WASHINGTON, D.C.- The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is excited to return to Chicago for NeoCon 2013, taking place June 10 – 12. ASID will offer numerous educational opportunities and networking events during NeoCon, for members of the design community.
Planned events include:
ASID Forum – Assessing and Predicting the Future of Interior Design
Monday, June 10, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. | Holiday Inn
This session will bring together academic and practitioner panelists who have studied and observed social expectation trends related to the scope of practice for interior designers.
ASID Society Social
Monday, June 10, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. | Poggenpohl Showroom, Suite 138, Merchandise Mart
ASID members and nonmembers are invited to refresh with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres and mingle with the ASID Board of Directors and staff. RSVP at http://bit.ly/12e8Vgm
ASID Emerging Professional Town Hall
Tuesday, June 11, 4 – 7:30 p.m. | Atelier Lapchi Showroom, Floor 6, Merchandise Mart
This open forum discussion among design thought leaders will focus on progressive trends that interior designers can study and implement. The event is free to attend and is the premier program for emerging professionals during NeoCon.
ASID Tour – The Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Tuesday, June 11, 10 – 11 a.m. | Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
ASID is offering an engaging and educational tour of the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Named one of the top ten pediatric hospitals in the country by U.S. News and World Report, Lurie Children’s exemplifies the positive effect evidence-based design has on the human experience.
ASID Career Exchange and Portfolio Review
Wednesday, June 12, 9 – 10:30 a.m. | Floor 7, Merchandise Mart
Students and recent graduates are encouraged to bring their portfolios and resumes to be reviewed by industry professionals and ASID leaders. Companies, graduate schools and associations will also be available to answer questions and provide information about employment opportunities for rising designers.
ASID representatives will be on-hand at booth #7-2106 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day of the show. There will be giveaways, a chance to meet with ASID staff and members, and an activity sure to inspire and frame your perspective of design — stay tuned for more details!
Visit www.asid.org/neocon for more information and registration details.
ABOUT AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERIOR DESIGNERS (ASID)
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is a community of people—designers, industry representatives, educators and students—committed to interior design. Through education, knowledge sharing, advocacy, community building and outreach, the Society strives to advance the interior design profession and, in the process, to demonstrate and celebrate the power of design to positively change people’s lives. Its more than 30,000 members engage in a variety of professional programs and activities through a network of 48 chapters throughout the United States and Canada. Learn more at www.asid.org.
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