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Designers & Architects Talk: Design and its Impact on Client Success

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111 East Upper Wacker Drive

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Chicago, IL 60601

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Designers and Architects Talk:

A Series About Design and its Impact on Client Success with IIDA and AIA Chicago

Presented by IIDA, the Commercial Interior Design Association, and AIA Chicago in a first-ever collaboration, this series of three panel discussions addresses commercial interior architecture and design. Both architects and commercial interior designers will learn from the provocative discussions about projects, firm leadership, and design strategy.

IIDA and AIA current members, use the promo code emailed to you to receive member pricing - $10 for individual session and $25 for the full series. Student members will receive a free ticket with the student promo code - limited free tickets available. If you did not receive your promo code, IIDA members please contact iidahq@iida.org and AIA members please contact ARao@aiachicago.org.

5:30 p.m. Networking Reception

6 p.m. Panel Discussion

1 hr IDCEC CEU / 1 LU

Wednesday, March 20

McDonald’s Headquarters: Impact on a Company, a City, and a Neighborhood

Moderated by John Czarnecki, Hon. IIDA, Assoc. AIA

  • Tish Kruse, principal, IA Interior Architects

  • Primo Orpilla, FIIDA, principal, Studio O+A

  • Scott Phillips, director of workplace management, McDonald’s

  • Neil Schneider, Assoc. IIDA, principal IA Interior Architects

  • Grant Uhlir, FAIA, co-regional managing principal, Gensler

Wednesday, April 17

New, Bold, and Entrepreneurial: Design Firms Changing the Face of Chicago

Moderated by Peter Exley, FAIA

  • Jason Hall, principal, Charlie Greene Studio

  • Ami Kahalekulu, partner, Twofold Studio

  • Sarah Kuchar, IIDA, creative director, Sarah Kuchar Studio

  • Deon Lucas, AIA, NOMA, director, Beehyyve, E.G. Woode

Wednesday, May 22

Women Leading Hospitality Design in Chicago

Moderated by Cheryl Durst, Hon. FIIDA

  • Karen Herold, principal, Studio K

  • Jackie Koo, AIA, IIDA, principal, KOO

  • Laurie Miller, AIA, principal, Anderson/Miller

  • Meg Prendergast, principal, Gettys Group

  • Patricia Rotondo, Assoc. AIA, IIDA, senior principal, Antunovich Associates

Host Sponsor

Corporate Concepts

Champion Sponsors
Bernhardt Design | Mohawk Group | Mortarr | Patcraft | Shaw Contract | Steelcase | Tarkett | Wilkhahn

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