Sponsoring an event
Sponsoring an event
Events in 2015 – Special 80th anniversary
2015 marks the 80th anniversary for the Association professionnelle des designers d’intérieur du Québec (APDIQ). To celebrate this occasion, we will create, in addition to all the activities already in place, a series of events aimed at bringing its members, its partners and industry members together.
Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the celebrations and to show your support to the APDIQ’s mission of promotion and defence of the interior design profession and its members.
SPEED-MENTORING ACTIVITY IN MONTREAL
Thursday, February 19th, from 5:30pm
Gallery Station 16, 3523 Saint-Laurent blvd., Montreal
In a speed-dating formula, the Speed-mentoring is an informal event where young interior designers (0-3 years experience) are invited to meet professionals and interior design firms owners, in a laid-back ambiance of « 5 à 7 ». A new activity is added in this year’s edition : the Speed-Meeting, which allows the partners to chat with all the participants on site, and exchange advices as well as business cards.
DESIGN EX (TABLE TOP)
March 26th, in Montréal / April 16th, in Quebec City
With these activities, you will have the opportunity to meet with clients and potential professionals who could specify your products in a «5 à 8 » format, creating an environment for informal and personalized exchanges. Double your presence by participating to both events in Montreal and Quebec City and join a greater number of Quebec’s interior designers. The Design Ex will also be preceded by a three hour session of Continuing Education dedicated specifically to APDIQ’s interior designers.
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ROUND TABLE : « DIALOGUES BETWEEN DESIGNERS & ARCHITECTS »
April-May, date TBC
In the contexte of the first edition of APDIQ’s annual publication, a round-table or panel will be organized bringing together up-and-coming designers and architects. This discussion will be on topics and issues often common to both practices, sometimes controversial, but nonetheless leaving no one indifferent.
Although this round table will be open to the public, all of the APDIQ members will be personally invited as well as the architects, through a possible partnership with the Ordre des architectes du Québec (OAQ) or the Association des architectes en pratique privée du Québec (AAPPQ).
APDIQ GENERAL ANNUAL MEETING – SPECIAL 80th ANNIVERSARY
May 28th or 29th, time and location TBA
APDIQ’S 2015 General Annual Meeting will be held in parallel with the national event « PROpel », organized bythe Interior Designers of Canada (IDC). The event will start with workshops and conferences, followed by a« team building activity » to warm up the troops for the meeting which brings more than a hundred members, to finish with a networking cocktail. This is the main reason why the General Annual Meeting is considered one of the best ways to reach a targeted crowd of designers.
PORTFOLIO REVISION ACTIVITY
June, date TBC
An activity for our emerging professionals, the Portfolio Revision gives the chance to recently graduates in interior design to meet professionals from the interior design and the graphic design field, to comment on their portfolio and propose adjustments. They will then be better prepared to present themselves to potential employers and to join the workforce.
1ST EDITION OF SPEED-MENTORING ACTIVITY IN QUEBEC CITY
September / October, date TBC
The Speed-mentoring is making its grand entrance in Quebec City. This premiere will surely please all of the students and graduates of the capital, who will get the opportunity to meet design stars by participating to this dynamic activity in a speed-dating formula.
APDIQ 80th ANNIVERSARY + LAUNCH OF THE ANNUAL PUBLICATION
November, date TBC
APDIQ is giving a gift to itself for its 80th anniversary: an annual publication. Composed of a hundred pages covering historical content and in-depth industry topics, this publication will shed some light on the profession on interior design as well as events that have marked the industry over the last 80 years. The Annual will be launched with a bang during an event bringing together APDIQ members, industry and professional partners. This celebration is the main 2015 event for the APDIQ.