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IIDA Atlanta Leaders Breakfast 2024
Leaders Breakfast Jul 19, 2024 Atlanta, Georgia
IIDA Atlanta Leaders Breakfast 2024
Leaders Breakfast

SAVE THE DATE to spotlight leadership in the Atlanta design community!

The IIDA Leaders Breakfast is an annual international event series hosted by eight IIDA chapters that celebrate design’s importance in the global marketplace by honoring the people who are both the legacy and future of design. This is made possible through the support of IIDA Headquarters, international benefactor MillerKnoll, and media partner Interior Design.

Leadership Award of Excellence Honoree


Karen S. Freeman, IIDA
Principal, Pediatrics Practice Leader
HOK

Karen S. Freeman is an HOK principal and practice leader of the Atlanta healthcare studio and serves on HOK’s firmwide healthcare leadership team. With over 25 years of planning and design experience, she has delivered more than 4 million square feet of healthcare space in her career and has special expertise in and a passion for children’s health design. In January of 2024, Karen was promoted to a firmwide role to lead HOK’s new Pediatric Center of Expertise. In this new role, Karen will expand HOK’s work with leading children’s health providers designing tailored solutions for the specific needs of environments to support pediatric patients and their families. In addition to her work at HOK, Karen is president of Women in Healthcare, a national nonprofit that empowers and supports the mentorship and growth of women in healthcare leadership roles. She is a founding member of Women in Healthcare’s Georgia Chapter, where she served previously as President. During her tenure, Karen and the Women in Healthcare Georgia Board of Directors were recognized as the organization’s Chapter of the Year.

Keynote Speaker


Katie Peditto, PhD
Co-Director, Human Experience Lab
Perkins&Will

Dr. Katie Peditto is not just a voice in the design psychology field; she's a trailblazer with a unique story. As a woman living with autism and ADHD, her personal experiences deeply inform about the transformative power of evidence-based design for mental health and wellbeing. Her transition from academia to the architecture and design industry has been marked by groundbreaking insights and contributions. Her work, which resonates globally, has been showcased in prestigious platforms. Dr. Peditto’ s journey is a testament to how neurodiversity can shape and enhance our understanding of the spaces we inhabit.

Venue:
The Ritz-Carlton, 181 Peachtree Street, N.E.

MARTIN LUTHER KING | $5,000 (1 AVAILABLE)

  • Event Tickets for 12 Guests
  • Exclusive VIP Table for 12 at the Event
  • Opportunity to Welcome Guests to the Event with Mimosa Toast
  • Verbal Recognition of Sponsorship at Event
  • Promotional Logo Recognition on Event Signage (Reception + Banquet Area) and in Digital Program
  • Promotional Logo Placement in Sponsor Recognition Post on IIDA GA Social Media Channels
  • Promotional Logo Recognition on Post-Event Email Blast


JOHN LEWIS
| $3,000 (2 AVAILABLE)

  • Event Tickets for 10 Guests
  • Priority Table for 10 at the Event
  • Verbal Recognition of Sponsorship at Event
  • Promotional Logo Recognition on Event Signage (Reception + Banquet Area) and in Digital Program
  • Promotional Logo Placement in Sponsor Recognition Post on IIDA GA Social Media Channels
  • Promotional Logo Recognition on Post-Event Email Blast


RALPH DAVID ABERNATHY
| $2,000

  • Event Tickets for 5 Guests
  • Verbal Recognition of Sponsorship at Event
  • Promotional Logo Recognition on Event Signage (Reception + Banquet Area) and in Digital Program
  • Promotional Logo Recognition on Post-Event Email Blast


JOSEPH LOWERY
| $1,000

  • Event Tickets for 3 Guests
  • Promotional Logo Recognition in Digital Program
  • Promotional Logo Recognition on Post-Event Email Blast


HOSEA WILLIAMS
| $700

  • Event Tickets for 2 Guests
  • Promotional Logo Recognition on Event Signage and in Digital Program
  • Company Name Recognition on Post-Event Email Blast


HERMAN RUSSELL
| $400

  • Event Tickets for 1 Guests
  • Promotional Logo Recognition in Digital Program


DR. ROSLYN POPE (STUDENT TICKET SPONSOR)
| $150

  • Verbal recognition at event


INDIVIDUAL TICKETS:

IIDA MEMBER
I $200
NON-MEMBER I $225

Sponsored by
Program
7:00am
Coffee Reception and Networking
8:00am
Breakfast, Opening Remarks and Award of Excellence Honoree Presentation
9:00am
Keynote Presentation
9:45am
Closing Remarks
10:00am
Event Concludes
19
Jul 2024
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
UTC -5 (EST)
Peachtree Road Northeast, Peachtree Center
Atlanta, Georgia
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