Pop into Excellence Virtual Event by The Design Pop

OFS Named Title Sponsor of "Pop into Excellence" Virtual Event

by Aaron Estabrook

OFS, a leading manufacturer in workplace, healthcare, and hospitality furniture, proudly announces its premier sponsorship for the inaugeral "Pop into Excellence" virtual event, hosted by Alexandra Tseffos of The Design Pop. Scheduled from May 14 to May 24, this online event is specially designed for today's busy design professionals, featuring daily sessions focused on professional development and technology. 

"Pop into Excellence" offers participants an opportunity to develop essential soft skills, explore self-awareness, enhance team collaboration, and expand their technological expertise. The event is structured to support dealer designers in adapting and thriving in the rapidly changing market. 

“This event has been something I have wanted to create for a long time,” said Alexandra Tseffos, founder of The Design Pop and Silent T Consulting. “Our industry focuses so much energy on training related to new products and technology, yet designers need more emphasis on soft skills to gain confidence for the increased meetings and client interactions. I hope this event is the start of many others like it!” 

Sessions for this event include

  • The Future of Dealerships |  Tuesday, May 14 – 1pm Central
  • Developing a Bullet Proof Team |  Wednesday, May 15 – 11am Central
  • The Power of YOU: Designing Your Personal Brand for Growth | Wednesday, May 15 – 1pm Central
  • DISC & You: Learning about yourself will help you work with others |  Thursday, May 16 – 11am Central
  • Designing for Neurodivergence |  Tuesday, May 21 – 11am Central
  • Configura – Technology Session  |  Wednesday, May 22 – 10am Central
  • CANOA - An Introduction to Canvas | Wednesday, May 22 – 11:30am Central
  • All things Cyncly, formerly known as 2020  | Thursday, May 23 – 10am Central
  • Meet Thumbprint & Learn How it's Simplifying Your Design Process  | Thursday, May 23 – 11:30am Central
  • The Encore: Show & Tell with live demos  | Friday, May 24 – 12pm Central

OFS is excited to contribute to the event's diverse lineup, featuring two of their team members. Ali Oxley, Director of Sales Enablement, will participate in the "Future of Dealerships" panel, discussing the evolving roles within design and sales and strategies for valuing dealership services. 

Additionally, Aaron Estabrook, Director of Digital Marketing, will lead a workshop titled, "The Power of YOU: Designing Your Personal Brand for Growth." This session will equip participants with strategies and tactics to build a powerful personal brand, enhancing visibility and success in the digital age. 

"We are delighted to sponsor 'Pop into Excellence,' aligning our commitment to innovation and professional growth within the design industry," said Doug Shapiro, VP of Research and Insights at OFS. "We look forward to engaging with the community and providing insights that will help professionals navigate and succeed in this dynamic environment." 

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to enhance your professional skills and transform your approach to design challenges. Register now to secure your spot at "Pop into Excellence." 

For more information about the event and to register, please visit: https://www.thedesignpop.com/excellence

About Alexandra Tseffos 

Alexandra Tseffos began her career as a dealer designer at Nordon Business Environments before moving to Configura, where she supported dealerships and manufacturers across the Americas. Her expertise in CET Designer, especially in live client design, led her to Fluid Interiors’ business development team, focusing on commercial real estate clients and influencers. Later, at CBRE Minneapolis, she led business development for a tenant representation team. Alexandra’s diverse experiences inspired her to establish Silent T Consulting and The Design POP. Here, she offers over 400 searchable training videos, courses, and monthly webinars, fostering a community that supports both personal and professional growth in design. Alexandra is also the host of "The Design Pop" podcast, which explores the role and experiences of the dealer designer. 

About OFS

OFS is a family-owned contract furniture manufacturer dedicated to crafting experiences and products that contribute to places where people want to be. Founded in 1937, OFS provides furniture and logistics solutions for office, healthcare, education, lifestyle, government, and home office markets worldwide, offering seating products, tables, casegoods, and open-plan products. OFS is based in Huntingburg, Indiana.