Every year the INDEX International Design Exhibition delivers an inspirational array of innovative design features and provides the design community with industry networking opportunities, global and regional trends and insights and valuable educational content.
This year, INDEX International Design Exhibition, the big design trade show which will be held in Dubai, from 24th to 27th September, at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). As you already know, DWTC is a world class event, located at a world class venue. It is a state of the art venue in the business district on Sheikh Zayed Road, conveniently located a 15 – minute drive from the Dubai International Airport.
Last year, the 21st edition of the INDEX International Design Exhibition was attended by over 27,000 visitors from 94 countries, including 1,600 influential VIP buyers from the MENA region. Key interiors buyers attend INDEXevery year to source the newest and most innovative and exclusive designs and products for multi-million dollar projects.
Building on the overwhelming success of the new product-focused events at INDEX 2011, INDEX 2012 is delighted to continue the INDEX evolution by welcoming back six dedicated shows as well as introducing four new product sectors: Couture, Furniture, Inspire, and Surfaces & Finishes.
As you all are aware, Dubai is the region’s commercial and tourism centre and connected to all international markets. Dubai is also the regional trading hub and gateway to the rest of the Middle East. Dubai’s diversity means that visitors can enjoy a whole range of different experiences.
From the beautiful undulating desert sands to the bustling downtown areas, to parks and gardens, Dubai is a city of adventure, contrast, discovery and surprise. Dubai’s central business district is divided into two parts – Deira on the northern side and Bur Dubai to the south. Each has its share of fine mosques and busy souks, shopping malls, hotels and office towers.
As the premier location for tourism and leisure in the Middle East, Dubai also has a fantastic night life encapsulating the world’s tastes when it comes to restaurants, bars, and nightclubs. Check out here what you cannot absolutely miss when you visit Dubai.