May 24 - 26 | 2019
The International Centre | Toronto

Trends & Activities

Booth Awards


The Canadian Furniture Show Booth Awards are back in 2019! The awards aim at rewarding exhibitors who created a truly great booth!


8 Awards presented

  • Best Booth
    Best overall booth in 2019, a Show stopper! A booth that everyone is talking about!
  • Best New Exhibitor
    First time exhibitor that goes above and beyond other first timers to create an impactful, well-displayed and well-branded space.
  • Best Visual Display
    A visual display at the front of the booth or a central display highlighting new products or best-selling products.
  • Best Use of Colour
    Use of colour to attract attention or to create major impact: colour blocking, graphics, staff clothing or other that liven up the booth.
  • Best Use of Space
    Booth that incorporates elements such as guest seating, refreshments zone, meeting tables, charging stations that don’t impede on traffic flow or product display, and has visual appeal.
  • Best Design
    A trendy, design-oriented booth.
  • Best Traffic Builder
    An activity inside the booth used to drive traffic: contest, game, celebrity, performer, artist, virtual-reality experience, giveaway, educational component, etc.
  • Best Toronto International Design Center (TIDC) Showroom
    A MUST visit permanent showroom in the TIDC section.


The 2019 Booth Awards judges

A jury of four esteemed industry professionals will evaluate and honour outstanding booths on Friday, May 24. The winners will be announced the next morning, on May 25.


Maureen Weigen-Liebovitz
Maureen Weigen-Liebovitz started her career as a Fashion Buyer for some of Canada’s leading retailers. Her lifelong passion for decorating, colour and textiles has kept her in creative fields for over to 30 years. Maureen is currently the President of the DDA Toronto Chapter. She created Decorating Vision (based in Toronto) in order to help her clients achieve their own decorating vision. She is educated in both areas of decorating and staging.




Lindsey Foster von Kalben
With 15 years of design experience working with clients with diverse visions and budgets, Lindsey is the principal of FVK Design and is focused on creating beautiful and functional spaces for her clients. Lindsey has a passion for mindful consumption and a desire to simplify people’s lives. She is currently on the Board of the Decorating and Design Association of Canada - Toronto Chapter.



Sharon MacIntosh
After several years in the corporate sector, Sharon decided to embark on a new venture in 2004 and open her own decorating company along with two partners. Sharon is the principal of her firm and is an accredited decorator and stager working with real estate agents and homeowners in the Toronto market.




Lauren Kosowan
Lauren has had a passion for design and fashion since she could remember. Having studied fashion, interior decorating and having first hand construction experience, she enjoys using her expertise and knowledge in all these areas to create her clients’ dream homes. Her style is one of timelessness, personality and function. Lauren is on the Board of the Decorators and Design Association - Toronto Chapter.

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