"This Design Connections event proved to be not only a dedicated series of highly informative panel discussions and one to one vendor meetings, it also provided advanced level education on current education issues."

Karen Muraoka Karen Muraoka Interior Design LLC

"The opportunity to meet and talk with other focused design practitioners at this more intimate gathering, as well as to learn from committed suppliers – all working together at the leading edge of health care design –was a very welcome experience. I met inspiring people and learned a lot. The hotel venue and hospitality were exceptional."

Anne Carlyle Carlyle Design Associates

"What an efficient and effective way of presenting information, sharing ideas and networking for busy people! I would not have had, or made, the time otherwise."

Margi Kaminski Cadence Health

"Design Connections 2014 was an excellent venue for interacting with peers and clients as well as suppliers in the education industry. The panel discussions provided great insights and overall, the 2 day event was beneficial."

Lois Wellwood NBBJ

"This was such a great event. I was honored to be amongst such a special group of talented, focused designers who work hard every day to make heath care facilities functional and amazing. The event was extremely well planned and I think all of us enjoyed the opportunities to learn, meet, and challenge each other to do our best with the best possible products available."

Sandy Boyette LeVino Jones Medical Interiors

"I attend other education related conferences annually and I though Design Connections provided the best opportunity to gain in depth knowledge from manufacturers and network with other high level designers in the spirit of collaboration. It was excellent. It was time well spent."

Maria Lopez AAHID Maria Lopez Interiors

"This event is growing in momentum and is a valuable resource for designers and architects who influence specifications. By ensuring design leadership support, manufacturers will have knowledgeable leadership represented at this event and have it become an influential platform for product offering influence and change. Excellent!"


"Design Connections engaged the design community through opportunities for networking, product investigation and learning all in a great setting. Although jam packed, the varied agenda kept us engaged throughout our time together. Thank you Design Connections!"

Carol Doering IA

"Eye-opening, inspirational, motivational!"

Joel Kalmin Legacy Community Health Services

"The event was one of the only opportunities in my long career that I have had time to really network with peers, and have one on one conversations with vendors. It was productive, efficient, and a great use of my time."

Lissa Rolenc 4 design

"This conference format respects the time constraints of busy professionals, by focusing on topics/ products that help us make informed decisions."

Rayne Sherman, FIIDA, CID, CSI Sherman Design Group, Inc.

"This event might be the best conference I have ever attended. I made incredible connections with designers, learned useful information from vendors and returned to my office to share a wealth of knowledge with my colleagues. An excellent event that I would highly recommend…I truly can’t stop talking about it."

Geraldine Drake, NCIDQ, LEED JLL at Beaumont Health System

"Thank you so much for providing this focused peer & manufacturer networking opportunity!"

Teri Lura Bennett JHHS

"I attend many supplier and educational events and voraciouslly read numerous industry periodicals…and this event was one of my favorites! I was able to gain more industry insights from my peers, suppliers, and seminars on a more personal level in a short period of time in a great venue! The Q&A dialogues were great. Kudo’s to Interiors & Sources and nGage Events!"

Cinda Terry Duke Realty

"Great event format that was educational and enabled valuable peer networking."

Patricia Jones Coyle-Thompson-Jones

"A wonderful mix of highly knowledgeable folks, excellent food and a beautiful venue. Good to see the big players move to a more collaborative solution…Extremely well organized."

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