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October 2017

World Design Summit

October 16 - 25
Palais des congrès de Montréal,
1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1H5 Canada
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The World Design Summit Montréal 2017 is an unprecedented international gathering of diverse disciplines with a common focus: How design can shape the future. Montréal will host design professionals, government and business leaders, industry representatives, media and NGOs from around the world. For 10 days, attendees will come together to transcend silos, foster cooperation and enhance professional development. More than a mere celebration of design, the World Design Summit will demonstrate the tremendous power of design to create viable solutions…

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IFMA World Workplace

October 18 - 20
George R. Brown Convention Center,
1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, TX 77010 United States
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IFMA World Workplace is a hands-on, interactive learning and networking event for professionals who support all aspects of the work environment. Together, they find solutions to common facility challenges. Together, they set trends in creating and sustaining livable, lucrative, leading-edge spaces. From the boardroom to the classroom, IFMA World Workplace is raising its professional profile, building its community’s knowledge and strengthening its industry’s future. IFMA World Workplace is at the center of this epic tale — leading their progress through…

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Contract Design Forum

October 18 - 20
La Fonda on the Plaza,
100 E San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM United States
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Each year, the Contract Design Forum is held for the most engaged experts in commercial architecture and interior design—architects and designers who are principals of firms, and nationally recognized designers of workplace, hospitality, healthcare, retail, education, and civic projects. National real estate leaders attend as well. The audience is engaged in thought-provoking discussions at Forum, allowing attendees to think of their work and the future in new and different ways.

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Designfest Internacional

October 19 - 21
Teatro Diana,
Av 16 de Septiembre 710, Centro, Guadalajara, Jalisco 44460 Mexico
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Designfest Internacional is the largest design event in Mexico, and a celebration of national design. The program is complemented by social events and workshops.

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Architecture in Perspective – Annual ASAI Competition & Conference

October 19 - 21
Hotel Zaza,
5701 Main St, Houston, TX 77005 United States
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Architecture in Perspective celebrates the work of American Society of Architectural Illustrators members. The American Society of Architectural Illustrators’ annual international competition and exhibition further the Society’s objectives by selecting its members’ extraordinary work and presenting it in major venues worldwide over the course of a year. Selected artwork is also reproduced in a companion catalogue that is sold through bookstores and the ASAI website.

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Facades Plus LA

October 19 - 20
The L.A. Hotel Downtown,
333 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
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The goal of the Facades Plus conference is to focus on the design and performance on the next generation of facades. They provide proven insights on how to make your ideas become reality. They bring together some of the world’s most productive building professionals and leading researchers to share insights on how facades ideas are brought to life. Facades Plus is the leading conference on performance and design of the building envelope. The unique cross-over of attending professionals brings together…

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Office Partners Grand Ole Gathering

October 22 - 24
West Palm Beach Marriott,
1001 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States
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The Grand Ole Gathering is the best meeting in the office products industry. It is a military styled ONE-on-ONE Meeting format. This is not a tabletop sample collecting meeting. This is a sit down for 14 minutes with each attending vendor/wholesaler and talk. Talk about if you buy, what you buy, why you don’t buy, your problems, money making opportunities, your direct program, what the vendor has available, product lines, product, new product, product you did not know they had,…

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WORKTECH West Coast

October 24
Mission Bay Conference Center,
1675 Owens St, San Francisco, CA 94158 United States
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WORKTECH is a leading international workplace conference series. The event caters to the educational needs of Heads of CRE, Heads of FM and Chief Executives of the top Global 1000 companies, and has been held at locations around the world, including London, New York, san Francisco, Melbourne, Amsterdam, Shanghai, Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires. WORKTECH speakers are leading international thinkers, industry strategists and radical visionaries. Our speakers come from some of today’s most successful companies as well as a broad…

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EdSpaces

October 25 - 27
Kansas City Convention & Entertainment Facilities,
301 W 13th St, Kansas City, MO 64105 United States
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EDspaces is the only international tradeshow and conference bringing together all the professionals who plan, design, build, equip and manage all types of learning environments and educational campuses, with the manufacturers, service providers and dealers who offer the essential products and solutions for these areas.

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ASID Texas Student Symposium 2017

October 27 - 28
City of Austin,
Austin, TX United States
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ASID Texas Student Symposium exposes budding designers from schools all over Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Arkansas to the real world of interior design, while bringing them together to learn from established professionals and industry members. The event will be filled with rich opportunities, exciting new venues and will EXPOSE you to the reality of this amazingly diverse profession. You will be able to INTERACT one-on-one with successful professionals from all facets of design and PROVE TO YOURSELF that…

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LeadingAge EXPO

October 29 - November 1
New Orleans Morial Convention Center,
900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130 United States
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The LeadingAge EXPO is the gathering place for the field of aging services. Multi-specialty, interdisciplinary providers can get the training and resources they need to enhance all their services in a single conference. This unique community reflects the entire field of aging services, and by attending, individuals can learn best practices for specialties outside their own. Attendees will be able to: Choose from more than 150 expert-led education sessions. Connect with thousands of aging services professionals from across the country.…

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The Lodging Conference

October 30 - November 2
Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa,
2400 E Missouri Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85016 United States
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The Lodging Conference is one of the top hotel industry events in the world. Over the past 21 years, tens of thousands of high-powered hotel owners and executives from around the globe have participated. The event has been sold out for the last five years with attendance of 1600+ in 2015. The Lodging Conference brings together the hotel industry’s most influential owners, operators, presidents, CEOs and dealmakers to strategize about development, finance, franchising, management, construction, design, and operations. More than…

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IASDR Conference on Design Research

October 31 - November 3
University of Cincinnati’s College of DAAP,
5470 Aronoff Center, Cincinnati, OH 45221 United States
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The University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) invites educators and practitioners to attend and participate in the 2017 IASDR Conference on Design Research to discuss the array of possibilities for design and design research in the century ahead. The conference will benefit from all that our college, university, and the city of Cincinnati have to offer – as celebrated locations for the study, practice, and business of design and design research. The 2017 IASDR Conference on Design…

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November 2017

ACADIA Conference

November 2 - 4
Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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The ACADIA Conference will foster design work and research from the worlds of practice and academia that lie at the intersection between procedural design, designed environments and autonomous machines. More specifically, this conference will seek to explore recent work within the current trend in computational design to develop and apply quasi-cognitive machines; the integration of software, information, fabrication and sensing to generate mechanisms for interfacing with the physical realm. The ACADIA Conference will explore and interrogate these questions through interdisciplinary…

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Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

November 8 - 10
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center,
415 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210 United States
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Greenbuild is the premier event for sustainable building. Featuring three exhilarating days of uplifting speakers, unmatched networking opportunities, showcases, LEED workshops and tours of green buildings, Greenbuild offers a place for thousands to gather and renew their commitment to the green movement.

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ArchitectureBoston Expo

November 8 - 10
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center,
415 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210 United States
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ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX) is one of the largest events for the design and construction industry in the country, and the largest regional conference and tradeshow. Drawing 92% of its attendance from New England, ABX’s regional reach is its greatest strength. Attendees hold on to their money (no airline fees, hotel costs or meal expenses) and spend their time building relationships and networks around physical proximity and the likelihood of follow-up work. The building industry varies dramatically from region-to-region due to…

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Design-Build Conference and EXPO

November 8 - 10
Pennsylvania Convention Center,
1101 Arch St, Philadephia, PA 19107 United States
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The Design-Build Institute of America is the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build. Design-build is a collaborative approach to project delivery that integrates design and construction with a single-point of responsibility contract. For two decades, design-build practitioners, specialty contractors, and public and private owners have gathered annually for the Design-Build Conference and Expo, the largest gathering of the year for the design-build market and the only event centered exclusively on design-build. The Design-Build Conference and…

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Configura CET Designer User Conference

November 8 - 9
The Venetian Las Vegas,
3355 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 United States

At Configura CET Designer User Conference you will become an expert in using CET Designer, and learn from peer power-users and Configura team members on how to use the program to its full extent. Learn new skills and gain valuable information from industry leaders that is relevant to your daily work. With over 20 breakout sessions, presentations, and engaging events, you will connect with professionals and have a fantastic experience that will help you do more and sell more. Whether…

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Coworking Europe Conference

November 8 - 10
City of Dublin,
Dublin, Ireland

The Coworking Europe Conference is an annual event featuring the rise of coworking and its impact on entrepreneurship, innovation and, overall, the future of the workplace. Between 350 and 400 attendees from all around Europe, North America and beyond, will gather during three days for the Coworking Europe Conference. Close to fifty speakers and panelists will share their thoughts and best practices with an audience made out of coworking space operators, facility managers, real estate pundits as well as city…

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Color Marketing Group International Summit

November 9 - 12
Hilton Portland & Executive Tower,
921 SW SIXTH AVENUE, Portland, OR 97204 United States
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The Color Marketing Group International Summit is a World Color Forecast, comprising forecasts from Asia Pacific, Europe, North American, and Latin America. Each color is translated into NCS, Pantone, RAL, Munsell, LAB and sRGB color notations to facilitate color application across a wide number of materials and are invaluable tools to assist with the application of color to product lines. Color Forecasts with Notations are complimentary to those who attend the International Summit and CMG members. The Summit also provides…

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