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The 2017 Design Leadership Summit

Design Meets Technology: San Francisco, CA  #DLSSF

October 25 – 27th, Four Seasons Hotel


Join us in San Francisco for the 2017 Design Leadership Summit. An innovative thought-leadership symposium promoting growth within the design industry through education, inspiration, community, and connectivity. As we continue our commitment and focus on inspired content and world-class speakers, this year’s Summit will kick-off at the opening of the San Francisco Fall Art & Antiques Show, followed by a condensed 2-day program with a strong focus on interactive workshops and networking opportunities. Through a series of San Francisco-specific content and curated tours, we look forward to opening the doors to this uniquely historic city.


2017 Partners


Donghia, Rubelli, and the DLN Present:

The Majesty of Italian Manuacturing

Monday, April 10th – Thursday, April 13th

Andrea Rubelli of Rubelli & Donghia knows textiles. In fact, his family has been weaving since 1858 in Venice. This Spring, we are thrilled to offer DLN Members an insiders view of the Italian manufacturing world of the Rubelli family in an intimate travel experience that will begin in Como, move through Vicenza, and end in Venice. We would love for you to join us for this trip of a lifetime.

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Compelling content and offers to support good business practices.
Members can access relevant research, editorial and video content, Sponsor offers and incentives, as well as VIP access and benefits to select trade shows, industry fairs, and events in the US and abroad.


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Connect principal-to-principal through our member-only website. Our network is comprised of professionals who are highly accomplished in their field and at running their established firms. Communicate with peers according to areas of practice and expertise, and use the website as another way to continue to dialogue and build relationships.

THE MISSION of the Design Leadership Network is to promote growth within the industry through education, inspiration, community, and connectivity. Over the course of the DLN’s 10-year history, the organization has fostered bonds among a network of interior designers, architects, landscape architects, construction professionals, members of the media, and product company executives, who are among the highest-producing professionals in their industries.

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We began the Design Leadership Network 10 years ago with a vision and stalwart commitment to stimulating education and connectivity within the industry.
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