Interior Industry & Design Events March 2020 11th February 2020 | IN DESIGN EVENTS | BY SBID

Already preparing for the month ahead? March may be the month for you. Discover the latest on the business environment and export opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean, learn about the link between nature, interiors and human wellbeing, or look to the future of design with international trade shows as Munich Design Week draws the focus on how good design drives sustainability: ecological, economical and social.

Upcoming Events:

Innovation Design

3rd March

Innovation & Design in the Built Environment – London, United Kingdom

Discover how Innovation and Design reshape the Apulian Built Environment. The Italian Chamber of Commerce will present 10 cutting edge companies from Puglia. Apulia, the heel of the Italian boot, is a land where tradition, history and culture mingles with knowledge, a crossroads for business trade between Europe and the Orient, at the heart of the Mediterranean. With its roots steeped in ancient Mycenaean Greeks, Apulia is a region that has always been capable of transforming the challenges of sustainability into opportunities for innovation, whilst maintaining its heritage. The event offers a dynamic and lucrative business environment designed carefully to develop, promote and facilitate synergies that establish key relationships.

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Malaysian Int

6th – 9th March

Malaysian International Furniture Fair – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The biggest furniture trade show in Southeast Asia, the Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) introduced a fresher perspective on design with a brand new look and concept called ‘Design Connects People’ since 2018 for greater business opportunities, renewed locational advantage, and innovative solutions in furniture and creative spaces. Every March, quality exhibitors and buyers from all over the world converge on this global stage. MIFF’s commitment to professionalism, innovation and dynamism is backed by a dedicated team of bright individuals; it is no wonder MIFF is always a sought-after destination and the ideal business platform for trade professionals.

Munich Creative Business Week

7th – 15th March

Munich Creative Business Week – Munich, Germany

Munich Creative Business Week (MCBW) 2020 co-operates for the first time with the INTERNET WORLD EXPO (10-11 March) with a focus on the connection of design and digital commerce. The Munich Design Week underlines its conceptual and content orientation with changing thematic focal points along the major social trends with debates on climate change and the energy transition under the theme “Sustain by Design”, because good design drives sustainability: ecological, economical and social. A particular focus is on the topics of the future of innovation, cities, fashion, work, communication and digitisation.

Videre Aqauriums

9th – 14th March

LiFE Gallery by ViDERE Aquariums – Birmingham, United Kingdom

The LiFE Gallery by ViDERE Aquariums is a one-week exhibition showcasing an art gallery of nature aquariums and natural art, all curated to inspire ideas about how we can incorporate nature into our business and commercial spaces. The official opening of the gallery at 6pm on the 9 March will include a tour by ViDERE Founder, Akil Gordon-Beckford followed by a CPD Table Talk “Brand from Biophilia”. This will be a presentation covering the link between nature, interiors, and human wellbeing as well as an overview of theWorkplace Stress Study’ he and his team carried out in 2019. Throughout the week there will be workshops, events, and talks as well as live stream interviews introducing you to the amazing world of Aquariums, Human-Centred Design and BIOPHILIA.

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9th – 13th March

Latin America and the Caribbean UK Roadshow 2020 – United Kingdom

Want to get the latest on the business environment and export opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LatAC)? Are you an experienced exporter thinking of expanding to a region full of vibrant and lucrative markets? The Department for International Trade (DIT) is delighted to invite you to join the 2020 edition of our LatAC Roadshow. Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for LatAC Jo Crellin and eight DIT country directors will be updating UK companies on the latest opportunities in these exciting markets. The Roadshow will be visiting Manchester, Birmingham, London, Bristol, Cardiff and Belfast.

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Bringing Outdoors

26th March

SBID Regional Event: Bringing the Outdoors In – Scotland, United Kingdom

Garden Designer, Lynn Hill calls for joined up thinking, blending indoor and outdoor spaces to create a seamless transition between the two. With an opportunity to gain insight and inspiration, interior designers are invited to join for an interactive evening, enjoy a cocktail or two and get creative with some paint techniques whilst Lynn shares her practical ideas to bring unity in the design of home and garden.

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