ID Connections

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Published by Alexandra Tichinoff, December 03, 2012.

ARIDO Fellow and past president Lynn McGregor awarded with Ryerson Achievement Award
ARIDO Fellow and past president Lynn McGregor was awarded with the Ryerson Achievement Award on November 21, 2012 held at the Maharam showroom "in recognition of demonstated leadership in the betterment of society and enhancement of the profession of interior design." The annual Ryerson Achievement Awards honor students recognized as the best in their educational area as well as one professional leader. Sponsors of the evening's awards included Powell and Bonnell, Herman Miller and Global. When accepting her award Lynn spoke of the value of education and the challenges and rewards of a creative career.

IDC president David Gibbons opens IDC International Design Roundtable 2012
IDC president David Gibbons gave the opening and closing remarks at the IDC International Design Roundtable discussion, Behaviour by design: How does interior design influence user response. A panel of experts included Tama Duffy Day, principal and global interior design healthcare practice leader, Perkins + Will, Neil Hogan, creative director, SHH, Alex McCuaig, chairman and executive creative director, Met Studio, Glenn Rasmussen, senior associate, directory of hospitality interiors, Gensler. The event was moderated by Susan Wiggins, CEO, IDC.

Chief Executive Officer of IDC Susan Wiggins and IIDEX Canada liaison Trevor Kruse attend Greenbuild 2012
Greenbuild, the largest conference of green building professionals in North America was held November 14 to 16, in San Francisco, CA. Susan Wiggins, CEO, IDC and Trevor Kruse, Hudson Kruse, were in attendance as part of the Canada Lounge and matchmaking and networking services  offered by The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service.

Attendees at this year’s Greenbuild, were invited to visit the Canada Lounge with over 1000 square feet of space and participate in a wide range of services being offered by the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service. Included in the services were matchmaking meetings for companies to build relationships and create partnerships.

National Industry Partners
Hunter Doulgas Interface Shaw Contract Cosentino Altex keilhauer
Midgley Architex Lauzon PC350 Williams Sonoma For The Trade Levey Industries
Samsung Caesarstone Canada Benjamin Moore Arconas Mohawk Group Knoll