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IDC – Leaders Breakfast
September 17 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PMcad10 – cad30
A new ideation of the annual IIDA Leaders Breakfast, the 2021 IIDA Leaders Virtual event is more inclusive by nature—a virtual event available for members to attend from anywhere. Celebrating the importance of design in the global marketplace, the event will honor eight seasoned and emerging industry professionals who are influencing the legacy of design. Leaders Virtual, supported by International Benefactor Herman Miller, will take place in seven cities and Canada simultaneously, further expanding its reach and impact. Featuring Elaine Welteroth, co-host of CBS’s “The Talk,” as this year’s marquee keynote speaker, in conversation with IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO, Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA, they will discuss leadership, the wherewithal of women, and equity, diversity, and inclusion. “Hosting our Leaders Virtual in a public, digital capacity represents everything we are working toward—a global connectedness and increased accessibility to interested participants across varying geographies and capacities,” says Durst. “We’re honored to have Elaine join us as this year’s keynote. Her leadership in the diversity and equity space is an example for all and will showcase how the power of design transcends beyond our industry.” The event will include regional networking and programming from seven cities, including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco, plus Canada represented by the Interior Designers of Canada (IDC). This event is open to those within the commercial interior design and architecture industry and outside of the design industry. If you are interested in only attending the keynote portion of the event, please select the appropriate option when purchasing tickets.