Accessories Resource Team will hold its an-nual industry conference May 20-23 at the Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
The annual conference is designed to inspire active participation and encourages collaboration while imparting timely information for decorative accessory businesses, organizers said.
Joining the lineup of speakers this year are Leslie Newby, Brand Communications; Randy Eller, Eller Enterprises; Warren Shoulberg, HFN Magazine; and Fashionsnoops.com.
“As a home furnishings industry advancement organization we strive to encourage our members as individuals, business partners and developers to continually improve,” said Shawn Johnson-Burns, Arteriors Home and co-chairman, ART Conference 2010. “Our conferences offer outstanding opportunities to network, learn from one another, and grow against a beautiful backdrop for rest and relaxation.”
Category roundtables and the popular retail workshop are also on the agenda. The evening and free time plans include Palm Springs Homes Tour and team building.
“ART Conference provides an environment where people from every segment of the home decor industry can come together for collaboration, education and recreation,” said Doug Self, j douglas living and co-chairman, ART Conference 2010. “Always positioned in a very desirable destination, this event provides the preeminent forum where participants feel comfortable sharing their best practices, asking the difficult questions and moving our industry forward together in a freethinking environment.”
Westin Mission Hills, the site of the conference, sits on 360 acres of landscaped grounds, extensive waterways, two championship golf courses, a spa and other amenities.
Also, ARTS has negotiated discount fees for golfing at the Pete Dye Resort Course or the Gary Player Signature Course.
For more information, visit accessoriesresourceteam.org.