EDmarket is the primary sponsor and founder of EDspaces. We bring our long history of service to the industry and expertise in the educational facilities space to developing premier educational content for this annual event. Plus, EDmarket reinforces our commitment to empowering our members with the tools needed to grow professionally and to lead the next generation of learning by sponsoring numerous events at EDspaces.


EDmarket works alongside the EDspaces team at Emerald and an amazing group of volunteers and partner organizations to bring you best-in-class educational opportunities, knowledge experts, tour locations, and products to make learning come to life. The education program will be more robust and engaging than ever with 60+ certified education sessions presented in 7 different peer-designed classrooms to enhance your learning experience.

EDspaces is the place to earn professional credits and stay current on your certifications. Last year’s sessions qualified for: 40 AIA LUs, 20 AIA LU/HSWs, 32 IDCEC LUs, 25 IDCEC LU/HSWs, and 10 GBCI credits.


Your EDmarket membership pays for itself — EDmarket members receive a significant discount off booth space and registration.
• Member exhibitors receive a 28% discount — $1,000 off per 10x10 booth at EDspaces.
• Member attendees save over 30% on Early-Bird registration.



Monday, November 11, 2024; 1:00-5:00 PM

The EDchannels Symposium (EDS) combines education market training and networking savvy to encourage top management and sales professionals to chart service goals, explore new ideas, and embrace strategies for success. The distributor, independent manufacturer’s representative, and manufacturer community will gather on November 11 for a half-day, preconference to discuss challenges and opportunities to increase sales and profitability in a hyper-competitive business landscape. The EDchannels Symposium content is developed by the EDmarket Distribution Council.

CULTURE FIRST MINDSET: How Compassion, Connection and Clarity Build World Class Teams
Join Joe Schmit, award-winning broadcaster, community leader, author, and popular keynote speaker, as he shares how elite organizations today creates an environment where employees enjoy being there, being productive and being valued in maintaining an healthy work-life balance.

Student Perspective on School Design Panel Discussion
The second half will feature an interactive session with Moore Middle School's Principal, Allison Ginn, and four students, focusing on fostering a positive school culture. This discussion will place students' voices at the forefront, emphasizing the creation of an ideal learning environment. Both the administration and students will share insights on how their new environment enhances their sense of belonging, safety, education, and social growth.

Rhona Ellington
Lone Star Furnishings

Allison Ginn, Principal & Four Students
Moore Middle School

NOTE: Registration to EDS is limited to distributors, suppliers and independent manufacturer’s representatives. Be sure to include this event in your itinerary during registration.



Tuesday, November 12, 2024; 5:00 –6:30 PM

Kick off your EDspaces experience by attending the Bold Women Collective Networking Event. Successful leaders thrive on open conversations and unfiltered sharing with trusted friends. Women leaders, in particular, benefit from cultivating a reliable network of colleagues, attracting like-minded individuals, and connecting with professionals who can help them achieve their goals. Join fellow female leaders at this special event to network, explore leadership opportunities, and maintain work-life balance. Be sure to include this event in your itinerary during registration.

NOTE: Be sure to include this event in your itinerary during registration.


BOOTH (#933)

Tuesday, November 12, 2024; 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, November 13, 2024; 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday, November 14, 2024; 9:00 am - Noon

In-booth Manufacturer (Furniture) Partners

Stop by the booth and checkout the latest furniture by some of our member manufacturers.

In-booth Furniture Partners sponsored by:

Clear Touch


Lesro Industries, Inc


Nook Pod

EDmarket is proud to bring together key stakeholders from diverse settings. Our Membership Booth offers a fantastic opportunity to meet and greet, recharge among friends, and highlight products from member collaborations. You can also enjoy live demonstrations of our latest benefits and expand your network.

In-Booth Coffee Bar Service (Tuesday & Wednesday)

Stop by the booth and grab fresh coffee to start your morning right. Coffee is available while supplies last for attendees and exhibitors courtesy of select members on the EDmarket Equipment Manufacturers Council (EMC).

Coffee Bar sponsored by the following EMC Members:


National Public Seating



In-Booth Reception (Tuesday at 3:00-5:00 PM)

We invite to join us for cocktails and light hors d'oeuvres at our booth for a Meet-and-Greet with EDmarket's leadership, the newly awarded recipients of the 2024 NexGen 'Rising Star' award, and more. NOTE: No RSVP is required.

In-Booth Reception co-sponsored by:

The Amos Group