Small Batch Gatherings. Big-Picture Strategies.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13
Maximizing the power of community in your communications. As part of her own press strategy, Amy Flurry, author of Recipe for Press: Designer Edition, has initiated porch parties, potlucks, and picnics across the country to connect with new people and nurture valued relationships within the industry. Discover how these fun, informal social events serve up a powerful professional bonus—fresh, one-of-a-kind opportunities for beautiful photography to share on social channels, in newsletters, and in blog posts. In this session, Amy shows how collaborating with fellow creatives can generate exclusive lifestyle content that can define and elevate your brand's communications in unexpected ways.
Speaker: Amy Flurry
Bringing Handmade Furniture Into the Future
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14
Skram principal and lead designer Jacob Marks proudly makes his furniture in Burlington, North Carolina. Learn how this maker has successfully scaled his business while honoring sustainable, bespoke craft and putting forward a recognizable aesthetic honed with honest materials.
Speaker: Jacob Marks, Skram
Managing Sound for More Comfortable Environments
MONDAY, OCTOBER 15
While invisible to the eye, acoustics have the power to make or break a well-designed space. Based on research on human behavior and sound patterns, there is a science to the art of designing with acoustics in mind. Hernán Saurit of BuzziSpace will share the impact of noise reduction and simple techniques for creating interiors that please the ear as well as the eye.
Speaker: Hernán Saurit, BuzziSpace
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12
CRAFT BEER & WINE RECEPTION
SATURDAY–MONDAY, OCTOBER 13–15