Contract Management is not the fun part of any Interior Design project but it is crucial for the success of your practice.
In this webinar presentation, Melissa Van Loon, a marketing and business operations expert who is the Co-Founder and Owner of WORKBENCH Design Consulting, will speak about the process of a project and how to ensure that you are earning the maximum revenues from your contract. The webinar will cover everything from your kickoff meeting to managing the client’s expectations and having difficult conversations to, most importantly, how to keep the project on time and budget.
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Melissa Van Loon is a co-founder and marketing & operations specialist at WORKBENCH, a company that specializes in providing expertise in marketing and operations within the Interior Design + Architecture industries. With 25 years of experience in these fields, Melissa has held senior management positions with notable firms such as II BY IV Design and Powell & Bonnell, among others.
Melissa’s career journey began in the travel industry in the 1990s when she opened the first stores for Flight Centre in Canada. Over nearly a decade, she played a crucial role in expanding Flight Centre’s global presence. During her time there, she gained valuable experience in business operations, marketing, and new business development.
Following her successful career in the travel industry, Melissa shifted her focus to the field of interior design. While she is not a designer herself, Melissa possesses expertise in marketing and operations, offering a unique perspective to creative businesses. She leveraged her experience from running and marketing retail businesses and applied those successes to the world of interior design.
Melissa Van Loon’s career trajectory demonstrates her adaptability and her ability to contribute to various industries by providing strategic insights and expertise in marketing and operations. Her role as a co-founder of WORKBENCH further underscores her commitment to helping creative businesses thrive in the competitive marketplace.