Chicago Market to Present Lunchtime Seminar Series

CHICAGO-The Lunch N' Learn series of lunchtime seminars will be a part of the Chicago Market: Living and Giving later this month.

On July 30, the series will present "Fair Trade Federation: An Industry Movement," in which Megy Karydes, founder of World Shoppe Fair Trade and board member of the Fair Trade Federation, will discuss the importance of fair trade in light of Chicago's recent awarding of fair-trade-city status. On July 31, "Cadmium: Merchandising Tips and Tricks of the Trade" will be offered, in which Cadmium Interiors will present merchandising and decorating techniques that can be applied to either retail or residential spaces. On Aug. 1, the program will be "Designer Day: Chicago Home + Garden, Jan Parr/Design & Style Focused," in which Parr, editor of Chicago Home + Garden, will offer tips on accessorizing and design.

All three sessions will take place from noon-1 p.m. Chicago Market is scheduled for July 28-Aug. 3 at the Merchandise Mart.

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