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April 2017

AIA Convention

April 27 - 29
Orange County Convention Center,
9990 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819 United States
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Plan on attending the AIA Convention. Find stellar keynoters, hands-on workshops, and deep-dive education seminars on new trends and hot topics from sustainability to startup firms. Immerse yourself in a world of innovation. The AIA Convention expo floor is a hotspot of activity featuring more than 170,000 square feet of booths, galleries and lounges and nearly 800 exhibiting companies. From software to building systems to stone and tile, you’ll find materials and technologies of tomorrow featured in specialty product pavilions…

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May 2017

HOW Design Live

May 2 - 6
Hyatt Regency Chicago,
151 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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HOW Design Live offers the creative inspiration to refuel your passion for your work combined with the practical knowledge you need to achieve and advance in your career. And it’s no surprise that at the largest gathering of creative professionals and designers, you will also have ample opportunity to network with the best and brightest speakers, industry-leading companies and your peers. HOW Design Live is your chance to explore the biggest ideas, meet your design heroes, and learn from the…

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Groundbreaking Women in Construction

May 2 - 3
The Park Central San Francisco,
50 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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The annual Groundbreaking Women in Construction Conference will focus on key steps women should take to build career success, and inspire and empower their peers to do likewise. Learn the critical importance of women throughout all levels of the organization and how to hone essential skills to be better leaders and mentors. Gain insights from construction industry experts on starting a meaningful peer networking group and how to keep it influential for years to come. Share best practices with other…

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HD Expo

May 3 - 5
Mandalay Bay Convention Center,
3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119 United States
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HD Expo is the premier trade show and hospitality conference for its industry. Established in 1992 and presented by Hospitality Design magazine, it remains at the forefront by offering the newest and most innovative products and services, encouraging and sharing ideas, providing inspiration and connecting hospitality professionals. HD Expo is dedicated to bringing the interior design industry, architects, owners/operators, developers, specifiers and purchasers the best available resources for their projects. This includes the most informative conference sessions led by top…

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May 4 - 5
Convene Conference Center,
730 Third Ave, New York City, 10017
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WORKTECH is a leading international workplace conference series. The event has been held at locations around the world, including London, New York, San Francisco Bay, Amsterdam, Shanghai, Singapore and Melbourne. Join over 300 senior professionals from real estate, facilities, technology, executive management, architecture, design and professional advisors to further knowledge and share expertise.

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Impact Summit

May 8 - 9
Omni King Edward Hotel,
37 King Street East, Torono, Ontario M5C 1E9 Canada

Impact Summit 2017: Migration, Culture, and Diversity in the Built Environment The 2017 Impact Summit will be the first ever in Canada, jointly hosted by Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) and the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), and taking place in Toronto’s rejuvenated Regent Park. Summit attendees will include senior practitioners, thought leaders and emerging influencers drawn from the fields of design and architecture, building and facilities management, city planning, all levels of government, as well as business and…

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Universal Design Conference NYC

May 9 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
NYC Center for Architecture,
536 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012 United States
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Universal Design Conference NYC brings together leading professionals from the fields of architecture and design, technology, healthcare, education and government, and is being hosted to promote accessibility and ensure inclusion and equality for people of diverse abilities and backgrounds, no matter their size or age. The one day event aims to propagate the popularity of universal design and the need for universal accessibility. Universal Design Conference NYC will showcase a number of short, 18 minute talks on ideas, initiatives and projects to…

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G2E Asia

May 16 - 18
The Venetian Macao,
Estrada da Baia de Nossa Senhora da Esperanca, Macau, Macau
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G2E Asia (Global Gaming Expo Asia) is the industry event offering one-stop sourcing platform of gaming and entertainment products to the forward-looking casino operators in Asia. G2E Asia provides a cost-effective way to suppliers by enabling them to showcase new products, meet qualified buyers and establish new contacts. Every year, over 95% of Asian casino operators attend G2E Asia to look for cutting-edge products and solutions and gather upcoming industry trends. Held in Macau-the heart of Asian gaming, G2E Asia…

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Color Marketing Group European Conference

May 17 - 19
Hotel Las Arenas,
Calle Eugenia Viñes, 22-24, Valencia, 46011 Spain
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Attend the Color Marketing Group European Conference to identify and determine future color trends and influences in Europe. CMG experts will lead this international Color Forecasting Workshop to determine what’s coming NEXT. You will discuss and identify the colors that will be the basis for future color trends in Europe, sharing your color stories with like-minded color professionals.

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Living Future unConference

May 17 - 19
The Westin Seattle,
1900 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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The Living Future unConference is the forum for leading minds in the green building movement seeking solutions to the most daunting global issues of our time. This year’s three-day conference will focus on the diverse layers of Genius and Courage. Out-of-the-ordinary learning and networking formats lend to the design strategies and cutting-edge technical information that abounds at the Living Future unConference. Come celebrate a 11 years of innovation, and experience the added noteworthy twists that will exemplify the essence of the Living Future…

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ICFF: International Contemporary Furniture Fair

May 21 - 24
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center,
655 W 34th St, New York City, NY 10001 United States
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North America’s premier showcase for contemporary design, the ICFF annually lures those in determined pursuit of design’s timely truths and latest trends to an encyclopedic exhibition of up-to-the-moment offerings, as well as a series of fascinating, fun, edifying programs, and a packed schedule of exhibits and features. For the four-day duration of ICFF, 165,000 net square feet (15,300 net square meters) of the Javits Center will be abuzz with more than 33,000 interior designers, architects, retailers, representatives, distributors, facility managers,…

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workspace at INDEX

May 22 - 25
Dubai World Trade Centre,
2nd Zaabel Road (D 73 Rd), Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Each year, workspace at INDEX delivers a range of features and events designed to add value to the overall visitor experience, encourage industry debate, celebrate innovation, and recognise and reward some of the key players in the industry.

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Sustainable Brands

May 22 - 25
Cobo Center,
1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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Sustainable Brands is an international community of learning and action focused on understanding and leveraging the role of brands in shaping a flourishing future. The Sustainable Brands Conference is ground zero for sustainability, brand and innovation professionals who come together from around the world to be inspired, engaged and equipped to succeed by building the better brands of tomorrow, while building a network of like-minded colleagues who can help. The goal is to amplify current leadership and success surrounding innovation…

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Color Marketing Group Latin America Conference

May 24 - 25
City of San Miguel de Allende,
San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato Mexico
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Attend the Color Marketing Group Latin America Conference to identify and determine future color trends and influences in Latin America. CMG experts will lead this international Color Forecasting Workshop to determine what’s coming NEXT. You will discuss and identify the colors that will be the basis for future color trends in Latin America, sharing your color stories with like-minded color professionals.

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May 31 - June 3
Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center,
One John Nolen Drive , Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Every year, socially motivated design professionals and researchers come together at EDRA with a shared belief; in creating environments that matter to people and where people mattered. But who do we design for? How do we listen to their needs, and desires? How do we navigate the inevitable conflicts between different stakeholders in the placemaking process? What kinds of environments do we want to create together in the end? The conference theme of EDRA48, “Voices of Place” sets out with…

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June 2017

NFPA Conference & Expo

June 4 - 7
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center,
415 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210 United States
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The NFPA Conference & Expo brings to life the products and services needed to meet and maintain compliance with prevailing codes and standards in the design, construction and operation of buildings and facilities of every kind. The NFPA Conference & Expo is widely regarded as the most comprehensive industry event for countless professionals — from architects, engineers, contractors, and building managers to public and private fire service, enforcement agencies, insurers, and utilities.

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HFA Networking Conference

June 4 - 6
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa,
9800 Hyatt Resort Drive, San Antonio, TX 78251 United States

The annual HFA Networking Conference brings together retailers, vendors and manufacturers from across the nation to learn, connect and have fun. When hundreds of successful retailers and industry professionals come together to find solutions, the outcome is a benefit to the bottom line of every operation. The Home Furnishings Association is the driving force behind the most innovative and exciting nationwide events and educational opportunities for furniture retailers.

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Facades Plus Boston

June 6
MIT Samberg Conference Center,
Sloan Bldg, Cambridge, MA 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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Boutique Hotel Investment Conference

June 7
The Times Center,
242 1st St, New York, NY 10036 United States
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Plan on attending the Boutique Hotel Investment Conference. Boutique and lifestyle hotels are niche businesses that particularly cater to special types of customers. The boutique hotel segment of the hospitality industry is growing as global travelers spend more of their travel dollars on experiential travel. Join BLLA at the Boutique Hotel Investment Conference as a select group of experienced panelists and keynote speakers present their findings to attendees. You will walk away with a new network of individuals as well…

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SEGD Conference

June 8 - 10
Loews Miami Hotel,
1601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 United States
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Plan on attending the SEGD Conference, the annual gathering of members of the Society for Experiential Graphic Design, which exists to educate, connect, and inspire with the global, multidisciplinary community of professionals who plan, design, and build experiences that connect people to place.

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