Pre-Fall Design Events with Ivy
Although summer is winding down, there’s a lot to look forward with tons of upcoming design events, organized by Ivy! To make the most out of the season, review all of our upcoming events and RSVP while spots are still available!
Tuesday, August 14th 5:00 pm PT – 7:30 pm PT | Serena & Lily Design Shop, Newport Beach
Join us for a special summer night of mingling and networking hosted by Lindye Galloway and a team of industry gurus. In this intimate evening Lindye will be sharing her secrets to growing a business, a brand and a team while designing beautiful homes throughout California. She will be speaking on a panel alongside the girl bosses that have helped her build it all: Jasmine Star and Reisa Elden!
The evening will feature drinks and delights during sunset on the patio of Serena & Lily. Each attendee will get a shiny new head shot from a professional photographer and leave the event with a fun swag bag!
RSVP here (SOLD OUT)
Thursday, August 16th 6:00 pm PT – 8:00 pm PT | Patio Productions, San Diego
Join Houzz, Ivy, and designers Brian Brown and Susan Wintersteen, as they share their insights for Creating a Profitable Business Model. We’ll discuss:
- Options for structuring your billing approach
- Pros & cons of the 3 ways to apply product purchase fees
- How and when to scale your business
- Ways to make technology work harder for your business
Come join us for drinks, light bites, and lively discussion. You won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to network with your design peers from across Southern California.
RSVP here (only a few spots left!)
Thursday, August 23rd 5:30 pm PT – 8:30 pm PT | Interior Define Showroom, San Francisco
Join Ivy for a back to summer session on the importance of professional photography. Learn from some of the Bay Area’s most renowned interior photographers: David Livingston, Vivian Johnson, and Christopher Stark. Turn your questions into answers with this dynamic, never-been-done-before panel. Snacks, summer cocktails, and meeting some new interior designer besties will be in store!
RSVP here (only a few spots left!)
Wednesday, September 12 6:00 pm PT – 8:00 pm PT | Tabarka Studio, Los Angeles
Join Ivy, Tabarka Studio, and Recipe for Press founder, Amy Flurry, for a behind-the-scenes reality check on what editors love (and loathe) in a pitch. Amy will demystify cracking the code to getting published and discuss where to find the right contacts, how to package your pitch, follow-up etiquette, and smart ways to steer clear from big mistakes. The first 75 in attendance will receive a copy of Amy’s new book, Recipe for Press: Designer Edition, courtesy of Zoe’s Bio Creative. Book signing, light bites, and beverages will be served.
Thursday, September 13, all day event | Orange County
Ivy Academy is perfect for Ivy members who are just starting to use Ivy, or for Ivy members who want to learn how all of the tips and tricks within Ivy. If you’re a seasoned Ivy member who needs in-person training, then Ivy Academy is perfect for you! Do you have new employees who don’t know how to use Ivy yet? Bring them to Ivy Academy and see increases and improvements to their productivity and activity from the get-go!
Here’s How Ivy Academy Works:
- You’ll spend a full day immersed in Ivy with our team of experts working with you to learn how to use Ivy effectively to manage your business.
- You’ll have breakout sessions on Ivy features and personalized support from our team to ensure that you get the most out of your membership.
- Don’t worry, you won’t starve — we’ll provide the brain food (beverages, light lunch, and snacks).
- It’s not just about learning Ivy, you’ll engage in conversations on how to improve your design business with your peers
- Hard work must be celebrated! We’ll wrap up the day with a complimentary happy hour with fellow Ivy designers.
Friday, September 14 10:00 am PT – 12:30 pm PT | San Francisco Design Center, San Francisco
Join Ivy and Recipe for Press founder, Amy Flurry, for a behind-the-scenes reality check on what editors love (and loathe) in a pitch. Amywill demystify cracking the code to getting published and discuss where to find the right contacts, how to package your pitch, follow-up etiquette, and smart ways to steer clear from big mistakes.
Book signing, light bites, and beverages to follow in Kravet’s new showroom in Suite #120. Take advantage of the opportunity to browse the latest home furnishings from Kravet, Lee Jofa, and Brunschwig & Fils. The first 150 in attendance at the book signing will receive a copy of Amy’s new book, Recipe for Press: Designer Edition, courtesy of Currey & Company.
Ivy is the # 1 software for designers. To learn more about Ivy, schedule a demo with an Ivy Guru who can show you how designers use Ivy to streamline their workflow and make more time for what they love, design.