June 15th, 2023
The FREE industry-leading event is back! Come join us for a day full of amazing talks, presentations, and discussions to help you grow your interior design business.
19 Hours has seen interior designers through surviving, thriving, and renewing themselves, but now it’s time for…
We’ve been through a lot in the last few years, haven’t we? The first 19 Hours was about surviving the changing world we found ourselves, the 2nd was about thriving in that storm of change, and the 3rd 19 Hours was about finding a renewed drive and passion for your business, and the industry. But now, it’s time to expand and grow. So whether you’re looking to expand your team, your business, or your revenue, this year’s 19 Hours is for you – and we’ll be filling the day with presentations, talks, & discussions to get you there.
So join us to learn how to expand your business, grow your revenue, and grow your passion the right way.
Design Business Coach
Melissa Galt Inc.
CEO & Co-Founder
Tanna by Design
Director of Community & Education
Color Envy design
A Well Designed Business Podcast
Killam Colour Academy
10:00 am – 10:15 am EST
19 Hours Expanding Your Horizons Keynote
A keynote talk from LuAnn Nigara to set the stage for this year’s event.
10:15 am – 11:15 am EST
Attracting Affluent Clients: The Ultimate Guide to Marketing Luxury Design
Join Melissa Galt, renowned interior design business coach and author of “Marketing Luxury Design: Attracting Affluent Clients,” as she shares her top strategies for attracting high-end clients and growing your interior design business. In this session, Melissa will provide insight into the unique needs and preferences of luxury clients, and how to effectively market your services to this exclusive demographic. From crafting a compelling brand story to leveraging social media and networking opportunities, Melissa will offer practical tips and real-world examples for taking your business to the next level. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from one of the industry’s top experts on marketing and business growth.
11:30 am – 12:30 pm EST
Designing with Innovation: Exploring the Latest Products and Trends from Top Vendors
As an interior designer, staying up-to-date with the latest products and trends is essential for creating innovative and cutting-edge designs that truly stand out. In this session, we’ll showcase the latest and greatest products from some of the top vendors in the industry. From state-of-the-art smart home technology to eco-friendly and sustainable materials, you’ll discover a wide range of innovative and exciting products that can take your designs to the next level. Our expert panel of vendors will provide insight into their product lines and discuss how they can be incorporated into your designs. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and get inspired by the latest trends in interior design. Whether you’re looking to expand your design toolkit, attract new clients, or simply stay on the cutting edge of the industry, this session is not to be missed.
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST
Visualize Success: How Renderings Can Expand Your Interior Design Business
Are you tired of trying to sell your design ideas with flat, 2D sketches? It’s time to take your interior design business to the next level with renderings. In this panel discussion moderated by Mydoma’s Jenna Gaidusek, you’ll explore why renderings are essential for growing your business and how you can use them to win more clients and sell more projects. Panellists Tanna Edler, Susan Grant, Kristin Patrician will discuss how they use renderings to communicate their design ideas more effectively, allowing clients to visualize the finished project before construction even begins. They’ll inspire you to integrate renderings into your design process and how to work with a rendering VA to get the best results if you want to outsource them. Whether you’re an experienced designer or just starting out, this session will provide you with valuable insights and practical tips for using renderings to take your interior design business to the next level.
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm EST
Power Passion Purpose: Live it, Feel it, Expand it in your Interior Design Business
Learn to activate, elevate, and expand your power and passion in your business with Eileen Hahn, a leadership consultant who partners with organizations to assist them in hiring and leading exceptional people. Live your purpose on earth in a way that is magical, creative, abundant, and fun. Feel a deep satisfaction at the end of every day knowing that you are living your purpose, doing what you were born to do. Lead your staff to the powerful unfoldment and expansion of their power, passion, and purpose so that you all are living and working in joy together creating extraordinary results.
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm EST
Creating Profitable Color Consultations
Join renowned Colour and eDesign expert Maria Killam for an enlightening session on how to conduct successful eDesign colour consultations. In this session, Maria will share her insider tips and strategies for building a powerful and lucrative business model around eDesign colour consultations.
Whether you’re a budding eDesign professional or looking to expand your portfolio to include online colour consultations, this session will equip you with the essential tools and strategies needed to create a profitable eDesign service. It all begins with learning how to master colour online (aka The Killam Colour System), a niche that gives you a valuable edge over the competition. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to glean wisdom from one of the most respected experts in eDesign and colour. Join us and elevate your business to new heights of success!
Don’t miss the biggest event of the year. Join us for a day full of amazing talks, presentations, and discussions to help you grow your interior design business.