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Emerging Professionals to Partner with Fugitives!

This quarter, we are happy to announce that the next ASID Emerging Professional’s event will be in partnership with Design Fugitives of Milwaukee! Who is this engagingly named group, you ask? Well, check out their website and join us at the event to find out more!

Date:  June 30th, 2015

Location:  Mobile Design Box
1551 N. Water St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Click here to register.
RSVP by June 26th, 2015

See you there!
PLATINUM SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT
 

Top 40 Over 40 of the Week

As the ASID National turns 40 this year, the Wisconsin Chapter is also celebrating our experienced and accomplished members age 40 and over. We'll feature one or more per week, culminating at our Annual Chapter Meeting. Meet...

NAME – Sandy Gordon, FASID, LEED AP
YEARS IN THE INDUSTRY – 30 years
PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT – SGI Interiors
FAVORITE PROJECT – Sassafras and Karen & Company - Retail Stores
WORDS OF WISDOM FOR YOUR YOUNGER DESIGNER SELF – Follow your Passion – not everyone will like it but eventually they will understand!  
WHAT ARE YOU READING? “Insanely Simple – The Obsession that Drives Apple’s Success” by Ken Segall and “The Mesh” by Lisa Gansky
WHAT ELSE WOULD YOU DO IF YOU WERE NOT AN INTERIOR DESIGNER?  I would be a “Knitwear Designer”

NAME (DO YOU HAVE A NICKNAME?) – Melissa “Lissa” Rolenc
YEARS IN THE INDUSTRY – 21
PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT – 4 design
FAVORITE PROJECT – Any Memory Care Project
WORDS OF WISDOM FOR YOUR YOUNGER DESIGNER SELF – You can only control what you can control.  Let it go.
WHAT ELSE WOULD YOU DO IF YOU WERE NOT AN INTERIOR DESIGNER? Marketing

What's Next? Event / ASID+IDC 2015 Impact Summit

Are you still jazzed about the eye-opening & thought-provoking content of last month's What's Next event? Continue the conversation of wellness in the built environment at the ASID+IDC 2015 Impact Summit this August!

 
 
Click here for more information.

This is what attendees had to say about the 3rd Annual What’s Next? event:

“Kudos for leading the charge in putting together such an incredible day of learning. It was truly eye opening and powerful. Definitely worth the drive!” (attendee)

"Great value received. BRAVO!" (attendee)

"The sessions were fabulous! Thank you for planning such a thought provoking & informative day!" (attendee)

“CONGRATS!!! That was a great event.  Thank you for allowing me to be a part of it.” (speaker)

“Great job today....these events are very hard to coordinate and pull off! Keep pushing the needle on the material health market transformation.” (speaker)

GET INVOLVED

Re_Purposeful

The Re_Purposeful event has a new logo! A special thank you to ASID WI member, Holley Bakich, for taking the time to offer her graphic design skills!
 
Be sure to like our Facebook page to be the first to know about special “First Dibs” events where you can hunt for great finds prior to the event on August 28th & 29th!

Madison - We are coming for your discontinued samples!
Date: July 22nd
Location:  Coyle Carpets
250 West Beltline Highway
Madison, WI 53713

Drop-off Time: 3-6pm (parking lot)
CEU: 6:30-7:30pm (inside Coyle Carpets office)

CEU (1-credit hour)
Topic: Net-Works
Description: "Net-Works provides a real time look at the benefits of an inclusive business model for sustainability innovation. Developed from like-minded, cooperative sustainable thinkers from several global organizations, Net-Works is working to eliminate the environmental impact of discarded fishing nets on oceans, increase access to post-consumer recycled materials, and improve financial livelihood for the world’s developing economies.  Recovering valuable waste materials from ecologically sensitive areas has led to environmental, social and financial benefits. This presentation demonstrates the closed loop process that Net-Works strives to develop each day by tapping into the power of business to solve the world’s social and environmental problems."
 
RePurposeful:  An Upcycling Event will take place Friday & Saturday, August 28 & 29.  Mark your calendars to attend and start compiling your donations!

Help Us Help You Get CEUs!

Get your 1.0 CEU Credits done by Oct 31st & the ASID WI Chapter could win $1000-1500!
 
ASID national is sponsoring a Chapter CEU Race. Just reach and report your 10 CEU credit hours before October 31st and, if our chapter has the highest level of participation, we could win $1000 or more.
 
Even more importantly, the winnings will go toward a CEU program for YOU in 2016!
 
As a Chapter, we already have an outstanding start on this goal, so please keep up the good work and plan to get your CEUs completed and reported by Oct. 31st.
 
Reminder of the ASID CEU Requirements:
As an ASID practitioner member, you need to report 1.0 CEU credits (10 hours) by 12/31/2015. The goal is to encourage our membership to reach their CEU goal 2 months earlier – by Oct. 31st.

PARTNER EVENTS

WGBA Picnic & Polo - 30x30 Challenge

Participating in the 30x30 Challenge?  Join us for the wrap up event at Milwaukee Polo Club on Sunday, June 28th! 

Even if you’re not signed up, we’d love to have you join us.  It will be fun for all. 
Register at: http://wgba.shuttlepod.org/event-1921964

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Part-time Interior Design Instructor, Madison Area Technical College – Madison, WI

Account Executive – Design Within Reach – Milwaukee, WI

Interior Designer – Briohn Design Group, LLC – Brookfield, WI

Part Time Interior Design Instructor – Milwaukee Area Technical College – Milwaukee, WI

Interior Designer Position – Peabody’s Interiors – Milwaukee, WI

Commercial Sales Associate – Lexco Tile and Stone – Milwaukee, WI

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Know of someone interested in joining ASID?  Encourage new member sign-ups with the CHAPTER15 membership code to waive the $100 application fee. Or, help lapsed members reinstate their membership with the COMEBACK membership code to waive the $100 reinstatement fee.  





UPCOMING EVENT DATES

June 30th - Emerging Professional's Event in Partnership with Design Fugitives of Milwaukee @ Mobile Design Box

August 28th & 29th - Re_Purposeful: An Upcycling Event





MEMBER NEWS

CHIMENTI STUDIOS of Milwaukee, WI Receives Best Of Houzz 2015 Award

Chimenti Studios has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Customer Satisfaction by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. Chimenti Studios was chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.





UPCOMING WEB EVENTS

For a full listing of webinars provided by ASID, go to http://asid.webex.com.




ASID | Education Online
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