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MARLABAKER.CA

Sales and Business Development Specialists for the Design Industry

 ABOUT MARLABAKER.CA  

MARLABAKER.CA is a Business Development Sales Agency representing luxury brands and services to the Architecture & Design Community.

Founder, Marla Baker is a Business Development Specialist and recognized Design Community Advocate. Known as a matchmaker in the industry Marla connects Architects and Designers with the brands, services, events and seminars that are meaningful to them.


Marla produces results for the companies she represents while supporting and understanding the needs of the Design Community.

Do you want to increase your brand awareness and company exposure? 

Contact MARLABAKER.CA today!

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COMPANIES REPRESENTED BY MARLA

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EVENTS

   UPCOMING    
EVENTS 

DON'T MISS!
MARLABAKER.CA and our clients at these
following events:

Modernism Week
 Feb 16 to Feb 26, 2023
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Modernism Week’s signature February Event is an annual celebration of midcentury modern design, architecture, art, fashion and culture. This exciting festival takes place in February in the Palm Springs area of Southern California. Modernism Week features more than 350 events including the Palm Springs Modernism Show, Signature Home Tours, films, lectures, Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tours, nightly parties and live music, walking and bike tours, tours of Sunnylands, fashion, classic cars, modern garden tours, a vintage travel trailer exhibition, and more.

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 PAST
 EVENTS

Past Events
KBIS 2023
Las Vegas
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 January 31, 2023 - February 2, 2023
VISIT -

Unlocking

Bold Innovation

A discussion with Kimberley Seldon of Business of Design™ and  

Laura Kohler, Chief Sustainability & DEI Officer. Don't miss this amazing conversation.

Tuesday, January 31

 1:00pm -1:30pm

@ KOHLER booth.

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KBIS 2023 is back and bigger than ever! Three of the leading trade shows will take place at the same time – NKBA’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS), NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) and the National Hardware Show® (NHS), at Design & Construction Week®. Discover innovative new products, explore fresh design solutions and connect face to face January 31-February 2, 2023 in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Market
January 29, 2023 - February 2, 2023
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No more Negotiating.

Own your authority, protect your value and satisfy your clients.

Don't Miss this valuable seminar with Kimberley Seldon of Business of Design

WHEN | Monday, January 30th @ 11am PST

WHERE | LVDC Seminar Room in Building A, A240

Las Vegas Market offers buyers, designers and exhibitors an efficient, effective and compelling market experience. Las Vegas Market offers buyers, designers and exhibitors an efficient, effective and compelling market experience. Located on a world-class, state-of-the-art campus, LVMKT provides thousands of cross-category furniture, gift and home decor resources, as well as access to quality accommodations,
January 19-22, 2023
Metro Convention Centre, South Bld. 
JOIN US !
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FALLING IN LOVE WITH INDUSTRIAL WASTE -

KOHLER WASTELAB

Speakers: Monty Stauffer of Kohler WasteLab & Kimberley Seldon of Business of Design™, Q&A by Marla Baker of MARLABAKER.ca

During this presentation, participants will learn about the history, vision and mission of WasteLAB, including how circular economy principles are shaping product development and processes.

IT'S PAYDAY! with KIMBERLEY SELDON

Speaker: Kimberley Seldon of Business of Design™, Q&A by Marla Baker of MARLABAKER.ca

In this seminar you will learn the benefits of paying yourself first, a disciplined approach to the financial health of your business and a plan to break the 6-figure salary barrier.

 PAST
 EVENTS
 2022

High Point Market
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Oct 22 -26, 2022

Discover the ideas – and meet the people – that can transform your business

IDS Vancouver - 
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IDS Vancouver - Igniting innovation and celebrating design tradition.
For 2022 , return to in -person event at the Vancouver Convention Center.
Exploring the theme of New Futures: new ideas, new solutions & new expression - presented by Miele. 
What's New What's Next 2022
Sept 14, 2022

Fourteenth annual What’s New What’s Next, a showcase of new ideas, design, materials, and products held at the New York Design Centre. This year’s WNWN will once again unite the industry and celebrate the very best in design. 

Take Flight: Thriving as a Small Design Business

Join us at this informative WNWN panel discussion! Moderated by Helene Oberman, managing director of Interior Design Magazine and a super talented group of panelists including Kimberley Seldon, Sarah Von Dreele, Kate Blairstone, Tina Ramchandani and Peter Spalding. Discussion will be held at the LAPERE showroom, September 14 @ 4pm. 

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200 Lexington Ave. New York, NY 10016
OAA
Conference 
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May 11 - 13 , 2022

This years 2022 OAA Conference is in-person at Toronto’s Beanfield Centre to showcase creative ideas and sustainable projects that explore architectural thinking applied to the climate crisis. 

Members of Ontario’s architecture profession attend this yearly conference to help fulfil their continuing education requirements with 19.5 hours of continuing education seminars and events available! It also serves as a networking opportunity to connect with colleagues and leaders in the design community.

 

LivABLE Design Summit
April 20, 2022 - April 22, 2022
The LivABLE Design Summit is a 3 day virtual B2B trade event. Focused on the residential sector, we provide education on ageless living, accessibility and wellness to support developers, architects, designers, builders and renovators that are interested in solutions that meet the needs of all building users. Knowledge Matters. Join our global community today.
IDS Toronto
April 7, 2022 - April 10, 2022
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IDS brings together compelling concepts, innovative products, upcoming talent, and key industry experts to present and inspire a better, more impactful and well-designed future. Amplify your brand and connect with quality buyers for your products and services
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BUILDEX Vancouver 2022
MARCH 23 & 24, 2022
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BUILDEX Vancouver will host their face-to-face event live at the Vancouver Convention Centre to explore the future of design, construction and property management. BUILDEX Amplified aims to explore important topics impacting our industry including: Future Work will address the crisis facing Canada’s construction workforce, changing workplaces, and the shifting nature of work itself for building industry…
IBS 2022
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February 8, 2022 - February 10, 2022
The NAHB International Builders' Show® (IBS)—the premier, once-a-year event that connects, educates and improves the residential construction industry—is a hub for new product launches, construction demos, industry thought leader sessions, workshops, panel discussions…and more. The people, products and knowledge you’ll gain will give you the real ideas and real solutions you need to grow and strengthen your essential business.
KBIS 2022
February 8, 2022 - February 10, 2022

Discover fresh design solutions, expand your network, and fine-tune your expertise February 8-10, 2022. KBIS brings every aspect of kitchen and bath innovation together into one comprehensive, value-filled experience.
Past Events 2021
Las Vegas Market
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January 23, 2022 - January 27, 2022
 
Las Vegas Market offers buyers, designers and exhibitors an efficient, effective and compelling market experience. Located on a world-class, state-of-the-art campus, LVMKT provides thousands of cross-category furniture, gift and home decor resources, as well as access to quality accommodations, dining, and recreation.
Design TO
January 21, 2022 - January 30, 2022 
DesignTO is best known for the DesignTO Festival, Canada’s leading and largest annual design festival that celebrates design as a multidisciplinary form of creative thinking and making, with 100+ exhibitions and events forming Toronto’s design week every January

 PAST
 EVENTS
  2021 

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presentation sponsored by:

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October 28th 2021

DAY 2: LIVE PRESENTATION:
Learn From our Product Experts:
 
How to Create a Sensory Sanctuary in the Home
with Wellness, Style and Accessibility.

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In partnership with MARLABAKER.CA
Livable Design Summit Program: October 27th - 29th, 2021
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seminar sponsored by:

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October 27th 2021

DAY 1: PANEL DISCUSSION:
The Evolution of Wellness and Accessibility in the Home
and How it influences Design. 1.0 CEU

 
In partnership with MARLABAKER.CA
Livable Design Summit Program: October 27th-29th, 2021
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October 7th, 2021
IDS21 Fall Offsite Program 

Sherwin Williams Presents:

Launch Projects Like a Boss

with Business of Design®'s Kimberley Seldon

In partnership with MARLABAKER.CA

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May 10th to 13th, 2021
IDS21 Spring Resiliency Virtual Conference 

Panel Discussion:
Aging in Place: Products and Solutions
for Residential Ageless Design

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seminar sponsored by:

     seminar moderator:  MARLA BAKER

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Panel Discussion:
The Future of Kitchen Design with
Sustainability in Mind

seminar sponsored by:

seminar moderator : MARLA BAKER

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