Events & Trade Shows
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.
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.
THIS WEEK: Orgatec
by ROB KIRKBRIDE Monday October 20, 2014
Until tomorrow, no one knows if the next Aeron ueber product is waiting in one of the halls, ready to break out and change the way we work.
AHEAD: NeoCon East
by ROB KIRKBRIDE Monday October 13, 2014
Government sales is certainly important for NeoCon East, but it is not everything.
NeoCon and NeoCon East 2015 Call for Presentations
by MMQB STAFF Monday September 1, 2014
NeoCon/NeoCon East are seeking industry experts to share professional insight and knowledge with commercial and residential interior design, architecture and facility management professionals.
NeoCon East Preview
Monday August 18, 2014
The two-day trade event will showcase more than 250 brands across a wide range of sectors.
Next Up: Orgatec
by ROB KIRKBRIDE Monday June 23, 2014
Orgatec focuses on factors that influence the work environments such as new technologies, changing communication structures and demographic trends.
NeoCon: Small Manufacturers Gain Ground in the Industry
by ROB KIRKBRIDE Monday June 23, 2014
With the integration of modular furniture trends into office spaces, the favorite new conference room may not be found in places where expected and brainstorming ideas will flow more freely.
MMQB TV - NeoCon Videos - Part 2
Tuesday June 17, 2014
NeoCon Videos from Office Star, Humanscale, Groupe Lacasse, Ghent, Nightingale, Office Master, JRB Studio, Safco, and American Seating.
NeoCon: Manufacturers Search for Solutions to new Workstyles
by ROB KIRKBRIDE Monday June 16, 2014
Even though NeoCon 2014 was off from the prior year many people in the industry were still happy with the show.
Todd Bracher - Still the New Face
Monday June 16, 2014
Brancher explained that he has been influenced by his travels and by the variety of international places he has called home.
Week of March 2, 2015
In This Weeks Print Edition:
Senator's Black Eye over UK Contracts / Dept. of Homeland Security Spent Nearly $150M on Office Furniture and Makeovers / OMT-Veyhl Plans $8 Million Expansion / Fortune Names Steelcase "One of World's Most Admired Companies" / Campfire Evolution / Next Gen Global / BRIEFING
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Dept. of Homeland Security Spent Nearly $150M on Office Furniture
by PETER WOLF
How does funding (or lack thereof) for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) affect the office furniture industry? from 3/1/15
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