Kalaty Launches New Facebook Contest

Kalaty Rug CorpHICKSVILLE, N.Y.–Kalaty Rug Corp. has launched its “Throw the Decorator Under the Rug” sweepstakes on Facebook, where the company’s Facebook friends and fans have an opportunity to win a rug for themselves as well as their favorite designer. People can enter the contest by “liking” the contest through the portal on facebook.com/kalatyrug, and then nominate their favorite interior designer.

The contest runs until noon EST on Dec. 31. Winners will be announced on Jan. 8. The winning entrant and his/her decorator may choose a Kalaty rug worth up to an $875 retail value.

Kalaty seeks to engage consumers, designers and others through its Facebook page by regularly sharing product news, color and design tips as well as rug industry trends, the company said. It is active on such social media sites as Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, and recently added a new blog to its website. “We recognize the importance of engaging with designers and consumers in creative ways,” said Kamran Kalaty, company spokesperson. “Facebook has proven to be a great communications vehicle for us on many fronts and a great tool for conducting a contest.”