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Newcastle upon Tyne

Tuesday May 28th 2024

Venue: The Biscuit Room, Newcastle, NE2 1AP

The Latest in Design Innovation at Newcastles’ Premier 1-Day Showcase for the A&D Community.

The North’s most exciting showcase of NEW design-led products for the A&D Community

WHEN: Tuesday 28th May 2024

WHERE: The Biscuit Room, Bermondsey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AP

WHAT TIME: Midday > 6PM


It's FREE to visit - Register NOW

Design Festival North offers a unique opportunity to connect and interact with both familiar and fresh suppliers in a laid-back setting. It’s like having their showroom come directly to you.

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

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

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It’s now May – with the vibrant colours of spring in full swing, longer daylight hours, and warmer days ahead, we’re in the heart of the season. This time of year is bustling with excitement as creative supply chains flourish with fresh and innovative products.

We’re gathering the most exceptional Creative Brands and Suppliers and connecting them with Designers, Architects, Movers and Shakers, and Decision Makers. Our goal is to create vibrant communities, foster collaboration, and nurture enduring relationships in this sun-soaked season of possibilities.

If you want to touch, feel & experience the latest products, trends & innovations then Design Festival North in Newcastle is the event for you.

Who’s at Design Festival North in Newcastle 2024

The Biscuit Factory

Immerse yourself in the industrial charm of this meticulously restored Victorian warehouse. With its exposed brickwork, soaring ceilings, and expansive windows, ‘The Biscuit Factory’ is a visual masterpiece providing the perfect backdrop for Design Festival North in Newcastle.

Centrally located in Newcastle upon Tyne, ‘The Biscuit Factory’ is easily accessible and surrounded by a vibrant urban environment.

Beyond a venue, ‘The Biscuit Factory’ serves as a creative hub, fostering collaboration and inspiration. It’s the ideal setting to connect with like-minded professionals, exchange ideas, and ignite fresh design innovations.

The Biscuit Factory in Newcastle

About Design Festival North…

In the ever-changing realm of interior design and architecture, keeping pace is more than just an aspiration – it’s an imperative. Enter Design Festival North, the ultimate sanctuary for commercial interior designers, architects, specifiers, and anyone deeply passionate about crafting spaces that evoke inspiration and resonance.

This exclusive event offers a more personalised and intimate encounter than traditional trade shows. It invites you to engage firsthand with products, to touch, feel, sit on, and immerse yourself in a showroom experience brought right to your doorstep by eager suppliers.

One of Design Festival North’s most compelling perks lies in the opportunity to connect with peers, industry titans, and prospective collaborators. Here, architects, interior designers, and specifiers find themselves in the company of kindred spirits, each with a unique perspective and a wealth of experiences to share. It’s where enduring relationships take root and fruitful collaborations are conceived.

But this festival isn’t confined to indoor pursuits alone; it beckons you to explore the urban landscape. Hosted in the iconic cities of Liverpool, Newcastle, Sheffield, and Manchester, this festival blends seamlessly with the rich tapestry of architectural heritage, creating a canvas that exalts design and innovation.

Whether you’re an architect on a mission to reshape urban panoramas or an interior designer committed to crafting spaces that captivate, Design Festival North equips you with the tools, connections, and inspiration to flourish in a fiercely competitive industry. It’s the hub where you can hone your skills, broaden your horizons, and unearth fresh perspectives to fuel your next opus.

Design Festival North isn’t merely an event; it’s a movement. The essence of innovation and collaboration that defines this festival is an experience every architect and interior designer should embrace. So, save the date for July and prepare to embark on an unparalleled design expedition.

It's FREE to visit - Register NOW

Want to exhibit?

Launch New Products and Services

Product demonstrations, free trials and samples are some of the best ways to lure in potential customers and gain a consensus about your brand and its offerings.

Helps to Create Lasting Impressions

Capture and increase potential client engagement so that they can become actual clients.

Direct and Personal Sales Opportunities

It’s proven that personal or face-to-face interaction can influence the other party very quickly. Meeting ‘in person’ is the best way to create opportunities for direct sales.

Cost-effective Networking

The business you receive after the event is generally far bigger than your investment and this fact is the reason why companies love exhibiting. Cost-effective networking can lure in potential customers and make them your loyal ones.

Create Brand Visibility

With a broad visitor audience of varied interest you have a chance to promote to a more extensive and diversified group who may not be aware or knowledgeable about your products and services, bringing loyalty, and credibility in the market.

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