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    NeoCon to host comprehensive seminar series

NeoCon to host comprehensive seminar series

Chicago—NeoCon will deliver a world-class educational experience for its 50th edition including four marquee presentations and more than 100 CEU programs June 11-13 at The Mart. Show organizers have curated a rich program of seminars that explore a wide range of topics including a roadmap for achieving WELL certification, applying psychology to design and trends influencing the next decade in healthcare facility design. New this year, NeoCon will explore the

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Aspecta by Metroflor to sponsor keynote at NeoCon

Norwalk, Conn.—For the second consecutive year, Aspecta by Metroflor will sponsor one of the keynote presentations at NeoCon, the world’s leading platform and annual event for the commercial design industry, June 11-13, at The Mart in Chicago. Among the banner lineup of programming from some of the preeminent, influential names in design and beyond, Aspecta will sponsor the keynote presentation on opening day featuring Art Gensler, founder of Gensler. Registration is

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    NeoCon 50 announces marquee presentations

NeoCon 50 announces marquee presentations

Chicago—Plans are well underway for the milestone 50th edition of NeoCon, the world’s leading platform for the commercial design industry, June 11-13, at The Mart in Chicago. A banner lineup of programming is on tap from some of the preeminent, influential names in design and beyond. The show will feature two marquee presentations on opening day. To kick off the show there will be a presentation led by Art Gensler,

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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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Dal-Tile provides jobs for work-study program

Dallas—Dal-Tile Corporation recently held a luncheon to celebrate several of Dallas Cristo Rey High School students who work at the company’s headquarters as part of an innovative corporate work-study program.

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Mohawk Industries releases 2017 Sustainability Report

Calhoun, Ga.—Mohawk Industries has released its 2017 Sustainability Report online, which outlines how business decisions rooted in corporate social responsibility have resulted in great dividends for the company, its customers,

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William M. Bird expands commercial product offering

Charleston, S.C.—William M. Bird has expanded its commercial product offering to include American Tile, InstaFloor and Centaur Floor Systems. The new products will be available throughout William M. Bird’s entire

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