CHSSP® Webinars for Members

CHSSP® Webinars are scheduled with a panel of experts and include various topics, presentations and questions  and answers on all things that affect the Home Staging and Styling industry. We've covered topics like social media for home staging businesses, find out about suppliers trade prices for our members, GDPR & Data Protection for small businesses, Upcycling & Sustainability in Home Staging, The changing Face of Estate Agency, Photography in Home Staging, 3rd Party Furniture rental and FIRA regulations and fire retardent fabrics for commercial interiors and holiday lets.

Live Webinars: See the schedule below for details and Registration.

Recordings: Recorded Webinars are available in CHSSP® Member Resources at your Login dashboard.

Privacy: Attendees video and audio will not be switched on but you will have the opportunity to ask questions through a Questions text panel which will be answered at live webinars.

Live Webinar Tickets: Most Webinars are free to CHSSP® members. Login to resources to access. See Registration details for prices.

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Webinar Topic: The Art of Confident Negotiation - From Supply to Sale

Tuesday, 6pm - 7pm, 19th October 2021

This webinar is an introduction to confidently managing your client and supplier negotiations in order to convert and enhance your business opportunities.

Webinar - The Art of Confident Negotiation - From Supply to Sale

Hosted by Anita Richardson - Course founder CHSSP® and HouseWow® Services

Type: Webinar - A live webinar with presentation and 1 expert guest discussing negotion skills.

Panelist - Lee Lam - Business Strategist

Every Home Staging business owner needs to discuss budget with clients and sometimes the negotiation of our fees and prices and 'selling' the home staging and styling services does not always come easy to us as creative people.

We will discuss -

The importance of your identity as business owner - the criticality of credibility.
Brand - your first and lasting impression.
Communicating with customers, from the first enquiry through to completion of the work.
Communicating with suppliers - how to build strong relationships with those you will work with.
Guiding customers - by setting expectations and confidence

To book a place please register below (Free for all active CHSSP Students)
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Webinar Topic: All things Home Staging

Thursday, 6pm - 7pm, 14th October 2021

Anita chats with Home Stagers about their business journey after completing the CHSSP Course. Their preparations for starting a home staging business, their business now, their favourite projects, their successes and tips for other stagers starting their own home staging journey.

Webinar - All things Home Staging

Hosted by Anita Richardson - Course founder CHSSP® and HouseWow® Services

Type: Webinar - A live webinar with presentation and 1 expert guest discussing negotion skills.

Panelist - Denise Cable, The Home Styling Company

Panelist - Leigh Davies, The Property Presenters

Panelist - Samantha Bamford, Nest & Kin

Anita chats with Home Stagers about their business journey after completing the CHSSP Course. Their preparations for starting a home staging business, their business now, their favourite projects, their successes and tips for other stagers starting their own home staging journey.

To View this free webinar please login to your CHSSP student account
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Webinar Topic: Furniture Rental

Learn how to price correctly and implement a successful furniture rental project from experienced Home Stagers.

Webinar - Furniture Rental


Hosted by Anita Richardson, CHSSP course founder.

Type: Webinar - A live webinar with presentation and 2 experienced guests discussing furniture rental - what are all the options available, what are the issues and how to price the work involved accurately.

Panelist - Tim Harling - Roomservice by Cort

Panelist - Gill Wilkinson - GW Interiors

What are all the different types of furniture rental options available

How to accurately produce a quote of the costs involved for the customer

What issues and pitfalls to watch out for

How to calculate your own profit margin

To View this free webinar please login to your CHSSP student account
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Webinar Topic: Property Photography

Learn how to contract in property photographers and understand their fees, licensing rights and copyright as well as all the extra skills professional photograhers can offer.

Webinar - Furniture Rental


Hosted by Anita Richardson, CHSSP course founder.

Type: Webinar - A live webinar with presentation plus 2 professional photographers discussing property photography - what are all the options available, what are the issues and how to price the work involved accurately.

Panelist - James Gifford - Immer Photography

Panelist - Elli Dean - Elli Dean Photography

When to use professional property photography and when can you use your own photography?

Why are some Estate Agents photos so bad!

What is 'Professional' Photography?

How to contract in property photography and understanding fees and licensed rights and copyright.

How to get the best out of your own photography in projects.

To View this free webinar please login to your CHSSP student account
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Webinar Topic: The Changing Face of Estate Agency Today

Working in the property industry as a Home Stager or Selling property or Investing in property then this will be of interest to you

Webinar the changing face of estate agency today


Hosted by Anita Richardson, CHSSP course founder.

Type: Webinar - A live webinar with presentation. 4 guests discussing The changing Face of Estate Agency Today.

Panelist - Mark Readings - Operating Principal of Keller Williams Plus and Chief Technology Officer at Keller Williams UK

Panelist - Matt Lanninge - The Property Expert

Panelist - Chris Heaps - Managing Director and Estate Appraiser at Enfields Luxe

Panelist - Cait Smith - Client Executive, Enfields Luxe

What are the differences between a high street Agent, an online Estate Agent and a hybrid Estate Agent?
How do Estate Agent services differ from Agent to Agent?
How has Technology improved the marketing of property in recent years?
Are recent changes to virtual viewings and increased video marketing, employed during the COVID lockdowns, here to stay?
Why are Estate Agents not all the same?
Why do some Estate Agents use home staging and others don't?
What can we expect to see in the property market in 2022?
Top tip to property sellers for choosing the best Estate Agent?

To View this free webinar please login to your CHSSP student account
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Webinar Topic: Upcycling and Sustainability

Upcycling and Sustainability in Home Staging

Webinar Upcycling and Sustainability


Hosted by Anita Richardson, CHSSP course founder.

Type: Webinar - A live webinar with presentation. 4 guest discussing Upcycling and Sustainability in Home Staging.

Panelists Amanda Caley, The Property Reviver,
Property Stager and passionate Upcycler and Renovations expert

Samantha Tong, Interiors Angel,
CHSSP Graduate, Home Staging business owner and Part time furniture upcyling enthusiast

Georgina, Inside the Summer House,
Furniture Upcycling Business owner

Why Upcycling and Sustainability matters

How to discuss it with a Client

Example items useful to upcycle

Example up cycling projects

Time and Cost Analysis - when is it worthwhile?

Sourcing Secondhand Items
To View this free webinar please login to your CHSSP student account


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Webinar Topic: Meet the Suppliers

Toni Thornton Art and John Lewis & Partners Business

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Hosted by Anita Richardson, CHSSP course founder.

Type: Webinar - A chance to find out more about these companies, their trade accounts and to ask questions of our guest panelists.

Toni Thornton,
Artist and Business Owner,
Toni Thornton Art

Find out about what inspires Toni's abstract art, see the range of abstract prints, originals and bespoke art, cushions and styles that Toni Thornton Art offers. We'll ask the Yorkshire based artist what inspires her abstract style and what her advice is for choosing and hanging art. Plus find out about TTA trade accounts and discounts for CHSSP Members.

Suzanne Knight, Partner and Sales Manager, Property,
John Lewis & Partners Business

Find out about the latest trends and ranges at John Lewis for Spring and Summer and how nature has influenced the collections this year. Plus find out about John Lewis trade accounts and discounts for CHSSP Members.

COMPLIMENTARY for CHSSP Members, Home Staging and Interior Design Businesses and commercial buyers. Login to CHSSP resources and select webinars from your dashboard.

To View this free webinar please login to your CHSSP student account




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Webinar Topic: Meet the Suppliers

Toni Thornton Art and John Lewis & Partners Business
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Hosted by Anita Richardson, CHSSP course founder.

Type: Webinar - A chance to find out more about these companies, their trade accounts and to ask questions of our guest panelists.

Toni Thornton,
Artist and Business Owner,
Toni Thornton Art

Find out about what inspires Toni's abstract art, see the range of abstract prints, originals and bespoke art, cushions and styles that Toni Thornton Art offers. We'll ask the Yorkshire based artist what inspires her abstract style and what her advice is for choosing and hanging art. Plus find out about TTA trade accounts and discounts for CHSSP Members.

Suzanne Knight, Partner and Sales Manager, Property,
John Lewis & Partners Business

Find out about the latest trends and ranges at John Lewis for Spring and Summer and how nature has influenced the collections this year. Plus find out about John Lewis trade accounts and discounts for CHSSP Members.

COMPLIMENTARY for CHSSP Members, Home Staging and Interior Design Businesses and commercial buyers. Login to CHSSP resources and select webinars from your dashboard.

To View this free webinar please login to your CHSSP student account




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Webinar Topic: Social Media Marketing

Instagram and How to improve your performance
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Presentation by: Sophie Eastop-Scopes.

Hosted by Anita Richardson, CHSSP course founder.

Type: Live webinar with opportunity to ask your own questions.

Fed up of spending lots of time trying to promote your business on Instagram and getting nowhere?

Do numbers of followers really equate to successful business leads?

How do you make each post appealing?

Are you targeting the right accounts to follow?

What are reels and how do you leverage video?

What level of personal/business style is right for your account?

How often should you post?

Have you got an effective profile set up?


It might not surprise you to know that Insta business is very different from Insta as a friends social platform. Find out how to improve your performance to create the results your business needs. Don't change anything until you've attended this Instagram training session! Attend the live event to have all your questions answered.

This is an ideal session both for those who already have an Insta business account and those who haven't started one yet.

Sophie Eastop-Scopes is a Social Media consultant and organic reach specialist. With a 2:1 Business Management degree specialising in marketing and social, a member of a 400+ Social Media Experts group which shares latest algorithm changes and need-to-knows, and a mum of a 6 year old; Sophie knows what small business owners need to do to keep the plates spinning and make Social Media marketing work for you instead of the other way round. With over 10 years of experience managing, developing and researching social media strategy, Sophie will be able to answer your questions, queries and concerns on all things Instagram.

Login to CHSSP resources and select webinars from your dashboard.



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Webinar Topic: Business

2021 GDPR, Data Protection, Business Terms & Conditions
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Presentation by Lorraine Millican, Lakemill Training & Consultancy

Hosted by Anita Richardson, CHSSP course founder

Type: Webinar

2021 GDPR and Data Protection

What is GDPR and Data Protection Act and why is it so important to follow the regulations in a Home Staging and Styling business?

Presentation by Lorraine Millican; stay informed about complying with regulations and assuring customer confidence. We will ask Lorraine about what's changed in GDPR & Data protection legislation since the UK left the EU.

Lorraine Millican, a Data Protection officer, consultant and trainer is an expert in GDPR, Business Legislation, Policies & Procedures, Contracts and agreements.

Lorraine will be able to offer further services to those who require them after the training session.

★NEW★
2021 Business Terms & Conditions Documents for Home Staging & Interior Design Services
/ Residential/ Commercial/ Furniture Rental.

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Webinar Topic: Meet the Suppliers

Room Service by CORT and Malini Life Style.
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Meet Tim Harling, Room Service by CORT, Furniture Rental and Susana Chauhan, Malini Life Style.

Hosted by Anita Richardson, CHSSP course founder.

Type: Webinar - A chance to ask questions of our guest panelists.

Malini Ltd

Presented by Susana Chauhan, Sales and Marketing Manager

Find out about the UK's leading supplier of cushions, throws, bedspreads and rugs to the trade. We'll see their latest on-trend ranges, find out about delivery, lead times and trade accounts. Your questions answered.

Room Service by CORT

Presented by Tim Harling, National Business Development Manager

A walkthrough of their latest ranges and services. We will chat to Tim about how Home Stagers can contract their furniture rental services whilst maintaining control of your own design scheme and adding your own USP for the client. Your questions answered.

COMPLIMENTARY for CHSSP Members, Home Staging and Interior Design Businesses and commercial buyers. Login to CHSSP resources and select webinars from your dashboard.


To View this free webinar please login to your CHSSP student account


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CHSSP Home Staging course author

The founder of the CHSSP® Home Staging and Styling Professional Course is Home Staging business owner Anita Richardson.

Director of House Wow® and founder of the International Home Staging Network in 2004, Anita has presented widely and supported many businesses in developing Home Staging business success.

Anita has featured as Home Staging and House Makeover expert on TV and in the media including BBC1's Right on the Money, Sky TV's 'Women in Property', 'The Telegraph', 'The Independent', 'Show House Magazine', 'House Beautiful' and 'Womans World' as well as others.
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