Kichler to Host Seminars with Dross and “Extreme Makeover’s” Sanders

Ed Sanders

Ed Sanders

DALLAS-Kichler will hold several seminars for attendees during the upcoming Dallas International Lighting Market in its showroom.

Ed Sanders, the designer/carpenter from “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” will give two presentations on Friday, Jan. 21. The first, at 2 p.m., is called “Make it Personal: The Ultimate Customer Connection,” where Sanders will discuss how to glean useful information from customers to help them make the right lighting decisions for their homes. At 5:30 p.m., the second seminar, titled “Make it Fun: Ed Sanders Shares His Personal Story,” will contain behind-the-scenes stories of Sanders’ television castmates and show tapings as well as his journey to success.

In addition, Jeff Dross, Kichler’s newly minted director of education and industry trends, will present two discussions on 2011 lighting and home decor trends on Thursday, Jan. 20, at 2 p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 22, at 10 a.m.