A Full Week of Events

In the days leading up to the IDC 2020 main event, we are arranging a full lineup of pre-conference content that will be absolutely free to attend and will be available for all to enjoy. Check this space often as it will be updated frequently as new sessions get confirmed. RSVP may be required for some sessions. 

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Virtual Studio Tours

Take a peek behind the scenes.

September 14 & 15, 2020

Get a behind-the-scenes tour of studios and corporate innovation hubs from around the world.

Interested in sponsoring a studio tour for our global audience? Contact Carrie Green for more information.

Annual IDSA Membership Meeting

2019 Recap and first look ahead.

September 16, 2020

Our annual membership update to provide you with the latest information on the current status and future outlook of the organization. Presented by IDSA Executive Director, Chris Livaudais. 


IDSA Awards

Recognizing the best of our community.

September 16, 2020

Join us as IDSA At-Large Awards Director, ClayVon Lowe presents the 2020 IDSA Awards. Recognitions include: Special Achievement, Individual Achievement, Young Educator, Education Award, Student Merit Awards and the induction of new members into IDSA's Academy of Fellows.

Learn more about IDSA Awards.

IDEA 2020 Ceremony

Celebrating 40 years of excellence.

September 16, 2020

Gold, Silver and Bronze trophies are revealed live. 

Awards presented by:

  • Jonah Becker, IDSA - SVP Design at Fitbit

  • Qin Li, IDSA, VP Design at fuseproject

  • Marc Greuther, Chief Curator at The Henry Ford Museum

  • ClayVon Lowe, IDSA - Founder at D-Brand Designs

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For over 50 years, the Industrial Designers Society of America has worked to advance the practice of industrial design through education, information, community and advocacy.  Our roots stretch to the beginning of the profession and our members are, and have been, some of the most celebrated industrial designers of all time. Today, we exist as a global voice for industrial design within a broad ecosystem of design disciplines and we celebrate the cross-functional overlap of many creative fields.

Learn more at IDSA.org