DIFFA Chicago gala – DIFFA Through the Decades

DIFFA Through The Decades – 2024

Join us on Saturday, June 8 for an evening under the stars. Your $400 ticket includes a high-end cocktail party with heavy appetizers and an open bar. You’ll join with the design industry community from around the Chicagoland area as you dance to the fabulous music of the Too Much Molly Band. This event guarantees an evening of good friends and fun, networking, and coming together to support the good work of DIFFA Chicago through the Excellence In Care Grants program.


Too Much Molly Band



Only 150 raffle tickets will be sold for the chance to choose one of the amazing trips below. All trips include airfare. Click on the image to learn more about each trip. Tickets will be available until Saturday, June 8, 2024 at 9:30 p.m. Winner does not need to be present to win.


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Thank you to our 2024 Event Sponsors


Enjoy some moments from DIFFA Chicago’s 2023 Gala – THE design industry entertainment event of the year.

Timed to coincide with NEOCON, “the world’s leading platform and most important event of the year for the commercial design industry since 1969”.

Bringing together the movers and decision makers into one fabulous spot for one unforgettable night every year, the DIFFA Chicago Gala provides the opportunity to mingle with other industry leaders, network, and celebrate!

Congratulations to Tom Karras, Unsung Hero 2023

The Unsung Hero is an award given to an individual in recognition for their demonstrated passion and commitment to all that DIFFA Chicago does.

Tom Karras of Karras Associates has been a long-time supporter of DIFFA Chicago. He was elected to the Board of Directors in 2017 and has served on the Executive Board for the past 4 years. His involvement includes being Gala Co-chair, serving as the Nominations Chair, and working alongside The Mart and their ongoing commitment to DIFFA Chicago.