All speakers are topics are carefully selected by a committee of industry leaders and experts on interior design continuing education.
Economic Trends: Distinguished Speakers know the facts on current economic trends and help designers discover the most successful ways to are overcoming challenges and compete in today's turbulent climate.
Hospitality Design: Distinguished Speakers provided expertise on the latest hospitality industry trends, how they are impacting hotel design firms and interior design professionals and how to offer the innovative interior design solutions clients are looking for today.
Workplace-Corporate Design: Distinguished Speakers help designers unlock the potential of workplace design as a major business resource in an age where design is often the differentiator between brands and the deciding factor in productivity, employee retention and clinching a sale.
Residential Design: Distinguished Speakers share their insights and expertise on designing specific residential spaces, room and environments, addressing human factors and daily use issues from remodeling to new construction.
Healthcare Design: Distinguished Speakers illustrate the impacts the safety, operation, clinical outcomes, and financial success of healthcare facilities and explore evidence based solutions for today’s healthcare interior design professionals.
Environmental Welfare: Distinguished Speakers go beyond design solutions that are efficient, attractive, on time and on budget to address environmentally responsible practices that demonstrate real commitment to diminish negative impacts of interior design on the world around us.
Universal Design: Distinguished Speakers position designers to orient their work to the long term function of the broadest range of people, regardless of levels of ability or mobility, age, gender or physical stature without the need for later adaptation of their design solutions.
Public Life-Safety: Distinguished Speakers explore the scope of services that are directly related to the protection and enhancement of the life, health, safety and welfare of the public within a built interior environment.
Small Business Management: Distinguished Speakers, knowing that successful interior designers are also successful business people, focus designers on the skills and practices small business owners and employees need to attain their business goals and be competitive in the marketplace.
Project Management: Distinguished Speakers expand designers' knowledge and skills with planning, organizing and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific interior design project goals and objectives while honoring the project constraints.
Human Resource Management: Distinguished Speakers assist employers with the strategic approach to the management of their company’s most valued assets - the people working there who individually and collectively contribute to the achievement of the objectives of the business.
Emerging Trends: Distinguished Speakers address consumer and societal trends dictating new expectations for space within increasingly interchangeable environments, an increasingly mobile society and dynamic influences from generational and technological innovations.
Career Development: Distinguished Speakers give valuable guidance to emerging professionals and tenured designer on strategies to advance and grow a professional interior design career, planning for important career milestones and taking steps to meet career goals.
Designer Relations: Distinguished Speakers share tactical skills with manufacturer and supplier professionals on the key to working well with designers, capturing sales opportunities, avoiding disappointing financial performance and building a successful brand.