Chapter Events

Student Conference
The IIDA Texas Oklahoma Chapter’s Student Conference brings together students, professionals, educators, and manufacturers’ representatives for two days of academic and professional enrichment. The conference hosts 150 students from universities and interior design programs across the nation. Conference events include tours throughout the city, small group presentations, a keynote speaker luncheon, and an industry table top event featuring companies from across the region. In addition, forty talented students are selected by their professors to participate in a design charrette competition. Student Conference18 will be moving to Dallas! Join us January 31st – February 2nd for IIDA SC18 at the Westin Galleria. More Information Coming Soon! Learn more >

Inspire17 Gala and Awards Ceremony
At the annual IIDA TX OK Chapter Inspire17 Gala and Awards Ceremony, awards are given in seven categories for Excellence in Design: Corporate, Healthcare, Hospitality, Education/Research, Retail, Government, Public Service/Assembly, Sustainability, Student Categories and Academic Research. Also presented, the highly coveted Pinnacle Award. The Pinnacle Award is the highest honor IIDA can bestow upon a design firm. The award is granted only to firms that have consistently contributed to the highest aspiration of the profession, community and the IIDA while remaining committed to enhancing the quality of life through excellence in Interior Design. This year Inspire17 will move to Houston on September 29, 2017. Underwrite or buy your tables and tickets now! Learn more >

Excellence in Design Awards
The IIDA Texas Oklahoma Chapter Design Excellence Awards recognize the highest quality and achievement in interior design, and honor the creativity and innovation of the best of Texas and Oklahoma designers. The Call for Submissions for 2017 is now closed. Excellence in Design Awards Site >


Leaders Breakfast
The Leaders Breakfast program serves to bridge the gap between the design industry and the business leaders in the region. You will have the opportunity to mingle with design leaders and business innovators, and join in honoring leaders within the community. In addition to Houston, breakfast programs will be held in New York, Boston, Chicago, Kansas City, San Francisco, Seattle and Toronto.This year’s Leaders Breakfast will be on October 13, 2017 at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel. Leaders Breakfast Houston will be Spring of 2018 Learn more >