present stage presentations to the attendees of the show.

A Special Member 50% off exhibiting applies.

Become a Member!

Membership is affordable to all facets of the Interior Decor Business!
Check us out as Your Support is necessary so we can continue to help move our Industry Forward!

Take Time to reflect and Plan for Your Future with our Best Wishes for a Happy and Prosperous 2010 New Year!

Your Support is Appreciated!