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IIDEX Canada

“As Canada’s National Design + Architecture Expo and Conference, IIDEX Canada is co-presented by the Interior Designers of Canada and Architecture Canada | RAIC. Now in its 29th year, IIDEX brings together interior designers, architects, facility managers, real estate and business executives in a national forum which powers the design industry in Canada. During two action packed days in September, IIDEX Canada’s 350 exhibitors showcase hundreds of innovative products and services, from all areas of design - workplace, hospitality, retail, healthcare, lighting and sustainable design.”[newsrelease]

“What: Join over 15,000 industry and trade professionals at Canada’s premiere trade show featuring over 350 exhibitors and 200 speakers and thought leaders in design and architecture, from sectors including: facility management, hospitality, lighting, healthcare, landscape and commercial design.
When: September 26 - 27, Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto
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World-class Keynote Speakers:

Thursday, September 26

IIDEX13 Keynote Speakers Sep 26

11:00 am - Noon

Healthcare Keynote
David Webster, Partner IDEO Health+Wellness
Topic: “A Call to Action Through the Power of Design”
1:30 - 2:30 pm

Emerging Professional
Eames Demetrios, Director, Eames Office
Topic: “The blood will never show - Charles and Ray Eames Design Philosophy”

4:00 - 5:00 pm

Design Keynote
Luca Nichetto, Nichetto & Partner
Topic: “The Power of the Dream Team”

Friday, September 27

IIDEX13 Keynote Speakers Sep 27

11:00 am - Noon

Architecture Keynote
Charles Renfro, Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Topic: “Looking; Glass”

2:00 - 3:30 pm

Hospitality Keynote
George Yabu + Glenn Pushelberg, Partners, Yabu Pushelberg with Ilana Weitzman, enRoute Magazine
Topic: “Checking into the World: Innovative Hotel Design” World-class Healthcare Design Forum Learn more here


The Bunkie
Responding to a perceived need for overflow living both in Cottage Country and in the city, The Bunkie aims to deliver a highly functional, transformative space in an elegant form. IIDEX13 The Bunkie

The IIDEX Woodshop

The City of Toronto, IIDEX Canada and Ideacious have teamed up to bring you IIDEX Woodshop: 15 innovative wood prototypes that utilize Toronto’s untapped Ash resource, gained from the destruction of the ash tree because of the Borer parasite. These unique prototypes will be on display at #IIDEX13 featuring the work of 10 established designers and wood workers based in Toronto and 5 emerging designers collected through a juried competition.

IIDEX13 Woodshop
EXPOS: specific features on key topics and areas of interest including:

Healthcare Canada Expo (NEW)
IIDEX will co-host the UIA/PHG 2013 International Healthcare Forum and feature an expanded Healthcare Canada Expo showcasing the latest products and services specifically for professionals who design healthcare environments; Architecture, Lighting, Landscape Architecture, Hospitality, Workplace Design, Retail, Textile Design, Material, Terrazzo Tile and Stone; and International. Learn more here
IIDEX Must-See Venezia Homedesign Venezia Homedesign
The power to edit is the uncommon feature now possible from Venezia Homedesign - a brand new
Italian design manufacturing and services company that develops and builds custom-made furniture, concept and interior projects. Products can be modified and customized to reshape private or public spaces according to needs.
IIDEX2013 Must See Dimplex Fireplace Dimplex North American Limited
Opti-myst fireplace
A technical re-invention of the fireplace. Dimplex’
award-winning line of Opti-myst fireplaces use patented ultrasonic technology to create authentic flame & smoke effects. Learn more here
IIDEX2013 - Must See Nieuw Tablet Table Nieuw

NOMAD Tablet Table
As technology changes how we live and work, Spell 2011 designed various tablet systems which can be used for waiting, working, relaxing and even at small meetings.
IIDEX2013 Must-See Carnegie/Xorel Fabric Woeller Group
Carnegie/Xorel plant-based high performance textiles were seven years in the making and have been independently vetted. Xorel is world’s first Bio-based high performance interior textile and contains a bio content between 60 - 85%. Learn more here
THINK:Material - Intaglio Composites
Photo Engraved Aluminum

The first green process that engraves any design into an aluminum on any grade. Designed by Intaglio Composites; part of THINK: Material Exhibit—a collection of innovative materials from around the world by the IIDEX team and guest curator Jim Salazar.”[newsrelease]

Category: Trade Shows
Start Date: 2013-09-26
End Date: 2013-09-27
Venue: Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto

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