The Business of Luxury Design (BOLD) Summit is returning to the Riviera Palm Springs from June 24 to 26 with a roster of speakers including luminaries Kelly Hoppen, Martyn Lawrence Bullard and Joan Behnke, who will each take home BOLD Master Awards and also engage with attendees in Q&As, presentations and small group discussions. Learn more about the summit:
Held at the converted rehearsal theatre of the original Hollywood Rat Pack, the conference kicks off with an evening cocktail party that will welcome event presenters, sponsors, media and guests.
Presentations and panels, led by presenters including Keith Granet, Hoppen, Julia Molloy and Kim Kuteubl, among industry stars, will tackle topics as diverse as business-building, identifying brand strategy, the ins and outs of launching a furniture line or licensing deal and more. Experts will also be available for more intimate small-group sessions.
BOLD owner Julia Molloy; designer Kelly Hoppen
Attendees are invited to sign up for 20-person roundtable discussions with the summit's featured experts. Additional panels include "Think Like an Editor," moderated by publicist Barbara Pressman and featuring editors including Amy Elbert, senior architect editor of Traditional Home, Krissa Rossbund, senior style editor at Traditional Home and Lori Bryan, managing editor of Robb Report's Home & Style; and "What You Don't Know About Photographing Your Work," moderated by Laura Hall with photographer Victoria Peterson, design journalist Janet Eastman and Pressman.
The second full day of the conference will concentrate on building business and developing a plan for growth, with Crans Baldwin, Randy Riser, David Shepherd and Julia Molloy sharing their experiences, as well as a panel exploring licensing: “Panel: The Ins and Outs of Product and Licensing.” The day’s workshops will be led by Molloy and Shepherd. Learn more and register to attend online.