With the start of 2023, the best interior designers and furniture brands are looking for the most famous design events and trade fairs to find inspiration from the best names in the industry, for networking, product sourcing, and to showcase their own design projects. From Dubai to Riyadh, discover this selection of the 8 finest design events of 2023 in the Middle East, brought to you by Luxury Safes!
Get to Know The Most Inspiring Design Events of 2023 in the Middle East!
1. Tue, 17 – Thu, 19 Jan 2023: Light Middle East – Dubai, UAE
Light Middle East is the region’s premier exhibition and conference for lighting design and technology, as well as the number one networking and sourcing platform for decorative, architectural, outdoor, and indoor lighting solutions.
2. January 17, 2023 – January 20, 2023: International Hospitality Industry Equipment Exhibition – Antalya, Turkey
Due to its geographic position, Turkey has an important place in the tourism sector. With renewed exhibitions, ANFAŞ provides an international trade platform for exhibitors and stakeholders in the tourism and hospitality sector. At ANFAŞ, promotional activities will be carried domestically and internationally in cooperation with the leading institutions, federations and foundations of the country.
3. February 18, 2023 – February 21, 2023: THE BIG5 SAUDI 2023 – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
The Big5 Saudi 2023 is a design event in Riyadh where innovative products and technologies will be showcased, with the potential to transform the construction industry and your business. In total, there will be 4 days of fast-paced business and networking, where you can meet more than 500 market-leading suppliers, find more than 15000 products, and build valuable business connections.
4. March 1, 2023 – March 5, 2023: Dubai International Boat Show 2023, Dubai, UAE
The biggest marine show in the region, Dubai International Boat Show will take place 1-5 March 2023 at Dubai Harbour. Delivering the ultimate in nautical business and development, at this exclusive event you will find the finest equipment, supplies and services, as well as an exquisite collection of luxury yachts, and even a supercar show. One of the most unique design events in Dubai, where you can witness and experience the luxurious Dubai lifestyle.
5. May 8, 2023 – May 10, 2023: IDF Oman 2023 – Interior Design Furnishing Expo – Muscat, Oman
IDF Oman is a design and decor exhibition happening alongside related dedicated design events: Kitchen & Bathroom Show, Tile & Stone Show, Light Oman Show and Smart Living & Workspaces Expo, covering the spectrum of products and services required for the design, fit out and upgrade of residential, hospitality, office and retail spaces.
6. Tue, 23 – Thu, 25 May 2023: INDEX Dubai – Dubai, UAE
For more than 30 years, INDEX Dubai is one of the most famous design events in the Middle East, providing the perfect business platform for suppliers and manufacturers to meet and do business with the thousands of buyers from across the Middle East. By exhibiting their products and solutions, manufacturers and suppliers will have direct access to Interior Designers, Architects, Distributors and Retailers attending the show, diversifying their supply chains, and boosting their brand presence in the thriving Middle East market.
7. Tue, 23 – Thu, 25 May 2023: WORKSPACE Dubai – Dubai, UAE
For over 20 years, WORKSPACE Dubai has provided a space for office furniture manufacturers to connect with the regions’ key buyers, such as Commercial Real Estate Stakeholders, CTO’s, HR and Office Managers, and Interior Designers. These, in turn, have the opportunity to source products, and learn about the latest innovations in the commercial design industry.
8. 08 – 11 Nov 2023: Downtown Design (a key feature of Dubai Design Week)
Downtown Design is the leading design fair in the Middle East, and the commercial centerpiece of Dubai Design Week, the region’s most important creative festival. With a programme of wide-ranging design events bringing together thought leaders and decision makers of the global design stage, Dubai Design Week attracts over 100,000 visitors to Dubai Design District (d3) throughout the week. In 2023, various world-famous furniture manufacturers and interior design firms will exhibit their products at Downtown Design, such as Huda Lighting, Minotti By Aati, CK Architecture Interiors, Studio Nada Debs, and Illulian.