The 2016 IDS National Conference theme is Building a Better Business: One Design at a Time. This conference will feature speakers who are successful industry entrepreneurs and design coaches who will impart their wisdom and share their formulas for success. Conference attendees will gain new entrepreneurial insight and learn fresh ideas and approaches for running a lucrative design business.

Conference pricing is $375 IDS Member rate and $475 Non-member rate. This includes opening reception, two days of conference, lunch both days and the awards dinner. The conference seminars and awards dinner will be held at the Dallas Market Center. A room block is available at the Hilton Anatole. In order to reserve your room in the IDS room block, you must fill out the following form and return it to by email or fax it to (214) 710-2197 on or before March 16, 2016. Click here to download room reservation form.


The 2016 IDS National Conference offers 0.7 IDCEC approved CEUs.
Visit the "Speaker Line-up" page to view which presentations have CEUs.

Download a conference registration form here

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