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

Visit the IIDA Student Charette space adjacent to the 8th-floor café as 60 of the best IIDA Student Members from across the country compete live, onsite in this annual design competition sponsored by Business Interiors by Staples, Bentley and PaletteApp. Student teams have six hours to develop a design solution and presentation to pitch to a panel of esteemed judges at 3:00PM. Winners will be announced at the winner’s reception sponsored by DIRTT on Wednesday, June 17 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 Ready to Work [SP3]

Wednesday, June 17

Location:The Merchandise Mart

Interior design students are invited to this Lunch & Learn, sponsored by OFS and PaletteApp, on dressing professionally for interviews and success in the daily workplace. All attendees are encouraged to stay for the IIDA Career Bootcamp immediately following. Pre-registration is required to attend.

Presented by:

IIDA

IIDA Career Bootcamp™ [SP2]

Wednesday, June 17

Location:The Merchandise Mart

A select panel of professional design experts will share their experiences and advice on how to break into the highly-competitive Interior Design industry. Students and emerging professionals will gain insights and invaluable advice on putting together winning resumes, cover letters, and design portfolios in order to land that vital first job or internship. Sponsored by OFS and PaletteApp!

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.