LONG BEACH, CA –Brice Cooper

, former host and lead designer of “Design on a Dime” for HGTV and the lead creative force at Brain Child Designs in Chicago, will present the opening keynote speech at the 2010 Closets & Home Organization Conference & Expo™, Feb. 10-12 in Long Beach.

Cooper knows a thing or two about designing on a tight budget, making him a perfect fit to speak to both designers and manufacturers alike about designing in tough times. He will present a light-hearted, yet informative talk based on driving clients to your company and optimizing your current marketing to include public relations as a vital way to generate leads without blowing your media budget.

The opening day of the Closets Conference, Feb. 10, including Cooper's keynote speech, general sessions, Peer2Peer Lunch and Industry Networking Reception and Top Shelf Awards Presentations, will be held at the Long Beach Hilton. All educational events shift to the Long Beach Convention Center on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 11-12, when the Closets Expo is open. Registration for attending the conference and/or expo will open soon.

For more details, visit For information on exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, phone the Closets Show Management Office at (866) 730-6789 or (630) 434-7779 or e-mail [email protected].

Have something to say? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.