All-Star Roster of Design Professionals and Business Strategists Lead May 2015 Interior Design Summit
Only conference to specifically
focus on business success strategies for interior designers
CO, March 10, 2015 — For
interior design professionals who want to thrive in today’s marketplace, Design
Success University has created
it’s 2nd annual Interior
Design Summit to be held
May 29-30, 2015 at the Ritz-Carlton in Denver.
Created by DSU’s Gail Doby
and Erin Weir, Interior
Design Summit combines a series of interactive, business-focused workshops led
by recognized professional interior designers with in-depth learning from
experts in the fields of licensing and product development, business software,
law, business and personal finance, and business coaching. The twelve presenters at this year’s Summit will
provide attendees with targeted, actionable skills for immediate integration
into their businesses.
Keynote presenters are:
Keith Granet, CEO, DesignersAxis and president, Granet &
An authority in licensing and
product development in the interior design industry, Granet has helped
celebrity designers like Barbara Barry, Thom Filicia, Timothy Corrigan and
others build successful licensing programs.
Granet, principal of the management consulting firm Granet &
Associates, is also co-founder of DesignersAxis, next generation software,
developed with Studio Webware, that connects clients, designers, architects,
showrooms and manufacturers in a cloud environment allowing for greater
Owner and president, J Banks Design Group
Founder of internationally recognized
J Banks Design Group, Vanderslice will share best
practices for growing a profitable firm,
while enjoying a successful family life and being a community leader.
Vanderslice received the 2013 ASID Dora Gray Award for Outstanding Designer of the Year. Her leadership and visioning
abilities procured the firm’s titles as 2012 & 2009 Southeast Designer of the
Year and the 2013 Gold Key Award for Outstanding
Hospitality Design – Best Resort category.
Interior Design Summit 2015
Seminar and workshop presenters are:
Yasmine Bijan, owner, Heart Networking
Gail Doby, Design Success University, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting, and CVO
and co-founder, Interior Design Summit
Lance Haeberle, CTO & founder, Studio Designer + DesignersAxis
Drue Lawlor, FASID, director of coaching, Design Success
Eliot Lewis, lead technical consultant, Studio Support
Kimberly Merlitti, owner, KMM Consulting
Nancy Greystone, owner, Communicating With Clarity
Curtis Shortridge, Esq., shareholder, Shortridge, Fitzke & Hultquist, PC
Wallene Reimer, owner, A&B Professional
Services, Inc., lead support consultant, Studio
Webware and Studio
Monique Stemper, president, Stemper
Three course tracks are offered at the
two-day Summit. Track 1, designed for
first-time attendee covers: foundations in productivity, team alignment,
delegational strategies, and business vision implementation. Track 2 provides advanced coursework from
business and leadership experts. Track 3
is a one-day session recommended for bookkeepers, business managers, operations
managers, expeditors and project managers.
For more information or to register,
professional interior designers should visit InteriorDesignSummit.com.
2015 Interior Design Summit includes title sponsors
DesignersAxis and Studio Designer, along with the Interior
Design Society, Stemper
& Associates, Inc., A&B Professional Services, Inc., J Banks Design
Group, Inc., and KMM Consulting.
About Design Success University
DSU mentors over 10,000 designers
in 75 countries to grow their profits and visibility. This virtual
continuing education resource for interior designers founded by Gail Doby,
ASID, DSA, IDS and Erin Weir coaches and teaches by teleseminar and
Doby's experience includes sales
and marketing for a Fortune 500 company after graduating with a Finance &
Banking degree, commercial floor covering sales management, facilities
management and design for a subsidiary of American Airlines, an Interior Design
degree and over 20 years running a mid-sized interior design business.
Doby shows interior designers how to apply practical, cutting-edge marketing
and business strategies and skills to succeed in business.
Weir, Co-founder & Strategic
Vision Manager, brings her interior design degree, client service and strong
technical skills to DSU's clients.
For more information, please
visit Design Success University’s website or Find them on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or YouTube.
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