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  Today's Date: Sunday May 24, 2015    Current MMQB Index: 5778.81 -97.13 (-1.71%) on a volume of 1,154,570 shares. Year to Date Change: -2.29%
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   Herman Miller Inc.
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   Kimball International, Inc.
   Knoll Inc.
   Merchandise Mart Properties
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   Mohawk Industries
   Office Depot, Inc.
   Quill.com
   Shaw Contract
   Staples.com
   Steelcase Inc.
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   Teknion Inc.
Events & Trade Shows
ICFF Opens in NYC
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday May 18, 2015 
For the office furniture world, ICFF is more about art, design and ideas.

UPCOMING: ICFF
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.

ErgoExpo - Day One from the Floor
Thursday December 4, 2014 
The show floor at ErgoExpo was busy today, attracting attendees from across the country to Caesars Palace.

NeoCon East Follow-Up
Sunday November 9, 2014 
Both exhibitors and attendees expressed satisfaction with the show, citing that it is an important event to attend to get a pulse on the industry and make valuable connections on the East Coast.

NeoCon East Welcomes Back Government Buyers
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Friday October 31, 2014 
Many at the show were talking about HNI Corp. and its stable of companies skipping NeoCon East this year.

TODAY: NeoCon East
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Wednesday October 29, 2014 
After suffering through the government shutdown last year, NeoCon East crowds were back on the show's first day Wednesday.

CET Designer User Confab
Monday October 27, 2014 
The best educational situations are communal, and the most productive classrooms feature interactive, hands-on teachers.

Smaller Orgatec still delivered on Future Design Trends
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday October 27, 2014 
The quality of the show was excellent as usual and the trendsetters were definitely there leading the way for what we will invariably see in the North American market in a year or two.

ORGATEC DAY 2: Optimism and Crowds Arrive in Abundance
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Thursday October 23, 2014 
Though relatively strong in Northern Europe and the United Kingdom, the European economy continues to struggle.

ORGATEC 2014 - Day One
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Tuesday October 21, 2014 
Lufthansa managed to ground Orgatec, but not completely.

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