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    February 23, 2017

    Portfolios + Professionals Plus

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    Grab your portfolios or a favorite project and head to KC for an awesome opportunity to meet design professionals and improve your portfolio and presentation skills! The Career Prep Workshop will include a two-hour portfolio review, as well as 101 Sessions on topics pertaining to the current job market and how to approach the daunting task of pursuing  a design career.
    PLUS! This year, we’ve added two exclusive opportunities to peer into the professional settings of interior designers, interior architects, dealers, and reps.  Space on these tours is limited, reserve your spot today!
    Start: February 23, 2017
    End: February 24, 2017
    Venue: encompas
    Address:
    1512 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States

    February 22, 2017

    Kansas City: Wellness Wednesday

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    As the glow from the holidays slowly fades and life speeds back up, IIDA KC City Center is back to support your New Year’s resolutions with our second annual Wellness Wednesdays!  Throughout the month of February, help us improve the collective physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing of our community by coming to this amazing line up of events.

     

    Start: February 22, 2017 5:30 pm
    End: February 22, 2017 7:30 pm
    Venue: Encompas
    Address:
    1516 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States

    February 21, 2017

    Wichita: Trends Influencing Workplace 3.0

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    The way we work is changing rapidly.  This course will focus on the dynamic role of work and its effects on the workplace.  Examining what drives that change and discovering how the workplace is impacted provides critical insights and understanding in preparing for, and aligning with the office of the future.

    Start: February 21, 2017 11:30 am
    End: February 21, 2017 1:00 pm
    Venue: Encompas Wichita
    Address:
    801 E Douglas, Suite 106, Wichita, KS, 67202, United States

    February 16, 2017

    Monthly Member Coffee Date

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    Mark your calendar for the 3rd Thursday of the month… It’s an IIDA Coffee Date!!

     

    IIDA Mid America would like to invite you to join us every month for a bit of coffee and IIDA camaraderie!

    Pick the brains of your IIDA board members… find out how to get more involved in all things IIDA throughout the year… chat about the latest and greatest cat meme… whatever’s on your mind, we want to hear it!

     

    Date:   Thursday, February 16

    Time:  8 am – 9am

    Location:  Upstairs at Thou Mayest Coffee Roasters (419 East 18th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108)

    No registration required, admission is the cost of coffee.  (New IIDA Members:  Coffee is on IIDA!)

     

    Questions?? Please contact Amy Wright (membership@iidamidamerica.org).

    Start: February 16, 2017 8:00 am
    End: February 16, 2017 9:00 am
    Venue: Thou Mayest Coffee Roasters
    Address:
    419 E 18th Street, Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States

    February 15, 2017

    Kansas City: Wellness Wednesday

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    As the glow from the holidays slowly fades and life speeds back up, IIDA KC City Center is back to support your New Year’s resolutions with our second annual Wellness Wednesdays!  Throughout the month of February, help us improve the collective physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing of our community by coming to this amazing line up of events.

     

    Ticket Information below 

    Wednesday, February 15th | Stress Management | 11:45am – 1pm | TICKETS

    Wednesday, February 22nd | Self-Defense Class | 5:30pm – 7:30pm | TICKETS

    Start: February 15, 2017 11:45 am
    End: February 15, 2017 1:00 pm
    Venue: ACI Boland
    Address:
    1710 Wyandotte St, Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States

    February 8, 2017

    Kansas City: Wellness Wednesday

    wellness wednesdays

    As the glow from the holidays slowly fades and life speeds back up, IIDA KC City Center is back to support your New Year’s resolutions with our second annual Wellness Wednesdays!  Throughout the month of February, help us improve the collective physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing of our community by coming to this amazing line up of events.

     

    Ticket Information below 

    Wednesday, February 8th | Mindfulness & Chair Yoga | 5:30pm – 7:00pm | TICKETS

    Wednesday, February 15th | Stress Management | 11:45am – 1pm | TICKETS

    Wednesday, February 22nd | Self-Defense Class | 5:30pm – 7:30pm | TICKETS

    Start: February 8, 2017 5:30 pm
    End: February 8, 2017 7:00 pm
    Venue: Center for Architecture & Design
    Address:
    1801 McGee, Suite 100, Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States

    Center Event: “Another Story” Presentation by Gary Smith, VP of Product Design & Exploration at Herman Miller, Inc.

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    Make sure you snap up these tickets fast. Don’t miss your chance to hear from the Vice President of Product Design & Exploration for Herman Miller, Gary Smith. Known for his imaginative approach to design and being at the forefront of the industry, Gary will share a series of short stories about the human journey and the design that is exposed through those experiences.

     

    Date/Time: February 8, 2017; 12:00-1:30
    Location: Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

     

    Cost: Members*: $20; Non-Members: $25; includes lunch
    *Members: AIA KC, AIGA-KC, APA, IDSA, IIDA-MA, PGASLA

     

    REGISTER HERE

    Start: February 8, 2017 12:00 pm
    End: February 8, 2017 1:30 pm
    Venue: Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
    Address:
    4420 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64111, United States

    February 7, 2017

    IIDA Wichita Membership Drive

    IIDA Members Only

     

    Any way you slice it, we are grateful for our members! Join us for cocktails, small bites and networking with Wichita’s fantastic IIDA community and hear why you should become an member! Already a member?! Come anyway and share your IIDA experience with the rest of us!

     

    Prospective Members – Free

    Members – $10

    Bring a prospective member with you and both get in FREE!

     

     

    Start: February 7, 2017 5:30 pm
    End: February 7, 2017 7:00 pm
    Venue: Picasso's Pizzeria
    Address:
    621 Douglas, Suite 360, Wichita, KS, 67213, United States

    February 1, 2017

    Kansas City | Wellness Wednesdays

    wellness wednesdays

    As the glow from the holidays slowly fades and life speeds back up, IIDA KC City Center is back to support your New Year’s resolutions with our second annual Wellness Wednesdays!  Throughout the month of February, help us improve the collective physical, mental, and emotional well being of our community by coming to this amazing line up of events.

     

    Ticket Information below

     

    Wednesday, February 1st | Meditation | 5:30pm – 6:30pm | TICKETS

    Wednesday, February 8th | Mindfulness & Chair Yoga | 5:30pm – 7:00pm | TICKETS

    Wednesday, February 15th | Stress Management | 11:45am – 1pm | TICKETS

    Wednesday, February 22nd | Self-Defense Class | 5:30pm – 7:30pm | TICKETS

    Start: February 1, 2017 5:30 pm
    End: February 1, 2017 6:30 pm
    Venue: HighTower Showroom
    Address:
    1808 McGee St, Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States

    January 24, 2017

    IIDA Mid America | NCIDQ Exam Panel Discussion

     

    Are you taking the NCIDQ exam this Spring?

    IIDA is hosting a series of exam prep sessions to cover material on the exam, answer questions and provide additional resources, reading material and hands-on demonstrations. Meet a network of peers taking the exam with you to study with.

     

    Mark your calendar!

    NCIDQ Exam Panel Discussion Jan 24th 6pm @ HNTB, 715 Kirk Dr. Kansas City, MO 64105

    Come ask any questions including how to start the exam process to tips and tricks for passing the exams.

    Sessions begin January 31st and will occur once a week until March 14th.

    These sessions are located in Kansas City however we’re able to set up a video/phone conference location in Wichita for those that are interested.

    Exam Prep Sessions are FREE for IIDA Members and $50 for non-members.

    ($50 registration includes all sessions.)

     

    Study session topics include:

    – EXAM OVERVIEW / Professional Practice & Ethics.
    – Space Planning / Practicum
    – Code Review
    – Finishes
    – Lighting / MEP / Structural
    – Contract Documents/ Construction Administration & Licensing/Advocacy
    – Practicum Practice

     

     Important dates you should know:

     January 3rd: Spring 2017 IDFX, IDPX and PRAC Scheduling Begins
     January 15: Spring 2017 Application Deadline for All Three Test Sections
     April 1st: Spring 2017 PRAC Exam Administered
     April 1st-30th: Spring 2017 IDFX and IDPX Administered

     

    NCIDQ dates are provided as a reference to show context within the study sessions and are subject to change – please refer to your MyNCIDQ registration account for full details.  http://www.cidq.org/calendar

     

    Please contact Sarah Alfaro (salfaro@HNTB.com) with any questions!

    Start: January 24, 2017 6:00 pm
    End: January 24, 2017 7:00 pm
    Venue: HNTB
    Address:
    715 Kirk Drive, Kansas City, MO, 64105, United States