Dulles,VA: To celebrate five years of Houzz in the Washington DC market, over 250 design professionals gathered on Thursday Oct. 22 at Dulles Electric Supply’s showroom at 22570 Shaw Road in Sterling VA, to enjoy delightful hors d’oeuvres and drinks provided by SilverSpoon Catering, and goody bags packed with over $200 in swag.

Houzz is the world’s leading home renovation platform, providing home professionals with a vehicle to showcase their work, collaborate with clients and connect with prospective customers; while providing homeowners with everything they need to improve their homes. Houzz is available both on the web, and as a top-rated mobile app.

At, homeowners can get inspired browsing the site’s millions of home photos, save their choices to personal “Idea Books”, buy products and materials, and connect with design professionals to ask questions, read client reviews, and view portfolios.

The evening kicked off with free continuing education courses on lighting technology provided by sponsors Legrand and Hubbardton Forge. It concluded with over $5,000 in door prizes given away by sponsors such as Tech Lighting, Swarovski, Schonbek, Littman brands, Kichler and others.

“This annual event is all about connecting homeowners and home remodeling professionals under the same roof for education, networking, food and fun,” said Sharina Mendoza, Director of Marketing for Dulles Electric. “The relevant educational topics provided at the event are icing on the cake, and made it an even bigger success.