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manufacturers and suppliers

IDC’s manufacturers and suppliers build valuable relationships, strengthen connections, and promote their brand within the Canadian interior design community. IDC provides direct access to target markets and opportunities to support the industry through exclusive events and marketing and communications programs.

sponsorship opportunities

Sponsorship is an effective way to increase brand recognition and show support for IDC and the interior design profession in Canada. There are various sponsorship opportunities available throughout the year that help you obtain exposure and market your company to the interior design community. For opportunities, please review the IDC sponsorship prospectus.


2020 sponsorship opportunities

  Event Date Location
Winter DesignEx Vancouver Island March 12, 2020 Victoria, B.C.
Industry Sales Professionals Course Winnipeg TBD Winnipeg, Man.
Hosted Board Meeting TBD TBD
NCIDQ exam preparation    
SCALE: ASID & IDC National Student Summit, Feb. 21-23, 2020 Feb. 21-23, 2020 Seattle, WA
Spring DesignEx Quebec City April 24, 2020 Quebec City, Que.
DesignEx Halifax April 10, 2020 Halifax, N.S.
DesignEx Okanagan May 21, 2020 Kelowna, B.C.
DesignEx Toronto TBD Toronto, Ont.
Destination DesignEx Niagara TBD Niagara, Ont.
DesignEx Edmonton TBD Edmonton, Alta.
DesignEx Montreal TBD Montreal, Que.
Hosted Board Meeting TBD TBD
Summer Industry Sales Professionals Course Montreal TBD Montreal, Que.
Hosted Board Meeting TBD TBD

IDC Design Symposium 2020

– Conference Partner Sponsor
– Keynote, Panels, & Workshop Sponsor
– WiFi Sponsor
Conference App Sponsor (NEW)
– Coast-to-Coast Subsidy Sponsor
– Design Tour Sponsor
PROpel Emerging Leaders Program Sponsor
– Value of Design Awards Gala Table Sponsor

Fall Leaders Breakfast TBD Toronto, Ont.
DesignEx Ottawa TBD Ottawa, Ont.
Industry Sales Professionals Course Vancouver TBD Vancouver, B.C.
Hosted Board Meeting TBD TBD



Barbora Krsiakova

Industry Partnerships Manager


advertise with IDC

IDC Industry members can take advantage of great advertising opportunities to connect with interior designers coast-to-coast. To learn more about IDC Industry membership, please contact For opportunities, please review the IDC advertising prospectus.



IDC’s aggregated source for industry and IDC news is delivered to over IDC 5,000 members. The average open rate for this e-newsletter is 53.61%, more than double the industry standard of 24.88%.

To purchase a newsletter ad, submit your payment online. Members, click here. Non-Members, click here.

Review advertising specs and guidelines here. For more information please contact


If you have an upcoming event or product launch, use IDC’s email broadcast program to invite or alert interior designers in your community. This e-blast announcement is sent to IDC’s roster of members, making it the best way to get your information in front of your target market and increase your visibility.


  1. To purchase an e-blast, submit your payment online. Members, click here. Non-Members, click here.
  2. After your payment has been processed, you will be requested to send in your e-blast content (HTML, JPEG or PNG) along with an engaging subject line, relevant hyperlinks and your preferred send date. Your file will be reviewed within two (2) business days.
  3. A test version of your e-blast will be sent to you for approval, then your e-blast will be scheduled and sent out.
  4. A report on open rates and click-through rate may be provided upon request.

IDC offers a basic design package to assist in creating your e-blast. When purchasing your e-blast through our online payment form, select “Basic Design Package” from the list of options before proceeding with payment.

View our pricing chart and target market details. Pricing is based on the number of members in your target region. Save when you purchase both an e-blast and event calendar listing!

IDC reserves the right to announce blackout periods during the year when e-blasts cannot be sent due to event conflicts. All e-blasts include the following disclaimer: “This e-blast is brought to you through IDC’s Email Broadcast program whereby companies may purchase an e-blast to be sent to IDC’s roster of members. This list of members is controlled by IDC. Member information will not be shared with a third party.”


Advertise with i+D and elevate your brand within the entire North American interior design community. The magazine is distributed to over 30,000 IDC and ASID members, please review the 2020 media planner for all advertising opportunities and contact Michelle Gerli, with any inquires.

Michelle Gerli
Director, Ad Sales
i+D Magazine


Promote your upcoming event, seminar, lunch and learn to all members across Canada through a listing on IDC’s event calendar. The event calendar is number one source for professional development and networking opportunities for interior design professionals in Canada. For more information, please contact


The IDC home page is the most visted page on the website and has over 370,000 page views a year. The cost for a one month banner ad is $1,000 for members and $2,000 for non-members. For more information, please contact


Craft your content and reach over 20,000 followers across IDC’s social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. Available to IDC Industry members as part of the membership package.

our proud partners

National Partners


                    Architex Architex and Liz Jordan-Hill are leading suppliers of contract textiles.
Benjamin Moore Benjamin Moore is a company supplying premium and super-premium paints and stains.
Caeserstone Caeserstone is a publicly traded company that engages in the production and marketing of quartz surfaces used for kitchen countertops, vanity tops, flooring, wall cladding and general interior design. 
Cosentino Cosentino provides guaranteed quality innovative surfaces in a variety of formats.
Global Furniture Group Global offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions that are designed and engineered to meet the changing needs of the Workplace, Education and Healthcare markets.
Keilhauer Keilhauer is a privately owned design focused contract furniture manufacturer.
Knoll Knoll, Inc is a design firm that produces office systems, seating, files and storage, tables and desks, textiles, and accessories for the office, home, and higher education settings
LEVEY LEVEY is a leading source for commercial vinyl and dry erase wallcovering, custom digital wall and glass finishes, wood veneer, and architectural finishes.
Lutron Lutron is a leader in the lighting control industry and offers a wide selection of energy saving dimmers and lighting control solutions.
Midgley Midgley Tecnica is a curator and distributor of design-forward technical porcelain and ceramic tile.
Samsung Electronics Canada Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. (SECA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., markets a broad range of award-winning digital consumer electronics, information systems, telecommunications and home appliance products.
Tarkett Tarkett is a French multinational corporation specialising in the production of floor and wall coverings.

Regional Partners


3M Canada – Architectural Markets


Ames Tile & Stone Ltd.


Cambria Natural Quartz Surfaces

Crown Surface Solutions

Georgian Build

Groupe Lacasse

Hardwoods Specialty Products

Haworth Ltd.

Kohler Canada Co.

Lixil Canada

Metropolitan Hardwood Floors Inc.

Milliken Design Inc. 


Richelieu Hardware

Sherwin-Williams Paints

Source Office Furnishings

Teknion Limited



Local Partners


Alendel Fabrics Limited

Altro Canada Inc.

Anatolia Tile + Stone

Applied Electronics Limited

Anatolia Tile + Stone


Avant Garde division of Master Fabrics

Baldwin | Fortis | Pfister | Tell | Weiser

Banner Carpets Ltd.

Beckwith Galleries

Blackburn Young Office Solutions Inc.

Blue Sky Agency

C&S Group

California Closets

Cantu Bathrooms & Hardware Ltd.

Caplan’s Appliances

Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario


Centura Tile – Vancouver

Cercan Tile Inc.


Connect Resource Managers & Planners Inc.

Coopertech Signs and Graphics

Creative Custom Furnishings

Custom Building Products

Cutler Kitchen & Bath

Daltile Canada

Decor-Rest Ltd

Diversified Technology System Inc. (DTS)

Dominion Rug & Home

Drechsel Business Interiors

Environmental Acoustics

Envirotech Office Systems Inc.

ETM Distribution Inc.

Euro Tile & Stone

European Flooring Group

FloForm Countertops

Flux Lighting Inc.


Gabriel Ross Inc.

Goodfellow Inc

Grass Canada

Greenferd Construction Inc.

HanStone Canada

Hari Stones Ltd.

Heritage Office Furnishings Ltd.

Herman Miller Canada Inc.

Holmes & Brakel

Improve Canada


Jan Kath Design – Finlay & Kath

JCO & Associates

JennAir Canada

Kinesik Engineered Products

Kitchen & Bath Classics (Wolseley)

Leonardi General Contractors Inc.

Livingspace Interiors

LRI Engineering Inc.

Mac’s II Agencies


Malvern Contract Interiors Limited

Marble Trend Ltd.

Mercury Wood Products

Metro Wallcoverings Inc.


Momentum Group

Nightingale Corporation

Nuvo Sales Group

Office Source/SCI


Rockfon, LLC

Roman Bath Centre

Royal Lighting

Salari Fine Carpet Collections

Schluter Systems Canada Inc.

Schon Urban Furniture Inc

Shaw Industries Group


Splashes Bath & Kitchen

Stature Films

Sugatsune Canada Inc.

The Pentacon Group

Toronto International Design Centre

Tremton Construction Inc.

Urban Mode


Vifloor Canada Ltd.

Weavers Art Inc.

Weston Premium Woods

Westport Manufacturing