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Our Location

440 Fisher Road
Grosse Pointe Farms MI 48230
Email: info@domesticmanagers.com
Phone: +1 (313) 404-3998

2019 Convention Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019                                                                                                                      

Tim Function Location
8:00 pm – 10:30 pm Board of Directors Reception (board members only)


Friday, Sept. 13, 2019
                                                                                                                          

Time Function Location
8:30 am – 1:00 pm Attendee Registration Cooper Ballroom
9:00 am – 11:45 am Job Fair – Networking Coffee
(Attendees can schedule afternoon interviews)
Stemmons Ballroom
 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Write a Relevant Resume (3-Hour Course)
Donna Shannon ~ The Personal Touch Career Services
Stemmons A
11:45 am – 1:00 pm Lunch on Own
1:00 pm – 4:45 pm Placement Agency  – Personal One-On-One Interviews
(Pre-Scheduled during Networking Coffee)
Stemmons Ballroom
1:00 pm – 4:45 pm Brand Yourself; DEFINE Your Industry (3 1/2 Hour Course)
Tonya Sakowicz, Stefanie Hudgins, Chevelle Fredericks
Stemmons A
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm Workshop 1:
Jarrod Baumann
Zeterre Landscape Architecture
Stemmons C

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm Workshop 2:
Focusing On The Details
Latricia Friend ~ Private Service Professional
Batik Ballroom
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm  Workshop 3:
Website Development for Private Service Professionals
Daniel Puder ~ My Life My Brand
Stemmons C
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Workshop 4:
Today’s Perils in Buying and Selling Major Recognized Artworks
Lawrence Shindell ~ LMI Group
Batik Ballroom
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm  Workshop 5:
Learning About Service Standards Of Five Star Suppliers
Scott Jamieson ~ Barlett Tree Experts
Stemmons C
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Workshop 6:
Creative Private Service Marketing and PR
Greg Moakes ~ Left Brain Content
Batik Ballroom
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm Workshop 7:
How to Brand Yourself to Millennial Principals
Christopher West ~ Bespoke Private Service
Stemmons C
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm Workshop 8:
The Power of Investing in Silver and Gold
Ryan Long ~ National Gold Consultants
Batik Ballroom
5:00 pm – 5:45 pm New Attendee Orientation
Kellie Geres ~ Private Service Professional
Stemmons A
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Welcome Reception
Thank You To Our Sponsors: Estate Space & Bartlett Tree Experts
Jade Oval Lawn

Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019

Time Function Location
7:30 am – 8:00 am Breakfast Buffet
Thank You To Our Sponsors: Estate Space & Gavin de Becker
East Atrium Lobby
8:00 am – 9:00 am General Session & Breakfast 
Impacting Lives Through Networking Connections
Daniel Puder ~ My Life My Brand
Stemmons Ballroom
9:00 am – 9:45 am General Session
Dealing with Medical Emergencies Discreetly & Confidentially
Dr. Cheryl Bryant Bruce
Stemmons Ballroom
9:45 am 10:00 am Break with Sponsors
Thank You To Our Sponsor: NFP
East Atrium Lobby
10:00 am – 10:45 am General Session
Steps to Take In Growing Your Personal Value As A Private Service Professional
Al-Husein Madhany
Stemmons Ballroom
11:00 am – 11:45 am General Session
The Do’s and Don’ts of Differentiating Yourself in the Market
Charles MacPherson and Andrew Gayman
Stemmons Ballroom
11:45 am – 1:00 pm Lunch Break on Own
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm Workshop 9:
Looking At All of the Financial Opportunities Offered in the Private Wealth Space
Brett Woodward~NFP
Stemmons Ballroom
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm Workshop 10:
Talk, Text, or Type: Communication Strategies for the Modern House Manager
Charles MacPherson
Stemmons Ballroom A
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm Workshop 11:
Navigating the Stormy Seas of Social Media for Your Principals and Their Families
Brian Creter ~ Gavin de Becker & Associates
Stemmons Ballroom C
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Workshop 12:
Maneuvering Your Company Through Digital & Network Marketing
Chris Ramey
Stemmons Ballroom
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Workshop 13:
Designing Your Personal and Professional Development Plan
Andrew Gayman
Stemmons Ballroom A
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Workshop 14:
How To Be A Successful Private Service Professional Without Losing Your Soul
Debra Russell
Stemmons Ballroom C
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Afternoon Break with Sponsors
Thank You To Our Sponsor: NFP
East Atrium Lobby
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm General Session
Revolutionizing Estate Management
Mark Wallace ~ EstateSpace
Stemmons Ballroom
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm General Session
Understanding the Client/Family/and Family Office Relationship
Darren Oliver ~ Family Office Panel
Stemmons Ballroom
5:00 pm – 5:45 pm General Session
How To Build Your Private Service Brand and Create a Legacy
Bonnie Low-Kramen
Stemmons Ballroom
5:45 pm – 8:00 pm Free Time – (Freshen up for Gala or catch up with old friends!)
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Diamonds & Denim Awards Gala
Thank You To Our Sponsors: Estate Space and Forecast Financial Group
Cocktails:
East Atrium LobbyDinner & Awards: Stemmons Ballroom

 Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019                                                                                               

Time Function Location
9:00 am – 12:30 pm Roundtable Discussions with:
Dr. Cheryl Bryant Bruce
Charles MacPherson & Andrew Gayman
David Bentson
Daniel Puder
Darren Oliver
Katie Vaughn
Bonnie Low-Kramen
Stemmons Ballroom
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Closing Remarks –  See ya in 2020! Stemmons Ballroom

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