Learn About Past Events and Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

March 21st, 2020: Estate Plan Your Rugs or Gamble with Your Assets Behnam Rug's ongoing lecture series

Past Events

October 19th, 2019: Real or Fake? Fraud or Value?

June 8th 2019: Rug, Dog, and Wine

March 16th 2019: Rug Shopping Abroad

Behnam Rugs hosts events each quarter that are free to the public. The lecture series is composed of educational events that benefit attendees by sharing information on different rug-relevant topics. Persian brunch is served and attendees enjoy food and beverages while owner and rug expert Ben Tavakolian shares his expertise. These learning experiences teach the public about rug ownership, rug shopping, rug maintenance and care, how to avoid scams, and most recently, how to integrate your fine handmade rugs into your estate plan. Make sure to sign up to attend the fourth event in the lecture series on March 21st from 10 am to 1 pm. You will learn vital information about estate planning, donation for a tax benefit, creating a rug portfolio, trading, selling, and more. Every event goes over Rug 101- a short yet illuminating lecture that details everything a rug owner should know about fine handmade rugs. Children and dogs are always welcome to attend.

Rug, Dog, and Wine Seminar Saturday June 8th

Rug, Dog, and Wine

On June 8th, 2019 Behnam Rugs hosted the second educational brunch seminar in its ongoing lecture series.

  • Attendees learned about the differences between tufted and handmade rugs
  • Ben Tavakolian expounded upon the reasons why dogs can spell trouble for your rug, what to do if and when they decide to mark their territory, and how to prevent future accidents
  • Don’t forget, if you can’t remove the stain or odor by yourself, Behnam Rugs is here to remove pet stains and smells using organic shampoos and live bacteria enzymes that bind to odors and remove them

Read our blog to learn how to remove pet stains and odors from your rug and how to prevent them in the first place.