• Upcoming Events

  • Upcoming Events

    February 21, 2018

    Wellness Wednesdays | KC

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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 third 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.  More details to come next week!

     

    Wednesday, February 7th | Workplace Wellness | 5:00-7:00pm

    Wednesday, February 14th | Financial Wellness | 8:00-9:00am

    Wednesday, February 21st | Mental Wellness | 8:00-9:00am

    Wednesday, February 28th | Nutritional Wellness | 12:00-1:00pm

     

    Start: February 21, 2018 8:00 am
    End: February 21, 2018 9:00 am
    Venue: ACI Boland
    Address:
    1710 Wyandotte St, Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States

    February 22, 2018

    Portfolios + Professionals Plus! | Showroom Tours

    Portfolios and Professionals
    Portfolios and Professionals is back – this year with even more to offer! There will be three events – students must register for each individually, though all are welcome to attend all three! Descriptions of each are below.  Questions? Contact Hillary L’Ecuyer (campusrelations.iidama@gmail.com)
    Showrooms are one of the most valuable resources designers have access to in Kansas City.  On this tour, students will get to learn about some of the latest and greatest products on the market while experiencing them first-hand.  Our local reps will also share about their career paths and roles in our design community.  If you’re considering a career as a manufacturer rep or dealer designer, you won’t want to miss this!
    Thursday evening showroom tours include:
    Interior Landscapes
    Humanscale
    Scott Rice Collective
    Start: February 22, 2018 5:00 pm
    End: February 22, 2018 7:00 pm
    Address:
    MO, United States

    February 23, 2018

    Portfolios + Professionals Plus! | Project + Firm Tours

    Portfolios and Professionals
    Portfolios and Professionals is back – this year with even more to offer! There will be three events – students must register for each individually, though all are welcome to attend all three! Descriptions of each are below.  Questions? Contact Hillary L’Ecuyer (campusrelations.iidama@gmail.com)
    Kansas City is home to numerous innovative architecture firms and even more exciting new design projects.  On this tour, students will get a behind-the-scenes peek into a recent revitalization project that turned an old bowling alley into a vibrant center for arts + culture, as well as the inside scoop on the work, culture, and office environment of an international A+D firm. Don’t miss this opportunity to pick the brains of some of the most creative people in town!
    Start: February 23, 2018 9:00 am
    End: February 23, 2018 12:00 pm
    Venue: Burns & McDonnell
    Address:
    9450 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO, 64114, United States

    Portfolios + Professionals Plus! | Career Prep Workshop

    Portfolios and Professionals
    “Portfolios and Professionals is back – this year with even more to offer! There will be three events – students must register for each individually, though all are welcome to attend all three! Descriptions of each are below.  Questions? Contact Hillary L’Ecuyer (campusrelations.iidama@gmail.com)
    The Career Prep Workshop is an entire afternoon filled with interactive sessions geared toward prepping students for an internship or job in interior design.  Below are the 101 Sessions that will take place upon arrival (lunch will be included during this time).  Following these sessions, professionals will join us for a 2-hour Portfolio Review, offering one-on-one critique to students as they present their designs and process.  Note: students do NOT need to bring completed or polished portfolios to participate! A portfolio in-progress, or even a past project layout is welcome for critique.  At the conclusion of the Portfolio Review, professionals and students are invited to stay for networking with light refreshments!Designers who Lunch | Now and Next: where we are and where we’re going (LUNCH)Join a table of your peers and a current industry professional for a round-table discussion on the current state of our industry, what’s next on the horizon and how both perspectives may affect your job hunt. We’ll have some thought + conversation starters, but feel free to bring your own questions for our experts!Judging a Book by its Cover (1 hour)Annie Monfort, an Independent Art Director and Brand Strategist, will present key tips and tricks on how to make your portfolio stand out among the crowd.  This in-depth session will cover everything from developing a personal brand to choosing the correct fonts, to choosing the right size paper.  There will be something for everyone to learn in the content-heavy session!To Licensing and Beyond! (1 hour)So you land the job, then what? This session will introduce you to the how and why of NCIDQ testing, as well as professional registration, interior design advocacy, and the state and future of our profession.”
    Start: February 23, 2018 12:00 pm
    End: February 23, 2018 5:30 pm
    Venue: Burns & McDonnell
    Address:
    9450 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO, 64114, United States

    February 27, 2018

    NCIDQ Study Session | KC

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    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.


    Session Schedule (All sessions are from 5:30pm-7pm): 

    Feb 6 – FX & PX review @ HNTB

    Feb 13 – PX review @ HNTB

    Feb 20 – Practicum Review @ HNTB

    Feb 20 – Code & ADA review @ HNTB

    March 6 – Finishes @ The Gallery at ISC

    March 13 – Lighting review @ HNTB

    Please contact Sarah Alfaro with any questions!

    Start: February 27, 2018 5:30 pm
    End: February 27, 2018 7:00 pm
    Venue: HNTB
    Address:
    715 Kirk Drive, Kansas City, MO, 64105, United States

    February 28, 2018

    Wellness Wednesdays | KC

    Wellness Wednesdays 1-01

    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 third 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.  More details to come next week!

     

    Wednesday, February 7th | Workplace Wellness | 5:00-7:00pm

    Wednesday, February 14th | Financial Wellness | 8:00-9:00am

    Wednesday, February 21st | Mental Wellness | 8:00-9:00am

    Wednesday, February 28th | Nutritional Wellness | 12:00-1:00pm

     

    Start: February 28, 2018 12:00 pm
    End: February 28, 2018 1:00 pm
    Venue: TBD
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    March 8, 2018

    Center Presents: Redefining Outdoor Space + Experiences

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    Landscape Forms is passionate about outdoor space and the ability to connect people with nature and each other in meaningful ways. Kirt Martin, VP Of Design + Marketing, will tell us how they identified insights and solutions to inspire the activation of outdoor space and enrich the experiences of the people who use the, in a range of outside environments (college, healthcare, and corporate campuses, to transit, living and recreational spaces). CEUs will not be part of this event.

    Thank you to our Event Sponsor:

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    Start: March 8, 2018 6:00 pm
    End: March 8, 2018 8:00 pm
    Venue: Center for Architecture & Design
    Address:
    1801 McGee, Suite 100, Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States