April 12 - 14, 2024· Grapevine, TX

Better systems lead to better opportunities.

Higher profit margins. Higher average sales. Lower operational expenses. Identifying opportunities to rise above your competition.

Learn from those who have done it. Meet dozens of the most successful window covering business owners in North America. Network with these owners and find out for yourself exactly how the best businesses evolve and excel.

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Meet our Presenters

Luann Nigara Exciting Windows

LuAnn Nigara

Partner | Exciting Windows!

Keynote Speaker:
The Ten Non-Negotiables of All Successful Entrepreneurs

Vin Nigara Exciting Windows

Vin Nigara

Partner | Exciting Windows!

Success Panel Moderator:
Better Marketing – Lead Generation: What is Working?

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Jessica Harling

Owner | Behind the Design

Recruiting, training & process development

Better Sales – Overcome Objections Like a Pro / Role Playing

Michele Williams

Michele Williams

Founder & CEO Scarlet Thread Consulting

Understanding Your Business Using the Balance Sheet

Melanie Rosenburg

Melanie Rosenburg

Interior Design Society, DFW Chapter President

MASH habitat Interiors, Owner and Principal

Ruthie Staalsen

Ruthie Staalsen

Award-winning Dallas-based designer

Ruthie Staalsen Interiors

Jeremy Bridges

Jeremy Bridges, Allied ASID

Co-Owner / Interior Designer

Bridges Brown Interiors LLC

Cody Brown

Cody Brown, Allied ASID

Co-Owner / Interior Designer

Bridges Brown Interiors LLC

Chris Huffman

Chris Huffman

Director of Collections & Collaborations

Maestri Studio | Gallery

Learn from the best.


Experience the Winning Culture of Exciting Windows!

Successful business owners know that the most valuable commodity is information. How and where to get vetted, industry-specific advice has been an obstacle—until now. Exciting Windows! brings each business owner a more pleasurable, profitable, and valuable business…plus an endlessly rewarding affiliation with like-minded members.

Non-Member Guest Seats are Limited

I spend my time now as a leader working to develop and inspire our team members.

— RICK BAKER, CEO Galaxy Draperies

The shared knowledge and experiences from this distinctive group of business owners has been strategic to my continued success.

— KAREN ESSARY, Couture by Karen

20th Annual Conference Schedule

  • Friday, April 12, 2024
  • 4:00 PM
    Opening Remarks - Welcome and Introductions - Vin Nigara
  • 4:30 PM
    Set Your Intentions for Conference and Review Your Goals from CEO Conference - LuAnn Nigara
  • 5:00 PM
    Better Customers / Better Marketing:
    Guest Interior Designer Panel: How to Attract and the Service Interior Design Trade
    Moderated by LuAnn Nigara
  • 5:45 PM
    Working with Interior Designers - Roundtable Discussions
  • 6:30 PM
  • 8:00 PM
    Dinner at your leisure, see you tomorrow!
  • Saturday, April 13, 2024
  • 9:00 AM
    Call to Order - Day 2 - Vin Nigara
  • 9:10 AM
    NAC Report - Oliver Schreiber & Wilma Kulyk
  • 9:30 AM
    Understanding Your Business Using the Balance Sheet - Michele Williams
  • 10:45 AM
    Better Sales: The Make a Friend 7 Step Selling System: How to Handle Sales Objections Like a Pro
    Moderated by Jessica Harling
  • 11:45 AM
    Roundtable: Better Business Owners
    Discussion: Insights from the Balance Sheet
    Strategies to Help Your Sales Team w/ Sales Objections
  • 12:30 PM
    Lunch - Enjoy lunch and spend some time getting to know our sponsors
  • Saturday, April 13, 2024 Continued...
  • 1:30 PM
    Keynote: LuAnn Nigara
    The Ten Non-Negotiables of All Successful Entrepreneurs
  • 2:30 PM
    Roundtable: Better Business Owners
  • 4:00 PM
    Roundtable: Better Business Owners
  • 4:45 PM
    Aha Moments: Recap the Day - LuAnn Nigara
  • 6:00 PM
    Cocktail Social Hour -Take your pics by the Step and Repeat!
  • 7:00 PM
  • 8:00 PM
    Awards Banquet and Gala
  • 9:00 PM
    Closing Comments
  • Sunday, April 14, 2024
  • 9:00 AM
    Call to Order - Day 3 - Vin Nigara
  • 9:30 AM
    Better Marketing: Lead Generation: What is Working? Member Panel Discussion - Vin Nigara
  • 10:45 AM
    Better Systems: Vin Nigara
  • 12:00 PM
    Aha Moments: Wrap Up and Recap - LuAnn Nigara
  • 12:45 PM
    Closing Comments - Vin Nigara
  • 1:00 PM
    Have a safe journey home!

What’s Included?

  • ExpertAll Presentations
  • QuestionsPanel Discussions
  • QuestionsRoundtable Discussions
  • QuestionsInterior Designer Panel Discussion
  • WorkbookFriday Cocktails and Conversation
  • WorkbookAwards Banquet & Gala

Non-Member Guest Seats are Limited


  • I’m not a member. Can I attend?

    Yes, absolutely! We welcome all business professionals to join us for one conference as a non-member to experience the Exciting Windows! community in action. And we offer this opportunity at a special "get to know us" rate! 2 1/2 days of ideas, strategies and collaboration, you will not be disappointed!

  • Where is the Exciting Windows! 20th Annual Conference?

    Gaylord Convention Center, Grapevine, Texas

  • Will there be meals provided?

    Cocktails and Conversation Friday Evening | Sponsored Lunch Saturday | Awards Banquet & Gala Saturday Evening

  • When is the Exciting Windows! 20th Annual Conference?

    April 12 - 14, 2024 — Following the IWCE. The Conference begins April 12, 2024 at 4:00 PM and ends Sunday at 1:00 PM.

  • How can I get more information?

    Just ask! Email

There are members in this group that can show me what’s possible. No need to reinvent the wheel.

— Susan Day, Owner Exciting Windows! by Susan Day

Exciting Windows! has the resources to train new decorators to make an impact from day one.

— Matt Cobb, Owner, Southern Traditions


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