NeoCon 2022 Welcomed 40,000 Attendees
June 22, 2022 From Floor Focus FloorDaily News
Chicago, IL, June 22, 2022 – Last week, thousands of manufacturers, dealers, architects, designers, end-users, design organizations, and media convened at The Mart in Chicago for the 53rd annual NeoCon.
With a strong attendance of close to 40,000 design professionals and more than 400 leading companies launching game-changing new products and services, the 2022 edition was a lively hub of activity and innovation. Daily keynote addresses by influential thought leaders from the broader design and cultural worlds, Nick Cave, Bob Faust, Bruce Mau, and Shashi Caan; timely and productive educational programming; and energizing activations and networking events rounded out the three lively days. Exhibitor information and recordings of on-site and virtual programming will be available via the NeoCon Hub through July 15.
The 7th Floor Exhibit Hall featured nearly 200 leading and emerging companies from around the world and displayed products across a range of categories such as flooring, furniture and fabrics, interior building products, finishes and materials, technology, and more. NeoCon newcomers included i4F, AHF Flooring, OneFlorUSA and Küberit.
In 2021, NeoCon, which was pushed back until October, had 20,000 attendees; in 2020, the show was cancelled due to Covid-19; in 2019, it welcomed 55,000 visitors.