Big Events

Due to the large size and geographic scope of the Texas Chapter, countless events occur throughout the year in cities across the state. The following are our largest events:

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Celebrating Design Texas: Education, Expo & Awards

On August 12 & 13, 2021, in Dallas, join us for the 2021 Celebrating Design Texas: Education, Expo & Awards for two days of learning, sourcing, and recognizing the interior design achievements and volunteer spirit of our talented chapter members!

Comprised of multiple CEUs, a tabletop vendor showcase, and awards cocktail party, Celebrating Design Texas brings together members of our industry to learn, source, socialize, and recognize the finest interior design achievements within the ASID Texas Chapter.

Although the 2020 event was cancelled due to COVID-19, the 2020 competition took place, with the 2020 Awards Celebration taking place online Thursday, August 13, 2020.

VIEW A LIST OF THE 2020 WINNERS | VIEW THE 2020 WINNERS PHOTO GALLERY

Texas Chapter Student Symposium

Student Symposium is an annual event exclusively for Interior Design Students and Educators from all over Texas, as well as Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Arkansas.

Presentations, tours and activities focus on all design fields: education, healthcare, hospitality, institutional, multifamily, residential, retail and workplace.
 
Students, be sure to grab your friends for sessions filled with knowledge, fun and design! The event is always filled with rich opportunities, exciting new venues and will expose you to the reality of this amazingly diverse profession of interior design.

You will be able to interact with and learn from successful professionals and find out what it’s really like in the industry. WATCH A VIDEO highlighting past events.

[FYI: Student Symposium did not take place in 2019 because ASID Headquarters held SCALEX at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio October 25-26, 2019.]

The 2020 event will take place the week of November 2nd. Visit the event’s official website for more information.

Austin Design Excellence Award Celebration

Organized by ASID Texas Chapter Austin Design Community, the Design Excellence Awards Celebration is typically held in March. Past award celebration locations include The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria and Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

VISIT THE AUSTIN DESIGN COMMUNITY PAGE

Dallas Design Ovation Awards Celebration

Organized by the ASID Texas Chapter Dallas Design Community, the Design Ovation Awards Celebration is typically held in May. Past award celebration locations include the Trade Mart at Dallas Market Center, The Empire Room and Frontiers of Flight Museum.

VISIT THE DALLAS DESIGN COMMUNITY PAGE

San Antonio Pinnacle of Design Awards Celebration

Organized by the ASID Texas Chapter San Antonio Design Community, the Pinnacle of Design Awards Celebration is typically held in May. Past award celebration locations include the Noah Event Venue and Norris Conference Centers.

VISIT THE SAN ANTONIO DESIGN COMMUNITY PAGE