CHICAGO (April 16, 2014) – The Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC), the foremost professional society for interior design education, has chosen the global leader in association management, Kellen Company, to provide full-service management to the Council. IDEC selected Kellen Company for its expertise in helping associations grow membership and service offerings through strategic counsel and administration management.
“We look forward to expanding our organization and delivering even greater value to IDEC members through our partnership with Kellen,” said Katherine Ankerson, IDEC president-elect. “We believe that Kellen’s expertise will be of significant benefit to our organization.”
IDEC advances the profession of interior design education by providing its members with educational and networking resources. Its members include professional interior design educators, interior design professionals who support formal education in the profession and students of interior design.
“With our extensive knowledge in the interior design field, as well as emerging sustainable and environmental construction, Kellen will bring considerable service and value to IDEC,” said Peter Rush, Kellen Company CEO. “We look forward to providing IDEC with leadership and management to help them achieve their strategic goals.”
About Kellen Company
Kellen Company is a global leader in association services, including management, conference planning, communications, regulatory and public affairs, serving more than 100 trade associations, professional societies and charitable organizations representing over 10,000 companies and 100,000 professionals worldwide. The company’s Kellen Communications group also provides a full range of marketing communications, public relations and digital media services to corporate clients. Kellen Company maintains seven offices worldwide, located in Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, New York, Washington D.C., Brussels and Beijing. For more information, visit www.kellencompany.com.
About The Interior Design Education Council
IDEC is the leading association and authority on interior design education. IDEC’s more than 700 members are committed to the advancement of responsible design thinking through education, scholarship, and service. IDEC prepares its members for leadership roles in their academic institutions, communities, and the interior design profession at large. Through its annual Student Design Competition, students and faculty alike are encouraged to reflect about socially responsible design and the importance of design in our society.