DAY 1March 6, 2016

12:00PM - 8:00PM

Registration

Please pick up your Registration Goody Bag and Badge. A badge is your admission to the conference program, breakfast, lunches, receptions and official after parties. Don’t forget to sign up for your free blog clinic which is included in your registration. By appointment only – sign up onsite at the registration desk. You will also have the opportunity to get your website and blog evaluated at the Blog Clinic…Learn More

1:00PM - 4:30PM

Exhibitor Set-Up

4:30PM - 5:30PM

Exhibitors and Sponsors Welcome Reception

A special welcome reception for all our Exhibitors and Sponsors hosted by the Esteem Media and the Event Team – our way of saying Thank You!

5:30PM - 7:30PM

Welcome Reception for All Participants Sponsored by Benjamin Moore

All participants are invited and all activities are included in your registration package.

8:00 PM

Sunday Official After Party

Location to be announced.
DAY 2March 7, 2016

7:30 AM

Registration & Coffee With Exhibitors and Sponsors

Please pick up your Registration Goody Bag and Badge. A badge is your admission to the conference program, breakfast, lunches, receptions and official after parties. Don’t forget to sign up for your free blog clinic which is included in your registration. By appointment only – sign up onsite at the registration desk. You will also have the opportunity to get your website and blog evaluated at the Blog Clinic…Learn More

8:30 AM

Welcome and Intro

by Adam Japko 

8:45 AM

Opening Keynote: Cynthia Rowley

by Cynthia Rowley

9:45 AM

Instagram Marketing: Growing Your Following, Measuring its Impact, and Creating Great Photography

by Connor Dwyer 

10:30 AM

Refreshment Break

Networking with Exhibitors and Sponsors.

11:00 AM

Blogger and Brand Collaborations

by Courtney of French Country Cottage  , Julianne Taylor 

12:00 PM

Social Media and the Law

12:45 PM

Lunch

Networking with Exhibitors and Sponsors.

2:00 PM

Hall of Fame Awards Presentation

dbc-hof-150The role of the Hall of Fame is to recognize excellence in blogging and new media in the field of interior home design. Each year, a new set of outstanding design blogs will become eligible through an open, online nomination process leading up to the ultimate recognition as Hall of Fame inductee.

2:15 PM

Keynote – India Hicks

by India Hicks 

3:00 PM

Evolving Role of Visual Blogging and Business Marketing

by Adam Japko 

3:30 PM

Refreshment Break

Networking with Exhibitors and Sponsors.

4:00 PM

Think Like an Editor: How to Make a Good Design Blog, Article, or Book Great

by Robin Catalano 

4:45 PM

Visibility, Efficiency and Effectiveness in Design via Social Media

by David Brian Sanders 

5:30 PM

Networking Reception Sponsored by Sherwin Williams

8:00 PM

Monday Official After Party

Location to be announced.
DAY 3March 8, 2016

7:00 AM

Coffee With Exhibitors and Sponsors

8:00 AM

Know Your Stats: Google Analytics and Social Media Metrics

8:45 AM

4-Hour Workweek: Affiliate Marketing

by Kelly Fallis 

9:30 AM

Strategies and Tips to Manage Facebook, Instagram, Blogging Platforms as a Integrated Unit

by Christie Tasker 

10:30 AM

Conference Scholarship Awards

10:45 AM

Closing Keynote

11:30 AM

Special Excursion and Lunch

A special excursion to Phipps Plaza with a surprise guest speaker.

2:30 PM

The Design Bloggers Conference Adjourns

3:00 PM

HOME DESIGN DIGITAL MARKETING SUMMIT BEGINS

hdmmsDesign Bloggers can attend if they have an All-Access Pass. Learn more about the Home Design Digital Marketing Summit.
DAY 5

10:00AM - 5:30PM

 

ADAC Digital Day

Thursday, March 10

Free to all Design Bloggers Conference Attendees Register at: www.digitaldayatadac.eventbrite.com Digital Day 352 x 466 px (Thumbnail) In conjunction with the Design Bloggers Conference, ADAC invites you to a day of educational programming designed to inspire and develop your brand in the world of digital media. Today’s most sought after interior designers have mastered the art of promoting their brands throughout the life of their projects and beyond. In this day-long session, learn how to effectively define who you are in words and images, and maximize your presence across multiple digital platforms. Digital Day is intended for interior design professionals and design aficionados looking to share their stories and get noticed in creative new ways. Learn more