Gala reception planned for ALA/IIDA Interior Design Awards

Contact: Fred Reuland

Marketing Specialist


For Immediate Release

March 14, 2006

Gala reception planned for ALA/IIDA Interior Design Awards

CHICAGO — Librarians, interior designers, architects, vendors and the public are invited to attend the gala inaugural presentation of the American Library Association (ALA)/International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Awards for interior design excellence, Monday, June 26, 4 to 7 p.m., at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. The reception will feature live music, beverages and hors d’oeuvres at the Marriott Renaissance Arts Hotel, 700 Tchoupitoulas Street, New Orleans.

Co-sponsored by ALA and the IIDA the awards will be given for examples of extraordinary design as reflected in innovative concepts and cutting-edge projects. Award winners will be recognized for excellence in aesthetics, design creativity, function, and satisfaction of client’s objectives.

Tickets may be purchased online at
until May 19. The advance ticket price is $50. For more information, contact Fred Reuland at 1-800-545-2433 x5032 or Seating is limited, so purchase tickets soon.

LAMA ( encourages and nurtures current and future library leaders, and develops and promotes outstanding leadership and management practices.

IIDA ( is committed to enhancing the quality of life through excellence in interior design and advancing interior design through knowledge. IIDA advocates for interior design excellence; provides superior industry information; nurtures a global interior design community; maintains educational standards; and responds to trends in business and design.