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IFDA NY- It’s All About YOU!

Wednesday March 23, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Wednesday Webinar Series:
It’s All About YOU!

Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at noon. (EST)



Attend an international market;
present a program to promote your chapter and
increase visibility for you and IFDA among clients and colleagues;
research furniture design or textiles;
participate in a preservation project.

All of this can be for you, yes you, because of
Educational Foundation financial support available to you !

As members of IFDA, you are automatically a member of the Educational Foundation with all the privileges it brings to you and your chapter.
Helen Wagner, Educational Foundation Chair,
will tell you more about how to open these doors at a webinar on

Wednesday, March 23, at noon. (EST)

Moderator- David Santiago IFDA NY Chapter President
Presenter – Helen Wagner, IFDA Educational Foundation Chair


Helen Wagner, Educational Foundation Chair, joined the New York Chapter of IFDA in 1993. As Manager of 3M Public Relations in New York City, she led the efforts to support furniture and textile manufacturers throughout the world.
Helen continues to be actively involved in the IFDA New York Chapter and has served as chapter secretary as well as on numerous committees. Over the years, she was recipient of two of the chapter’s prestigious Circle of Excellence Awards – for Community Service and another for Public Relations.
After ten years in New York City, she moved back to 3M’s Global Headquarter in
Minnesota to lead Public Relations for the $32 billion company with operations in 70 countries. She now divides her time between St Paul and New York City.
Helen is also a lecturer at universities and professional organizations. A teacher at heart, she has been a university adjunct professor in business and management. For more than 20 years, she has worked as a volunteer reading teacher for elementary school children to bring her mantra to life, “reading is freedom”.


David Santiago launched his design business Casa Santi Interior Design (
www.CasaSanti.com) to cater to clients who seek the unique, creative details that elevate a project blending his traditional sensibility with the unexpected. His Strictly Santi brand was created in 2018 and since then, David launched several products; a lighting collection with American Brass & Crystal Lighting and a wallpaper collection entitled The Passport Collection, catering to hospitality and residential markets with Bijou wallcoverings.
David is known as the “Prince of Wallpaper” highlighting his ability to master the art of wallpaper application on every project. David is acknowledged by the High Point Market Authority as an influencer. Currently, David continues to give back through the media platforms as a design and lifestyle correspondent for “The Donna Drake Show” on CBS NY and guest designer on the NBC hit television series “George To The Rescue”.

Click here to register for the link to join


Wednesday March 23, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


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