You've got yourself a date! Well, several actually...
Industry events are fantastic occasions to see for yourself the latest products and services out there and also catch up with new and old faces. In the commercial interiors and furniture industries there are a fair few of these so you’ll probably not make it to all of them. Our advice is to choose the best ones – and to help you do that read on for Collaborate’s pick of the best commercial interiors events for 2018 in the UK. Enjoy browsing through and hopefully we’ll see you at one of these events for a glass of wine and a catch up.
All the best,
The Team @ Collaborate
Location: Olympia, London
Date: 24th to 25th January
About: Architect @ Work is a carefully curated trade show aimed at architects, interior designers and specifiers, returning to London for its 2018 edition from 24th until 25th January. Over 100 leading international architectural suppliers will showcase new products and offer the latest innovations in surface solutions and lighting technology as well as interior and exterior fixtures and fittings. All exhibitors go through a rigorous selection process, with an external judging panel overseeing the product selection, to ensure that this is one of the UK’s most highly respected trade shows of its kind.
Event: Surface Design Show 2018
Location: Business Design Centre, London
Date: 6th to 8th February
About: The Surface Design Show returns to London’s Business Design Centre, showcasing the newest and best surfaces that the design industry has to offer. Connecting innovative and exciting materials with an audience of architects, specifiers and designers, Surface Design Show is the only event in the UK that focuses solely on interior and exterior surfaces.
Event: London Design Week
Location: Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour
Date: 4th to 9th March
Website: http://www.dcch.co.uk/ (Registration)
About: For six days in March, London Design Week 2018 at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour is the nerve-centre of creative excellence – an unmissable event that is essential for anyone who wants the inside track on the latest design thinking.
Event: Clerkenwell Design Week
Location: Various locations in Clerkenwell
Date: 22nd to 24th May
About: So, this is the big one! If there’s one event not to miss this year for our industry this is it. CDW has eight different exhibition venues across the area all showcasing different styles covering leading furniture, lighting, textile, surface, accessory, and product design from around the world. Stay tuned for exciting details of an event we are involved in – all hush hush at this point!
Event: 100% Design
Location: Olympia, London
Date: 19th to 22nd September
About: 100% Design is the largest and longest running design trade event for industry professionals in the UK. First staged in 1995, the show is the cornerstone event of the London Design Festival, with over 27,000 visitors to the show across 4 days in September; taking place in one of London’s most inspiring venues, Olympia London. As the outstanding meeting place for business and design, 100% Design features an unrivalled talks programme; Talks with 100% Design, bespoke installations, and a showcase of carefully curated world-leading brands.
January 18, 2018