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March 3rd, 2015
AmericasMart, Houzz teaming up for educational event at Spring Gift, Home Furnishings and Holiday Market show

AmericasMart Atlanta and Houzz will host an exclusive home and design business educational event, titled “Houzz Your Business?,” in conjunction with the Atlanta Spring Gift, Home Furnishings and Holiday Market, set for March 13-15, 2015.

The two-day event, which is March 12-13, features seminars, networking opportunities and one-on-one consultations with both the Houzz and AmericasMart design experts. Modern Luxury’s newest publication “Interiors Atlanta” is the conference media sponsor.

Design trend-makers Libby Langdon and Mary Knackstedt serve as the conference keynote speakers. On March 12, Langdon discusses how to leverage the Houzz platform for design business branding on social media. Knackstedt leads a discussion on March 13 on the top 10 questions that designers need answered to successfully grow their businesses.

Phebe Wahl, editor-in-chief of “The Atlantan,” “Men’s Book Atlanta,” “Modern Luxury Brides Atlanta” and “Interiors Atlanta,” moderates a panel discussion of growing a business through social channels with designers Joann Kandrac and Kelly Kole of Kandrac & Kole Interior Designs retailer Steve McKenzie and Tyler Lynch, social media expert and interior design territory manager for CODARUS on March 12. The Houzz team shares insights and best practices for using this unique online tool in a panel discussion on March 13.

Other conference events include cocktail receptions in conference sponsor showrooms, networking dinners at local restaurants and office hours with the Houzz and AmericasMart teams.

The complementary conference is open to all AmericasMart buyers. For the full schedule and registration information, visit

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