Noted futurist J. Walker Smith will kick off the Home Improvement Research Institute’s 2014 Fall Conference. This year’s conference is titled "Managing The Future in Home Improvement" and will be held on Oct. 16, 2014, in Chicago.
Smith is executive chairman of The Futures Company, a market research and consulting firm. His topic is described as “Planning for the Future of Home Improvement.”
Other presenters on the agenda include Joshua Rosenbaum, managing director of RBC Capital Markets, and Eric Voyer, VP of the Stevenson Group.
“With the industry on solid footing, companies are looking to get their share of the growth,” said Fred Miller, managing director of HIRI. “This year’s conference is loaded with information on key future trends that will help them accomplish their goals.”
For more information, visit HIRI.org.