IWCE is the only trade show and conference targeted to window covering professionals in North America. Thousands of U.S. and international visitors and buyers come for the latest products, technology, and education in window coverings as well as home décor products and accessories.
In the past 10 years, the window coverings industry has come a long way in product development and trends, distribution channels and business practices. IWCE 2018 will help you navigate the changes and opportunities in order to develop a more successful business model.
Experience unmatched educational and networking opportunities for a one-stop shopping and learning event you can’t miss! IWCE is pleased to announce that the show is moving to sunny Tampa, FL, March 27-28, 2018. Tampa is the gateway to connect window covering suppliers with the bustling North American and Latin American markets. The spring dates are perfect timing for exhibitors to introduce new products to dealers preparing for a successful 2018. A new lineup of intriguing seminars and special events are planned!
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Retailers & Dealers
Discover the latest products and vendors. Meet with the best suppliers in the industry who want your business. Network and learn best practices!
Interior Designers & Decorators
Get up to date on the latest styles, products, and trends to inspire your customers with fabulous custom window fashions!
Select from dozens of classes and hands-on demonstrations in the Construction Zone to learn new techniques from the best instructors in the business. Find new products and programs to help grow your business.
Every year, you’ll see new vendors from the U.S. and abroad looking to partner with the right company. Expand your lines with manufacturers who want you to succeed.
If you’re not exhibiting, IWCE is the place to network with industry peers and find new distributors. Industry professionals who want to grow their business make IWCE a must-attend business event.
The International Window Coverings Expo is the only trade show and conference specifically for window coverings in North America. This annual event attracts thousands of U.S. and international visitors looking for the latest products, technology, and education.
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WHEN YOU EXHIBIT AT IWCE 2018, YOU'LL:
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TRENDS IN THE U.S. WINDOW COVERINGS MARKET:
THE TIME IS NOW TO ENTER THE LUCRATIVE WINDOW COVERINGS MARKET:
CONTENTAL BREAKFAST & KEYNOTE: Meet Your Prints Charming: Capture Your Unique Style with Pattern-and-Prins-Packed Window Treatments - John Loecke & Jason Oliver Nixon
Translating Fashion Into Design - Jana Phipps
Designers Guide to High End Window Fashions - Beth Hodges
Details Behind the Design: Selecting Appropriate Fabrics - Cheryl Meiklejohn
SUPER SESSION: Window Fashion Master Class - Deb Barrett
Make More Money From Existing Leads - Madeleine
Using Email to Close the Sale - Welton Hong
Creative Marketing Ideas for Designers - JoAnne Lenart-Weary
Intro to Motorization - OD McKewan
Details Behind the Design: Specifying the Right Design - Cheryl Meiklejohn
Look Like a Color Pro - JoAnne Lenart-Weary
Flat Fees That Work - Michele Williams
The Next Level—Everyone’s Going Mobile - Welton Hong
2018 VISION AWARDS GALA
From Picture to Perfection - Beth Hodges
Mastering Motorization - OD McKewan
101 Design & Workroom Tips - Jill Ragan Scully + Staci Faulkner
SUPER SESSION: Closing High End Window Fashion Sales - LuAnn Nigara
Where is the Window Headed? - Deb Barrett
Styling Secrets and Strategies - JoAnne Lenart-Weary
Details Behind the Design: Hardware Selection - Cheryl Meikleyjohn
Increasing Website Credibility: Focus on Traffic or Conversions - Welton Hong
VIP EXECUTIVE SESSION: Set Sales Goals and Reach Them, Right Now, in 2018 - LuAnn Nigara & Madeleine MacRae