Registration Open for GO PRO: NYC Sept. 14-15, 2012

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National program for emerging professionals, GO PRO: NYC delivers high-quality learning and networking opportunities for new designers

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 10, 2012) | The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) announces details for the second annual GO PRO: NYC, two days of events tailored specifically for emerging professionals in the interior design industry. This year’s two-day event will commence on Fri., Sept. 14, with a series of expert panels on topics including professional advancement, project development and pro bono work.

GO PRO: NYC attracts emerging designers from across the country for a weekend of inspirational and celebratory programs. Space is limited to attend. For detailed information on GO PRO: NYC and to register online, visit
ASID’s generous sponsors of this event include ASID Industry Partners Axor/Hangsgrohe, Cosentino, Legrand, Teknion, The Vinyl Institute and Williams-Sonoma.

The full schedule for GO PRO: NYC is as follows:

PROfessional Advancement Skills Workshop
Fri., Sept. 14 / 3 – 5 p.m.

Walker Zanger Showroom - 37 E. 20th St., New York, NY 10003 
Mastering Presentation in the Workplace: a Skills Workshop
Speaker: Jason McNeely, National Training Manager, Hansgrohe USA, Industry Partner of ASID

Opening Reception: Fri., Sept. 14 / 6 – 10 p.m.
AXOR NYC Design Studio – 29 9th Ave., New York, NY 10014

PROcess Continuing Education Unit
Sat., Sept. 15 / 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Teknion Showroom – 641 Avenue of the Americas, Ste. 2, New York, NY 10011

Enjoy lunch and a presentation on Generative Space to gain an expert’s perspective on how the programming process of interior design creates memorable places and enhances a space’s “sense of place.”
Speaker: Tama Duffy Day, FASID, FIIDA, principal and national interior design healthcare practice leader at Perkins+Will

PROject New York Public Library Historic Restoration Tour:
Sat., Sept. 15 / 3 – 4 p.m.
455 5th Ave., New York, NY 10016

Take a tour of one of the city’s most historic landmarks: the New York Public Library Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, including information on undertaking its recent three-year $50 million preservation and restoration project.

PRO Bono Work + Closing Reception:
Sat., Sept. 15 / 6 – 10 p.m.
Empowering Architecture and Design: a Keynote Presentation from MASS Design Group

Speakers: MASS Design Group founders Michael Murphy and Alan Ricks

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is a community of people - designers, industry representatives, educators and students - committed to interior design. Through education, knowledge sharing, advocacy, community building and outreach, the Society strives to advance the interior design profession and, in the process, to demonstrate and celebrate the power of design to positively change people's lives. Its more than 30,000 members engage in a variety of professional programs and activities through a network of 48 chapters throughout the United States and Canada.