Genius Exchange 2020 Goes Virtual, Serves More Designers

  •    Author: Mike Jasfer

Pictured L to R: Jamie Drake, Corey Damon Jenkins, Keia McSwain, and Chuck Swoboda.

The Interior design business consultancy company, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting, announced that it will host the 2020 Genius Exchange on Friday and Saturday, July 24-25. Traditionally a sold-out, in-person event, this year’s Genius Exchange will be held online giving designers and their teams safe and easy access to the highest level of design business training for today’s ever- shifting marketplace.

This year’s theme, Innovate. Inspire. Ignite., highlights the major touchpoints to be illuminated by the event’s presenters including:
Designer, Jamie Drake, partner, Drake/Anderson, presenting: Building Your Brand
Designer Corey Damon Jenkins, principal and CEO, Corey Damon Jenkins & Associates, LLC, presenting: Diversity, Adversity and Innovation in Design with discussion led by Keia McSwain, designer and president of the Black Interior Designer’s Network
Innovator and author, Chuck Swoboda, The Innovator’s Spirit, presenting: The
Innovator’s Spirit—Fearless Leadership
18 TEDx-style mentoring sessions will provide guidance and action plans for every element and channel of business, ranging from designing a successful Realtor marketing strategy, collaborating with manufacturers, and whether podcasting is right for your business to why it is important to change your team structure as you grow and accountability & leadership.

Multiple mastermind discussions will allow attendees to gain deeper insights and find new solutions from successful working design professionals as well as over a hundred colleagues in attendance.
Throughout the two-day event, Gail Doby, co-founder and CVO, will share her company’s most
important lessons for designers on the topics of:
Build Your Business from the Inside Out
How to Grow a Successful Business During Challenging Times
How to Build a Marketing Machine So you have a Steady Stream of Clients
90-Day Innovation & Action Plan
The Genius Exchange, held annually, has provided executive leadership, innovation training and business success programs to thousands of design professionals. Many of those achieve remarkable results within months of implementing the ideas and applications learned from Gail Doby coaches and leaders, and from The Boardrooms and The Alliance, by-invitation-only masterminding groups providing ongoing executive mentorship, future forecasting, and beyond- business visioning. During the 2020 Genius Exchange, those with breakthrough achievements will be recognized in an awards ceremony.
This year’s Genius Exchange emcee is improv guru, Joshua Kirk, founder of Improv LEAP. His work helps leaders and businesses grow using improvisational techniques and skills. Joshua will also speak on Facing Decisions Out of Freedom or Fear.
Tickets for the 2020 Genius Exchange are $750, 100% of which is applied toward advanced training programs offered through Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting. Tickets and more information about the 2020 Genius Exchange are available at
About Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting: Founded in 2008 by Gail Doby and Erin Weir, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting offers one-on-one VIP experiences, coaching and consulting services to professional designers and firms; mastermind groups for CEOs and seconds-in- command; online courses and business-related products and services; business tools and documents; and live events across the U.S and internationally. Firms from solo entrepreneurs to those with seven-figure-plus revenues have realized transformational growth in sales, profitability, and professional and personal satisfaction. Utilizing highly developed and strategic financial, marketing, organizational, and human resources evaluations, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting clears the path for clients to radically improve their businesses, achieve financial success, attain business and personal goals, and work more efficiently. Doby’s background in both interior design and business finance provide the foundation for how many of the top design firms and practitioners now approach the business of doing business.


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