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The CIDQ Annual Meeting 2022 takes place November 11-12 in Los Angeles, CA. We'll open with a welcome reception on Thursday evening, followed by the meeting on Friday and Saturday.


During the meeting, state and provincial regulatory board staff, their Delegates, and representatives from interior design professional organizations will come together to discuss CIDQ, the NCIDQ Exam, and issues related to interior design regulation. Attendees will be able to learn key strategic initiatives for CIDQ, exchange ideas and tools, and collaborate with their peers.

Additional details will be forthcoming as we continue to build out the agenda. Please contact Kimberly Woods with questions. 

Meeting Location:

Sheraton Grand Los Angeles

711 South Hope Street, Los Angeles, California, USA, 90017


CIDQ is continuing to finalize this year's agenda. Continue to check back here and your email for additional communications with agenda updates. We are excited to RE/CONNECT!

Keynote Speaker: Chip DeGrace

Carbon Matters: How Interior Design Can Help Save the World

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As Director of Design Purpose, Chip’s gig is reminding the Interface and its’ customers that regardless of discipline we are all designers and as such, it is our job to reimagine a prosperous future and set strategies to get there. When he is not assisting customers in translating their workplace challenges into the cool flooring solutions, he’s participating in the constant redesign of Interface, making it a model for a restorative industrial enterprise.


He is an interior designer by education and has practiced in the disciplines of product design and applications, brand communications, customer experience and the built space. He is focused on amplifying an understanding of the power of the built space to support the health and wellbeing of its users and the urgent role it plays in the drawdown of atmospheric carbon. His current focus is with Interface’s most strategic end-use, global customers and their sizable opportunities to reduce the embodied carbon in their real estate.


Chip lives in northern Michigan with his wife and occasionally with his college age sons. If he’s slow in returning his e-mail, he’s probably on the water or walking in the woods.

COVID-19 Precautions & Guidelines:

The safety of our members, volunteers, and staff is our top priority. While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, we anticipate that this year’s Annual Meeting will allow for safe networking and in-person engagement—all planned in compliance with any local restrictions and current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guidelines in place at the time. CIDQ will continue to provide updates on COVID-19 guidelines as the meeting date approaches. CIDQ strongly supports vaccination. If you plan to join us at the CIDQ annual meeting, please protect yourself and others by being fully vaccinated.

Questions: Contact Kimberly Woods

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