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Design Trust Ltd Spring Symposium 2019

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Relax, Restore, Re-Imagine


Kravet, Inc.
Casa Marron Furniture

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Opening Reception Keynote Speaker, Madeline Stuart
Madeline Stuart Design, AD 100 Designer, Los Angeles, CA
In this informal session, Madeline will discuss current trends in the design industry and challenge members to answer the question “How do we stay inspired in the current design world?”

How to Photograph Your Work Like and A-List Designer
Madeline Stuart will share tips on interior design photography based on her work for her upcoming book, No Place Like Home. Madeline will share her successes as well as some of her re-shoot stories.
Madeline Stuart, author No Place Like Home

Marketing to the Affluent
Guest speaker, Chris Ramey founder of Affluent Insights and The Home Trust, will focus on effective marketing, serving and selling strategies to affluent consumers.
Chris Ramey, Affluent Insights and The Home Trust

Profit Session: How to Stay Profitable in a Market with Shrinking Margins
Design Trust, Ltd. members will engage in a round table discussion moderated by Chris Ramey.

Best Practices & Financial Open Forum
In this all member open forum, Design Trust, Ltd. members will present issues and solutions to challenges faced when managing a successful design business. Moderated by Design Trust, Ltd. member, Corinne Brown, Brown Design Group.

What’s New at Kravet?
In this segment, Kravet’s VP of Global Sales, Gary Searle, will update Design Trust, Ltd. on Kravet’s latest products and trends as they celebrate their 100 year anniversary in the design industry. Presented by Gary Searle, VP, Kravet, Inc.

Major Transitions and Growth
Three Design Trust, Ltd. members will discuss significant challenges and changes in their businesses over the past year. Presented by Susan Brunstrum, Studio Brunstrum; Mickey Bufalini, Collaborative Design Group and Laura Britt, Laura Britt Design.

Help! Staffing and Retention
Design Trust, Ltd. Member, Phil Norman will discuss how to hire, inspire and maintain an amazing design team. Presented by Phil Norman, Norman Design Group .

Tours: Stone Forest sponsored by Ferguson, Lew Allen Gallery, Las Campanas sponsored by Casa Marron and a Canyon Road Gallery walk.

Earlier Event: November 4
Design Trust Ltd Fall Symposium 2018