What Is the HIRI Summit?
HIRI's Summit gives you free access to the leading home improvement experts who offer advice and knowledge on all things in the industry. The industry has changed and will continue to change due to this novel time with COVID-19. The HIRI Summit is a one-stop-shop for getting a comprehensive understanding of what your company should do to stay ahead of the changes impacting home improvement.
The Summit provides information on the home
improvement industry, including:
Last Year's Summit Agenda
Check out the line up of the experts that registrants heard from in 2020.
- Josh Rosenbaum from RBC Capital will be speaking about the overall economy.
- Issi Romem will cover The Silver Tsunami.
- HomeAdvisor, Houzz and Harvard will have a panel discussion on home improvement.
- Joe Medosch from Hayward Healthy Homes will be speaking on healthy opportunities from health and well-being.
- National Association of REALTORS' VP Jessica Lautz will provide an economic and demographic update that overviews the changing housing landscape.
- Todd Tomalak and Mikaela Sharp from John Burns Real Estate Consulting will talk about the wealth gap and what it means for products/customer preference.
- Grant Farnsworth from The Farnsworth Group will discuss a COVID-19 impact study and what was learned from it.
- Nick Grzechowiak from Trusted Media will be sharing insights about the trend called “Home-Basing” and the evolution of home improvement/DIY.
- Joe from NPD will share learnings from the shifts in purchase behavior that occurred across the retail landscape since the start of COVID-19.
- Zach Williams from Venveo will speak about connecting with the Pro in today’s market
- The Retail Expert Panel will discuss insights on how COVID-19 has impacted home improvement and what the customer experience may look like going forward.
Highlights From Past HIRI Summits
Don’t take it from us. See some of the key insights from
speakers and panelists.
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