The American Society of Interior Designers has announced it will launch a new ASID National Conference in conjunction with NeoCon 2009. Both shows are set for June 15-17 at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago.

"We thank Merchandise Mart Properties Inc. for giving us the exciting opportunity to join these two great events together and offer ASID sponsored educational programming and events at NeoCon," said Michael Alin, Hon. FASID, executive Director of ASID. “This will greatly enhance the annual conference experience for ASID members and the Society is looking forward to contributing more to the NeoCon show.”

The NeoCon World's Trade Fair, the largest conference and exhibition of contract furnishings in North America with more than 1.2 million sq. ft. of exhibit space, welcomes an approximate 50,000 show goers a year. The show is also traditionally the launching pad of a range of new commercial products and trends.

The ASID National Conference is set to include more than 130 a la carte CEU conference sessions as well as off-site CEU sessions. Additionally, the show will feature forums, networking opportunities, and an ASID Student Career Exchange. For more information,