2016 Black Interior Designers Conference Agenda


THURSDAY AUGUST 18, 2016

6:30pm     Welcome Mixer  TBA Buckhead 
8:30pm     2016 Top 20 Designer Recognition TBA Buckhead

FRIDAY AUGUST 19, 2016

DESIGN DAY AT ADAC

9:30am     Registration and Check in ADAC Atlanta
10:00am   Opening Keynote, Elaine Griffin, NYC
11:00am    Alternative Choices for Your Interior Design Career
12:00am   Networking Lunch
1:30pm     Marketing, Sales, and the Making of A Brand  
2:00pm    The Five Ways Money Impacts Your Creative Life
3:00pm    The Business of Design, Panel Discussion  
4:00pm    Day Sessions End

PIRCH PARTY

7:00PM   "DESIGNING THE FUTURE" FUNDRAISING SOIRÉE


BREAK OUT SESSIONS

Session 1: Present Like a Pro: Learn How To Express Your Ideas To Clients Through Well-Organized Presentations*
Join 2016 HGTV Smart Home Designer and HGTV Host Tiffany Brooks as she shares ideas on how to put together presentations and present your ideas to clients. 

Session 2: Growing Where You're Planted: How To Grow Your Business in A Competitive or Small Market*
We'll be providing attendees with tools to identify the opportunities in their specific market as well as strategies to capitalize on those opportunities.  Emphasize the importance of sales goals and setting up a sales calendar.

Session 3: Networking With A Purpose: How To Build A Clientele*
Take the mysteries out of getting clients by learning how to network effectively. Learn proven ways to convert the people you meet into paying clients.

Session 4: PR, Marketing And Working With the Press*
Understanding what you want and need from the media and how to be a viable source  for editors and other media outlets. Join us as we delve into the importance of original content and telling a compelling story with your brand. 
*These events are still being updated.  Stay tuned for final details and session leaders.

SESSION TIME BLOCKS

11:00am - 12:00am
12:15pm - 1:15pm
1:15pm - 2:15pm  Lunch Break
2:15pm - 3:15pm
3:30pm - 4:30pm 

SESSION DETAILS

Each session will be presented in small groups of 20 -25 people per time slot.  Once you register for the conference, also register for the sessions and time slots you would be interested in attending.  The sessions are not guaranteed but are included in your registration.
Please contact us if you have questions.  404-806-0791


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