Registration now open for October’s DesignEx Ottawa

Taking place on Tuesday, October 16, the one-day DesignEx Ottawa show is coming to the National Arts Centre at 1 Elgin Street. Organized by the Interior Designers of Canada (IDC), the “DesignEx trade shows are a great alternative to regular trade shows. They are cost-effective, intimate events where instead of a booth companies are given a table top to showcase their newest or most popular products to qualified professionals and specifiers, including interior designers, architects and others from the industry,” the IDC website explains.

DesignEx Ottawa
DesignEx Ottawa comes to the nation’s capital on October 16. Photo shows the intersection of Elgin and Queen in downtown Ottawa. Credit: Trappy via Wikimedia Commons.

These events typically garner approximately 88% of the local registered interior designers and are a great way for you to gain exposure and generate new clients. This popular program is held annually with shows in various locations across Canada, including: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.

Kicking off the Fall DesignEx series, October’s Design Ex Ottawa follows in the footsteps of the recent DesignEx Montreal trade show, which took place on June 26. Earlier this year, DesignEx shows also took place in Vancouver and Okanagan. Alongside the Ottawa show, October will also see a DesignEx show come to Newfoundland, while a Saskatoon trade show will take place in November, with more details of both events expected in the coming weeks.

Registration is now open for October’s DesignEx Ottawa, with more information about the October 16 trade show available via the official IDC website, linked here.

A full list of exhibitor guidelines has also now been published, along with a detailed breakdown of this year’s sponsorship opportunities. A limited numbers of guest rooms are available to exhibitors and attendees of IDC’s Ottawa DesignEx at the Novotel Ottawa. The room rate is $169.00 per night, reserve your room now.