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Design Influencers Conference
March 1-3, 2020
Grand Hyatt San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Event At a Glance

Missed the 2019 Event?  View the 2019 Program Guide for the talk descriptions, speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors, and more here>>>>- download PDF


Join us we celebrate our 10th year anniversary in 2020!

Two content tracks for 2020 - Influencer and Brand
And the General Session open to all attendees

The main Influencer track will continue to focus on topics for designers and influencers using social media marketing and digital content and platforms to build their businesses and personal brands. Whether new to social media or an established influencer, the content in this track equips design professionals with tips and tools to build their presence both on and offline.

The Influencer track will delve into how interior designers utilize blogs, social media, and website tools to enhance their businesses and personal brands. Topics will include blogs and other key social media platforms and online strategies like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, e-commerce sites, email marketing, website optimization, and podcasting. Complementing offline tactics embrace book publishing, brand ambassadorships, speaking circuits, influencer campaigns, public relations, licensed lines and so much more.

Who Should Attend the Influencer Track:

  • Interior design influencers
  • Design bloggers - individuals, small businesses, associations, or other organizations
  • Interior designers
  • Interior design writers
  • Design enthusiasts or aspiring interior designers
  • Design Social Media users
  • Traditional design media
  • PR firms

The new Brand track, co-produced by High Point Market Authority with DBC's parent company Esteem Media, will provide topics geared to home furnishings manufacturers, showroom operators, and brands who want to connect with design influencers. The content will explore the resources needed to succeed in this new mainstream marketing strategy that is driving sales and revenue while creating awareness and building trust for savvy home furnishings marketers. 

Topics for the Brand track will cover finding and selecting the right influencers, creating effective programs, tradeshow and other live event opportunities, social media strategies, video tools for influential brands, and other preferred content creation strategies associated with influencer marketing ROI.

Who Should Attend the Brand Track:

  • Manufacturers
  • Single or multiple showroom operators
  • Suppliers to the luxury home design industry
  • Brands inside the luxury home design community
  • Design Centers
  • Traditional media
  • PR firms

Registration Information

Attendees can select any sessions they would like to attend in either track, and all participants can attend the General Sessions on Monday and Tuesday. However, please register according to the registration type as specified on our Registration page.

Below find the event schedule at a glance to help plan your schedule until our agenda is finalized.

Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities

The expo floor is expected to sell out - please contact Laurie Powell at to learn more about the opportunities still available in Atlanta!

Event Overview

Sunday, March 1, 2020

10:30AM - 7:30PM

1:00PM -3:15PM
Influencer Sessions 1, 2, and 3

1:00PM - 3:15PM
Brand Sessions 1, 2, and 3
Sponsored by High Point Market Authority

General Session Opening Keynote,  Networking Reception, and After Party for All Participants- Influencers and Brands

MONDAY, March 2, 2020

General Sessions, Monday Keynote, Lunch, Networking Reception and After Party for All Participants - Influencers and Brands.

TUESDAY, March 3, 2020

8:30AM- 10:30AM
Influencer Sessions 4, 5, and 6.

Brand Sessions 4, 5, and 6
Sponsored by High Point Market Authority

General Session and Closing Keynote for All Participants - Influencers and Brands.

2:00PM -4:30PM
Offsite Tours and Receptions to be announced- All Participants invited to attend

Closing Gala Party - All Participants invited to attend.