The Business of Luxury Design (BOLD) Summit returns to the Windy City in full force this year. The summit, which takes place every other year, is crafted specifically for the luxury design industry business owners hoping to elevate their business. The 3-day conference, from Sept. 25-27, is crafted specifically for the top luxury design industry business owners and will be hosted at the historic Auditorium Theatre in Downtown Chicago. The BOLD Summit will feature top designers, including not-to-be missed keynote speakers such as Jamie Drake, Julia A. Molloy, Barclay Butera and Pamela Babey, who are all humongous forces in the world of luxury design.
Jamie Drake, co-founder of Drake/Anderson, is one keynote speaker of the BOLD Summit and brings 30 years of his design expertise and experience to the conference. As one of the foremost colorists in modern day design, Drake has vast knowledge in periods and styles, creating contemporary environments that are both stylish and exquisitely glamorous. His clients, like former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, can attest to his design genius, and his keynote speech is sure to be a treat for the Summit’s attendees.
Julia Molloy, founder of BOLD Summit and Julia Molloy Consulting, is also set to speak at the conference. Molloy has helped hundreds of firms advance their own strategies and designs, demonstrating her design expertise. In creating the summit, Molloy set out to focus on the special business needs that luxury design owners have. That she’s speaking at the Summit that she founded is sure to be a delight for all guests in attendance, and to hear her unrivaled expertise will truly be an unforgettable moment for attendees.
Barclay Butera, founder of Barclay Butera Interiors, is also set to give a keynote at the BOLD Summit. Butera, a 2017 BOLD Master, has been the creative force behind his firm since 1994. In addition to his home firm in Newport Beach, Butera also has established showrooms in Corona del Mar, California and Park City, Utah. He is renowned for his gorgeous, coastal-chic interiors and his two decades of expertise have made him one of the most sought out designers today.
Pamela Babey, also a 2017 BOLD Master, is a visionary in the world of luxury interiors. As cofounder of BAMO, Babey has also designed for SOM, James Stewart Polshek & Partners and the Pfister Partnership. Babey has built her impressive career by traveling the world and designing luxury hotels and residences, and her passion for sourcing unique pieces is what makes her one of the most brilliant designers today.
Visit businessofluxurydesign.com to see how you can get involved in this exciting conference.