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DESIGN FESTIVAL NORTH

Tues 12th – Thurs 14th July 2022 | Manchester City Centre

Design Festival North in Manchester

The North of England is home to thousands of creative businesses, designers and architects.

Manchester has more creative businesses, designers and architects per square mile than any other northern city, truly making it the most important design hub in the north of England.

DesignFestivalNorth is a 3-day showcase of leading design brands and companies, presented in a series of events taking place in showrooms across Manchester and our special ‘design hub’ in the City Centre.

TUES 12th

TUES 12th

VIRTUAL INSANITY!

FREE DONUT for the first 100 people through the Design Hub door.

Visit 25+ companies at both our Design Hub & Showrooms across Manchester

Design Hub Open Midday-7pm

Location: Castlefield Rooms (Duke’s 92), Castle St, Manchester M3 4LZ

Showrooms open from 10am until late

Virtual Insanity afternoon at the Design Hub

1pm-4pm: VR Demos by North Made

Call in anytime for a VR demo by the talented team at North Made

4:30-5:30pm VR Presentation by North Made

Limited space available so BOOK NOW if you want to attend this special presentation.

WEDS 13th

WEDS 13th

WORKPLACE WELLNESS

FREE DONUT for the first 100 people through the Design Hub door.

Visit 25+ companies at both our Design Hub & Showrooms across Manchester

Design Hub Open Midday-7pm

Location: Castlefield Rooms (Duke’s 92), Castle St, Manchester M3 4LZ

Showrooms open from 10am until late

Workplace Wellness afternoon at the Design Hub

12:30pm-3:00pm: Head & Neck Massages with our Massage Therapists

Call in anytime for a free 15 minute massage – first come first served.

3:30-4:30pm Workplace Wellness by Maria Mander, Health & Wellbeing Specialist – Skills For Growth at The Growth Co

This sold out last year – limited space available so CLICK TO BOOK NOW if you want to attend this special presentation.

4:45pm-5:45pm: Diversity and Inclusion panel discussion with Modern Woman

We will be joined by industry professionals to discuss some interesting and relatable topics through a 30-45 minute panel discussion followed by a Q&A.

The talk will focus on best practice in addressing issues of equality, diversity and inclusion.

This sold out last year – limited space available so BUY YOUR TICKET NOW – refreshments & a donation to the MS Society are included in your ticket cost.

THURS 14th

THURS 14th

TEAM LEGO BUILDING CHALLENGE!

FREE DONUT for the first 100 people through the Design Hub door.

Visit 25+ companies at both our Design Hub & Showrooms across Manchester

Design Hub Open 10am-4pm

Location: Castlefield Rooms (Duke’s 92), Castle St, Manchester M3 4LZ

Showrooms open from 10am until late

Good Vibes with our Lego Building Challenge – get your team ready!

3 x 1 hour battles. Each hour 10 teams take on a series of fun Lego building challenges.

Design practices can battle one another and inter-office teams can go head to head! These are going to sell out FAST so DON’T miss out and sign up now!

Design Festival North in Manchester

I’m a Visitor

Designer | Architect | Specifier | Operator | Developer | Student

As a visitor you’ll be able to find out more about the newest colours trends, sustainability, lighting, wood, tiles, paints, technology and much more.

You’ll have the opportunity to speak to suppliers one-to-one about integrating their products into your designs, take part in interactive events and find out about NEW products and technology. Plus you can chat with fellow professionals in a relaxed social environment.

Design Festival North in Manchester

I’m a Design Company

Want to exhibit at the Manchester’s key design event, placing your brand in front of some of the North’s most important and influential industry leaders? Of course you do!

As an ‘exhibitor’ you’ll be able to showcase your products to a targeted audience of designers, architects, developers, operators and specifiers. You can host bespoke events and workshops to engage with visitors on an more personal basis.

For more information and an exhibitor pack please…

Manchester’s 2 x largest universities will be in attendance

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Exhibitors confirmed so far are…

About DesignFestivalNorth

Throughout the 3 days there will be a plethora of curated events including; lunch and dinner socials; CPD Learning Seminars on a wide range of products and skills; Wellbeing; Product Showcase and Exclusives… and more!

Visitors can drop in and out of any showroom, and the design hub, to join a host of talks, presentations and networking events along the way, on any or all of the days.

When you visit DesignFestivalNorth you can pick up one of our handy, free event guides to navigate your way around Manchester City Centre, making sure you get to see and speak with everyone.

“We are looking to emphasise the true collaborative nature of creative businesses in the North and help the creative sector to recover, flourish and grow once again. We want to show how versatile the sector is and ensure it can maintain its unique innovative, ground-breaking and globally renown position”.

 

Claire Gallagher, DSN Owner

It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.

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