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2019 Events

NeoCon features a week of exceptional events and celebrations.


Events

DIFFA Chicago: Gala 2019

  • Date Saturday, June 8, 2018
  • Time 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Location Revel Fulton Market- 1215 W. Fulton Market
  • Tickets 312.644.6412 or diffachicago.org

The DIFFA/Chicago 2019 Gala will feature an evening dedicated to the cause of eradicating HIV/AIDS in our lifetime.

Attendance is limited, so please purchase your tickets early!

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HiP Awards + Party

  • Date Sunday, June 9
  • Time 4:30 PM
  • Location Marshall's Landing in The Mart
  • Tickets idhipawards2019.splashthat.com/neocon

Celebrate industry pioneers and innovative products at Interior Design’s 6th annual HiP Awards + Party.

Details and Tickets

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SILVER, the IIDA Gala (formerly COOL)

  • Date Sunday, June 9, 2019
  • Time 7:00 - 11:00 PM
  • Location The Ritz Carlton, Chicago 160 E. Pearson Street

The IIDA Gala kicks off NeoCon with a special evening of networking, dinner, and dancing to honor the winners of two of the most prestigious competitions in the interior design profession—the 46th annual Interior Design Competition and the 27th annual Will Ching Design Competition. Join IIDA, prominent international interior designers, and global design manufacturers for a festive celebration of design.

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For Sponsorship Opportunities: Please contact Aisha Williams at awilliams@iida.org

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Best of NeoCon Award Winners' Breakfast

  • Date Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Time 7:30 to 8:30 AM. Doors open at 7:15 AM
  • Location The Renaissance Hotel Ballroom, One West Wacker Drive, Chicago
  • Tickets $95

The Best of NeoCon 2019 award winners will be announced among industry peers on the opening morning of NeoCon. Now in its 30th year, the iconic competition honors the best new commercial interiors products in the industry, which are exhibited at NeoCon. Honors include Gold and Silver Awards, as well as Innovation Awards, Editors' Choice Awards, and one Best of Competition Award.

2019 Winners

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ID LIVE

  • Date Monday, June 10 | Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Time Monday, 1:00 - 2:30 PM | Tuesday, 1:30 - 3:00 PM
  • Location Grand Staircase at The Mart

For the fourth year, Interior Design will host ID Live, sponsored by Carnegie. Editor-in-Chief, Cindy Allen, will host designer guests at the ID Live studio located on the Grand Staircase. The interviews will stream on Interior Design’s Facebook page and will be projected on the Grand Staircase. Come by and watch or tune in on Facebook.com/InteriorDesignMagazine.

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Design Center @ NeoCon: Toast to Fine Design, 2019 [SE1]

  • Date Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Time 3:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location Floors 6, 14 and 15 Floor-wide Champagne Reception

Be inspired as you step off the elevators on 6, 14 and 15 to an oasis of fine design. Enjoy a glass of bubbly and live music throughout the hallways then relax with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails in showrooms. As the lines between residential, hospitality and commercial design continue to blur, the Design Center showrooms offer both residential and contract lines, providing the most innovative and inspirational selection of products on the market today for both indoor and outdoor design projects.

Come see all the Design Center has to offer the contract market!

The party continues in over 100 inspiring showrooms. See the full list of showrooms.

Registration required. Register here.

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Exhibit Hall Happy Hour

  • Date Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Time 3:00 – 5:00 PM
  • Location Floor 7

Enjoy afternoon cocktails, conversations and connections when the NeoCon energy and festivities move onto the 7th floor Exhibit Hall. Gather with A&D professionals while exploring hundreds of exhibitors from around the world.

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BIFMA Annual Membership Meeting

  • Date Wednesday, June 12, 2019
  • Time 7:00 - 7:40 AM breakfast | 7:40 – 8:55 AM meeting
  • Location NeoCon Theater, 19th Floor, The Mart

Members of the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) and invited guests are encouraged to attend the Association’s Annual Membership Meeting to hear the state-of-the-industry and state-of-the-association reports.

Register now

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Exhibitor Hospitality and Events

  • Location NeoCon Exhibitors: Floors 1, 3, 6, 7, 10 & 11, 14, 15

Stop by the showrooms or booths of NeoCon Exhibitors as they host a special event, important guest(s), hospitality, giveaways etc.

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LuxeHome Boutique Special Events

  • Date Monday, June 10 - Wednesday, June 12, 2019
  • Location Floor 1

Join Us! Many of the boutiques at LuxeHome, the world’s largest collection of premier boutiques for home building and renovation located on the first floor of theMART, will host special events during NeoCon. These include breakfasts, cocktail receptions, new product introductions, contract and hospitality product celebrations, open houses and much more.

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Fiesta NeoCon

  • Date Monday, June 10
  • Time 4:30-8:30 PM
  • Location Suite 119A
  • Tickets rsvp@andreuworld.com

Andreu World invites you to discover our new collections at NeoCon 2019. We look forward to welcoming you.

Save the date: Please join us for the Andreu World Fiesta. This year's event will feature traditional Spanish tapas and wine along with a very special live music performance.

RSVP: rsvp@andreuworld.com

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Artistic Tile

  • Date Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Time 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location Suite 105A

Artistic Tile invites guests to our showroom to enjoy a full service coffee bar providing a variety of specialty coffee, espresso and treats.

SurfaceWorks

  • Date Monday, June 10 - Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Time 8:00 AM - Noon
  • Location Suite 1056

Please join us for coffee and smoothies on Monday, June 10 and Tuesday, June 11 from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Brizo and Delta Chicago

  • Date Monday, June 10, 2019- Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Time 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location Floor 1, Suite 127

First WaveSM, the in-house Innovation Lab at Delta Faucet Company, has paired 3D metal printing with proven hands-free technology to create the Precision Powder Room Faucet. First Wave is committed to collecting feedback directly from the design community before large-scale launches are initiated, allowing influencers to be part of the R&D process. We want to hear from you! Be part of the process by contributing your thoughts in a short design study anytime during NeoCon, June 10th – June 11th. Participants will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a Precision Powder Room Faucet. At the end of each day, a new winner will be drawn.

New Style Cabinets

  • Date Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Time 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location Showroom 163F

Join New Styles Cabinets for an Open House on Monday and Tuesday, June 10-12, from 9am to 5pm in our showroom- 163F. They will be offering wine as well as tours of our kitchen. In addition, you can enter a contest for a chance to win a custom powder room vanity.

Brentano

  • Date Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Time 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Location 1040 A

Join Brentano as we celebrate the upcoming release of our Fall 2019 Clearwater collection at NeoCon 2019! This year's NeoCon display will feature an 8ft centerpiece painting installation by the one and only Iris Wang, you don't want to miss this! On June 10th at 2pm, visit Brentano showroom 1040A for Edible Art, A Culinary Experience. Skilled culinary experts bring Clearwater's centerpiece fabric, Fontaine to life in the form of edible art with a three-tiered cake, mimicking the reflective design of this arresting new fabric. This stunning design is highlighted even further with hints of gold and hand-made sugar aquatic flora based on our new pattern Lily Pond. No rsvp is needed to attend. Please note this event will likely be very busy and the cake will go quickly! Come early to enjoy the delicious flavors and stunning artistry from Amy Beck Cake Design.

Happy Hour with Ghent

  • Date Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Time 2:00 PM- 5:00 PM
  • Location Showroom 1060

Enjoy Happy Hour with Ghent in Showroom 1060 for a toast from 2pm to 5pm on Monday, June 10th. Learn more about Ghent's growing product line, providing you the tools to enhance your communication and creativity.

Scandinavian Spaces Happy Hour

  • Date Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Time 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Location Showroom 1191

Let's celebrate life through color and design! Welcome to happy hour at our NeoCon showroom #1191. Beer & prosecco on tap.

Tai Ping

  • Date Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Time 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Location Suite 635

Please join Tai Ping for cocktails in Suite 635 on Monday from 2-5 pm! Our new custom-tufted, made-to-order carpet samples are ready for you!

Takeform

  • Date Monday, June 10 -Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Time 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Location Floor 10, Suite 10-166

Join us for cocktails & sweets in our brand new showroom, 10-166. Monday and Tuesday, 2PM-5:30 PM.

VividBoard

  • Date Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Time 2:00 PM- 5:00 PM
  • Location Showroom 1060

Celebrate Happy Hour and the art of patient engagement with VividBoard on Monday, June 10th. Learn how you can increase HCAHPS and the quality of patient care through custom patient room boards.

Waddell Display Furniture Happy Hour

  • Date Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Time 2:00 PM-5:00 PM
  • Location Showroom 1060

Discover Waddell's innovative display and space division furniture with a cocktail in hand from 2pm to 5pm on Monday, June 10th.

SurfaceWorks

  • Date Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Time 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Location Suite 1056

Please join us for beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres on Monday, June 10 from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Emeco

  • Date Monday, June 10, 2019 and Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Time 3:00 PM
  • Location Floor 11, Suite 1111

Join us at 3:00 PM on Monday and Tuesday for a drink in our new Showroom to toast our 75th Anniversary.

Kahrs

  • Date Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Time 3:00 PM
  • Location Floor 7, Booth 7-7106

Kahrs requests the pleasure of your company to celebrate the launch of KÄHRS LUXURY TILE and UPOFLOOR SAFETY FLOORS at NeoCon 2019. Monday June 10th 2019 TheMart - Booth 7-7106 @ 3:00pm.

Kwalu

  • Date Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Time 3:00 PM
  • Location Floor 11, Showroom 11-199

Join Kwalu for wine and cheese.

Stance Healthcare

  • Date Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Time 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Location Floor 7, Booth 4050

Join Stance Healthcare for cocktail hour and your chance to WIN a GoPro!

Arcadia

  • Date Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Time 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Location Showroom 340

Join us for cocktails and conversation on Monday, 10th from 3:30-6:30pm in showrooms 340!

Encore Seating

  • Date Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Time 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Location Suite 336

Join us for cocktails and conversation on Monday, June 10th from 3:30-6:30pm in showroom 336.

VS America

  • Date Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Time 3:30 PM
  • Location Showroom 1167

Join VS America's cocktail party in our new showroom and discover our latest chair family – both designed by Jean Nouvel.

Groupe Lacasse - Cocktail Party / NeoCon 2019

  • Date Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Time 4:00 - 6:30 PM
  • Location Floor 10, Suite 1000
  • RSVP RSVP by May 31st, 2019 by emailing Lisa.Castro@groupelacasse.com

COMINGLE WITH THE GROUPE LACASSE COMMUNITY FOR AN EVENING OF INSPIRED CONVERSATION!

To all our valued clients and friends, come and join us during NeoCon in Groupe Lacasse's showroom!

- RSVP ONLY -

By: May 31st, 2019

At: Lisa.Castro@groupelacasse.com

Groupe Lacasse - Designer Tuesday / NeoCon 2019

  • Date Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Time 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
  • Location Floor 10, Suite 1000

OPEN HOUSE FOR ALL DESIGN PROFESSIONALS!

Showroom design: inspiring the community.

Come see exclusive office furniture solutions for flexible and shared workspaces!

For a unique experience, try our upside-down cool box and share your captures!

Ghent, VividBoard, and Waddell

  • Date Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Time 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location Showroom 1060

Start the show Tuesday, June 11th with a mimosa in hand! Arrive early for a limited edition mug giveaway!

Kwalu Showroom Grand Opening

  • Date Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Time 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Location Floor 11, Showroom 11-100

Join us for brunch and cocktails for the Kwalu showroom grand opening.

Scott Group Studio

  • Date Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Time 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location Floor 14, Suite 14-129

Please join us Tuesday, June 11, 11am-12pm in suite 14-129 for a CEU presentation followed by a light lunch. The Chemistry of Color: CEU The Chemistry of Color is a comprehensive conversation on the dynamics of color when it comes to rug making using natural materials.

2020

  • Date Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Time 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Location Floor 7, Booth 7-5122

On Tuesday, June 11, 2019 from 1pm-3pm, 2020 will be hosting an interactive, informative and fun event at our booth for all our customers. The event will start off with an exclusive presentation from our CEO Mark Stoever who will be discussing the future of 2020 Office. There will be champagne, cupcakes, cool 2020 SWAG and prizes. It is a can’t-miss event! Fore more information: www.2020spaces.com/neocon

Dfm 2019 Collection

  • Date Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Time 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location Floor 7, Booth 7-8074

Please join us at Booth 7-8074 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm to celebrate the kickoff of our 2019 Collection. There will be Wine & Beer refreshments and prize giveaways.

FurnitureLab

  • Date Monday, June 10 & Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Time 3:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location Floor 7, Booth 7-036

FurnitureLab @ NeoCon Crafted to Connect Cocktail Parties. Specialty Crafted Cocktail Wine + Beer + Small Plates + Giveaways

HPD Collaborative

  • Date Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Time 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Location Floor 7, Booth 1031

Healthier Materials Rock! Join HPD Collaborative staff in Booth 1031 for tasty refreshments during the 7th floor Wednesday Happy Hour, 3-5 PM. Not yet an HPDC member? - Enter our drawing for a free, one-year HPDC Practitioner Membership for new members.

Stance Healthcare

  • Date Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Time 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Location Floor 7, Booth 4050

Join us for cocktail hour and your chance to WIN Bose Wireless Headphones!