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Jul
2
Tue
Beirut Design Week
Jul 2 – Jul 7 all-day
Beirut Design Week

Established in 2012, Beirut Design Week is the largest growing design festival in the Middle East & North Africa. Bringing together more than 25,000 visitors at over 150 events in various locations around Beirut, BDW, now in its seventh consecutive year, showcases the best of Lebanese and international design in order to strengthen creative economies and foster entrepreneurship, all within the context of region’s rich cultural heritage. The main goal of the event is to encourage intercultural exchange, design education, social impact, and design entrepreneurship. BDW is initiated and organized by the MENA Design Research Center, a non-profit organization, which focuses on promoting a diverse understanding of design in the region through collaborative multidisciplinary projects and rigorous design research.

Sep
17
Tue
INDEX @ DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE
Sep 17 – Sep 19 all-day
INDEX @ DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE | Dubai | United Arab Emirates

Launched in 1990, INDEX is the Middle East & North Africa’s largest gathering for the design community. Connecting architects, interior designers, developers & procurement professionals with new brands, trend-setting start-ups & the biggest international names in the interior furnishings & fit-out scene across all industries.

The 2018 exhibition hosted 27,448 visitors from 91 countries, 566 exhibitors from 50 countries and 23 country pavilions across 6 key design sectors which took up 38,887 gross square metres at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

In 2019, 7 of the region’s most influential design and hospitality focused exhibitions (including INDEX!) will come together for 3 days in Dubai to create The Middle East Design & Hospitality Week – which will take place from 17 – 19 September 2019 at Dubai World Trade Centre.

INDEX is organised by dmg events Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Sep
19
Thu
Beirut Design Fair
Sep 19 @ 3:11 pm – Sep 22 @ 4:11 pm
On the occasion of its 3rd edition, Beirut Design Fair invites the design aficionado and influencer to discover new, exciting ways to experience collectible Design, Architecture and Art found in private collections, workshops, exclusive visits of museums and studios in Beirut.
Oct
4
Fri
Amman Design Week
Oct 4 – Oct 12 all-day
Amman Design Week

Amman is a young city of massive potential, with many untapped stories, talents and ambitions. As such, it holds a unique opportunity to become an oasis for creativity, presenting a critical cross-section of design in the region and highlighting the diversity of Jordan’s rich cultural tapestry.

With 89,000‭ ‬attendees and over 160‭ ‬exhibitors and 50‭ ‬participating spaces‭, ‬Amman Design Week has become a hallmark event in the region‭.

Over the past two years, the event has brought local, regional, and international designers and innovators to Amman, and has provided free and open access to a series of large-scale curated exhibitions, student and community programs, workshops and talks, and city-wide cultural programs.

Conceived to be global from its inception, Amman Design Week adopted the ‘Design Week’ name in order to plug into a network of creative events around the world, while focusing its efforts on building and sustaining a local creative movement with social value.

Nov
12
Tue
Downtown Design @ Dubai Design District
Nov 12 – Nov 15 all-day

Downtown Design is the Middle East’s leading platform for the region’s trade professionals to discover high quality and original design.

The fair’s unique approach enlists an award-winning architect each year to masterplan the venue. Set on the waterfront overlooking Dubai Creek, Downtown Design 2019 incorporated large-scale installations, landscaped indoor gardens, bespoke café concepts and pop-up retail, offering both trade and public visitors an engaging and dynamic experience.

 

Mar
8
Sun
Light & Building @ Messe Frankfurt
Mar 8 – Mar 13 all-day

At Light + Building the industry presents every two years the latest products for the fields of lighting, electrical engineering as well as home and building automation. It is the industry hotspot for architects, planners, electrical installers, retailers and the real estate sector from all over the world.

Premiere showcase, industry meeting place and business forum: Light + Building is the stage for the latest lighting trends and a source of inspiration for building services technology. From 8 to 13 March 2020 Frankfurt am Main is the place where premieres are celebrated and trends are set.