Events - International

Index Design Series 2017

Africa Design Event
When: 22-25 May, 2017

Where: Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).


The biggest showcase of interior products in the Middle East and North Africa


Based in Dubai, the INDEX Design Series is the largest and most influential design event. As the business capital of the Middle East and considered by many to be the gateway to the rest of the GCC (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar , Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates), INDEX Design Series gives international suppliers of original, contemporary and innovative interior solutions the most effective business platform to establish their business in the epicentre of one of the world’s wealthiest business markets.

It is the perfect sales and marketing opportunity to reinforce and increase your brand awareness among an influential audience and to meet architects, designers, property developers, distributors and retailers from the Middle East and North Africa.

  • Over 34,400 attendees from 110 countries
  • 1,944 vetted VIP, Design Buyers and Retail Buyers
  • 9 dedicated industry events
  • 33,000sqm of exhibition stands
  • More than 800 exhibitors
  • 19 national pavilions


70% OF OUR EXHIBITORS DON’T EXHIBIT AT ANY OTHER EVENT IN THE REGION. This means 560 international companies understand that the INDEX Design Series is the most important design event for the region, offering exhibitors access to over 30,000 industry professionals.

In 2016, INDEX Design Series reached 220 Million people globally

INDEX Design Series has access to a database of over 1 million professionals across the interiors, design and retail industries. We actively promote exhibitors and their products to a qualified audience, offering you incredible brand visibility. On top of that, we have significant social media reach, great media partnerships and radio campaigns – all designed to bring the right people to the events.

OVER 1,600 VIPS & BUYERS ATTENDED. We hand-pick and personally invite the most influential buyers and procurement specialists from around the Middle East to the INDEX Design Series. Through which we have crafted bespoke networking events for our exhibitors to ensure guaranteed face-time with the people that are looking to buy from them. This gives you the best networking opportunities with the people that matter.

WE HAVE 27 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN RUNNING DESIGN EVENTS. INDEX Design Series has remained the largest and most extensive interiors and design trends event – establishing a long history with a far-reaching audience, who know and trust the INDEX brand of events. We are the region’s most trusted and foremost design event and it is for that reason many companies, looking to enter the Middle East market for the first time, use INDEX Design Series events to launch their business here.

IN 2016, OVER $5.5 BILLION IN NEW BUSINESS WILL BE GENERATED. INDEX Design Series is your primary platform to enter the Middle Eastern region. No other event can offer you the volume of visitors, leads and new business contacts. Our audience of buyers, visitors and high-net-worth individuals come to procure everything from limited edition pieces, contract furniture through to accessories and décor.

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dmgAn international exhibition and publishing company, dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa has operated in the Middle East since 1995. We produce more than 40+ market-leading exhibitions for the global construction, coatings, hospitality, interior design and energy industries.

Headquartered in Dubai, UAE and with satellite offices in South Africa and the UK, dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa organizes over 40+ events across the Middle East, Africa, Asia, North America and Europe. The events attract more than 250,000 customers every year and provide opportunities for trade professionals to do business, network and learn.

The success of our business is built on the loyalty of our customers, partners, our employees and suppliers. It is our commitment to cultivating long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships as well as our forward thinking approach that makes us AND you successful.


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