The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Boards of
Directors have issued a statement reaffirming their desire and intention to
continue our work together on issues of mutual interest that benefit the
members of the interior design community.
Recent joint endeavors include:
* Substantial investments by IIDA and ASID with the Interior Designers
of Canada to restructure the Interior Design Continuing Education Council
(IDCEC), the profession's CEU registry for Interior Designers.
* Ongoing planning with IIDA and ASID to jointly provide a new, more
accessible and lower cost NCIDQ preparatory program for designers.
* Increased opportunities for student chapter collaboration through
the joint promotion of student member experiences including the Student
Career Exchange and Student Career Bootcamp at NeoCon 2012.
* A joint IIDA and ASID Fellows summit at NeoCon 2012
The senior leadership and boards of both organizations continue to explore
joint initiatives that support our collective Members. We will meet later
this month to continue that work and help provide strong leadership for our
Our organizations look forward to working together to further strengthen the
Peter Conant, IIDA, AIA
IIDA International President
Lisa Henry, FASID
ASID National President