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2020 IAHSP ConEXPO Call for Speakers

IAHSP is hosting the Home Staging Industry Event of the YEAR that we plan and provide as a CELEBRATION of our industry. With EDUCATION, NETWORKING, and VENDOR EXPO, our conference offers, IAHSP ConEXPO brings you the best of the best to help you advance your business growth and success.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR SPEAKERS!

We have specific topics listed below that we would like shared by experts at our conference. We came up with these topics by reviewing the SURVEY FEEDBACK from our 2019 Attendees – we listened to what you shared and want to bring YOU the EDUCATION and INFORMATION you want and need!

If you are interested in being considered as a Speaker, please provide your topic outline in detail (45 minutes) and why you should be selected to [email protected] by FEBRUARY 15th. If you are selected, you will receive notification from us and the next step would be to obtain your bio and head shot.


There will no solicitation allowed from the platform such as selling added programs or information to attendees in order for them to learn topic information. The information shared must be WHAT to do and HOW to do it. We want our attendees to come away with actionable items they can successfully implement during the session or immediately following.

Jennie Norris – IAHSP Chairwoman

NOTE: In addition to the need to dive deep into topics, we will we require any handouts or reference docs to be provided to attendees during the conference. They can be uploaded ahead of time to our conference app. The goal is every attendee comes away with in depth education on what they need to do and why they need to do it.


TOPICS FOR 2020 CONFERENCE AND EXPO


DESIGNATION TOPIC: IAHSP Cultural Diversity Expert (IAHSP-CDE) – Working with Different Cultures and Understanding Diversity/Inclusivity in a Changing World

This Designation will share with the public that those who have earned these credentials are professionally trained in and are sensitive to a wide range of cultural issues inviting a wider volume of business from a greater variety of cultures.  The course teaches you to conduct business in culturally competent ways.

We have a KEYNOTE Speaker Identifed and will be looking for 2-3 additional speakers to share on this Designation Topic.


GENERAL TOPICS – MAIN STAGE SPEAKERS

  • Technology and Apps for Staging Business Owners
  • Staging Trends for the Industry, Decor, Furniture, How to recommend to Clients and expected ROI

BREAKOUT SESSION for BEGINNERS (1-3 yrs in Business)

  • Pricing and Profit – Beginner Breakout Session
  • Building a Firm Foundation – Agreements, Protecting Your Business, Forms, Templates
  • Marketing and Sales

BREAKOUT SESSION FOR BEGINNER to INTERMEDIATE (4-6 yrs in Business)

  • Marketing and Social Media Planning and Strategies
  • How to Get a Warehouse, Buy Wholesale and Get a Truck
  • Team Building – Adding to Your Company

BREAKOUT SESSION FOR INTERMEDIATE (7-10 yrs in Business)

  • Other Avenues of Income – Niche Specific Services and Pricing
  • Team Member Retention Strategies
  • Marketing and Social Media Planning and Strategies

BREAKOUT SESSION FOR ADVANCED (11+ yrs in Business)

  • Profit Margins, Adding Value to your Company, Profit First
  • Delegating and Logistics
  • How to Expand Your Brand

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS and TOPICS ALREADY CONFIRMED:

  • Understanding Personalities/Temperaments to properly build a Team and work with Clients
  • Social Media – In-depth teaching on What and How to use key platforms including hacks and ways to outsmart algorithms
  • Cultural Diversity Keynote Speaker
  • Business Growth and Leadership Keynote Speaker

If you are interested in being considered as a Speaker, please provide your topic outline in detail (45 minutes) and why you should be selected to [email protected] by February 15th.

If you are selected, you will receive notification from us by mid-February. We thank you in advance for wanting to contribute to our 2020 IAHSP Conference and EXPO.

We wish ALL those who want to help their colleagues by sharing vital information could be selected to speak. The fact is we have limited space available and we have pre-identified the topics based on the feedback we received from our 2019 attendees.