Interiors Design Summit 2014 – Hailed a resounding success…

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    The Interior Design Summit 2014, was hailed as a resounding success by all who attended, it was held on the 11th March 2014 at the brand new Hilton London Wembley. The event saw over 65 delegates and 30 suppliers visiting and exhibiting from across the UK and was one of Forum Events Ltd most successful event so far in 2014.The Interior Design Summit proven format of pre-matched face to face meetings is beneficial by exclusively targeting only the most qualified buyers and bringing them together with suppliers who are pertinent to their needs. The event focuses on productive one-to-one appointments, industry related seminars and multiple networking opportunities throughout the day to build valuable business relationships.

    The 2014 Interiors Design Summit was opened with a presentation by Vanessa Brady who is President of the Society of British Interior Design, who discussed “The Good the bad and the ugly”.

    Further seminars throughout the event featured excellent and well know speakers, including Karen Haller from Karen Haller Designs, with a presentation entitled “More than just a mere decoration”.

    Jonny Gray who is Principal of Johnny Grey Studios, hosted a seminar on “The Long Kitchen: emotional durable, multi-generational living space” plus Gary Crosbie from Ramparts Interiors who spoke about “Constructing your vision”. Finally, Paul Nulty from Paul Naulty Lighting Design, hosted a seminar on “Bright ideas and dark information” and the evening drinks reception was hosted by Susan Llewellyn Bowen from The Susan Llewellyn Academy of Interior Design who spoke about “My life of Design – the changes I have experienced and how I see the future?”.

    “Very interesting exploring new ideas and highly informative action packed day with a deep understanding of the supplied information”
    ZANA+ Design Studio

    “A well organized event – great opportunity to meet new, interesting suppliers and catch up with other industry contacts too”
    Rethink Interiors

    “We had a good day and are hopeful of some interesting leads, or at least new relationships which we can develop in the future and progress to orders later on.”
    And so to Bed

    “The event was an excellent opportunity for us to meet high profile decision makers with real current projects, who under normal circumstances would be difficult to meet with.”
    Portobello Art Ltd

    For further information on the 2015 Summit, please contact Kate Hermans on 01992 374049 or email

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    Daniel Fountain / 26.03.2014

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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