Applications Now Open for ICFF® Schools 2017

ICFF®, North America’s largest and most prestigious series of design events for interiors in its 29th year, announces that applications are now being accepted for ICFF Schools, an annual program that recognizes universities, colleges, and art and technical schools showcasing the most innovative, fresh and forward thinking approach to design.  Each selected school will be awarded with an exhibit space at ICFF NYC 2017, taking place May 21-24.

One school will also be selected by the ICFF Editors’ Awards team as ‘Best Design School,’ a coveted recognition garnering the attention of the trade press and the over 35,000 industry professionals anticipated to attend ICFF NYC 2017. To submit an ICFF Schools application, visit: The deadline for submissions is January 15, 2017.

“Our ICFF Schools program is an opportunity to see how a new generation of designers will rethink and reshape the current state of design,” said Kevin O’Keefe, ICFF event director. “We look forward to receiving each submission and inviting each selected school to join us as we celebrate the newest and best in global design.”

For more information on ICFF Schools 2017, including a list of 2016 participants, visit:

About ICFF®

ICFF® is the premier North American global Design showcase for interior furniture, seating, carpet and flooring, lighting, outdoor furniture, materials, wall coverings, accessories, textiles, kitchen and bath and fabricators, attracting more than 700 exhibitors and 33,000 attendees from around the world. The 29th annual ICFF® in New York is scheduled for May 21-24, 2017at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The second annual ICFF® Miami is scheduled for October 3-4, 2017. Visit for more information on NYC and for details on Miami.

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ICFF is owned and operated by Emerald Expositions, a leading operator of large business-to-business trade shows in the United States, producing more than 80 trade shows and over 100 face-to-face events in total, including conferences, summits and other events. Emerald Expositions connects more than 335,000 sellers and buyers each year and operates within the U.S. in 10 end markets (Gift, Home, General Merchandise and Manufacturing; Sports & Apparel; Design; Jewelry, Luxury & Antiques; E-Commerce; Creative Services; Licensing; Healthcare; Military; and Food).