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BIDS Latest News: Casting Minority Designers for HGTV’s “My House Is Worth What?”

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Black Interior Designer Showcase (BIDS) Seeks Minority Interior Designers To Appear on HGTV’s Highly Popular Reality Television Show, “My House Is Worth What?”

BIDS is the first online networking organization of minority interior designers positioned to become the premiere talent casting resource for television networks and production companies seeking multi-cultural interior designers for home improvement and decorating shows.

Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 16, 2008 — Black Interior Designer Showcase (BIDS), an interior designer networking organization is assisting HGTV’s Pie-Town Productions in a casting search for its popular show–My House Is Worth What?

“We are very excited to broaden our scope of professional networking to production companies, HGTV and other networks who are actively engaged in diversity initiatives,” said BIDS founder Alicia Valair. “We also encourage Hispanic and Asian designers to join our network, which is evolving into a multi-cultural designer network and will most probably be renamed to reflect our membership.”

We also encourage Hispanic and Asian designers to join our network, which is evolving into a multi-cultural designer network and will most probably be renamed to reflect our membership. Casting for television networks and other media is seen as an important aspect of BIDS’ future. Two notable members of the BIDS Advisory Council are: Jack Travis, FAIA, NOMA, an HGTV TrendSmart Advisor and Marsha Kelly, an Assistant Editor at Essence Magazine. Both industry advisors are viewed as valuable assets to BIDS’ latest venture as reality television casting consultants.

About the Show: BIDS interior designers will be considered the “expert” on the value of remodeling a client’s home. The designers will work with local realtors during each show and may be given on-air spots on several episodes. The production company is also interested in featuring designers with homeowner clients who are planning a remodeling project and would like to appear alongside their designer.

Professional designer requirements are: Whole house remodeling experience, Knowledge of cost estimating for remodeling construction (labor and materials), Interior design experience and of course, have great personality and attractive on camera. We are seeking interior designers in these cities:

Concord/Manchester, NH
Cincinnati, OH
Fargo, ND
Louisville, KY
Oakland/Bay Area, CA
Sioux Falls, SD
Los Angeles, CA
Kansas City, MO
Indianapolis, IN
Chicago, IL
Minneapolis, St/Paul, MN
Seattle, WA
Portland, OR
Sacramento, CA
Boston, MA
Portland, ME

BIDS designers who want to be considered for the show, should submit: a headshot, biography and at least (2) sample projects. Send your submissions to:

About Black Interior Designer Showcase
Black Interior Designer Showcase (BIDS) website ( launched September 10, 2007 and is the first and only online resource exclusively featuring African-American and minority residential and commercial interior designers. BIDS is fast becoming a multi-cultural networking organization for students and designers; consumers and related industry professionals.


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  1. I will fit very well with your show, my house will air sept 16 on your show. Eve with pietown productions has my info. Lets talk asap. 757)739-4566

    corliss artis

    September 16, 2008 at 4:10 pm

  2. I am a decorator and I’m brain dead for my own house in Northridge. Please have a decorator call me at: 818-886-3013 for an interior. I like extreme contemporary. I need help with my den and master bedroom. I am in Northridge, Calif. in the San Fernando Valley. Thanks. Barbara Lee Walker

    Barbara Lee Walker

    November 16, 2008 at 10:01 pm

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