IIDA Announce Events at NeoCon 2012

The International Interior Design Association welcomes Members to Chicago with an inspiring and essential program lineup at NeoCon 2012. This year IIDA offers a range of events featuring the theme “The Intersection of Culture, Workplace and Social Media.” Explore the new definition of “Social,” including how we work, where we work and who we work with. Throughout the conference, IIDA will provide a platform for discussion of the provocative topics of the day and serve as a resource for conference attendees searching for answers in an unpredictable marketplace. 

The IIDA Chapter Leadership Council will be Friday, June 8 to Sunday, June 10 at IIDA Headquarters. This event includes interactive roundtables and strategy sessions for International Members in leadership roles and is by invitation only. The meetings give Chapter Leaders an opportunity to share knowledge and success stories.

The Annual Meeting will be 12:30 - 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 10 in Feinberg Theater at the Spertus Center, 610 South Michigan Ave. Members and their guests are invited to this meeting to induct the 2012-2013 International Board of Directors, celebrate the Chapters recognized for excellence, honor the new Members of the College of Fellows and spotlight the Association's past and future endeavors, as well as the premiere of the Educator of the Year Award and IIDA Member of the Year Award winners. A reception celebrating the newly inducted Board of Directors, Fellows and Honorees will immediately follow the meeting. RSVP to iidahq@iida.org.

The IIDA/ASID Joint Fellows Roundtable will be 2 - 3 p.m. on Monday, June 11 at IIDA Headquarters. Back by popular demand, the prestigious Fellows of two esteemed organizations celebrate the industry and will feature keynote speaker Susan Szenasy, editor of Metropolis magazine. A reception will follow. This event is by invite only.

The IIDA and ASID Legislative Roundtable will be from 12 - 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12 at IIDA Headquarters. Join IIDA and ASID for a lively discussion of current government and regulatory affairs issues facing the Interior Design profession. The discussion will be led by Allison Levy, JD, IIDA Senior Director of GRA. To RSVP email iidahq@iida.org or call 312-467-1950.

Find out more information about IIDA events at NeoCon 2012 online. Register for NeoCon.

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About International Interior Design Association

The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) is a professional networking and educational association with more than 12,000 Members practicing worldwide in more than 50 countries. IIDA is committed to enhancing the quality of life through excellence in Interior Design and advancing Interior Design through knowledge, value and community. IIDA advocates for Interior Design excellence; nurtures a global Interior Design community; maintains high educational standards; and supports its Members and the Profession with visionary leadership.  For more than 38 years, IIDA has helped reveal new Design talent through a variety of education initiatives and Interior Design/Architecture competitions honoring local talent, including the Interior Design Competition, Global Excellence Awards and Sustainable Leadership Awards. www.iida.org