Student Program

The Student Program is designed exclusively for Interior Design and Architecture students.  Stop by and gain exposure to the professional world of design through activities that bring you up close and personal with the industry’s top manufacturers and designers. Students may also visit the Exhibits on the 7th and 8th Floors, in addition to visiting the Showrooms on Floors 3, 6, 10, 11, 14, 15 & 16.

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IIDA Student Design Charette

Tuesday, June 16

Location: The Merchandise Mart, 8th FLoor, SE Corner

School nominated IIDA Student Members from around the country will compete live, onsite for this annual design competition that takes place during NeoCon. Students have less than six hours to develop 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 at 3:00 p.m on Tuesday, June 16th with winners announced at the winner’s reception on Wednesday, June 17th. All registrants will receive one year of free Student Membership to PaletteApp, limited to one membership per person.

Platinum Sponsor:
OFS

Gold Sponsor:
OFS

Bronze Sponsor:
OFS

 

ASID STUDENT ROADMAP

Tuesday, June 16

Location:Merchandise Mart, Meet in South Lobby; groups depart at 2 p.m.

Exclusively for ASID student members, experience a curated tour of NeoCon with professional designers who will help you navigate the show. Students will meet with tour leaders and be guided to pick up badges, navigate the show floor, and meet with exhibitors. Space is limited.

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ASID

ASID Career Exchange [SP1]

Wednesday, June 17

Location:The Merchandise Mart, 8th FLoor, SE Corner

Explore your next career step at the ASID Career Exchange. Students and recent graduates will connect with design professionals and industry representatives for one-on-one networking opportunities. Within 90 minutes, participants will engage in multiple ten minute conversations with reviewers to learn about the interior design profession, or to receive a resume or portfolio critique.

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IIDA Ready to Work [SP3]

Wednesday, June 17

Location:The Merchandise Mart, 8th FLoor, SE Corner

Design Students are invited to Lunch & Learn, a 30 minute session on dressing professionally for interviews and success in the daily workplace with Alaina Kaczmarski, co-founder and editor of The Everygirl. All attendees are encouraged to stay for the IIDA Career Bootcamp™ immediately following. Space is limited to 100 students and registration is required to attend. Lunch will be provided, and all registrants will receive one year of free Student Membership to PaletteApp, limited to one membership per person. Registration for this event is at capacity. Please contact Beatrice Brittan at bbrittan@iida.org for more information and to be placed on a waiting list.

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IIDA Career Bootcamp™ [SP2]

Wednesday, June 17

Location:The Merchandise Mart, 8th FLoor, SE Corner

IIDA wants to help jumpstart your career! Recent graduates can discover the best ways to get your foot in the door and the key to landing an interview. IIDA presents a stellar panel of recent graduates to share their stories of how they succeed in the industry. This year, the panel will be joined by a special guest from one of the top firms in the industry. Gain valuable insider advice regarding finding your first job, tips on resumes, cover letters and portfolios. Start shaping your job search strategies now! All registrants will receive one year of free Student Membership to PaletteApp, limited to one membership per person.

Didn't make it to the 2014 IIDA Career Bootcamp™ ?  View it here. Registration for this event is at capacity. Please contact Beatrice Brittan at bbrittan@iida.org for more information.

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Seminar Discounts for Students!

Take advantage of the opportunity to sit in on a selection of NeoCon's continuing education programs offered to industry professionals. As a student, attend any one-hour CEU accredited program offered on Wednesday, June 17, at a rate of $25 each.

Here’s how:

  • Visit Seminar Registration on Wednesday, June 17.
  • Check availability for each seminar and register on-site.
  • Seating is limited, arrive early!

If you would like to register for seminars on Monday or Tuesday, you may register here at the full ticket price.