The Middle East’s leading design fair returns to its home at the d3 Waterfront Terrace in Dubai Design District (d3) for its tenth edition. This year, the fair will take place 8-11 November presenting the latest in contemporary design to the region, with an emphasis on commercial opportunity.

An annual meeting point for the industry, in its latest edition, the region’s leading fair for original and high-quality design showcased over 250 exhibiting brands, manufacturers and designers from more than 30 countries presenting their works and welcoming more than 21,000 visitors.

The region’s platform for international and regional design brands, manufacturers and designers to gain exposure in the MENASA market and connect with design professionals alongside relevant end consumers. Located in Dubai, the main hub of the fast-paced Gulf, Downtown Design offers direct access into the wider Middle East, North Africa and South Asia markets, each November.

“Dubai is a very special place bursting with creativity and innovation. I am so glad that I am now able to come back and visit after many years. It is an honour to be a part of Downtown Design.” - Keynote speaker Kelly Hoppen CBE.

In dedicated sections across specific industry sectors, Downtown Design presents the latest in contemporary design to the region, with an emphasis on commercial opportunity and extensive promotional campaigns for exhibitors to enhance visibility and brand awareness in the market while accessing the most relevant B2B and B2C audiences. Every November, decision-makers and key players in the region’s industry can explore high-end products and innovative solutions for the home, workplace and hospitality sectors.

“Downtown Design surpassed our expectations, and we were delighted to engage with clients; old and new alike from across the MENA region who had come to Dubai to visit this vibrant fair, and we are looking forward to further collaborations in 2023.” - Meagan Kelly Horsman, CHRISTIE’S Downtown Design exhibitor.

Returning 8-11 November 2023 for its 10th edition, the fair features showcases of rising talent, pop-up concepts, creative F&B experiences and immersive design installations. Actively engaging participants and visitors, the week is complemented with collateral programmes including talks and panel discussions, masterclasses and networking events, catering to each relevant audience; from international A&ID professionals and media to local homeowners and design enthusiasts, looking to discover, buy or commission.

To find out more and participate in Downtown Design click here.