Posted on June 22 2018
The luxury lighting calendar is one that's filled with events, occasions, and opportunities to catch up on the latest, greatest, and indeed the brightest of what the industry has to offer and is working towards creating. A lot of these events might be focused on everything shiny and new, but that doesn't mean that they don't have history. Take NeoCon Chicago for example, which this month celebrated its fiftieth edition - that's half a century of showcasing the most exciting in luxury design. With such a longstanding history of serving the world with some of the lead trends for tomorrow's design, NeoCon Chicago has long proven itself as one of the most exciting events around. Held in The Mart, Chicago, every June since 1969, the event is a long serving place for the commercial design industries to present and witness tomorrows innovations in design. The purpose of the event is simple: to showcase, to celebrate, and to shape what the design of the future is going to be, presenting ideas, brainstorms, and innovations, all readily accessible in the palm of your hands. Running over three days (this year from June 11 - 13), NeoCon Chicago is a succinct yet celebrated opportunity to delve into everything the design worlds have to offer. This year the first day alone included highlights such as a panel of inspiring women in the commercial design industry and the launch of several new products and new showroom designs. One of the most anticipated events not only on the luxury design calendar, but also to take place in Chicago every year, NeoCon Chicago sees more than 500 different leading design companies take part, pushing the event to be its exponential best. From some of the most lauded names in design, to the brightest in emerging talents and innovations, the Chicago trade fair offers plenty of surprises for attendees to discover and explore all for themselves. With a keen focus on the launch of new products and new services across the worlds of furniture, lighting, interior finishes, and technology, NeoCon Chicago is a celebration of everything new and inspiring. And it's more than just inspiration and information that can be found at this celebrated annual trade fair: NeoCon Chicago also presents a Toast To Fide Design event, presenting highly inspirational luxury showrooms alongside live music to truly make the occasion feel like the celebration it is. An oasis of fine design, of new bright innovations, and of fine inspirations, NeoCon Chicago draws together incredible speakers from across the globe, igniting not only inspirations but conversations across the attending design world. There are plenty of seminars that take place across the duration of the design fair open to all of those who wish to learn more about the industries the event is celebrating, along with all kinds of fun surprises to engage and entertain along the way. For a taste of what the luxury design world has to offer, there are few events that have managed to garner the acclaim and esteem of NeoCon Chicago. With fifty years of history established, the event continues to pave the way towards the future.