As one of the leading capitals of design and innovation, London fosters some of the most prominent and talked about events and conferences on design, including workplace and office innovation. Check out our selection of the must see events that the capital has to offer in 2015.
The annual Clerkenwell Design Week gathers in London some of the most forward-thinking and established UK and International design brands and companies, showcased in a series of pop-up exhibitions, showroom presentations, creative installations and numerous events.
The prominent event attracts some of most recognized creative businesses and architects, exploring new trends and innovation from the exciting world of design. Held in this small area of London, the award-winning Clerkenwell Design Week celebrated its 6th year, in 2015, gathering over 35,000 design enthusiasts and professionals as well as over 300 brands from around the world, making CDW the leading independent design festival of its kind.
The CDW has been awarded Best Live Event at the AEO Awards 2013 and Best Festival and Best Cultural Event at the UK Event Awards 2012
100% Design is the UK’s largest design trade event, attracting architects, manufacturers and designers from across the globe. The large scale of the exhibition covers all rooms of the home and professional environments, defined by four key industry sections; Interiors, Workplace, Kitchen & Bathrooms and Design & Build with a newcomer for 2015 – the Luxury and Modern British section.
Launched in 1995, 100% Design is the longest running cotemporary design event for industry professionals and each year it attracts on average 30,000 visitors.
This September the show will be staged in a new venue – the spacious and bright Olympia Exhibition Centre in London. Emerging and established brands within design will spread over 20,000m2 and across 2 floors of the venue.
Organized for the first time, The Social Workplace Conference 2015, is an initiative and spin off from the Coworking Europe Conference in collaboration with Studio TILT.
The one-day conference will focus on the emerging new trends within the growing in popularity and demand community managed workplaces and environments. The event will unveil the new concepts and innovation models within this new world of work with ever-growing number of freelancers and self-employed professionals. Topics will also touch on the needs of the Millennials – the generation that leads the trend of the social workplace with their innate need of flexibility, connectivity and interaction.
Offering valuable networking opportunities, the event will attract a wide audience of professionals from the real estate industry as well as the professionals interested in this emerging concept.
With a tripling number of occupiers moving from their excising London submarket out to another, corporate tenants are searching for new locations and working environments to comply with the needs of their company image and team. What started as a trend within the tech and creative sectors, now all types of industries follow in search of a tailored office space to serve with the new trends in design and employee stimulation and satisfaction.
EG 9th Annual Office Summit London will gather market leaders to reveal their in-depth research on how to improve productivity in the workplace through the design of the office, along with occurring trends within the serviced office market and the evolution of the creative hub within the office.