CHICAGO, IL -- WHAT: The 45th annual NeoCon, the National Exposition of Contract Furnishings, is North America’s largest design exposition and conference for commercial interiors. NeoCon features the latest design trends, products, and concepts in office/corporate, healthcare, hospitality/retail, residential, school/institutional, and government interior environments, from more than 600 showrooms and exhibitors.

NeoCon offers the most comprehensive conference schedule in the industry with more than 100 CEU-accredited seminars, industry association forums, and keynote presentations. The NeoCon conference covers a wide range of subjects and topics in the following educational tracks: Office Design:Dealer Strategies; Environmental Design; Facilities Construction & Renovation; Facilities Technology; Facilities Management; Healthcare Design; Hospitality Design; Institutional Design; Lighting Design; Professional Development; Residential Design and Senior Housing. Many of the seminars presented will qualify for Health, Safety and Welfare certification requirements.

WHO: More than 40,000 trade professionals are expected to attend NeoCon 2013, including: architects, interior designers, facility managers, space planners, dealers/distributors, manufacturers/reps, corporate real estate executives, office managers, purchasing managers, project managers, press and students.

WHERE: Encompassing 1 million square-feet of exhibition space on 10 floors of The Merchandise Mart in Chicago.

PRODUCTS: Thousands of commercial furnishings products and services will debut at NeoCon, such as: architectural products; access floors; accessories; building products and services; carpeting, casegoods, files and storage; floor coverings; furniture; lighting; outdoor furniture; seating; stone and tile; technology; textiles; wall coverings, and wall systems.

DATES: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., June 10 – 12, 2013

REGISTRATION: Registration will be available in March.


TELEPHONE: (800) 677-6278 (MART) in the United States or (312) 527-7600 if calling from outside the United States.

Source: Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc.


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