Sponsored by Sherwin-Williams, Steelcase and Stark Carpet, ASID’s third annual Design to Lead Summit will take place at the District Architecture Center in Washington, D.C. The one-day event, to be held on April 25, will feature interactive workshops, networking events and keynotes. “The summit has been designed to empower attendees with the necessary skills and education to take the next step in leadership roles within their organizations,” said ASID CEO Randy Fiser.
ASID shares some of this year’s highlights:
Welcome and Morning Keynote: “Lead Yourself”
Learn what it means to be a leader and discover when it is the right step for you. Elizabeth Birch, president and CEO, Peris Birch Construction Services
Morning Workshop: “Lead Your Time”
Experience how communication flows through a system and affects leading a group through change and shaping behaviors. Jones Lang LaSalle Consulting Workplace Strategy senior associate Holly Ellis and senior vice president Kim Vanderland
Afternoon Workshop: “Lead Your Firm”
Discover key tactics and best practices to use when approaching any negotiation. Rich Isphording, vice president, Strategic Markets and Alliances, Steelcase
Closing and Afternoon Keynote: “Lead Your Profession”
Be inspired by learning the journey of an industry leader. Bill Browning, LEED AP, Hon. AIA, co-founder, Terrapin Bright Green
Learn about the ambitions and challenges of emerging professionals working in medium-to-large interior design firms which resulted from the ASID Emerging Professionals Roundtable Series. The reception will be hosted at the Haworth showroom in Washington, D.C.