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The DFA hosts robust programming and events throughout the year—both virtual and in-person.  Timely topics are selected with the goal of educating and inspiring our members to spark meaningful conversations about evolving and advancing business practices and support the growth of the industry as a whole.

Trade  Exclusive vs. Trade Preferred: Examining the Future of “To-the-Trade” 

DFA’s 2021 programming lineup kicked off on Thursday, February 11th with a panel discussion moderated by Business of Home’s Executive Editor Fred Nicolaus.


Fred explored the topic of Trade  Exclusive vs. Trade Preferred: Examining the Future of “To-the-Trade” with an esteemed panel including Chad Stark, CEO STARK; Lynsey Humphrey, CEO, SideDoor; and Michel Boyd, principal, Michel Smith Boyd Interiors.


If you were unable to join the Trade Exclusive vs. Trade Preferred virtual panel live, click here to view a recording of the discussion. 

DFA’s robust programming bring forth the industry’s leading voices to educate, share innovative new approaches and challenge us to think differently.

 - Beth McDonough, Co-founder + Principal, HERON Brand Design

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