Annual Meeting

September 13-18, 2021 | Hybrid Event


Mark you calendars for September 13-18 and make plans to join us for our 2021 Annual Meeting events.  This year’s meeting will feature virtual sessions as well as in-person events in Asheville, Raleigh and Bluffton, South Carolina.

2021 Annual Meeting events include:

  • September 13: Networking Mixer with HPxD in High Point, NC
  • September 14: Virtual CEU - Well-Being & Design: Elements of Positive Environments (Jordan Mahaffey, Sunbrella) 
  • September 15: Virtual CEU - The Art of Specifying Natural Stone (Treva Cannon, Walker Zanger) 
  • September 15: Low Country Networking Social in Hardeeville, SC
  • September 16: Virtual CEU - Sherwin-Williams Colormix Color Forecast 2022 (Shane Jones, Sherwin-Williams) 
  • September 17: Virtual State of the Address and Presentation of the Chapter Awards + Excellence in Designs Awards
  • September 18: Tour of the River Arts District & more in Asheville, NC

Registration is open: click on the registration links for the events you would like to attend and register today!


Annual Meeting Events

Monday, September 13th

Networking Mixer with HPxD
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Red Egg, High Point, NC

Join HPxD and ASID Carolinas for an al fresco mixer at Red Egg's spacious wraparound veranda! Mixer is open to ALL designers (ASID membership is not required) and HPxD members, as capacity allows. Space is limited.

Tuesday, September 14th

CEU: Well-Being & Design: Elements of Positive Environments
Speaker: Jordan Mahaffey, Sunbrella
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Designing healthy spaces using colorful textiles. We’ll discuss how to create effective color palettes utilizing textiles for healthy lifestyle settings indoor and out. Participants will gain knowledge and understanding of the benefits of integrating color and in the selection and specification of performance fabrics in lifestyle designs for personal health and well-being. To help designers intentionally create such spaces, this course will outline elements that foster positivity. Participants will gain knowledge and understanding of choices that can contribute to positive, healthy environments 

Wednesday, September 15

CEU: The Art of Specifying Natural Stone
Speaker: Treva Cannon, Professional Sales Representative, Walker Zanger
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

This one-hour session is designed to give architects and designers an overview of how to specify natural stone. There are many factors to consider to ensure you are choosing the proper material for your project. What do you need to know about its species, color variations, and finish possibilities? Is the quarry able to produce the sizes and quantities you need? And finally, what factors effect the price of the stone you specify? Get the resources you need to help ensure the stone you choose meets the standards and design intent set for your application.

Wednesday, September 15

Lowcountry Networking Social
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Savannah Surfaces Showroom, Hardeeville, SC

Join ASID Carolinas for a networking social at the beautifully renovated Savannah Surfaces showroom! There will be a raffle drawing for door prizes donated by vendors throughout the Lowcountry. Drinks and refreshments will be provided.

Thursday, September 16th

CEU: Sherwin-Williams Colormix Color Forecast 2022
Speaker: Shane Jones, Designer Account Executive, Sherwin-Williams
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Nothing is permanent; all is ever-changing. We plan, progress, draft designs—set our intentions—and over time they slowly take shape. We settle into a new way of being, a new kind of doing, fully embracing the style of the moment. This is MODE: a collection of 40 trend colors from which four unique palettes have been drawn, each color hand-selected to welcome a truly wondrous transition.

MODE: Colormix® Forecast 2022 Teaser! 

Friday, September 17

State of the Chapter Address & Awards Presentations
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Virtual Event

Join us for the 2021 Annual Meeting Virtual State of the Chapter Address and Presentation of the Chapter Awards and the Excellence In Designs Awards. Registration is open so sign up today!

Saturday, September 18

River Arts District Tour
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Asheville, NC

Experience the River Arts District (RAD) with ASID! Attend a networking brunch at ProSource Showroom, learn about sourcing art for your clients with local art consultant Sherry Masters, and tour the working studios and galleries of hundreds of artists in the RAD!  Registration is open so sign up today!

ASID Carolinas continues to monitor the ongoing global health pandemic and reserves the right to make necessary changes to Chapter events based on federal, state, and local restrictions & guidelines.