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NeoCon in Chicago Shows What's New in Commercial Interiors

Since 1969 the NeoCon in Chicago has proudly been on the cutting edge of commercial interior design. It is held at the Merchandise Mart and welcomes nearly 50,000 attendees hoping to learn more about current trends in commercial design. Over 700 leading companies are on hand to connect with design professionals, highlight a variety of new products, and share innovations in interior design. The 2015 NeoCon in Chicago is being held from June 15 to June 17 and is expected to be an event you don't want to miss.

There will be a diverse collection of exhibitors on hand at NeoCon in Chicago to help you get a glimpse into what is hot in interior commercial design trends. These exhibition booths span more than 5 floors and are focused on vertical markets including hospitality, retail, government, public spaces, education, and healthcare. There are a variety of special events also available to attendees including a keynote speech by 13 & 9 CEOs and Creative Directors Anastasiga Sugic and Martin Lesjak and the IIDA Cool Award Ideas.

There are also a variety of seminars available at NeoCon in Chicago that can help you transform a client's commercial interior, including:

Warning: Toxic! Demystifying the Red List You will gain a new understanding of this list of toxic materials and how it can be strategically used to inform healthy interior design. The qualities of the toxic materials, where they are most often found, and healthier alternatives will be covered during the seminar.

Colour & Material for Spring and Summer 2016 This seminar offers an in-depth look at upcoming color trends for the 2016 spring and summer seasons. Four specific color palettes will be explored as well as their application to interior design. You will also learn more about color trend forecasting and how this can help designers make the best color decisions.

Color, Light, and Metamerism There is a significant relationship between light, color, and the way in which humans react. Central to this relationship is the role of paint. You can learn about how to maximize color and light to create designs that are both attractive and innovative.

Brand Identity Through Interior Design This seminar will allow you to focus on helping clients create brand identity via interior design. You will learn how to work with a client who is seeking interior design that will enhance and solidify a brand. The practical applications discussed in this seminar include integrating brand colors, creating a cohesive look, and transforming interior design.

If you're interested in attending NeCon in Chicago you should visit the event's website page for more information. There you can read more about exhibitors, presenters, the event schedule, and access a full list of educational opportunities.

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