Educational Program to Highlight New Trade Show

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Educational Program to Highlight New Trade

Boca Raton, FL The newest industry trade show, aimed at high-end
kitchen and bath professionals, will be highlighted by an extensive
educational and social program over the course of the two-day
event, sponsors announced last month.

According to the show’s organizers, the Dallas-based Davis
Peterson Collaborative LLC, this year’s inaugural Luxury Kitchen
& Bath Collection is the world’s only trade event dedicated to
the high-end kitchen and bath market. It will make its debut Nov.
28-29 at the Boca Raton Resort and Beach Club here.

Educational events over the two days of the show will explore a
broad array of design, application and business topics
“illustrating parallels between innovation and design, the
application of vision and design, designing for upscale living, the
impact of technology, fashion, marketing, art and aesthetics,” the
Davis Peterson Collaborative said.

“The Collection speakers are visionaries, design experts,
futurists, artists, movie producers, economists, fashion designers
and human behavioralists from disciplines in and outside of the
design profession,” organizers added.

Among the highlights of the educational program schedule are the

Wednesday, Nov. 28
8:30 a.m. 10 a.m.
Opening Breakfast and Convocation

Creative Crossover: The Impact of the Entertainment
Industry on Design

Learn how entertainment styles reflect lifestyle and design

10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
Product Showcase Collection Displays & Sponsored Networking

10:30 a.m. Noon
Life Views: How the Affluent Buy

Use clients’ views of themselves and their lifestyles to understand
their buying needs, and attract them to your firm Speaker:
Donald Ziccardi, president and CEO, Ziccardi &

Enchanting Paradoxes: Exploring Trends, Cultivating
Contrasts, Generating Profits

Explore the concepts of: Mass Customization, Democratic Luxury,
Fashionable Basics, Retro Futurism, Blind Design, Home-Made
Take-Out, Modern Vintage, and Zakka. Speaker: Robyn Waters,
v.p./trend and design, Target

Spectrum Savvy: Impact of Colorin Black and

Look at color trends at the high end, and the effect of color on
communication, sales and behavior.

Mental Matrix: How to Engage in Naked
Learn how to maintain the “sense of adventure” in your design
Speaker: Marc Marsan, founder, Marco Polo

12:30 p.m. 2 p.m.
Industry Luncheon and Product Fashion Show

Fashion Forward: Deeper Connections Between Fashion &

Learn how to draw useful conclusions about preferred home style
from your client’s fashion sense. Speaker: Michael
Faircloth, owner, Michael Faircloth.

2:30 p.m. 4 p.m.
Life Views: How the Affluent Buy 

Spectrum Savvy: Impact of Colorin Black and

Mental Matrix: How to Engage in Naked

4 p.m. 7 p.m.
Product Displays & Networking 

Thursday, Nov. 29
8:30 a.m. 10 a.m.
Continental Journeys: How International Kitchen and Bath and
Hospitality Trends Will Affect U.S. Luxury Products and

10 a.m. 11 a.m.
Product Displays & Networking 

11 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
Learning from Experience: Dreams Realized 

What makes for great design from the perspective of several leading
designers and architects is revealed in detailed case studies.
Speakers: Bruce Bierman, president, Bierman Design; Laura
Bohn, president, Laura Bohn Design; Clodagh, president, Clodagh

11 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
LUX Service: Excelling at Customer Retention

Learn customer retention tricks.
Speaker: Len Casey, consultant.

11 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
Image Essential: Keys to Emotional Branding
Learn how to brand in order to reflect qualities you want your
clients to perceive about you and your company’s credibility,
personality, trust, professionalism, etc. Speaker: Martyn
Straw, president, Interbrand.

1 p.m. 6 p.m.
Product Displays & Networking 

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