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IDC: A year in review

On behalf of the IDC staff and Board, we would like to wish you a safe, healthy, and prosperous 2011!

With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season behind us, we can now focus on what's in store for 2011: a new year with promises of improved programs and services and great ways for you to get involved. Before we catapult in to the future, let's take a look at what happened in 2010.

Here's IDC's a year in review:
• IDC unveils new visual identity
• IDC launches new website, idcanada.org
• IDC staff move in to new corporate headquarters in Toronto
• IDC and Canadian Interiors magazine enter publishing partnership for Dimensions
• Ownership of IIDEX/NeoCon Canada transferred to IDC
• The creation of a formalized partnership with IDC Foundation
• IDC becomes a member of IFI (The International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers)
• IDC signs an MOU to jointly fund IDCEC with ASID and IIDA with a goal to improve delivery of continuing education and CEU tracking
• IDC helps facilitate an education standard across the country, with a goal of 2017
• IDC agrees to support Mission Design in their bid to host a world congress of design in Montreal in 2017
• IDC participates in trade shows to promote the profession, including the federal government workshop, RPIC
• IDC surveys members regarding the restructuring. Watch for survey results!
• IDC launches its 2011 Industry Membership Opportunites
• IDC plans trade missions: Las Vegas, January 2011; Denmark, February 2011; and Dubai in March.

The IDC team looks forward to another exciting year! To learn more about these or other IDC initiatives, contact an IDC staff member.

 

Published on January 3, 2011

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