Showroom Managers and Warehouse and Operations Employees Benefit From Networking ASA’s professional peer networking councils have been a huge hit! The ASA Training Council inaugural meeting was an outstanding gathering of over 50 professionals from industry distributors and manufacturers.100% of the participants evaluated the sessions as being worth their time and expense, agreed that the sessions provided useful takeaways and were readily applicable to their own operations.

Following-up on this success, the ASA Showroom Managers Council will meet in Chicago on December 4 & 5, 2007.

This two-day meeting features instructional seminars and interactive workshops from a professional speaker and an industry pro with real-world experience.

  • Hank Darlington, a recognized showroom consultant, will lead participants in an interactive seminar on the Essentials of Professional Showroom Management.
  • Michelle Kowalksi, manager of The KOHLER Store located in the Chicago Merchandise Mart’s LuxeHome, will present the latest design trends for use in showrooms, based on her professional knowledge and experience.


  • Meeting Details

  • Open to all ASA member wholesalers and manufacturers.
  • Conveniently located at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare.
  • Registration fee of $199 includes two workshops, all meeting materials and networking dinner.

  • For more information contact Kevin Price at or