Every year since 1969, thousands of design enthusiasts all meet up at TheMART in Chicago for the highly anticipated NeoCon event. It is one of the most attended and recognized trade shows in the industry and focuses solely on evolving business and commercial design trends within the realms of the workplace, healthcare, hospitality, retail, education, public spaces and government design. The event spans over 3 days in the middle of June and attracts around 50,000 design professionals from all around the world. Products showcased at the big event are typical as follows:
- Building products
- Floor coverings and wall coverings
- Contract accessories
- Outdoor products
- General technology
- Tile, stone and various surface materials
- And, of course, FURNITURE!
TheMART covers two city blocks and is 25 stories high, making it the world’s largest commercial building and wholesale design center at a whopping 4.2 million square feet.Of all of the innovative things to be seen, our team was proud to attend and represent the KI brand.
Of all of the innovative things to be seen, our team was proud to attend and represent the KI brand. KI took home 3 Best of NeoCon Gold Awards for 2017’s show – for their first time ever! These 3 products consisted of our Ruckus Collection, Universal Height Adjustable Screens, and Pallas’ Textiles Loft Collection. Take a virtual tour here and check out just how well KI’s brand was represented this year!
We hope to make it back to Chicago for 2018’s event and proudly represent KI with even more awards for their efforts to bring new trends to the design industry!
See you all next year!