Where Green Products Premier: NeoCon

If you are in the contract furniture market, you are most likely in Chicago. From June 12-14, Chicago’s Merchandise Mart is swarming with all the design industry bigwigs for NeoCon World's Trade Fair. Here is where you will also find the next big thing, when it comes to green product design. Perhaps that will be Steelcase’s debuting Siento task chair (shown), currently under review for MBDC's "Cradle-to-Cradle" certification? A slew of green-geared seminars and events include GREENlife and the LEED-CI Green Scene. The latter, sponsored by Interior Design magazine and the U.S. Green Building Council, is a forum for manufacturers to tell their green stories. The show is also held in Canada and in Baltimore, Maryland. ::NeoCon