|Founded in 1972, Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) is the national advocacy association for the interior design profession. As national representative for eight provincial associations, IDC represents more than 3,500 members including fully qualified interior designers, intern/provisional members (who have yet to pass their exams), student, educator and retired members as well as industry members. idcanada.org|
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) works to establish and promote professional standards and best practices in the graphic design industry. Representing 3,000 design practitioners, firm owners, managers, educators, students and more, the Association is a hub for the creative community, fostering knowledge sharing, continuous learning, research, advocacy and mentorship. RGD publishes a variety of resources and hosts PD events ranging from lunchtime webinars to the annual DesignThinkers Conference.
|Subtle Technologies is a gathering of scientists, technologists, engineers, artists and the general public. We share cross-disciplinary ideas, explore new technologies, showcase Canadian creativity and incubate the next generation of thinkers at the intersection of art, science and technology.subtletechnologies.com|
|Established in 1887, the Toronto Society of Architects (TSA) is a non-profit volunteer-based organization comprised of architects, interns, students, urbanists, politicians, academics, retirees, citizens and enthusiasts.The TSA plays an advocacy role in the City, ensuring that architecture and design are key considerations in public discussions and in processes that have an impact on our built environment.torontosocietyofarchitects.ca|
The Interior Design Show is Canada’s premier showcase of new products, innovative designers and avant-garde concepts from North America and beyond. For one weekend each January, the city of Toronto is filled with industry superstars, cutting-edge emerging names, design-savvy consumers and top media outlets. And for 3.5 action-packed days, the Interior Design Show shapes the design world for the year to come.
|IIDEX is a trade show and conference that brings together over 15,000 interior designers, architects, landscape architects, lighting designers, industrial designers, facility managers, developers, and business executives; 350 exhibitors and their innovative products; world-class keynote speakers; immersive feature exhibitions; over 50 professional accredited seminars; parties; award ceremonies; tours; and more.iidexcanada.com|
|The Association of Chartered Industrial Designers of Ontario (ACIDO) is an association of accredited Ontario Industrial Designers, formed to develop and promote the Industrial Design profession within the province. ACIDO also facilitates interaction within the industrial design community and with other professions.acido.info|
|WantedDesign is a premier creative destination for the international design community during NYCxDESIGN in May. Building on the success of WantedDesign’s groundbreaking debut in 2011, amazing programming and attendance in 2012 and 2013 (with more than 9,000 attendees last May), and various programming during the year to nurture NYC’s design dialogue, WantedDesign will continue to set the standard for international design curation with its fourth edition.wanteddesignnyc.com|