Champion Design Excellence in the State

Trade Partnerships

Indiana’s design community includes over 2,400 design professionals that are members of the following organizations:  ASID, IIDA, NKBA, AIA, NARI, & BAGI.

In an effort to facilitate connections between the IDC, trade organizations, and potential clients, partnerships have been established with each of the 6 organizations.

ASID – American Society of Interior Designers

ASID Industry Partners include more than 2,700 member firms with some 7,500 individual representatives, uniting the professional designer with manufacturers of design-related products and services. Founded in 1975, the American Society of Interior Designers is the oldest, largest and leading professional organization for interior designers.


IIDA – International Interior Design Association

IIDA is a professional networking and educational Association of 13,000 Members in 10 specialty practice forums and 29 Chapters around the world. IIDA has worked to convene communities of Interior Designers across regions and specialties representing the interests for the entire community.

AIA – The American Institute of Architects

Based in Washington, D.C., the AIA has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857. With nearly 300 state and local chapters, the AIA serves as the voice of the architecture profession and the resource for our members in service to society.

BAGI – Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis

BAGI exists so that members of the residential construction industry and related businesses can conduct their business efficiently and ethically to provide the community with reliable, safe, affordable residential construction accomplished by competent professionals in the industry. The charter jurisdiction of BAGI includes Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Morgan and Shelby counties.

NARI National Association of the Remodeling Industry

NARI’s Core Purpose is to advance and promote the remodeling industry’s professionalism, product and vital public purpose. Today, NARI has 58 chapters nationwide and has enjoyed a sizeable growth period during the past decade.

NKBA – National Kitchen and Bath Association

NKBA is the owner of the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), the world’s largest trade show dedicated to the kitchen and bath industry. NKBA membership includes over 40,000 industry professionals in over 70 member chapters throughout the U.S and Canada. The NKBA also has more than 1,500 student members.