About the Conference
Announcing New Dates for 2020
The Luxury Home Design Summit, presented with New England Home and Esteem Media, the event organizing team for the Design Influencers Conference, is a new conference and networking event accessible to today’s and future leaders in the luxury home design industry who run, own, manage or aspire to lead home design businesses around the country.
This unique event is focused on helping passionate and creative architects, interior design principals, landscape architects and designers, builders, contractors, showroom operators and suppliers that serve the luxury design market. Summit programming will help these professionals develop foundational market knowledge, business vision, key skills, problem-solving and community by providing face-to-face access to leading experts on innovation, affluent consumers, effective leadership and maximizing performance.
Why and Who Should Attend
- Develop cutting-edge business and market knowledge via in-depth conference sessions
- Create an insightful vision to keep luxury design businesses prepared and strong
- Explore innovative ideas from industry thought leaders and experts from inside and outside the New England region
- Senior level networking opportunities with other leaders in the luxury design community
Attendees will be principals and leaders representing the following areas:
- Interior Design
- Landscape Architecture
- Showrooms, Retailers, and Suppliers serving the luxury New England design market
- National luxury design brands aspiring to build relationships in New England design community
- Traditional media, bloggers, digital marketplaces, and PR
- Design Centers
Monday's 2020 Keynote:
Born in an Alabama sawmill town, Bobby McAlpine designed his first house at the age of five and hasn’t stopped since. Architect, romantic, poet, and entrepreneur, he envisions home as a timeless, graceful, and emotionally evocative place. From the time he founded the firm in 1983, he has realized this ideal in a diverse array of traditional styles and regional vernaculars for clients all over the country and abroad. Today, known simply as McALPINE, the firm embraces a brilliant and eclectic family of architects and interior designers with offices in Atlanta, Nashville, New York and Montgomery. They have been listed on Architectural Digest’s AD100 and Elle Décor’s A-List.
Announcing Keynotes Madeline Stuart and Andrew Davis
Madeline Stuart is a leading member of the Los Angeles design community whose projects reflect a collaborative relationship between architecture and furniture, function and form, client and designer.
Over the past 25 years, the work of Madeline Stuart & Associates has been featured in numerous publications including Architectural Digest, Elle Décor, Veranda, Town & Country, House & Garden and House Beautiful. The firm has been distinguished by its inclusion on the AD100, Architectural Digest‘s prestigious list of the top 100 design & architecture firms. Since 2010 Elle Décor has included Madeline on their A-List as one of the top designers in the country.
Andrew Davis returns to the Summit and received nearly a perfect speaker rating from our attendees last year!
Recognized as one of the industry's "Jaw-Dropping Marketing Speakers," Andrew is a mainstay on global marketing influencer lists. He is a bestselling author and internationally acclaimed keynote speaker. Before building and selling a thriving digital marketing agency, Andrew produced for NBC’s Today Show, worked for The Muppets in New York and wrote for Charles Kuralt. He's appeared in the New York Times, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and on NBC and the BBC. Andrew has crafted documentary films and award-winning content for tiny start-ups and Fortune 500 brands.
EVENT RETURNS TO CHATHAM IN 2020 – CONFERENCE SOLD OUT IN 2019
Presenting Sponsors New England Home and Esteem Media are thrilled to announce that the 2020 Luxury Home Design Summit will return to the Chatham Bars Inn Resort in Chatham, MA on October 5-7, 2020. The inaugural event was held to a sold-out audience in 2019.
"The event surpassed our wildest expectations and we were so pleased with incredible engagement from our New England luxury home design community as well as the national sponsors and attendees who participated from outside the New England region, " said Kathy Bush-Dutton, publisher of New England Home magazine
Both Industry and Outside-Industry Speakers in the Program
Alexa Hampton, Suzanne Kasler, and Timothy Corrigan joined the illustrious speaker roster which also included many renowned outside-industry speakers like Andrew Davis, Steve Miller, and Paul Moya.
Attendees included principals and leaders representing the following areas: architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, building and contracting, showrooms, retailers, and suppliers serving the luxury New England design market, national luxury design brands aspiring to build relationships in New England design community, traditional media, bloggers, digital marketplaces, and PR, and Design Centers.
“The Luxury Home Design Summit is focused on helping the professional design community see both today’s and tomorrow’s inflection points while providing context for navigating them successfully,” said Adam Japko, CEO of co-presenting event sponsor Esteem Media and founder of the Design Influencers Conference. ” While many other design events are produced to help attendees optimize current business systems, continue design education, and hear design icons recant their journeys, the Luxury Home Design Summit is a serious education and networking forum for owners and leaders of professional design businesses hoping to build lasting enterprises with considerable value.”
Topics from 2019 conference included:
-Claim Your Fame: How to Turn Passion and Personality into a Booming Business
-Creating an Uncopyable Advantage
-Luxury Design Marketing: The Media
-Luxury Design Marketing: Marketing Solutions for Design Professionals
-NextGen Family Leadership in a Transitional World
-How to Live Tomorrow
-Insights on the Housing Industry: Luxury Building, Remodeling, and Design