CEU Presentation Information

Martin de Sousa, Designström presenting:  Design Competition Entry

Learn from a multi-award winning designer about how to enter design competitions to display your work and take home the trophy. Topics include:

  • Creating an Award Winning Design
  • Understanding the Requirements
  • Photography
  • Design Statement
  • Drawings


Rebecca Hay, Rebecca Hay Designs presenting:  Marketing your Business for Success

Rebecca is the founder and Creative Director of Rebecca Hay Designs, Podcast Host and Business Coach. Her Toronto based Design firm specializes in full service residential design creating homes that are fresh and classic. Rebecca and her team are mindful in their design choices and strive to be as eco-friendly and sustainable as possible. Their work has been showcased in the pages of some of the country’s top design and lifestyle magazines. Rebecca believes in the power of community and sharing her knowledge with other emerging designers. She is known for her authentic, all-inclusive approach and she is on a mission to give other designers the tools & the confidence they need to succeed through her online courses and top rated podcast “Resilient by Design”.

Most designers start off with a few clients that lead to a few referrals. Soon they’re too busy running around to spend time on marketing. The problem is, relying on referrals can sometimes get you stuck in a “bad client” loop that feels impossible to break. Rebecca will share how you can leverage your unique strengths to stand out in your marketing and a few simple tools that can help attract the right clients. She will share the lessons she’s learned and real life takeaways to implement in your own business.


Dawn DeLuca, AKBD, CAPS, CLIP – Wellness

Dawn DeLuca, AKBD CLIPP CAPS is an award-winning Designer and Founding Principal of Dawn DeLuca On Design, in NYC. DDOD is a boutique firm and purveyor of fine cabinetry, providing design services to both trade and residential clients. Dawn is passionate about Adaptable and Living In Place Design and incorporates it into all design projects. DDOD’s “Your vision is Our passion”. Speaks to Our primary goals for every project: Bring a client’s vision to life with a beautiful, comfortable, safe, and accessible space. With a strong focus on kitchen and bath, the firm also designs entire homes, outdoor living, and small to midsize hospitality projects.


Leanne Tammaro, Design Theory, TBC



Ticket Type Price Spaces
Attendee - Member
All inclusive - 4 days
Attendee - Non Member
All inclusive - 4 days
Attendee - Student
All inclusive - 4 days
Virtual Tabletop

Date(s) - 05/10/2020 - 09/10/2020
9:45 am - 11:15 am