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You’re invited to join this interactive forum to discuss today’s top design studio topics with Jane Meagher and panels of industry experts. Panelists will each share how they’ve addressed the session topic, followed by Q and A and discussions. Sign up below to learn about best practices, share feedback and ideas.
Upcoming topics:

Design Packages and Curated Collections

Have you considered offering design packages or curated collections? If so, join the discussion on

Monday, August 1: 1:00-2:00 EST/10:00-11:00 PST

Jane is joined by an expert panel

Alexa Drees Walker

Design Center Director

Drees Homes

Ann Wierengo

Sr. Director of the Home Creation Studio and Customer Experience

Eastbrook Homes

Amber Shay

National VP of Design Studios

Meritage Homes

Design Consultant Tips and Best Practices

Hear from some of the industry’s best Design Consultants as they share some of their recent success tips.

Friday, September 16: 1:00-2:30 EST/10:00-11:30 PST (NEW TIME & DATE


Kristen Hunt
Design Consultant
Garman Builders

Jenna Freeman
Design Consultant
French Brothers

Sally Prado
Design Consultant
TriPointe Homes

Stephanie Bensley
Design Consultant
Chesapeake Homes

Celia Rivera
Design Consultant
Homes by Westbay

Builder Executives and Design Studio Manager Tips and Best Practices

Hear from Builder Executives and Design Studio Managers as they share recent best practices in overcoming design studio and selection challenges, and the results they’ve achieved.

Learn what they’re doing to prepare for shifting market conditions.

Wednesday, October 12: 1:00-2:30EST/10:00-11:30 PST

Annie Gray

Design Center Officer

Truland Homes

Corrine Bachman


French Brothers Homes

Katie Detwiler

Chief Experience Officer

Berks Homes

Angie Murphy

Design Studio Manager

McKee Homes

Robin Campbell

Director of Sales and Marketing

Bill Clark Homes

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