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Design Center at theMART | 6th Floor

222 Merchandise Mart Plz

Meet on 6 Conference Center

Chicago, Illinois 60654

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The Design Center welcomes you to join us for a day filled with the latest trends and best practices in digital, web and social. Learn the latest trends and network with design industry professionals as we share ideas on how technology can inspire design.

**This event is intended for Architect and Design Firms only. If you are a manufacturer or industry partner, we'd love to connect with you in another capacity. Please reach out for more details.**

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9:30 am Registration | Networking | Coffee

10:00 am The Internet is your Frenemy .1 CEU
Learn to compete with the internet and capture the evolving affluent consumer.
Michela Abrams, MOCA+

11:15 am Accounting and Project Management Software: Pros and Cons .1 CEU
A panel discussion weighing the pros and cons of accounting and project management tools Studio Designer, Design Manager & Ivy. Moderator: Brooke Hubbuch, Founder and CEO of LBV Group
Panelists: Emily Gerow, James Thomas Design
Angelo Ademo, Angelo Ademo Design
Michael Wegman, Devon Grace Interiors

12:30 pm Lunch
Have a bite to eat and enjoy continued conversation and networking.

1:45 pm Using Video on Social Media: How Designers Can Use Video to Grow Their Business .1 CEU
This talk will answer your questions about how you can start small, find your perfect audience, craft a series of videos without breaking the bank, and use the video to actually grow your business.
Christopher Hall, Penumbra Pictures

3:00 pm Live the Lifestyle: How Savvy Designers Brand through Social Media .1 CEU
In this talk, Kate O’Hara will share the mindset that turns interior designers into digital influencers, and how becoming a lifestyle brand can grow your client-base.
Kate O'Hara, Martha O'Hara Interiors

4:00 pm Get Social | Wine & Cheese
Network with other designers and continue the discussion over a glass of wine


Are you ready to hear what’s new in the digital world?

***Registration Required. Open to Interior Designers & Architects..***

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Chicago, Illinois 60654

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