print logo
© 2017
International Interior Design Association

Chicago, IL
Toll Free: 888 799 4432
International: +01 312 467 1950
International Interior Design Association

Background Image
IIDA Headquarters, Chicago, IL

Designer
Ken Wilson, FIIDA, FAIA, Envision Design, Washington D.C.

Photographer
Eric Laignel


NeoCon Student Programs

NeoCon is the largest commercial interiors show in North America, taking place at The Merchandise Mart in Chicago since 1969. NeoCon today remains the premier platform for connecting, learning, and doing business in the industry. IIDA student programs at NeoCon allow participants to engage with industry leaders, design professionals, architects, and more in a variety of workshops, strategic discussions, and an interactive, live competition. See below for more information.

Register to attend NeoCon 2017.



IIDA STUDENT DESIGN CHARETTE

DATE: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
TIME: 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Charette), 3 - 5 p.m. (Charette judging)
LOCATION: The Merchandise Mart, 6th Floor, Suite 614

Sponsored by Herman Miller, school-nominated IIDA Student Members from around the country will compete in this live, onsite annual design competition during NeoCon. Students have less than six hours to determine a design solution, develop a presentation, and pitch their concept to a panel of esteemed judges. NeoCon attendees are encouraged to observe the students during the creative and presentation process. Final presentations will take place on Tuesday, June 13 at 3 p.m., with winners announced at the Winners Reception on Wednesday, June 14. Learn more about the event

 

IIDA CAREER BOOTCAMP™ PANEL – ASK DESIGNERS ANYTHING! 

DATE: Wednesday, June 14, 2017
TIME: 1 - 2:30 p.m.
LOCATION: The Merchandise Mart, 6th Floor, Suite 614

Sponsored by OFS, IIDA Career Bootcamp gives students and recent graduates the opportunity to hear from professionals about what it takes to succeed in interior design, the importance of interior design in a changing world, and the future of the industry. This year, questions from students and young professionals – both those in the audience as well as those watching the panel online – will be focus of the program, making this the most dynamic and interactive Bootcamp yet. See highlights from last year’s IIDA Career Bootcamp.

 

IIDA STUDENT DESIGN CHARETTE WINNERS RECEPTION

DATE: Wednesday, June 14, 2017
TIME: 3 - 5 p.m.
LOCATION: DIRTT, 325 N. Wells St., Chicago, Illinois

Join the Charette participants, judges, and IIDA at the Charette Winner’s Reception where the winners of the Student Design Charette and People’s Choice winner will be announced. Light bites and beverages will be served (valid ID required).