Keynote Series

Explore new paths for our industry – and your business

Business of Home takes the stage Saturday afternoon to lead us through the future of commerce with editor in chief Kaitlin Petersen, columnist Warren Shoulberg, Modsy's Style Director Alessandra Wood, and VP of Merchandising Shelly Gardner. Then on Sunday, Miranda Kerr draws on her experience building her successful global skin care brand KORA and entry into the home space with Universal Furniture to show how you can transform your passions into thriving businesses.

Kaitlin Petersen

Warren Shoulberg

Alessandra Wood

Business Of Home Presents The Future Of Commerce

Saturday, April 25
3pm - 4pm
High Point Theatre, in the Transportation Terminal
With Shelly Gardner, Kaitlin Petersen, Warren Shoulberg, Alessandra Wood

Business of Home and High Point Market Authority will welcome guests with a series of presentations and conversations ahead of the 2020 Future of Home conference. BOH columnist Warren Shoulberg will present ten things you need to know about home retailing at the start of the roaring 20s and BOH editor in chief Kaitlin Petersen will chat with Modsy's Style Director Alessandra Wood and VP of Merchandising Shelly Gardner about the future of commerce and how platforms and interior design services are evolving. High Point Market Authority is a presenting sponsor of the Future of Home conference (, which takes place September 14-15 in New York City.

Miranda Kerr

Entrepreneurism: Transforming Your Passion Into Business

Sunday, April 26
3pm - 4pm
High Point Theatre, in the Transportation Terminal
With Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr turned her passion for organic skincare into KORA Organics, a highly successful global business, which in turn led to other endeavors like Miranda Kerr Home. It took years of research, strategy and planning to get there. Miranda will take audience members on the journey from concept to creation, and talk about how and why she started KORA, and what drove her to enter the home space with Miranda Kerr Home for Universal. And she will share her advice for becoming a successful female entrepreneur.