[Photo: Eric T. White, Makeup: Bridget Henry]

Jeni will be a featured speaker Wednesday at the Fast Company Innovation By Design Awards and Conference, in esteemed company from the worlds of film, retail, news media, food, fashion, music, theater, and advertising.

(If you’re interested in attending, use the code SAVE100 and save $100 on registration.)

Recently featured in the “Innovation by Design” issue of Fast Company magazine, Jeni will present Designing the Perfect Ice Cream: Three Steps to Building a Cult Brand from Scratch. Brand-new ice creams will also be served during Jeni’s portion of the schedule and our elusive Gia-CONE-Metti J-Bars will be available during the party after the awards.

Here are your opportunities to catch Jeni:

  • 10:30 am:  Jeni will sign copies of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream Desserts.
  • 2:30 pm: Designing the Perfect Ice Cream with Jeni, followed by Indie Sundaes: Rum Ball & Lemon Buttermilk Tart Frozen Yogurt and Spiced Purple Yam & Salty Caramel.
  • 8:30 pm: party, featuring Gia-Cone-Metti J-bars, our tribute to Swiss sculptor and painter Alberto Giacometti, one of the featured artists in the Wexner Center For the Arts’ 25th anniversary exhibition, Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection (Sept. 21 to Dec. 31).

For a preview of guest speakers, check out the Fast Company video below. During the clip (1:27 to 2:23), Jill Bernstein, Editorial Director, Fast Company, says, “One of my favorite design stories in the whole design issue is Jeni Britton Bauer of Jeni’s Splendid ice Creams. . . This pint of ice cream has been thought out to the last detail.”