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Welcome to the 21st century, growing an interiors business in a modern age.
11:00 - 11:45
Creative Director & Founder
Run for the Hills
Laura Hammett
Taylor Howes
Partnerships Manager

eporta brings together industry experts to share their experiences of innovative tools that have rocket-fuelled their company’s growth. From social media and creative branding, to project management efficiencies that will scale your business faster, the panel will share what works and what doesn’t, and how 2020 could be your best year yet.

So you're a Brilliant Designer...but do you have the Skills to Launch and Grow your Own Design Business?
12:00 - 12:45
Iluka London
Henrietta Holroyd Ltd
Founder and Director
Nine Yard Club
Studio Houghton

This year’s panel is comprised of both residential and commercial interior designers, as well as an established interiors brand. Whether it’s key marketing and business strategies you’re after, advice on how to develop your USP or another aspect of your offering or you simply want to hear on-the-ground stories from those successful in the business and learn what it’s like on a daily basis, make sure to book this valuable – and always lively – discussion.

Colour, Material and Finish Forecast: Autumn Winter 2020/21
13:00 - 13:45
Creative Director

Colour Hive, the trend and colour experts behind MIX Magazine, present the global colour, material & finish forecast for Autumn Winter 2020/21. Profiling the influences driving consumer demands and four focused trend themes for the season. Join Creative Director, Hannah Malein to explore how these trends will inform our choices, inspire design concepts and influence material and surface applications for the decorative market.

The Key Ingredients to Building a Successful Interior Design Business
14:00 - 14:45
Global Head of Partnerships
Houzz UK
Creative Director
Aflux Designs
Creative Director and Head Interior Designer
Kia Designs
Creative Director
Staffan Tollgard Design Group

How do Interior Designers build successful businesses in the modern age? Houzz brings together industry experts to answer this burning question, taking an in-depth look at how they have used innovative business strategies to grow their businesses and maximise profitability.

Attendees will gain insights into:
• Innovative branding and marketing strategies
• Scaling your business and goal-setting for 2020