What Level is Your Design Business?


The Power Talk Friday Tour

You’ve imagined a better version of your business. Now let’s design and build it.

Are you ready to grow? Then you’re invited.

It’s happening—the ultimate event for designers in transition. I know you’ve got proven design skills, but do you worry about the back end of your business?  If it’s time to scale up, whether it’s from a solo operation or from a small team, you need to get focused and clear on the next steps and we can help you with that.

Even if you’ve attended workshops, bought courses and read business books…this will be a game-changer for any designer in a growth phase. An amazing day of expert presentations, small group discussions with leaders in our field, good food and top-notch networking all in a welcoming, open, environment where you can ask the questions you need answered.

If you’re getting ready to kick it up a notch, this is the place for you.


Growing a successful business is a marathon. Do you have the training plan?

Vincent Nigara
Know Your Numbers

Vincent Nigara

Co-Owner of Window Works

How much does it cost to be in business? How do you set sales goals? How do you track them?

Know Your Social Media

Mark McDonough

Founder of Tastefully Inspired

How does social media impact your brand? How do you set goals for social media and achieve them?

Know Your Systems

Sarah Daniele

Founder of MyDoma Studio

How do repeatable processes work in the interior design world? How can you implement and benefit from them?

Know Your Ladder of Services

Nancy Ganzekaufer

Business Coach

How should you structure your services for maximum profit? What should you do before every consultation?

LuAnn Nigara
Know Your Why

LuAnn Nigara

Host of A Well-Designed Business®, Co-Owner of Window Works

Do you know your ‘why’? What should you do with it once you do?

I want to see how many “aha” moments you can experience in one amazing day.

You have the passion, you have the talent, you have the vision. I can help you make it real and make it profitable.

  • Get your financial house in order. Stop avoiding the financial details and start benefiting from them.
  • Understand how the structure of your services will make a huge difference in your ability to sell them.
  • Take advantage of the full power of social media by getting strategic and purposeful.
  • Whip your systems into shape and stop losing hours.
  • Learn how to believe in yourself and your business and get the tools to make real change happen.

The Schedule

One jam-packed day guaranteed to energize you, make you think and to compel you to take action.

  • 7:45-8:15 Light Breakfast
  • 8:15-8:30
    LuAnn Welcomes You

    Start the day, set the pace and understand goals for the event with a welcome message from LuAnn.
  • 8:30-9:15
    Know Your Numbers - Vin Nigara

    Vincent Nigara is the Co-Owner of Window Works, a custom window treatment and awning company with over 35 years in business, a team of full-time employees and over two million dollars in sales per year. Vin will help you understand how to calculate your net profit vs gross profit, how to monitor the financial health of your business every day—not just at tax time—and how to use this information to set new goals and reach them.
  • 9:15-10:00
    Know your Systems - Sarah Daniele

    Whether you're new to business or a seasoned veteran, using technology to create a repeatable process is the secret sauce to scaling your design business in today's technology driven world. Sarah is an industry-leading design expert with 10 years of residential design experience. She is the CEO and co-founder of Mydoma Studio.
  • 10:00-10:15 Coffee and Tea Break
  • 10:15-11:00
    Know Your Social Media Strategy - Mark McDonough

    Knowing your social media means understanding who your audience is and how to give them an authentic part of you everyday. For over 20 years he has helped designers grow their brands with marketing and the art of social media.
  • 11:00-11:45
    Know Your Ladder of Services - Nancy Ganzekaufer

    When it comes to sales, the most important steps you’ll ever take are in advance of a client consultation. Nancy will walk you through the pre-consultation preparation that will make the client want to work with you every time.  Create your Ladder of Services and take the anxiety out of your presentations, your offers, and your pricing. Nancy Ganzekaufer is a focused, motivated, and dedicated Business Coach, a National Board member of the Interior Design Society (IDS) and the Current and Founding President of the IDS Virtual Chapter.
  • 11:45-12:45
    Box Lunch

    This is a jam-packed day and we're choosing not to take a long lunch! One hour to eat, take care of the essentials and call your office.
  • 12:45-1:15 Sponsor Presentations
  • 1:30-4:00
    Small Group Breakout Sessions with Each Expert

    One of the unique features of this day is that you will be spending time with each expert at small, round table breakout discussions. Sit with no more than five other people at a table with each expert, ask the questions you've always wanted answered and brainstorm with colleagues. You will have this opportunity with all of our speakers.
  • 4:00-4:15 Break
  • 4:15-5:00
    Know Your Why - LuAnn Nigara

    Successful leaders know their “why”. Do you know yours? Why establishing what you will do and what you won’t do is so vital for success as a business owner. LuAnn Nigara is the Co-Owner of Window Works, an award-winning window treatment and awning retailer. She is also an author, speaker and the host of the A Well-Designed Business® podcast.
  • 7:00 Celebratory Dinner

What Is Included?

  • Continental Breakfast and Box Lunch

  • Small Group Quality Time and Q&A with Each Expert

  • Swag Bags

  • 5 Expert Presentations

  • 3 Industry Presentations

  • $30.00 of Uber Credit (for transportation between your accommodations, the event and the dinner)

  • Actionable, Strategic Workbooks

  • Celebratory Dinner with LuAnn, the Experts and the Sponsors

$1395 per person

This opportunity is open to a limited number of highly motivated individuals who are ready to decide to be excellent. If you are interested in working hard and working smart, then I’m interested in working alongside you.



  • What can I expect?

    This is going to be an incredible experience and a rare opportunity to learn from and speak directly to leading experts about your business. Just as important: You will spend the day mingling, networking and brainstorming with other designers who have decided to be excellent.

  • When and where does the event take place?

    This stop on the Power Talk Friday Tour will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 28, 2018. Once you reserve your space, you'll receive an email with more details. Expect this information to go out when we are closer to the event.

  • How do the small group breakout sessions work?

    We are capping this event at a limited number of designers, which means that the small group breakout sessions with each expert will be cozy and productive. You will be seated at a table with the expert and no more than six designers. When it's time, you will rotate to a table with the next expert.

  • What if I have special dietary restrictions?

    Breakfast and lunch will be provided at the event venue, so please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions. We'll provide contact information ahead of time.

  • What is the cost?

    The cost for this one-day mastermind is $1395 per person. Click the green button below to register.

  • Can I get a refund after I purchase my ticket?

    Although your ticket in non-refundable it is transferable. If you would like to transfer your ticket to a colleague, please email us at info@luannnigara.com with the new attendee's information.

What Level is Your Design Business?