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Industry Sales Professionals Course Vancouver

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm PDT

Industry representatives are invited to join IDC on Wednesday, April 24 in Vancouver for the first 2024 offering of the celebrated Industry Sales Professional Course (ISPC), returning to the beautiful Cantu Bathrooms & Hardware showroom. IDC offers a custom course, tailored exclusively to meet the needs of architecture and design industry sales professionals, and an opportunity to learn, network, and connect!

Read on for a recap of part one and part two of last year’s successful Vancouver ISPC offering.

Register now to secure your spot!

Event Schedule:

  • 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. | Panel 1: Residential and Boutique Design
  • 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. | Panel 2: Commercial, Multi-Family, and Long-Term Care Design
  • 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. | Panel 3: Hospitality and Restaurant Design
  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. | Networking Lunch


What are some of the most effective tips about how to go about building lasting, mutually beneficial working relationships with registered interior designers? What are designers looking for when they receive a visit from an industry sales representative? What are their main pressures and pain points, and how can industry representatives help to solve those to deliver added value? How do designers like to be sold to, and what completely turns them off? These questions, and more, will be answered during this frank session.

Check out our roster of panelists!

Panel 1: Residential and Boutique Design

Sydney Carlaw
Principal and Owner, Purity Designs

Alyssa Myshok
Principal and Owner, BlueFish Design Studio Inc.

Part 2: Commercial, Multi-Family, and Long-Term Care Design

Christine Weber Craik
Senior Associate, Senior Interior Designer, Co-Vice National Chair of Senior Living Sector, Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning
Board Member, Interior Designers of Canada (IDC)

Angela Bridge
Senior Associate, Bob’s Your Uncle Design Ltd (BYU Design)

Christina ws Chow 
Associate | Studio Director, Gensler

Panel 3: Hospitality and Restaurant Design

Tanya Touzalin
Senior Project Manager, JOEY Restaurant Group

Karl Travis
Hager Design International Inc.

Benefits of participating:

  • Expanded network of registered interior designers and architects, drawn from boutique and large design firms
  • Two-way conversations with registered designers, architects, and other sales professionals
  • Helpful tips on how their studios operate as well as how to join their network of trusted industry resources
  • Certificate of completion

See answers to frequently asked questions.

“The industry sales professional course held in Calgary was a great opportunity to network with local designers. I would recommend this course to any sales professionals that are new to calling on the architect and design community.” – Christine Beer-Carl, Residential Sales Manager at Western Canada Lutron Electronics Canada Inc.

“Thank you for the opportunity to participate in such an informative and thought provoking event. I look forward to the next one!” – Joanna Tiffin, National Architectural and Design Representative at Schluter Systems Canada Inc.

“The sessions were extremely informative and it was great to spend the day with key industry professionals in our marketplace.” – Matthew Ruscica, Regional Sales Manager at Global Furniture Group


  • IDC Industry members: $595
  • Non-industry members: $895
  • Industry members Group of 2: $999

For group tickets of 3 or more please contact Barbora Krsiakova,

Register now to secure your spot!

Event details:

Location: Cantu Bathrooms & Hardware
8351 Ontario St, Vancouver, BC V5X 3E8
Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Special thanks to our event host,
Cantu Bathrooms & Hardware


April 24
9:00 am - 2:00 pm PDT
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Cantu Bathrooms & Hardware
8351 Ontario Street
Vancouver, BC V5X 3E8 Canada
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