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Life Changing Concepts. Endless Aha Moments.
And A Community of Designers You’ll Love.

Design Biz Summit is for heart-centered, high-functioning. and self-aware interior designers.

Join us for a weekend of transformation, learning, and celebration at 2019 Summit with a unique group of 100 amazing interior designers. This is the ultimate event for design professionals to tap into your creative power and break through the internal barriers that are stopping you from multiplying your income, increasing your professional confidence, and finally ending your struggles so you can live the life that you love.

What Summit Includes:

Summit is a unique event that brings together designers from across the world in order to:

  • Tap into your creative power to transform your business and life
  • Connect with other high-functioning and self-aware creatives in the profession
  • Uplevel your wealth consciousness and embody luxury at the world-class Scottsdale resort
  • Get out of your own way and start playing a bigger game in the universe of design
  • Increase your professional confidence fueled by the proven psychology of success
  • Discover your Heart Fire passion and power already inside yourself

And not only will you get the mindset, systems, networking, and mini-vacation you’ve wanted all year BUT you’ll also get a huge chunk of your IDCEC credits too.

Be A Part of the Transformation

Get your seat to the only professional interior design event focused on cultivating your highest creative potential. Learn strategies and solutions to ensure you’re equipped and inspired to leave overwhelm behind and step into the unlimited abundance and prosperity available in life and business.

A Message To You From
Terri Taylor, ASID, IDS, NCIDQ

I want to point out a common trait we share as designers – a passion for creating beauty and changing lives for the better through comfort, safety, and function.

This passion (and power) is what I call HEART FIRE.

HEART FIRE is high vibration energy that creates opportunities larger than you’ve ever imagined possible.

At Summit 2019, Mastering Your Mindset you’ll identify with your true purpose on earth to create environments that change lives for the better.

In order to do so without limitation, you need to recognize your own HEART FIRE, inner beliefs, and the fears holding you back from the impact you’re destined to make on the world.

When you can freely share your creative gifts, the universe responds by giving you abundance, fulfillment, contribution, wellbeing, connectedness and joy in all areas of life.

I’m going to share with you the exact process to increase your awareness, access your hidden intelligence, eliminate old stories and blocks, raise your consciousness, and step into the highest and best version of yourself, so you can finally, once and for all, have the freedom and the lifestyle you deserve.

Shaping the world according to your thoughts, knowing the right decisions to make and instantly feeling your truth isn’t for a select few on this earth – it’s for you too!

Interior designers from all over the globe come to Summit in order to live the Summit experience… walking in one person and leaving totally transformed.

If mindset, community, awareness, and transformation speak to you – follow your instinct in getting your ticket TODAY and join me at Summit!

Because if you’re ready to take your business to the next level, I want that for you too and I’m here to help make it your reality.

So that’s what Design Biz Summit is all about.

Together we’re going to bring clarity of fine-tuned business strategies and mindset, and mix it with a supportive, encouraging,
and authentic group of designers to accomplish your ultimate greatness.
The greatest changes, the greatest shifts, and the greatest friendships happen when we’re together at Summit.
On this page, you’re going to find information on Summit and you can join the list to get your ticket below.
Summit is like no other – it’s about community, connection, and I hope you’ll join me and this group of heart-centered designers for a weekend of lasting transformation.

What Designers Say About Summit


Immerse yourself in luxury and expand your wealth consciousness

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is a luxury resort nestled in the Sonoran Desert that’s the perfect combination of sophistication, warmth, and being in harmony with nature.

  • Five top-ranked Arizona restaurants and bars
  • Innovative spa and fitness programs at Well & Being Spa
  • Six sparkling pools, including the newest Sunset Beach pool with 9,000 square feet of white sand
  • Two 18-hole championship golf courses—one of which is home to the Annual PGA Tour Waste Management Phoenix Open

Special negotiated room rates are available and you’ll get information to make your reservation as soon as you get your ticket.


This is the best professional interior design event for breaking through your glass ceilings: up leveling into bigger projects, getting published, becoming known as ‘THE’ designer in your community, and having time for both work and family.    

The strategies shared are based in practical design business systems and powerful positive mindset to ensure you’re equipped and inspired to leave overwhelm behind and step into real abundance in your life and business!   

I’m 100 % confident that Design Biz Summit 2019 is the most targeted, complete, fun and useful professional development event you’ll attend for your interior design career.     

As an attendee, if you feel I didn’t deliver on the information promised after the first day, just quietly turn in your materials to my event manager and ask for a 100% refund.

We’ll happily oblige.

2019 Agenda

Pre-Event VIP, Friday, Nov 8th

– VIP Experience Workshop: Latest industry business trends you need to know, special one-off coaching, group Q&As, and extra attention from Terri.

Please Note: You’ll have a chance to reserve your spot for the VIP Experience after you’ve got your Summit ticket.

– Pre-Registration & Mingler/Networking/Dance Party Summit Kick-off

Day 1, Saturday, Nov 9th : Creating Your Vision

– Using your creativity to stretch your vision of what’s possible

– Gaining clarity of intention (and stop wondering what YOU really want)

– Acquiring the tools for commanding abundance in your life and business

– Discovering your bigger ‘why’ and how to apply it in your world

– Identifying the disguised opportunities that exist all around you

– Learning the formula for instantly manifesting what you want

– Understanding how generously giving to others tells the universe you’re ready to receive

– Dusting off your old dreams and thinking in a new, bigger way

– Discovering what’s possible for you and the lifestyle you want today

– Understanding the scientific proof how the natural laws of the universe support you to make your dreams a reality

-Revealing how to use your creative ability to fuel your transformation

Day 2, Sunday, Nov 10th : Cleaning and Clearing

–  Identifying why what you want hasn’t happened…yet

– Removing the internal roadblocks that are sabotaging your success

– Making the connection of mindset and reality

– Embodying how you’re easily capable of greatness, right now

– Upgrading your self-image and the truth about yourself

– Eliminating competition and comparison fears from your life

– Discovering your worth in the value that you provide to your clients instead of the dollars for hours you work

– Discovering your hidden and limiting family money beliefs and moving beyond it

– Understanding the impact that your inner circle relationships have on your income

– Learning the mindset and actions needed to successfully present high-value design fees

– Identifying how early childhood messages affect your confidence

Day 3, Monday, Nov 11th : Action With Faith

– Identifying your own resistance and moving through to the success you want

– Learning how to recognize procrastination and perfectionism and throwing it out of your way

– Taking inspired action towards your vision, even if you can’t see the path to get there

– Understanding the thing winners do differently that you can do – immediately

– Turning misfortunes into positivity for your life

– Upgrading your lifestyle without draining your bank account

– Filling your life with meaning by embracing your greater purpose

– Turning on the faucet of abundance so money starts flowing effortlessly to you


When is Summit?

The 2019 Design Biz Summit is Saturday, November 8th – Monday, November 11th at the Fairmont Princess Hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Your Cocktail Party and Dance Summit Kick-off Party starts at 5:30 pm on Friday, November 7th.

Each day of Summit starts at 9 am and will conclude at 5:00 pm (at the earliest) – please plan accordingly.

Do yourself a favor and don’t preplan any evening events before arriving at Summit.

Networking with other successful designers from around the country is one of the special bonuses of Summit and you’ll want to be free to say ‘yes’ to dinner and group invites.

Plan to arrive mid-afternoon Friday, November 7th and to depart on Tuesday, November 12th.

What is the VIP WORKSHOP?

The pre-event workshop is the chance for VIPs starts at 1:00 pm on Friday, November 7th, with a private networking event right after.

You should also know that the VIP Experience isn’t just a goodie bag of swag, it’s where you get up close and personal with Terri.

And although you’ll make connections with other designers at Summit, VIP Experience is where the deep, meaningful connection with designers who are knocking it out of the park are open to sharing, brainstorming, and helping you discover how to do the same for your business.



What else should I know about Summit?

Summit isn’t a sit in a chair 3-day event. You’ll be active in both your mind and body in transforming your business – so be ready to dance!

There are only 100 seats available because this is an intimate event for diving deep into your business, getting special attention, and releasing what’s been holding you back.

Many of the seats are already filled with current IDBA Students, so you don’t want to wait if you’re serious about joining us at Summit.

What if get a ticket AND can’t make it to Summit?

We don’t think this will happen, but the best laid plans, so just in case:

If you can’t attend Summit, you can assign your ticket to another interior designer. You need to provide us with their name and information ahead of time (call or email us) to ensure we’ve got everything ready for them.

Now, if you don’t have a friend who can go in your place and if something happens within the first 2 weeks of getting your ticket, and you can’t attend, let us know and we’ll give you a full refund.

And if it’s after 2-weeks (or up until October 10, 2019), we’ll provide you with a 50% refund.

No refunds will be made after October 10, 2019.

What's NOT included in my Summit Ticket?

Flights, hotel accommodation, VIP Experience, and meals (other than event lunches) are not included in the ticket price. After purchasing your event ticket, you will receive information on how to book your hotel room at a special discounted rate.

Where is Summit happening?

Design Biz Summit 2018 will take place at the AAA Five Diamond Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort which is located at 7575 E Princess Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255

What airport do I fly into?

The major airport is called Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and located about 30 minutes away from Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Hotel.

How do I get from the airport to the hotel?

Taxis, Ubers, and Lyfts are readily available at the airport


Be at Summit to discover what’s been holding you back and release it once and for all so you can finally have the life and business you deserve.