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  Today's Date: Monday August 3, 2015    Current MMQB Index: 5685.26 -48.56 (-0.86%) on a volume of 569,153 shares. Year to Date Change: -3.87%
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Events & Trade Shows
First Look NYC Snap Shots
Sunday July 26, 2015 

NeoCon 2015 - Saturday / Sunday Preshow Photos
by PETER WOLF  Sunday June 14, 2015 
With NeoCon 2015 just a day away, last minute details are being attended to.

Winners of IIDA/Contract Magazine Showroom & Booth Design Competition
Sunday June 14, 2015 
NeoCon hasn't even started but there are already winners.

NeoCon isn't just about the Showrooms
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday June 8, 2015 
Show organizers have put a lot of time and effort into all the events that surround the show.

Trend Spotting: 4 Trends to Watch at NeoCon 2015
by AMANDA SCHNEIDER  Monday June 8, 2015 
Remember, bring your walking shoes, your smartphone, and an open mind and we hope you are inspired at NeoCon 2015.

Merchandise Mart prepares for annual NeoCon onslaught
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday June 1, 2015 
NeoCon, which suffered along with the industry through the last recession, is back on top. But the revival of NeoCon has as much to do with the improvements to the show as the strong economy.

Clerkenwell Design Week takes over London
Monday May 25, 2015 
Property based issues such as space efficiency and churn are now secondary issues compared to human resources issues such as wellbeing, flexible working and recruitment.

HD Expo Overview
Monday May 25, 2015 
We are not a fan of the Mandalay Bay venue, but there were improvements this year, and hope for more to come next year.

ICFF Opens in NYC
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday May 18, 2015 
For the office furniture world, ICFF is more about art, design and ideas.

by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday May 11, 2015 
The show, once limited to the lower level of Javits Center, is adding space. In addition to the lower level, the show will add about a third of the level above it.

Educational Facility Grant Program Accepting Applications Until May 29
Monday May 11, 2015 
Now in its fifth year, the purpose of the Educational Facility Grant Program is to assist school and college facility planners, administrators, and business/purchasing officials in making more effective decisions for their ongoing and future facility construction or renovation projects and to take part in the discussion about how facilities and learning interact.

Salone del Mobile wrap
Monday April 27, 2015 
The 54th edition of the Salone del Mobile has closed to great acclaim amid huge renewed sectoral optimism, according to the organization that runs the exhibition.

Home and Office Trends Merge at SaloneUfficio
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday April 20, 2015 
Milan is about what the Italians do best, glamor and high design, the essence of which permeates every part of the city during the week.

The International Furniture Fair - Part 2
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday April 6, 2015 
Though you would never mistake Guangzhou for Milan, the furniture being created by the thousands of companies showing here is getting more and more specific.

The China International Furniture Fair - Part 1
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday March 30, 2015 
Asian office furniture makers are still groping their way around, searching for the right designs; improving quality as they go.

CIFF preview
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday March 23, 2015 
MMQB will be providing complete coverage of this important show beginning later this week.

Emerald Expositions Acquires Design Assets
Monday March 9, 2015 
Emerald Expositions is the parent company of Contract magazine.

Why is NeoCon East headed to City of Brotherly Love?
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday February 16, 2015 
The move away from Baltimore happened, in part, because MMPI said the convention center "violated the contract" because move-in dates in 2015 would not work. "They couldn't get us the hall when we needed it."

NeoCon East moving to Philly
Saturday February 7, 2015 
So long Baltimore, Vornado Realty Trust/Merchandise Mart announced that the 13th edition of NeoCon East will be moving to Philadelphia.

ErgoExpo 2014
by PETER WOLF  Sunday December 7, 2014 
I'm sure by now you've heard that "sitting is killing you," and that "sitting is the new smoking." With data to support this claim, it's not surprising that I now have the sudden urge to continue writing this standing up.

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