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    NeoCon celebrates 50 years of tomorrow’s design

NeoCon celebrates 50 years of tomorrow’s design

Chicago—Registration is now open for the 50th edition of NeoCon, the world’s leading platform and most important event of the year for the commercial design industry. NeoCon 50 will take place June 11-13 at The Mart in Chicago. Since its launch in 1969, the show has served as a launching pad for iconic brands and products in the commercial design world. Its conference program is at the forefront of thought

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    Patcraft premiers Subtractive Layers

Patcraft premiers Subtractive Layers

Cartersville, Ga.—Patcraft has introduced its newest LVT collection, Subtractive Layers. Using foundational methods of art to explore new ground, the collection includes two styles, Remove and Withdraw. Available in 12 x 24-inch tiles and 20 colors, Subtractive Layers is a dryback product providing a unique and dynamic aesthetic across all markets. The collection was designed by Kelly Stewart, Patcraft’s hard surface designer, who worked from her original acrylic paintings, inspired

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    NeoCon seeks photos from past shows

NeoCon seeks photos from past shows

Chicago—As NeoCon nears its historic 50th edition, June 11-13 at The Mart, the show team is calling upon their community of participants—exhibitors, attendees and partners—to submit photo highlights from year’s past. The show will use a selection of the collected images in marketing communications and other activations around NeoCon 50. In 1967 a fire destroyed Chicago’s McCormick Place building, the original site of the first NeoCon (then named InterCon I). The

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NeoCon 2018 calls for program submissions

Chicago—NeoCon is seeking innovative thought leaders for the 50th edition of its prestigious conference program to be held June 11-13 at the Mart. The official call for presentations application is now available online at neoconcfp.com. Applications are due Oct. 30. NeoCon programming is known for its diverse assortment of dynamic and timely seminars across leading tracks and categories. The 2018 offering will build on this legacy and include a special new programming

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    NeoCon adds new sales director

NeoCon adds new sales director

Chicago—NeoCon Shows has appointed Madeleine Tullier new sales director. Tullier has worked with the Merchandise Mart for more than 10 years and brings seasoned industry experience and recognition within the design community to her new role. She will work closely with Julie Kohl, vice president of sales, in the development and strategic growth of several trade shows including NeoCon and NeoCon East. “With Madeleine’s long-term industry experience and robust network

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    Trendspotting: Green design dictates style direction at NeoCon ’17

Trendspotting: Green design dictates style direction at NeoCon ’17

July 31/Aug. 7: Volume 31, Issue 4 By Rebecca Blasdel   Chicago—NeoCon 2017 can be viewed as a success based on traffic alone. Show organizers put attendance just north of 50,000, a 7% uptick over the prior year (FCNews, July 3/10). But brisk traffic and sold-out showroom space weren’t the only major takeaways from the show. Exhibitors and attendees alike were equally impressed with the vast array of new products,

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Mannington Commercial enjoys success at NeoCon

Chicago—Mannington Commercial kicked off NeoCon 2017 with the launch of new hard and soft surface flooring products and a new showroom. The company also reported higher showroom traffic of visiting architects, interior designers and other specifiers than ever before. New products featured LVT and carpet designed by the in-house Mannington Design Studio, under the leadership of Roby Isaac, vice president of commercial design, as well as collaborations with the Los

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My take: Random ramblings from NeoCon

July 3/10: Volume 32, Issue 2 By Steven Feldman   How can 2017 have less than half of it remaining? Time really does fly. Walking around NeoCon last month made me realize just that. There was no way we could be five months removed from Surfaces. Then again, show management is probably saying there is no way it’s been five years since they changed the name to TISE, or The

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    Daltile Gallery hosts hundreds at annual NeoCon luncheon

Daltile Gallery hosts hundreds at annual NeoCon luncheon

Chicago—Daltile’s Chicago Design Gallery recently welcomed over 500 architects, designers and other customers to its annual “Parked At NeoCon” lunch event. Held every year during the international NeoCon commercial design tradeshow, Daltile’s luncheon showcased the brand’s exciting new products and gave NeoCon attendees a nice, relaxing oasis from the miles-long tradeshow held just across the street in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart. Daltile’s Chicago Design Gallery is part of the brand’s vast

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NeoCon 2017 sees increase in attendance

Chicago—NeoCon yet again proved that it is the world’s premier platform for commercial design as it took over The Mart from June 12-14. Registered attendance rose 7% over the 2016 edition as the show hits new record highs year after year. The Mart’s continued investments into the building did not go unnoticed as new amenities and modernizations helped complement the overall show experience. Upgrades were apparent from the ground up

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    Crossville hosts University of Tennessee students at NeoCon

Crossville hosts University of Tennessee students at NeoCon

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville will host four students from the University of Tennessee College of Architecture and Design at NeoCon 2017. These students earned the trip by creating winning, tile-focused projects as part of Crossville’s sponsorship of a semester-long Design Studio held in partnership with the university. The studio provided the company a direct opportunity to educate the next generation of design professionals on the specification of tile products. As part of the

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    NeoCon preview: Commercial products take center stage

NeoCon preview: Commercial products take center stage

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    Aspecta, Wilsonart team up at NeoCon

Aspecta, Wilsonart team up at NeoCon

Norwalk, Conn.—Metroflor will join forces with Wilsonart to provide the company’s Aspecta Ten LVT flooring in the Wilsonart booth at NeoCon. The Aspecta Ten Runyon Oak design in Ashen—a neutral-gray, raw ranch look with a comfortable “denim jacket” appeal—will complement Wilsonart’s new Contract Laminate. Metroflor’s Aspecta Ten also aims to make staff and visitors’ time in the booth comfortable underfoot with its ISOCORE technology. The proprietary ISOCORE rigid core is comfortable and quiet, according to the company,

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    AVA by Novalis will have its first showcase at NeoCon

AVA by Novalis will have its first showcase at NeoCon

Chicago—Novalis Innovative Flooring will, for the first time, show its AVA Commercial Specified LVT at NeoCon. The entire line of AVA flooring will be on display at the new Spartan Surfaces Chicago Showroom, just a short walk from The Mart, during the show hours on June 12 and 13. The showroom is located at 162 W. Hubbard, Suite 300. Spartan Surfaces is a sales and consulting group specializing in commercial

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Karndean to feature next-gen design at NeoCon

Export, Pa.—Karndean Designflooring will showcase its full commercial product portfolio, featuring new product ranges, designflooring capabilities and interactive experiences at its NeoCon booth (#7-8116). Attendees will have the chance to see the company’s full glue down offering and learn how designflooring can enhance any commercial environment. Designers will also be able to experiment with designflooring using interactive kiosks that contain the company’s digital Floorstyle design tool. “Our design components allow commercial

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CTEF to hold CTI, ACT demonstrations at TISE

Pendleton, S.C.—The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF), which provides education and installer certification for professionals working in the ceramic tile and stone industry, will be conducting ongoing demonstrations of the

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Retail Lead Management builds new integrations with flooring ERP systems

Columbus, Ohio—Retail Lead Management has recently completed the development of its initial integrations with two flooring ERP systems: RollMaster and RFMS. The company is also scheduled to launch its Qfloors

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Scott Group Studio names new co-CEOs, chairman

Grand Rapids, Mich.—Scott Group Studio, a leading designer and manufacturer of custom, handmade luxury carpets, has named John Hart and Tim Hill as co-chief executive officers. Hart has a 20-year

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