I’m proud to announce I’m a featured speaker at the Elevate Conference on 11/1! This one day conference is created to help Interior Designers, Stagers, & Creative Entrepreuners take their business to the next level. We’ve brought together 3 fantastic speakers you won’t want to miss!

@nancyganzekaufer: Body Language for interior designers.

Nancy Ganzekaufer is a sought-after Business Coach, Speaker, Author and Body Language Trainer to Interior Designers and an expert in topics like marketing, sales, profitability, and systems for your Interior Design Business. She teaches designers how to have the confidence to charge what they are worth, how to succeed in sales without feeling sales-y, and how to authentically position themselves in their market for maximum visibility. In addition, Nancy is the founding President of the IDS Virtual Chapter and Executive IDS Board Member-at-large.

As a Business Coach with a passion for helping Interior Designers, Nancy understands the unique challenges that running a creative business can present. She will be bringing her expertise as a Certified Body Language Trainer to Portland for ELEVATE. Over 60% of our communication is nonverbal and impacts our business in a profound way. Nancy will unpack what we may unknowningly be saying with our body language and provide tips to show more confidence with our clients.

@thelifestylest : How to dress. Where to go. What to Capture to achieve a remarkable personal brand.

Brandon Gaston is the founder and creative director for LifeSTYLest, a Northwest based lifestyle branding agency.  After over 10 years in the merchant services industry, 7 of which as owning his own company; Brandon decided to launch LifeSTYLest to help individuals and corporations improve their professional wardrobe image and achieve brand congruency. 

Brandon brings his unique approach to branding to ELEVATE and will breakdown how to develop a brand that stands out and attracts your ideal client. You’ll learn:

1. How to Build an Authentic & Effective Personal Brand

  • Importance of Identifying Your Brand & Audience
  • 3 B’s of Branding Excellence
  • Relationship Mapping

2. Wardrobe Branding – How to Create Your Personal Dress Code

3. How to Achieve Brand Congruency Online & Off

  • Identifying the Tone & Context of the Various Platforms
  • How to Create an Ongoing Digital Campaign
  • Increase Your Social Activity by Creating Pillar Content Based on Your Skillset
@luannnigara: Actionable, inspired topics related to interior design and business ownership.

LuAnn Nigara is an author, sought after speaker, and the host of the #1 rated interior design podcast on iTunes, A Well Designed Business. She is known for her compelling, honest speaking style – covering actionable, inspired topics related to interior design and business ownership.

LuAnn’s podcast, A Well Designed Business, was a result of her talks with interior designers who were struggling running their businesses. With her thirty-plus years of sales and marketing in the window treatment business, she owns with her husband, LuAnn was a resource to give designers sound business information. When she realized that designers outside of her immediate circle were also having these same issues, she decided to start a podcast that would focus on providing business information that could be easily accessible and applicable for busy designers. Three years later, A Well Designed Business is now the #1 interior design podcast on iTunes.

Early bird pricing until October 11th!

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