Meet Elite Speakers of the PHS Luxury Conference 2019. Click their headshots and get ready to be inspired!

Chris Howard

Chris Howard

Motivational Speaker
Diane Primo

Diane Primo

IntraLink Global
Jim Kinney

Jim Kinney

Baird & Warner
Mark Benner, AIA

Mark Benner, AIA

MEB Architects Ltd
John Hallgarth

John Hallgarth

3DCONSTRUCTOR, LLC

Brian Malone

Brian Malone

Malone Media
Nathan Kipnis, FAIA

Nathan Kipnis, FAIA

NextHaus Alliance | Kipnis Architecture + Planning
Kara Jonas

Kara Jonas

Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA)
Meg White

Meg White

Agent Publishing
Evan Cohen

Evan Cohen

Indiegogo Investing & Blockchain

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Inspiration. Collaboration. Education.

Join leaders in architecture, development, real estate, and technology.

Our third year promises to expand your business even more with over 300 of the “who’s who” in the luxury residential and commercial industries. PowerHouse SMART® is renowned for exclusive industry networking and has infused business growth for architects, contractors, developers, designers, real estate professionals and numerous other trades, suppliers and industry specialty firms since 2006.


Conference Schedule

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AM Session

7:30am – 9:30am: Luxury Conference Coat Check at GRAFF Showroom

7:30am – 9:30am: Registration at LuxeHome Front Desk

8:00am – 9:15am: VIP Breakfast at Gaggenau, Thermador, Bosch Design Center, Speakers/Sponsors Only

8:30am – 9:30am: Breakfast Networking at Pella Crafted Luxury

9:30am – 10:00am: PHS Conference Opening at Pella Crafted Luxury, (Video Marketing Introduction)

10:00am – 11:45am: Keynote Inspirational Speaker at Pella Crafted Luxury, Chicago’s Break-Through to Success by Chris Howard

12:00pm – 1:30pm: “Meet the Experts” Lunch Power Connections™, Host Showrooms include CAI Designs, New Style Cabinets, Miele Experience Center, Cabana Coast, Designer HQ & Brizo and Delta

PM Session

12:00pm – 2:00pm: Luxury Conference Coat Check at GRAFF Showroom

12:00pm – 2:00pm: Registration at LuxeHome Front Desk

12:30pm – 1:30pm: Networking, The Design Center 6th Floor Conference Space (Video Marketing Introduction)

2:00pm – 3:15pm: Second Keynote Speaker, The Design Center 6th Floor Conference Space. Creating Your Personal Brand by Diane Primo

3:15pm – 4:15pm: Break-out Education Presentations at The Design Center 6th Floor Conference Space – New Technologies: Virtual Design & Construction and Blockchain & Real Estate

3:15pm – 4:15pm: Break-out Education Presentation at Monogram Design Center, Will Your Home Become Obsolete? The Value Equation for Sustainable & Resilient Real Estate

4:30pm – 5:30pm: Break-out Education Presentations at The Design Center 6th Floor Conference Space – New Technologies: Virtual Design & Construction and Blockchain & Real Estate

4:30pm – 5:30pm: Break-out Education Presentation at Monogram Design Center, Will Your Home Become Obsolete? The Value Equation for Sustainable & Resilient Real Estate

Cocktail Networking Party

5:30pm – 7:30pm: Live Jazz Cocktail Networking Party sponsored by Wood-Mode Lifestyle Design Center

5:30pm – 7:45pm: Luxury Conference Coat Check at GRAFF Showroom

Ticket Options

Full-Day Ticket: $325
AM Session + Cocktail Networking Party: $185
PM Session + Cocktail Networking Party: $185
Only Cocktail Networking Party: $110
Associate & Advisory Members: Half off full day ticket ($162.50)
Members: 20% discount off all regular ticket prices ($260)

A percentage of PHS Luxury Conference ticket sales proceeds is donated to Designs for Dignity, a 501(c)3 charitable organization.


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Special thanks to Wood-Mode Fine Custom Cabinetry for supporting this event. Click here to read more about their extraordinary cabinetry lines.

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