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BIID CPD Providers Showcase 2018

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Providers Showcase is a unique opportunity for interior design
professionals to stay up-to-date and to refresh their industry knowledge in a
day of BIID-accredited CPD seminars on a vast range of different

Following on
from the success of our inaugural showcase in March 2015, we head
into our 4th instalment of this fantastic event, an absolute must in
our annual CPD calendar. The CPD Providers Showcase is a free, exclusive benefit
of membership for all BIID Registered Interior Designers and Associates
that provides not only a day of valuable CPD, but also a chance to network,
meet other designers and discuss with BIID Industry Partners.

This free event
will take place just before the deadline for the BIID's annual CPD hours total,
granting designers 7 CPD hours of ‘structured’ learning.

  • 8 CPD
    Providers throughout the day will deliver their BIID-accredited material
  • 45
    minute long seminars
  • Attendance
    is free for BIID Registered Interior Designers & Associates
  • Complimentary
    lunch and refreshments
  • 7 CPD
    hours for attending

To register your place at this event please click

Please note
this event is exclusively for BIID Registered Interior Designers and Associates. Tickets are limited so book now to avoid disappointment!

2018 Speakers


'Tile Design: History, Innovation & Trends'This CPD focuses on innovation in tile design and porcelain
production, demonstrating how technology drives trends and how trends
drive technology. The session starts by looking at the history of tiles,
with the earliest known use of ceramic tiles in 4000BC. More recent
20th century history is also covered, looking at the rapid innovation in
the manufacturing of porcelain over the last 40 years and its influence
on tile design. 


‘Working with Technology’
This CPD is
designed to educate and inform designers about the level of technology found
within the modern home. It describes the design parameters, space requirements
and technology solutions typically available and explains the drivers behind
technology change. Understand what's important to your client and how best to
work with a technology consultant to benefit your design. The course also gives
an update on the very latest technology trends.

Black &

‘The Designer’s
Role in Custom Furniture’
In this CPD you
will learn the key considerations designers should be aware of when customising
a piece of furniture for a client through five case studies of one cabinet and
its transformations. How to develop a bespoke design from a client’s brief, how
to modify a design, understand the issues to be aware of when commissioning a
bespoke or modified design and tips to help you in this process.


Professional Secondary Glazing Solutions for Enhancing Thermal Performance,
Acoustics and Security’
This CPD covers
a range of topics to help effectively specify secondary glazing to enhance the
environment in listed and heritage buildings. The learning objectives are: to
give an overview of how secondary glazing can be used to provide thermal
enhancements, noise reductions and added security, examples of the types of
buildings and ways in which it can be used, to meet both aesthetic and
functional needs, to highlight the performance capabilities and applicable standards
for secondary glazing and to understand the design features of secondary
glazing ranges and their performance.

Roca Ltd

‘Shaping the
Bathroom Space of the Future’
This seminar
will cover the following: Identify factors affecting both product development
and general bathroom design; highlight new technologies and innovation in the
bathroom environment; establish the importance of design details from the
conspicuous to the overlooked; and promote thought and discussion on the future
of bathroom spaces to come.


Finishes with Lighting’
This CPD will
aid interior designers in understanding of the various lighting positioning in
relation to uplights, downlights and beam angles & positioning from walls.
It will also detail finishing techniques, the materials available, and the advantages
and disadvantages of finishes such as powder coating, anodising and plating.


‘Go Underground
and Give Wine a Home of its Own’
This CPD is
designed to give the audience a thorough understanding of the need for wine
storage, how to store wine correctly and the benefits of underground wine
storage, with technical background on the components and processes involved in
constructing a prefabricated natural wine cellar. The audience will come away
from this seminar with the knowledge to advise their residential and
hospitality clients on how best to store their wine collection.


'Living Spaces'
Learn more about
the bulthaup company history and philosophy, premium kitchen production
technologies and materials and planning expertise of kitchen living spaces via
exploration of premium kitchen production technologies and materials involved
(veneer / solid wood, laminate, lacquer, aluminium, laser edge welding, monobloc
manufacturing) and insight into the individual planning expertise of a kitchen
living spaces.

2017 speakers
included: CEDIA (NV Integration), John Cullen Lighting, Natural Stone Projects,
Samuel Heath, Armstrong Ceilings, The Rug Company, Junckers Ltd and Renson
Fabrications Ltd 

2016 speakers
included: Crestron, Artichoke, Roca, Eporta, Benjamin Moore UK (Shaw Paints
Ltd), Lathams and Aztec Plants

2015 speakers
included: Effegibi, Adam Crease Shipping, Spiral Cellars, Roca, Amina, Savoir
Beds, Junckers and AGA.

If you are a
supplier and interested in finding out more about the Showcase, please email
Hayley McLennan, Learning and Events Executive at BIID.

Or if you would like to find out more about how to get BIID CPD
Accreditation, please click here

from the BIID CPD Providers Showcase 2017

‘Great day –
Thanks!’  Liz Bell, Absolute Project

variety of speakers/topics’ Liz Chesculescu, Space Interior Design Ltd

‘An interesting
range of speakers’ Rowena Vaughan, RJV Designs

‘In general I
think this showcase was the best of all last 3 years! Well done!’ Milena
Dijarova, Ardesia Design Ltd

‘Most of the
speakers made their subject interesting and I felt I learnt from the day’ Jennifer
Granville-Dixon, Granville-Dixon Designs

informative collection of companies, glad I came’ Samantha Johnson Design


The Chesterfield Mayfair has extended preferential rates
to the speakers and guests of this event with a 10% discount from the best
available rate at the time of the booking with complimentary full English
breakfast. To book a room please contact the hotel directly by clicking here.

This event is
for BIID Registered Interior Designers and Associates only with a small
allocation for BIID Student members. Tickets registered by non-members will be
cancelled, please note this to avoid disappointment.

When booking
please provide the name of the person who will be attending the event - we will
use this for their delegate badge and materials.

All BIID events
are subject to standard terms and conditions which can be read in full here

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