Norwalk, Conn. -- For the second consecutive year, Aspecta by Metroflor will sponsor one of the keynote presentations at NeoCon, to be held June 11-13, at The Mart in Chicago, Ill. Among the programming lineup of influential names in design and beyond, Aspecta will sponsor the keynote presentation on opening day featuring Gensler Founder, Art Gensler.

Registration is now open for the Aspecta-sponsored presentation: “Unanticipated Opportunities: A Conversation between Art Gensler and Cheryl Durst, IIDA executive vice president and CEO,” which will take place Monday, June 11 at 8 a.m. in the NeoCon Theater, 19th Floor, The Mart. Robert Langstaff, Metroflor’s director of design, will introduce the Monday keynote presentation with opening remarks. The presentation is free for registered attendees.

The keynote theme: To be the best entrepreneur, you must trust your gut, take risks, and embrace opportunity by interacting with chance encounters and keeping a constant eye on what could be. Gensler will share some of the unanticipated opportunities that have helped shape his career.

Art Gensler founded Gensler, the global architecture, design, planning and strategic consulting firm in 1965. From an office of three people in San Francisco, the firm has grown into one of the world’s leading architecture and design groups, with 5,000 people in 46 global locations. Gensler teams provide expertise in 20 practice areas–including workplace, retail, hospitality, education, brand design, and aviation & transportation–to international clients that span a wide range of industries. The firm is known for their design of many iconic interior and architectural projects around the globe, such as the Shanghai Tower. Gensler is recognized as the number one architectural firm in the country and for the past 30 consecutive years has been selected as the Most Admired Firm by its industry peers.

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