INTERIOR DESIGN SHOW WEST SEPTEMBER 27 TO 30.2012 VANCOUVER
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DESIGN + ART + ARCHITECTURE Suppliers and manufacturers are taking note; IDSwest is helping to put Vancouver on the minds of players from around the design world. The addition of the AUDI VIP program, and continued effort to attract international design icons as presenters is demonstrating the growth this event has achieved since inception in 2005. Nancy Bendtsen Owner, Inform Interiors
ALL ONSITE IMAGES FROM IDSWEST 2011. ABOVE: INFORM INTERIORS, COVER: MOLO, BACK: MONTAUK
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Overview. IDSwest is the largest contemporary design show on the West Coast showcasing leading international, North American, national and regional brands while staying true to a distinct West Coast Style. Taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre West, IDSwest provides a remarkable opportunity to connect brands with designers, architects and a well-versed, design savvy audience. Featuring over 250 leading designers, firms, retailers, manufacturers and media, IDSwest is the Western hub connecting a design hungry audience with the most exciting products both locally and globally. IDSwest is a celebration of design and a not to be missed business opportunity.
INFORM TOM DIXON PUB
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2012. Opening Night
In 2012 IDSwest will occupy 138,000 sqft, resulting in a 30% increase in available booth space, play host to over 5 new feature displays and present international design icons and North American television design celebrities.
Thursday September 27 Vancouverâ€™s design party of the year kicks off the IDSwest event in true style. From the media party to djâ€™s pumping hot beats, and models pushing fashion to the extreme, IDSwest proves design is a fantastic foundation for a killer party!
Only IDSwest can deliver 30,000 discerning and informed clientele looking for the latest products and services for their home or next project.
Trade Access Friday September 28 IDSwest hosts 5,000+ design professionals working in the industry. Meet them, network and gain valuable feedback from your next client. Trade attendees are accredited to attend free of charge during trade day. 2.
Consumer Times Friday September 28 Saturday September 29 Sunday September 30
1. 1. INFORM INTERIORS, 2. OPENING NIGHT AT IDSWEST, 3. IKEA
Meet face to face with 25,000+ avid design enthusiasts who may not see your products or services anywhere else.
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1. CHRISTIAN WOO, 2. COLLABORATION, 3. INFORM INTERIORS, 4. STICKS + STONES FURNITURE, 5. 18 KARAT, 6. IACOLI & MCALLISTER, 7. JUDSON BEAUMONT STRAIGHT LINE DESIGNS
Extend Your Reach. IDSwest provides the only premium platform in Western North America to reach the whoâ€™s who of the design community and an audience of informed, qualified and knowledgeable consumers.
If your brand is missing, you are missing out.
. Benefit from a half million dollar advertising campaign and seven year track record for delivering a quality experience by connecting attendees with a diverse range of quality design.
. Tell your stories and build brand awareness in an interactive, face-to-face environment.
. Engage both existing and new clients/consumers. See results. Sell directly from the show floor, invite them to your retail space or workshop, or track valuable leads and connections.
. Prove value to your organization 1
1. GE MONOGRAM/FONTILE, 2. BRENT COMBER ORIGINALS, 3. PARLIAMENT, 4. IDSWEST AUDI VIP LOUNGE
by participating in an event that allows your organization to grow and increase sales.
A strategic mix of trade only and consumer access ensures that your business gains exposure to 30,000 qualified attendees.
IDSwest is an edited event.
Participation is open to businesses that represent, promote or sell a design product or service. IDSwest reviews each application for design integrity and quality. All booth designs are reviewed to ensure consistency with the overall caliber and direction of the event.
Application available at idswest.com/application
The Tom Dixon Bar by Inform Interiors was a great success at IDSwest 2011. The bar brought the brand to life and we consider ourselves very fortunate to have such a talented partner in Inform Interiors and to have the ongoing support of the IDSwest show. Melissa Corfield Managing Director, Tom Dixon
DETAIL: INFORM TOM DIXON PUB
Align Your Brand.
Innovative Features Pushing the boundaries of creativity and design concepts, IDSwest produces interactive, engaging feature displays covering design, art and architecture. Partnering with key industry players and media, features are intended to showcase leading edge and prototypical design trends and innovation. 1
2 1. L41, 2. DETAIL: TOM DIXON PUB, 3. DESIGN FOR SAIL
Speakers Programming From international design icons to North American television personalities and local design stars, the IDSwest stage comes to life with the stories and personalities behind design.
Past Speakers â€“ 1. Ross Lovegrove, 2. Karim Rashid, Barbara Barry, Tobias Wong, Jeffery Bernett, Eames Dimetrios, Lawrence Scarpa, Niels Bendtsen, Steve Nobel, Omer Arbel, 3. Sarah Richardson, Tommy Smythe, Lynda Reeves, 4. Suzanne Dimma, Kelly Deck, Brent Comber, Judson Beaumont, Molo Design, and dozens of other industry leaders.
Consumers. Itâ€™s impossible to overlook consumers spending potential. Over 25,000 well-heeled consumers attend IDSwest looking for quality, diversity and top line products.
Design Professionals. IDSwest targets and delivers Western design professionals looking to source products and services for their current and future projects. This group consists of interior designers, architects, product specifiers, restaurant designers, furniture and industrial designers, professional decorators, retailers, builders and developers. 5000+
registered trade attendees
of attendees are senior management (president, CEO, owner)
of attendees were sourcing products for current projects and / or clients
Demographic data collected via a combination of onsite one-on-one interviews and online survey results.
25,000+ avid design enthusiasts 73% own their home 30% own a 2nd and / or vacation home 94% said they will return next year. 50.5% earn over 100K per year 18.6% of those earn over 150K 55% purchased directly at the show or will make a purchase within 3 months of the show
I'm always surprised how many new clients we welcome to Livingspace as a result of IDSwest. Each year the show steps it up with an incredible line of speakers such as Ross Lovegrove this year and Karim Rashid last. Looking forward to 2012! Ross Bonetti Owner, Livingspace
MEET YOUR NEXT CLIENT
Make our clients your clients. VIP Program
IDSwest is a design experience delivering an opportunity for attendees to immerse themselves in all that leading design has to offer.
In 2011 the inaugural VIP program (the AUDI VIP Program) was launched at IDSwest to rave reviews. Encompassing studio tours, parties, meet and greets and a beautiful VIP lounge, the program ensured that event VIP's were treated to a premium design experience.
This event has the energy and ability to educate and elevate expectations in Vancouver. Todd MacAllen lead designer / director molo 1 1. IDSWEST AUDI VIP LOUNGE, 2. AUDI A6, 3. DETAIL: AUDI A6
Via a multi platform media buy and partnerships with target publications, IDSwest delivers a campaign valued at over half a million dollars. The event stays fresh and taps into the pulse of the design community through a strategic social media campaign ensuring direct and personal connections with a targeted audience.
Brand alignment is the key. Whether you are simply looking for an increased presence to add value to your exhibit, or you want a complete turnkey activation, we will custom tailor a package to meet your needs.
For further information please contact Jason Heard firstname.lastname@example.org 604.730.2060
1. IDSWEST STAGE, 2. DESIGN LIVES WITH BARBARA HULANICKI, 3. DESIGN LIVES WITH JEREMY COLE, 4. AZURE, 5. LADIES AND GENTLEMEN STUDIO
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PARTICIPATION + SPONSORSHIP
EXHIBIT STUDIO NORTH ENTRANCE
Application available at idswest.com/application
From locally sourced to internationally designed; large multinational or independent studios; retailer or distributor; interior designer or builder; if you design, manufacture, or prototype, you need to be here!
IDSwest provides a cost effective opportunity to help you connect, promote and sell. Exhibit investment is $22.75/sq ft plus applicable taxes. Corner charges are $300 per corner. Exhibitors are responsible for the design and construction (including walls, lighting and flooring), electrical, transportation and removal of their booth. Blended rates for Buildex 2012 participants available. Contact email@example.com
IDSwest served as our launch pad into the Western Canadian market and we were overwhelmed with the response. IDSwest provided us with access to a high caliber audience of both professionals and consumers. We are already booked for 2012...in double the size! Peter McCutcheon Principal, Resource Furniture BC Ltd.
Limited space and opportunities are available. Make the business decision that will result in new business. Sales Manager Trish Almeida firstname.lastname@example.org 604.730.2031 Show Director Jason Heard email@example.com 604.730.2060 Event Manager Sarah Close-Humayun firstname.lastname@example.org 604.730.2064 Event Coordinator Leonie Hoerster email@example.com 604.730.2037 MMPI Vancouver 510 â€“ 1185 West Georgia Street, Vancouver BC, Canada V6E 4E6
MMPI is the worldâ€™s leading owner and operator of showroom buildings and trade show facilities, bringing buyers and sellers together in more than 300 market events, trade and consumer shows and conferences each year. IDSwest is a sister show to some of the worldâ€™s finest events including IDS (Toronto), BUILDEX Vancouver, Neocon Chicago, IIDEX Neocon, Construct Canada, One of a Kind Shows, Art Toronto, Architectural Digest Home Design Show, Volta NY, Volta Basel, and The Armory Show (New York). For more information, visit mmpicanada.com.
Published on Jan 12, 2012
The Interior Design Show West (IDSwest) is Western Canada’s annual premiere residential design show featuring 200 exhibitors showcasing qual...