Mar
28
5:30 PM17:30

Central IL Photo Bash

oin the Central Illinois City Center of the IIDA Illinois Chapter for Photo Bash, an exciting evening which celebrates our members both old and new and our AIA friends and sponsors.

Eat and drink your way through the art gallery, which will feature custom glass blowing demonstrations. Next, get in line to have a new, professional headshot taken by the photographer stationed in the venue. Chances to win a hands on glass blowing experience as well!

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Apr
4
5:30 PM17:30

Chicago Photo Bash

Join the IIDA Illinois Chapter for an exciting evening which celebrates our members both old and new as well as our amazing annual sponsors. Eat and drink your way through the art gallery, which will feature custom graphics inspired by the art of language and the Pantone color of the year “Living Coral”. Next, get in line to have a new, professional headshot taken by one of the photographers stationed throughout the venue. Dancing is encouraged as our DJ Charles Protégé will be mixing all night. We can’t wait to see you there.

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Mar
19
5:30 PM17:30

CANCELED! CEU: Understanding Codes & Textile Performance with Sina Pearson

This CEU equips you to evaluate textile performance using current industry studies. This will better enable you to avoid common specification mistakes and meet the aesthetic requirements of your projects. Gain an in-depth understanding of the four components of textile performance: 

  1. Flammability 

  2. Durability 

  3. Cleanability 

  4. Sustainability

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Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

Stitch 2019

The theme for our 14th annual Stitch is Dichotomies: Opposites Attract! Design firms pair up with manufacturers, selecting a dichotomy and bringing it to life in the form of a garment. Join us at the House of Blues to see what the teams have conjured up, as models walk the runway. It’s one of our biggest networking nights of the year with over 500 people in attendance each year. You don’t want to miss this one!

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Feb
23
to Feb 24

NCIDQ Prep Course

IIDA Illinois and ASID Illinois are joining forces this Spring to study for the NCIDQ exams.  We are extending special Member Pricing for both associations. Early birds receive 1/2 off pricing. Register today!

Looking for a class to prepare you to sit for the NCIDQ? Here it is! This 16 hour, intensive, preparatory workshop will include a full overview of the Practicum portion of the exam. It will also provide, an actual Prac. 2.0 exam experience, based upon the new digital format. FX and PX exams, are reviewed, including how they are constructed and the mechanics of how to select answers.

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Feb
7
12:00 PM12:00

CEU: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Its Impact on Public Space

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 is one of the most misunderstood elements of commercial design. Failing to design for ADA creates health and safety issues for the disabled and liability concerns for designers and owners. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to confidently discuss ADA requirements with a client so all parties can make informed decisions.

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Feb
6
5:30 PM17:30

Designing the Future: An Advocacy Forum

Join IIDA and ASID Illinois Chapters for an informative discussion on current legislation and future legislative goals for all Illinois Interior Designers. Engage with panelists for an informal conversation on elevating the Interior Design profession. Network with your peers after the forum with complimentary cocktails and small bites provided by Marshalls Landing at the top of the Mart Steps. Don’t miss this informative and exciting discussion where you will learn how to be become a better Advocate for our profession. Click here to register.

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