Agenda

  • Saturday
  • Virtual Grand Hall
09:00 AM - 10:00 AMCatch up morning chit chat session

This is not part of the “official” event but it gives you the opportunity to catch up with some old friends and maybe make some new acquaintances.

10:00 AM - 10:10 AMOpening/Welcome By Mike DigilioPresident of WIA
10:15 AM - 10:45 AMUsing Lining Materials With Scenic Wallpapers By Barry BlanchardFinishing Touch Professional Paperhanging

Barry will describe the basic characteristics of blank stock, muslin, and acid-free lining paper so as to make future removal of scenic wallpapers possible. He will also include information on how to install the three materials and the mixing and application of a proper paste.

10:50 AM - 11:00 AMVendor Virtual Vignette – Mutoh America
11:05 AM - 11:15 AMVendor Virtual Vignette – York Wallcoverings By York Wallcoverings

Learn about what York Wallcoverings has to offer and what’s new in their collection.

11:20 AM - 11:50 AMIntro to Muslin By Steven KayePaper Craft Interiors

Hands on demonstration in the steps needed to make a handpainted scenic removable.

11:20 AM - 11:50 AMIntro to Muslin By Shawn Lawler
11:50 AM - 12:00 PMQuick Break
12:00 PM - 12:30 PMBeing Service Oriented and Safe in Today’s New Environment By Diana HalversonRevive Wallcoverings

Let’s talk about how we can prepare to keep a positive & safe outlook in today’s new normal while protecting ourselves & our clients.

12:35 PM - 12:45 PMTen Minute Clinic – Owning Your Worth as a Paperhanger By Sam Wright

12:50 PM - 01:30 PMHanging Liner and Paper Over Muslin By Steven KayePaper Craft Interiors

Hands on demonstration in the steps needed to make a handpainted scenic removable.

12:50 PM - 01:30 PMHanging Liner and Paper Over Muslin By Shawn Lawler
01:35 PM - 02:00 PMOnline Estimating Tool for Commercial Jobs By Leo AcevedoDynamic Wallcovering, LLC.

Discuss estimating online and how it can help your business grow.

02:00 PM - 03:00 PMLunch on your own – Vendor Presentation Q&A Opportunity
03:00 PM - 03:10 PMTen Minute Clinic – How to Measure for Wallpaper By Chris KlockCreative Wall Interiors, Inc.

Short discussion about wallpaper estimation for residential and commercial.

03:15 PM - 03:25 PMVendor Virtual Vignette – Cavalier Wall Liner
03:30 PM - 04:10 PMReverse Match Commercial Paper & Other Horrors By Eunice BokstromDesign Wallcovering

Commercial wallcovering is no longer boring random matches. Don’t get caught out on your next project – learn how to deal with these new design trends. We’ll teach you how to price, hang and conquer!

04:10 PM - 04:20 PMQuick Break
04:20 PM - 05:00 PMProfiling: The Ins and Outs of trimming to complex moldings By Phil ReinhardArtech Wallcovering / Reinhard Wallcovering LLC

See multiple techniques for getting that perfectly tailored look where wallcoverings meet complex molding profiles. Various methods and a few tricks to make this often difficult task easier will be shown and discussed.

05:05 PM - 05:15 PMTen Minute Clinic – Time is Money By Bill Kelsey
05:20 PM - 05:30 PMVirtual Vendor Vignette -Tools Every Paperhanger Needs By Steve Boggess
05:35 PM - 06:20 PMHow to Remove Muslin By Steven KayePaper Craft Interiors

Hands on demonstration in the steps needed to make a handpainted scenic removable.

05:35 PM - 06:20 PMHow to Remove Muslin By Sean Lawler
06:30 PM - 07:30 PMHappy Hour BYOB – Vendors Presentation and Q&A
07:30 PM - 07:45 PMClosing By Susan MacunaMacuna wallpapering llc