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.

Click here to register as a student

 

IIDA Student Design Charette

Tuesday, June 16

Location: The Merchandise Mart

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 at DIRTT Environmental Solutions.

Presented by:

IIDA

ASID Career Exchange [SP1]

Wednesday, June 17

Location:The Merchandise Mart

A great networking opportunity for students and recent graduates with leading architecture and design firms, as well as manufacturers. Representatives will be on-hand to offer information about their companies and answer questions about careers in the industry. Need advice on how to improve your resume and/or portfolio? ASID designer members will be present to lend you their expertise. Don’t miss this valuable chance to connect one-on-one with top professionals in the industry! Click here to get the full NeoCon Career Exchange experience!

Are you a professional in the interior design industry and would like to seek new talent, introduce your brand, discuss higher education opportunities, review leading resumes and portfolios and network with the next leading generation? Please email emergingleaders@asid.org with the subject line “Career Exchange” and we would be happy to discuss having YOU represented at the Career Exchange. 

Presented by:

IIDA

IIDA Career Bootcamp™ [SP2]

Wednesday, June 17

Location:The Merchandise Mart

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. Don’t wait; start shaping your job search strategies now! 

Didn't make it to the 2014 IIDA Career Bootcamp™ ?  View it here.

Presented by:

IIDA

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.

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.