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.

Beirut Design Fair
Sep 19 – Sep 22 all-day

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.

CHIC China International Fashion Fair – September Edition
Sep 25 – Sep 29 all-day

CHIC brings together national and overseas premium fashion brands, clothing enterprises, the entire industrial chain and clusters of commercial retailers under one roof, and provides the most superior channel resources, the most professional and efficient exhibition planning as well as first-class visiting experience. On top of this, CHIC is always responsive to the change in the market and develops the features and functions of the exhibition to elevate the exhibition value.

CHIC has played an important role in the past 27 years as the most influential international fashion exhibition in China. Over the past 27 years, leading the transformation of the industry and market, CHIC has never stopped being innovative. It has grown up together with Chinese fashion brands and has been widely recognized as the promoter and partner of the Chinese fashion industry and market development.

According to the new business environment and consumer demand, CHIC 2019 (SEPTEMBER EDITION) will make greater changes: establishing a more professional exhibition atmosphere with a series of new plans and arrangements such as specialized fashion sections and Show- in-shows; providing differentiated trade matching services for enterprises at different development stages through commercial data analysis and digital management; setting up more reasonable tour routes for visitors in the fair to maximize the their field trips; enriching the fair with a more humanistic and ecological exhibition planning, real-time fashion shows, business forums and other activities.

CHIC2019 (SEPTEMBER EDITION) will make it a priority to “improve the effectiveness of fair participation and will keep making use of its advantageous resources to precisely match the diverse needs of exhibitors and visitors, and consolidate business deals, product release, trend forecasting, industrial analysis and holistic promotion. This will be an opportunity to fully upgrade your products and services, and to enter the new era with CHIC.As the largest and most influential professional fashion exhibition in Asia, CHIC has been one of the most superior comprehensive resource platforms integrating functions like a business negotiation, channel expansion, resource integration, international collaboration, market test, trend release, crossover cooperation, and capital connection, etc…

CHIC functions as an indispensable platform. This role has been accentuated in the context of the fast and always changing fashion industry and consumption patterns in China. More and more fashion brands, manufacturers, fashion-related industries and terminal channels joined CHIC and obtained various achievements. Meanwhile, CHIC has expanded its exhibition functions, completely upgraded its service system and herewith enhanced the platforms’ value.
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.

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.


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.