The American Society of Interior Designers' First-Ever Virtual Awards, Q107 Beaches Canada Day Celebration, and More

NATIONAL: Reed Exhibitions has named Jamie Harrison as vice president of product development. Harrison replaces Richard Remington, who left the company to join sister company Elsevier as the managing director of submissions systems and analytics.

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) announced its first-ever virtual awards program, Spotlight: Celebrating ASID Awards, to take place from July 13-16. The society will recognize design leaders that are pushing the industry forward, with a focus on outcome-based design, sustainability, and wellbeing. Spotlight will honor the ASID National Award winners, the new ASID College of Fellows Inductees, the Outcome of Design Awards winners, and the Ones to Watch Award winners and scholars.

CHICAGO: Nobu Hospitality has announced the first-phase opening of Nobu Hotel Chicago, happening July 1. Located in the West Loop, the hotel will feature 115 guest rooms and suites, a signature Nobu restaurant and bar, The Rooftop at Nobu, meeting and event space, a fitness center, and an indoor swimming pool.

Laurent Boisdron is the new general manager of Maverick Hotels & Restaurants' flagship property, Sable at Navy Pier, a Curio Collection by Hilton. Boisdron has served more than 25 years in the hospitality space. 

TORONTO: The 18th annual Q107 Beaches Canada Day Celebration will be held virtually on July 1 via Q107's website and social media accounts. The 75-minute event will feature Rock & Roll tributes to Tom Petty, AC/DC, Bob Marley, Pearl Jam, and more. The event will close with a tribute to Journey and a virtual firework display. 

WASHINGTON: Yes&, a full-service marketing agency, has promoted two senior-level agency leaders to vice president positions. A.J. Guenther was promoted to vice president of public relations, and Mark Pedersen to vice president of marketing strategy. 

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