1965, the nonprofit Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) is one of
the oldest and largest industrial design associations, representing thousands
of members in dozens of Student Chapters, Professional Chapters and Special
Interest Sections in the United States and
IDSA sponsors the annual International Design Excellence Awards® (IDEA), the world’s most prestigious and rigorous design competition, and leads National Industrial Design Day annually on March 5. The Society hosts events including an annual International Design Conference and IDSA Deep Dives, bringing together some of the biggest names and brightest minds in industrial design and related fields. IDSA also produces INNOVATION, a highly regarded magazine within the profession, and the Yearbook of Design Excellence, featuring IDEA, IDSA Award and Student Merit Award winners.