Boise City Center

The Boise City Center is based in the Boise area and includes the surrounding area of southern Idaho.

Mandy Hindman, Assoc. IIDA
Director, Boise City Center
Babcock Design

Annual Events

IIDA Boise City Center supports Interior Design and Industry Professionals through accredited CEU’s, Advocacy, accreditation training, student and community outreach, and networking opportunities. In addition to the events listed below, Boise City Center offers Project Tours, Forums, and leadership and mentorship opportunities

FEBRUARY Annual Membership Bowling Event
  Membership Bowling has historically been one of Boise’s best attended events. Sponsored teams compete in costume, bowling and other contests to win prizes, trophies, and bragging rights.
APRIL IIDA Student Tour
  The Student Tour is offered annually in partnership with IDI Chair Affair. Students visit facilities managers, A&D firms, Interior Design firms, furniture dealerships, and visit with industry representatives about the many opportunities in their interior design education and training has to offer.
MAY Membership Planning Retreat
  Each year local Members gather to help plan and shape the future of IIDA programming in Boise!
  TOAST! Boise is a time to acknowledge and Toast the achievements and happenings of the Northern Pacific Chapter and City Centers, as well as transition to new Leadership.
AUGUST Summer Social
  This year’s summer social is a group outing to The Idaho Shakespeare Festival. The summer social event has taken many forms over the years, from the Designer Derby (horse races and hat contest derby style) to Designer Dugout (minor league baseball, food, and games). The event has always been a fun way to network and enjoy the beautiful Boise summer.
OCTOBER ZeroLandfill
  ZeroLandfill is an upcycling event providing local artists, educators, and hobbyists access to the design community’s expired specification samples while diverting thousands of pounds of materials from the landfill.
DECEMBER Holiday Party
  Annual Holiday Party where the design community comes together to take a break and celebrate the festive season.