2018 Spring Meeting

2018 ASID Carolinas Spring Meeting
Featuring the Otto Zenke Awards Luncheon
and the Excellence in Design Awards Gala

March 24, 2018 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Embassy Suites Charlotte/Ayrsley
1917 Ayrsley Town Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28273

The Carolinas Chapter ASID is coming to Charlotte on March 24th for our Spring Meeting, featuring CEUs, the Otto Zenke Awards Luncheon, a Student and Professional Panel, and the Excellence in Design Awards Gala. This year's event promises first-class educational programs, leading speakers and panelists, and authentic networking events. 

Register today and join us in Charlotte! Early registration ends March 16th!

Registration Information

Registration for the 2018 ASID Carolinas Spring Meeting is open.  Follow the link below for online registration.

Registration Fees

Registration Type By March 16th After March 16th
Meeting Only    
Designer/IP Member $85 $100
Designer/IP Non-Member $110 $125
Student Member $25 $40
Student Non-Member $35 $50
Otto Zenke Luncheon
(Friends, family & faculty)
$45 $65
Gala Only    
Member $80 $95
Non-Member $100 $115
Student  $80 $95
Guests $80 $95
Meeting & Gala    
Member $155 $170
Non-Member $195 $210
Student Member $100 $115
Student Non-Member $110 $125

Cancellation Policy

Please note cancellations are subject to a $15 processing fee. Cancellations after March 15th will not receive a refund.


To make your hotel reservation at the Embassy Suites in Charlotte/Ayrsley, please call the hotel directly at 704-970-5400.


If you have any questions, please contact our offices at 704-940-1717 or email us at administrator@nc-sc.asid.org. Thank you, again, and we are looking forward to seeing you March 24th for this great event!

Thank you to our 2018 Partrons


Interested in seeing your name here?  
Check out the benefits of the ASID Carolinas Partnership Program or
contact ASID Carolinas Administrator for more information!

Schedule of Events

8:30am - 2:00pm  Registration
8:30am - 9:30am  Morning Break
9:30am - 10:30am  101 - CEU
  Water Sense: Efficient Shower Technology
(.1 CEU Credit)
  • Chris Jones, Aquademie Sales Training Manager for Hansgrohe
10:30am - 10:45am  Mini Break
10:45am - 11:45am  201 - CEU
  Can't Hear Yourself Think? How Textiles Can Help with Acoustics
(.1 CEU Credit)
  • Deb Hines, Carnegie Fabrics
12:00pm - 1:30pm Otto Zenke Awards Luncheon
Designing with a Purpose: A Meaningful Look into Professional Development with ASID
  • Olivia Leyland, Allied ASID
2:00pm - 3:30pm 301 – CEU
  Sustainability Standard: Sustainable Production of Natural Dimensional Stone
(.1 CEU Credit)
  • Chi Yiu, A&D Account Manager at Architectural Granite & Marble 
2:00pm - 3:30pm Student & Professional Panel Discussion
  • Suzanna Lawler Boney, ASID
    Lawler Design Studio
  • Pam McPeak, ASID
    Southern Places
  • Amelia M. Myers, Allied ASID
    Amelia Myers Design
  • Vicky Serany, Allied ASID 
    Southern Studio Interior Design
6:00pm - 7:00pm Excellence in Design Awards Gala Reception
Black Tie Optional
7:00pm - 10:00pm Awards Ceremony and Entertainment



Christopher Jones
Christopher W. Jones is the Sales Training Manager for Hansgrohe. He has 20+ years of experience in training and course development: delivering training and designing and writing courses for not only Hansgrohe’s field sales reps and their clients but also to professionals such as Architects and Designers. He is an experienced professional speaker, published author and has a passion for delivering dynamic programs to the industry. He has a Masters Degree in Adult Education from Auburn University and this has given him extensive knowledge that he integrates into all of his training and educational events.

Chi Yiu
Chi Yiu is currently an A&D Account Manager with AG&M, specializing in granite, quartz, marble and various stones. Prior to his position, he was a commercial interior designer and a kitchen and bath designer.  From 2011 through 2014, Chi was a Color Stylist at Sherwin Williams, where he formulated coatings for wood, metal and plastic. He has been in the building industry for 10+ years and is a past Emerging Professional Chair for the Carolinas Chapter ASID. When not at work, Chi stays involved with various design organizations to promote good designs.