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NeoCon 2023 will feature a non-stop schedule of industry unifying events.  Check back as event details become available.


DIFFA Chicago Gala: Caribbean CARNIVAL

  • Date Saturday, June 10
  • Time 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Location The Geraghty

Bringing together the movers and decision makers into one fabulous spot for one unforgettable night every year, the DIFFA Chicago Gala provides the opportunity to mingle with other industry leaders, network, and celebrate!


2023 IIDA Annual Meeting

  • Date Sunday, June 11, 2023
  • Time 12:00 p.m.
  • Location Venue SIX10, 610 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

Current IIDA members and the IIDA community start NeoCon at the 2023 IIDA Annual Meeting. The gathering includes the induction of the 2022-2023 International Board of Directors and the 2023 College of Fellows; naming the recipients of the 2023 Star award, 2023 Member and Student of the Year; as well as honoring IIDA’s Foundation award recipients.

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HiP Awards + Party

  • Date Sunday, June 11
  • Location THE MART, Grand Stair

Interior Design's HiP Awards celebrates the most innovative commercial products and design thinkers in the A+D community. Winners and honorees will be announced live at an exclusive event held at THE MART on Sunday, June 11.

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Revel in Design, IIDA's black-tie event

  • Date Sunday, June 11, 2023
  • Time 7:00 p.m.
  • Location Ritz-Carlton at Water Tower Place, 160 E Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611

Revel in Design is hosted by EVP and CEO, Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA; prominent international interior designers; and global design manufacturers. The evening of networking, dinner, and revelry honors the winners of two of the most prestigious competitions in the interior design profession—the 49th Annual Interior Design Competition and the 30th Annual Will Ching Design Competition.

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Best of NeoCon Award Winners' Breakfast

  • Date Monday, June 12
  • Location THE MART

Held annually since 1990, Best of NeoCon is the official awards program for NeoCon, honoring outstanding new products from NeoCon exhibiting companies.

Best of NeoCon 2023 will feature entries in 57 product categories evaluated by a diverse jury of leading architects, designers, specifiers and facility managers with expertise spanning commercial, healthcare, institutional and hospitality sectors.

Click here to learn about the Best of NeoCon entrants, jury members and winners!

Watch the awards presentation on the NeoCon Programming Hub.

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