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Student Programs

The student programs at NeoCon are designed exclusively for interior design and architecture students. Gain real-world exposure to the professional business of design through activities that bring you up close and personal with the industry’s top manufacturers and designers. 

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Student Programs

Seminar Discounts for Students!

Take advantage of the opportunity to sit in on a selection of NeoCon's continuing education seminars offered to industry professionals on Tuesday and Wednesday of the show. As a student, attend any one-hour CEU from top experts in the industry, offered at a discounted rate of $25 each.

Here’s how:

  • Visit Seminar Registration on the first floor of the Mart on the day in which the seminar you would like to attend takes place (Tuesday or Wednesday). 
  • Check availability for each seminar and register on-site.
  • Seating is limited, arrive early!

IIDA Student Design Charette

  • Date Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Time 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Presentation & Judging 3 - 5 PM)

Get a glimpse of design-at-work when IIDA Student Members compete in this live, onsite design competition. Students have less than six hours to determine a design solution, develop a presentation, and pitch their concept to an esteemed jury panel. NeoCon attendees are encouraged to observe the competition. Final presentations will take place at 3 p.m.

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ASID's Design Pathways [SP1]

  • Date Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Time 9:30 - 10:30 AM (Tour 10:30 - Noon)

Why are trade shows important to the life of an interior designer? A panel of experienced design professionals will explain why trades shows are essential to your career and why it’s imperative to attend them. Our experts will give you insight on what questions to ask, how to evaluate products, and why it is so critical to your success to make connections and establish strong vendor relationships throughout your career.

After the panel discussion, you will break into small groups and tour the show floors with one of our panelists to receive guidance on how to make the most of your time at these important professional events.

Student Programs registration available February 2019