Sep 16, 2021 By IIDA HQ
IIDA Leaders Virtual Friday 9/17: Information for Ticket Holders
IIDA Leaders Virtual brings together over 2,000 attendees across North America to celebrate leadership in design. Ticket holders who need assistance accessing the event read on.
By IIDA HQ Sep 16, 2021
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IIDA Leaders Breakfast: Accessing the Socio Event Platform

All ticket holders have been sent an email from brand@iida.org to complete their registration and account set-up. Please check your spam or junk folder for this email, or click this link at least two hours before the event to ensure easy access.

Occasionally invitations to complete registration have not been received due to typos in the email addresses provided to IIDA. If you haven't received the registration email, or are having trouble logging in, please contact brand@iida.org immediately. Response times may take 15-minutes or more as there are nearly 2,000 virtual attendees expected.

Broadcast from eight cities simultaneously, with 2,000 attendees expected, this is one of the largest North American IIDA events in history. IIDA Leaders Virtual tickets include ongoing networking opportunities via the Socio app for up to six months after the event and will feature IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO, Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA, in conversation with Elaine Welteroth, BravoTV "Project Runway" Judge, NYT Bestselling Author, former Editor-in-Chief of Teen Vogue, and Cultural Ambassador for Michelle Obama’s “When We All Vote." The discussion will focus on being an activist, leadership, the wherewithal of women, and making design and the world more equitable.


The event will include regional networking and programming from eight cities, including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Toronto with the Interior Designers of Canada (IDC).

Agenda (all times shown in Central Time - Chicago)

10 a.m. CDT |
Event begins

10:15 a.m. CDT |
Attendees Migrate to Regional Programming 'Stages'

11:20 a.m. CDT |
Attendees Return to 'Main Stage' for Keynote

12:30 p.m. CDT |
Program concludes


Atlanta, IIDA Georgia Chapter | Vivian Bencich, IIDA, ASID, Founding Principal, Square Feet Studio

Chicago, IIDA Illinois Chapter | John M. Rouse, Hon. IIDA

Dallas, IIDA TX/OK Chapter | Jan Parker, PhD, IIDA
, FASID, Adjunct Faculty, Texas Tech University

Houston, IIDA TX/OK Chapter | Megan L. Ebert, IIDA
, Principal, Kendall/Heaton Associates

Los Angeles, IIDA Southern California Chapter | Charlene Reed
, Professor and Program Coordinator, Orange Coast College

New York, IIDA New York Chapter | Bill Bouchey, FIIDA
, ASID, Principal and Director of Design Interiors, HOK

San Francisco, IIDA Northern California Chapter | Celebrating Multiple Voices from the Industry

Toronto, Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) | Kara MacGregor
, FIDC, LEED AP, Principal, MAC Interior Design Inc.

This event is made possible with the support of our International Benefactor, Herman Miller, and Media Partner Interior Design

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