In the dynamic world of interior design, where creativity and innovation intersect, nothing quite captures the essence of trends, styles, and groundbreaking ideas like interior design trade shows. These gatherings serve as the pulsating heart of the industry, bringing together visionaries, trendsetters, and enthusiasts to celebrate the ever-evolving realm of spaces and aesthetics. Attending interior design events is an excellent opportunity for designers, architects, and industry professionals to keep up with the latest trends, network with peers, and gain inspiration for future projects. Check the following table for the updated interior design trade shows, conferences, and seminars to attend in 2024.
From immersive showcases to thought-provoking discussions, interior design events are the epicenter where inspiration ignites, and the future of design takes shape. Next, let’s browse the popular interior design events of 2024.
1. Atlanta Market Winter/Summer
Atlanta Market Winter/Summer is the biggest gift, home, and outdoor buying event, with expanded products from 6000+ lines. It offers businesses and professionals such as designers, retailers, distributors, gift shops, architects, home stagers, purchasing agents, landscape architects, and more a platform to source or resell products. There are two events hosted each year in Atlanta, GA, the winter one and the summer one. The Winter one will be held on Jan.16-22, 2024 and the Summer one will be held on Jul.16-22, 2024.
2. Interior Design Show (IDS)
The Interior Design Show, IDS, serves as a design industry hub providing business opportunities for thousands of design-driven businesses. Since its first opening in 1999, it has been visited by over 700,000 design professionals, design enthusiasts, and media. In 2024, there are 2 IDS events to be held: IDS Toronto on Jan.18-21, 2024 in Toronto, ON, and IDS Vancouver on Sep.26-29, 2024, in Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver, Canada.
3. Maison & Objet
With 14 sectors spanning lifestyle products, fine art, decorations, gifts, home accessories, interior design, fragrances, and more, the biannual trade show has over 6000 brands and designers attending, and nearly 700 new brands will debut at 2024 Maison & Objet event. Over 300000 international buyers from diverse backgrounds, including hotel, restaurant, cafe, architecture, and design-driven occupations from around the globe. The trade show is scheduled to be held on Jan. 18-22, 2024 and Sep.5-9, 2024 in Paris, France.
4. Las Vegas Market
Las Vegas Market, the leading home furnishings and gift market in the western U.S., is held twice every year, one in winter and one in summer. Las Vegas Market has lighting, casual furniture, rugs, handmade home decor, mattresses, housewares, bedding, and other seasonal products to offer and it is a trade-only industry event and not open to consumers or the general public. Over 30,000 attendees from over 100 countries are going to be present at the Las Vegas Market Winter 2024 to do business, form relationships, and source unique products. The Las Vegas Market Winter 2024 will be held on Jan.28-Feb.1, 2024 in Las Vegas, NV, while SUMMER 2024 still remains unannounced.
5. NY NOW WINTER/SUMMER
NY NOW WINTER/SUMMER, the wholesale trade show featuring more than 35 product categories for home, lifestyle, furniture, and handmade products from 900+ companies in different markets, thousands of legacy and emerging brands unite to showcase their newest collections: gifts, accessories, beauty, wellness, fashion, home, furniture, and kitchenware, is planned to be held in JAVITS CENTER on Feb. 4–7, 2024 Winter, Aug.4-7, 2024 Summer.
6. NKBA’S Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS)
NKBA is celebrating the 60th anniversary of The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS 2024). The show is growing by an additional 50,000 square feet for a total of 450,000. The 2024 event registration started on Sep. 1 for members to sign up for free through the end of the month. And will be open from Feb.27-29, 2024 in Las Vegas.
7. High Point Market Spring
High Point Market Spring, which features more than 2,000 exhibitors showcasing over 22 categories of the latest furniture, textiles, decor, and design and 75,000 attendees in each market, will be held in High Point, NC on Apr. 13-17, 2024.
8. Boston Design Week
Boston Design Week is celebrating its 11th anniversary on Apr. 23-May 5, 2024 in Boston, MA. A 12-day design festival features events, exhibits, and activities in all forms: 80+ in-person, virtual, and outdoor events citywide. The design festival offers renowned guest speakers, panel discussions, exhibitions, and more hosted by design-oriented businesses.
9. HD Expo + Conference
HD Expo + Conference is a premier trade show and conference for the hospitality industry. The 2024 event will be held in MANDALAY BAY, LAS VEGAS on Apr. 30 – May 2, 2024, featuring 25+ product categories from 600+ leading manufacturers and suppliers showcasing the latest in hospitality design products exhibitions and other educational sessions and networking events.
International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), North America’s leading global platform, features contemporary furnishing designs of furniture, lighting, textiles, seating, carpet and flooring, wall coverings, outdoor furniture, materials, kitchen and bath, and accessories from over 400 established and emerging design brand exhibitors. The 2024 show will take place in New York City, USA on May 19-21, 2024 with more than 10,000 architects, interior designers, retailers, distributors, developers, and press connected.
11. NYCxDESIGN Festival
NYCxDESIGN Festival is a well-known multi-disciplinary festival featuring plenty of group exhibitions, open studios, public installations, panels, virtual events for local, national, and international designers and organizations to participate, and open studios across the city’s five boroughs. It will be held in New York, NY on May 16-23, 2024.
The commercial interiors industry’s largest event, NeoCon, which will be held on Jun. 10-12, 2024 in THE MART in Chicago, showcases 400+ leading and emergent companies introducing thousands of innovative products and solutions for the workplace, healthcare, education, hospitality, retail, residential, public space and government.
13. LA Design Festival
LA Design Festival is a celebration of the city’s design community and includes exhibitions, installations, and events throughout the city. It showcases architecture, interior design, fashion, and more and will be held in Los Angeles, USA on Jun. 27-30, 2024.
14. Dallas Total Home & Gift Market
Total Home & Gift Market is the premier destination for retail and manufacturers in home decor, gifts, gourmet, housewares, accessories, and lighting not only in permanent showrooms but also in expanded home temps that provide hundreds of additional unique resources across all product categories. The marketplace features more than 1.2 million square feet of space dedicated to designing showrooms of furniture and lighting. The 2024 event will be held in Dallas, TX as usual on various dates throughout the year, such as Jan.10-16, 2024, Mar 19-22, Jun.19-25, and Sep. 17-19.
15. Design Chicago
Design Chicago is the Midwest’s Largest Residential Design Conference featuring two days of events for kitchen, bath, and home furnishings. Includes exhibition & conference, presentations, CEUs, and Open Houses. It will be held in THE MART, Chicago on Sep. 25 – 26, 2024.
Decorex is a London-based trade show based in Olympia, London. In the past 45 years, this 4-day event has showcased interior design products for architects, interior designers, furniture designers, manufacturers, and other stakeholders. It also hosts the Design Talks series, allowing AEC professionals to connect and discuss topics such as materials, colors, design processes, and potential business opportunities. The 2024 Decorex event will take place in Olympia, London on Oct.6-9, 2024.
17. San Francisco Design Week
A weeklong celebration festival brings together thousands of design-related professionals including designers, trade professionals, and business leaders for a series of events, lectures, panel discussions, and open studios for the past 18 years. There is still no official confirmation regarding the scheduling of the event in 2024 as of the article’s release. We will stay tuned and update the event date once it is available.
18. WestEdge Design Fair
WestEdge Design Fair showcases contemporary furniture, lighting, and home accessories, offering guests the opportunity to shop from premium home furnishings brands, has attracted architects, interior designers, and furniture designers from all over the world to connect and source the products they need. However, as of the date of the article released, we still have no official announcement of the date of the 2024 event.
19. Salon Art + Design
Salon Art + Design is an international design fair presenting the world’s best design – vintage, modern, and contemporary – and features over 50 leading art and design galleries from all over the world, spotlighting the trends of collectible design. As of the date the article was released, we still haven’t had the official announcement of when and where the 2024 event will be held.
For more information on what you can benefit from taking part in the interior design trade shows, how to make the most of interior design conventions as an exhibitor or attendee, and why exhibitors need 3D rendering services, please read the related article: Interior Design Events 101;
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As the final chapter unfolds on these dynamic gatherings, it becomes evident that exhibitors are the true protagonists, seizing the boundless opportunities that interior design trade shows offer. Their visionary creations, brought to life through the lens of 3D rendering and visualization, not only captivate audiences but also serve as powerful tools for their own success. In the aftermath of these events, exhibitors carry with them not just the applause of spectators but a tangible digital portfolio, showcasing their designs in exquisite detail. The immersive experience of 3D rendering equips exhibitors with a competitive edge, enabling them to engage clients and secure collaborations. As the design community applauds their contributions, exhibitors emerge from these events not only as participants but as trailblazers shaping the future of interior design through the transformative lens of 3D innovation.