2017 Contract Editorial Calendar

Issue Focus Ad Close Date** Ad Due Date** Design Focus, Features Product Coverage Show Coverage and
Award Coverage
Bonus Distribution
January/February
Interiors Awards
Breakfast is 1/27/17
1/5 1/5 38th Annual Interiors Awards, featuring winning projects in 15 categories
- Designer of the Year
- Legend Award
- modular and broadloom carpet
- task seating
- tables
- preview of Globalshop
- 38th Annual Interiors Awards - preview of Globalshop      
March
Education and Civic
2/1 2/6 - k-12, and college & university
- education interiors
- other civic interiors, such as libraries
- education chairs, tables, and storage
- flooring
- ceiling systems
- movable walls
- Coverage of our Interiors Awards Breakfast  
April
Hospitality
3/2 3/8 -Hotels, restaurants, spas, lounge/bar

-Hospitality design trends in products
- hospitality furnishings
- outdoor furniture
- lounge seating
- kitchen, bath, spa fixtures
- HD Expo and ICFF preview
- preview of HD Expo - preview of ICFF    
May
Workplace
NeoCon Preview
4/26 5/1 Innovative workplace interiors Official NeoCon Product Preview
- Milan Furniture Fair highlights
- Official NeoCon Product Preview -Milan Furniture Fair, Coverings    
June
Workplace and Hospitality: NeoCon Preview
5/9 5/12 Both workplace and hospitality interiors, showing the convergence of hospitality in workplace NeoCon Preview.
- ICFF - HD Expo  
July/August
Renovations, Adaptive Reuse; Best of NeoCon
6/29 7/5 New uses for interiors within existing buildings, covering a variety of project types

Office lobbies repositioned
- Best of NeoCon Winners
- NeoCon highlights
- Best of NeoCon Winners - Inspirations Awards winners  
September
Retail and hospitality
8/9 8/14 Hospitality, illustrating the widespread influence of hospitality design

Multifamily Residential amenity interiors
- hard surfacing for counter, wall, and floor
- wallcoverings
- lighting
- textiles
- IIDA/ALA Interior Design Awards      
October
International
8/31 9/6 International Design: Fantastic interiors outside U.S., varying scales, across all commercial design project types - shelves/storage
- lighting
- architectural glass
- benching and workstations
- modular and broadloom carpet
- preview HCD Expo & Conference    
November
Healthcare
10/9 10/12 Healthcare across the continuum of care: hospitals, clinics, wellness centers. Care for all ages

Evidence-based health design
- healthcare solutions
- patient and guest seating
- resilient flooring
- healthcare fabrics
- preview HCD Expo & Conference
- Healthcare Environment Awards  
December
Products highlights of 2017
11/8 11/13 Highlights of 2017 products and materials for multiple project types
The Annual Brand Report
Entire issue is product focused, with a variety of items across product type
- outdoor products
- Nightingale Award winners for healthcare products

Design firms can send information on recently completed architecture and interior design projects – with a PDF contact sheet showing all project images – to:
Editor in Chief John Czarnecki  jczarnecki@contractdesign.com
Managing Editor Murrye Bernard  mbernard@contractdesign.com

Product manufacturers can send information on new products to:  products@contractdesign.com

** Note:  Contract editors review projects and products on a continual basis throughout the year. Editors make final selections of projects and products for editorial feature coverage at least two months prior to an issue’s publication.