CHICAGO, IL -- WHAT: The 44th annual NeoCon, the National Exposition of Contract Furnishings, is North America’s largest exhibition of contract furnishings for the design and management of the built environment. NeoCon features the latest design trends, products, and concepts in office, healthcare, hospitality, residential, institutional and government interior environments from more than 700 showrooms and exhibitors.

NeoCon offers the most comprehensive conference schedule in the industry with more than 120 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 2012, 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; artwork and accessories; building products and services; fabric; floor coverings; furniture; kitchen and bath; lighting; outdoor furniture; stone and tile; technology; textiles; and wall coverings.

WHEN: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., June 11 – 13, 2012

REGISTRATION: Registration will be available in March, 2012.

WEB SITE: NeoCon.com

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

Source: NeoCon

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