Registration Now Open for NeoCon 2024

Chicago, IL, February 5, 2024-Plans are taking shape for the 55th edition of NeoCon, to be held June 10 to 12 at The Mart, as show management announces the list of speakers, dynamic activations, brands, and the movers and shakers impacting the built environment. The three-day event offers opportunities to connect, learn, and experience the latest trends and innovations across verticals, from office to healthcare. Attendees, who hail from large enterprise companies to design professionals representing markets ranging from Workplace, healthcare, hospitality, retail, real estate, education, public space, and government can register starting February 6 for this industry-leading event to discover and source over one million square feet of game-changing commercial design solutions.

The Mart has reported brisk leasing activity throughout 2023 and into the first month of 2024, underscoring the building’s value as an important year-round destination and a source for design discovery. “We have completed 66 lease transactions for a total of 174,000 square feet,” says Byron Morton, vice president & co-head of leasing.

Headlining NeoCon 2024 are three provocateurs who push the boundaries of their respective craft from architecture to art to fashion. Presented by IIDA, Gensler’s global entertainment leader Bob Weis will kick off the show on Monday morning with a talk entitled “Leveraging the Power of Storytelling in Commercial Design.” Tuesday's keynote, presented by ASID, will feature British-Nigerian multi-disciplinary artist and designer, Yinka Ilori, in a discussion co-moderated by ASID CEO Khoi Vo and IIDA’s executive vice president/CEO, Cheryl Durst, entitled, “The Power of Affirmation: Yinka Ilori in conversation with Khoi Vo and Cheryl Durst.” Finally, two-time Academy Award-winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter will take the stage as Wednesday’s keynote speaker with her presentation, “Designing Afrofuturism: The Art of Storytelling through Costume Design,” presented by AIA Chicago. 

Show registration is free for all attendees. Register here.

Related Topics:The American Institute of Architects, American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)