Upcoming Events

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

February 1, 2017

Kansas City | Wellness Wednesdays

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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 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

February 8, 2017

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

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 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

February 15, 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 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 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 22, 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.

 

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 23, 2017

Save the Date: Portfolios + Professionals Plus

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Start: February 23, 2017
End: February 24, 2017
Venue: encompas
Address:
1512 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States

April 21, 2017

SAVE THE DATE: MADA

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The IIDA Mid America Chapter is pleased to announce our Mid America Design Awards ceremony on Friday, April 21st, 2017. The Mid America Design Awards (MADA) is a biennial event that recognizes Interior Design work within the Kansas City and Wichita City Centers. Design firms throughout the Chapter will submit projects from numerous market sectors and compete for outstanding recognition among their peers. Those selected as award winners will be honored for their exceptional quality of work in the interior design profession. Project judging will be based upon innovation, functionality, and implementation of overall design intent and brand.
The entry form and payment are due on January 27.

 

 

Date: April 21, 2017