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Show Partners

Official Show Partner - BFM

BFM   British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM) is a trade association, employers' organisation and member of the European Furniture Manufacturers' Association. BFM has been representing the interests of the furniture industry for more than 60 years. BFM has a broad based membership covering, domestic, contract, office and kitchen manufacturers as well as a number of suppliers to the industry and retailers. In addition to its representational role, BFM offers an extensive membership services portfolio focused on providing 'value for money'. For more information please contact


A1 Media

A1 Media  

A1 Media is a fresh and vibrant publishing company with many years worth of experience in the lighting and retail sectors. Come and visit the A1 Media stand to meet the team and pick up your free copies of A1 Lighting magazine and A1 Retail magazine.



ACID (Anti Copying In Design)   ACID (Anti Copying In Design) is a membership trade organisation, set up by designers for designers – now a hard-hitting "not for profit" trade organisation created to combat the growing threats of plagiarism in the design and creative industries. By helping its members to understand and protect their rights, ACID is intent on stamping out intellectual property rights abuse. ACID provides an accessible, practical framework for those who believe that their IP rights have been infringed.

interiors has been accredited by ACID for several years now. By maintaining a high profile at exhibitions and trade shows, reinforced by the powerful ACID brand of protection, the organisation also functions as a strong deterrent, on-the-spot advice centre and mediation service.



APID   The Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID) represents professional interior designers in the Gulf region. APID promotes the highest professional ideals of Interior Design to client bodies, whether governmental or private sectors, to industry, to its membership, and to society.


Bar Magazine

BarBar magazine offers inspiration, guidance and contacts for bar operators and managers to develop their business and fulfill a venue’s potential. As well as case studies on new and revamped venues, the magazine covers all aspects of creating and running a successful bar from planning, design and installation through to training, law, finance, marketing and what to serve.

Barbour ABI

Barbour ABI   Barbour ABI is the leading provider of sales leads and construction contract data for the UK market. Founded in the 1930's, Barbour ABI has over 70 years experience in gathering, processing and delivering information about construction contracts. Their comprehensive database combines speed and accuracy with historical activity to identify trends and potential customers. Barbour ABI project data can be delivered by email or online, daily or weekly in a variety of formats.



BCFA   The BCFA is a global business association for the contract furnishing industry, covering the full spectrum of interior products and services. Its members are leading manufacturers, suppliers and designers of furnishing services for commercial buildings throughout the UK and in many world markets. They include: hotels, restaurants, offices, schools & universities, hospitals, care homes, cruise ships, outdoor spaces, sporting and leisure venues - in fact anywhere outside the domestic housing market.



BIRA The British Independent Retailers Association (bira) provides support, business services, free advice and specialist representation to independent retailers helping them to trade more effectively, profitably and sustainably for the future. Exhibitions such as Interiors UK allow a fantastic opportunity to chat one-to-one with the bira team and to network with other independent retailers.


The British Furniture Confederation   The British Furniture Confederation (BFC) works with Government on behalf of the UK furniture industry. Our aims are to help secure the long term future and prosperity of the British furniture industry, raise the profile of the industry at a political level to ensure that the industry gains the recognition and attention that its size deserves, formulate strategies for dealing with key industry issues support and inform politicians of all parties through the All Party Parliamentary Furniture Group and identify industry and regional efficiency measures to reduce costs for both business and Government.


British Institute of Interior Design

The British Institute of Interior Design   The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) is the pre-eminent professional organisation for interior designers in the UK. It is committed to encouraging and supporting creativity and competence in the field of interior design through facilitating best practice, practical professional support, development opportunities and education.

Building Design

Building Design  

BD is the architects' number one destination for news, comment and opinion. Its unique tabloid format and critical writing has earned it the reputation as one of the UKs best business titles leading to a clutch of industry awards including Weekly Magazine of the Year (IBP Awards 2008), and Business & Professional Magazines Editor of the Year 2007 (BSME Awards 2007) to name but a few.


Building Magazine

Building Magazine  

Building Magazine is the UK's leading magazine for construction professionals featuring the latest news, features and intelligence from the Building industry.


Cabinet Maker

Cabinet Maker  

Cabinet Maker - the interiors business weekly magazine bringing you the latest business news, market analysis, informative features, trends, product information  and much more.  Read by influential retail buyers.



CEDIA   CEDIA (Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association) is an international, not-for-profit trade association, with a global membership of 3,500 companies. Its members specialise in the planning, design, manufacture and installation of automated electronic systems for the modern, intelligent home. CEDIA members are established and insured professionals who work with interior designers to seamlessly integrate audio, video, security, lightings, IT and networking within the home.


design exchange

design exchange  

design exchange magazine is a unique design publication bringing you the latest in innovation for designers, both in the UK and internationally. Published quarterly, both in print and online, design exchange is an invaluable product and events source for interior designers, architects, interior decorators, retailers, specifiers for hotels, restaurants, bars, galleries, museums, building contractors, property developers and all design conscious consumers.


Designers' Data

Designers' Data  

Designers' Data is the original portfolio of products for interior design!
Published four times a year in January, April, June and September, both online and in print, Designers’ Data continue to provide valuable leads for advertisers from our 15,000 plus independently audited distribution of specifiers, buyers, interior designers and architects active in the interiors contract market place.



The Furniture Industry Research Association (FIRA)   The Furniture Industry Research Association (FIRA) is a non-government funded organisation, a company limited by guarantee and a not-for-profit membership-based organisation.

FIRA has been in existence for over half a century. Its name is synonymous with independence, integrity and authority. Its position in the industry is unique with a diverse membership encompassing companies and individuals from around the world and across the entire furniture supply chain, from materials suppliers, components and furniture manufacturers, to specifiers, retailers and end users.

Furniture News

Furniture News  

Furniture News is the most comprehensive magazine for the UK furniture industry. The monthly magazine is complemented by a popular website - - and features news, interviews, columns and new products from all areas of the domestic furniture market.

Global Color Research

Global Color Research and Mix Publications

  Global Color Research™ and Mix Publications is a London based colour consultancy and publisher house. With over 10 years experience, it has achieved an excellent market position proving reliable colour trend information to help clients make secure colour choices.

To better serve its clients, Global Color Research created Mix Publications. Mix Trends is a forecasting book. Mix magazine.


Great British Furniture

Great British Furniture
Great British Furniture

The IT IS Great British Furniture is an initiative designed to increase awareness of the key factors that make British made furniture great in the eyes of the consumer, retailers, contract specifiers, architects and the wider international audience.

British furniture is traditional, contemporary and everything in between. It is furniture to suit any financial budget. It is furniture for the more morally or ethically aware. It is furniture for any age or generation. Great British furniture can be what you want it to be.


Green Car Design

Green Car Design is the London based online magazine created as a digital space where innovative design concepts and eco initiatives with a focus on personal mobility and urban design are featured. Intensely image based our advanced layout is enjoyed by thousand of readers around the world with an interest in eco-design.


Hospitality Interiors

Hospitality Interiors   From hotels and restaurants to bars and clubs, Hospitality Interiors covers the complete range of products and solutions for this dynamic marketplace. Each issue is packed with features, editorials, profiles, previews, products and information pertinent to buyers, specifiers, owners, managers and decision-makers throughout the hospitality interiors marketplace.




in.Design is the business magazine circulated each month to over 30,000 interior designers  and interior architectural professionals covering the full range of contemporary design contracts and developments. In every issue, in.Design takes a look at the new products and services available when designing or refurbishing any residential or commercial property or interior.


Inner Design

Inner Design  

Inner Design is a unique printed and interactive digital magazine designed for the busy professional, each and every item published has a hyperlink direct to the advertisers website. With a full tracking facility upon request advertisers can view a complete report on pages viewed, web hits & further information requests.


Interiors Monthly

Interiors Monthly  

Interiors Monthly has over 30 years of combined experience in the interiors market, and is the must read magazine for furniture, furnishings & flooring buyers.

Interiors Monthly, is now seen to be the leading
magazine in the interiors sector. Major manufacturers such as Morris Furniture Group, Sealy, Alstons, Vale Upholstery use the magazine to reach the key buyers in furniture retail Incorporating high quality features, news, views and worldwide exhibition previews/reviews, to inspire, inform and improve UK interiors retailing.


md International

md International designscout for furniture, interior and design

md is the international design scout for professional interior planners - selective, inspirational and independent. In its analysis of the international private and contract furniture scene and the latest developments in architecture and products associated with interior design, the md editorial staff applies both formal and qualitative criteria. By concentrating on essentials, md provides valuable data and facts and a guide to correct decision-taking.

Property Week

Property Week  

Property Week is the must-read news magazine for the commercial property market and the choice of professionals throughout the market.

Property Week is a trusted source of intelligence containing vital information which occupiers will need to consider when making decisions.

Retail Focus

Retail Focus   Retail focus provides accurate, high-quality, unbiased editorial content to the retail design community. Each month, Retail Focus offers an insightful and timely mix of news, projects, opinions, interviews and feature articles for those professionals working in this highly innovative and creative sector.


The Art of Design

Trendease International

The Art Of Design is a high class perfect bound magazine that has been fashioned for the person who understands what true design, fashion & lifestyle is. Each edition features written articles by the worlds leading designers and showcase’s the very latest trends from a wide range of design solutions for the modern world, there is also an array of fashion & lifestyle topics covered in every issue plus a fantastic selection of leisure offerings.

The House Directory

The House Directory answers all your sourcing questions. This unrivalled online directory features over 3700 companies covering all aspects of interior and garden design and decoration. It is the essential design resource, with a free Ask the Experts service and informative monthly newsletter. Also check out The House Mag – just launched!

The Lighting Industry Association

Lighting Industry Association   The Lighting Industry Association is the largest lighting association in Europe, and represent the interests of all sectors in the industry. The Lighting Association offers a comprehensive array of services to help their members compete in today’s world lighting markets.


The Society of British Interior Design

The Society of British Interior Design (SBID)   The Society of British Interior Design (SBID) is the UK's leading accrediting body representing the industry on a global stage and promoting the highest standards in education, development and sustainability in design & construction. SBID is the only British interior design organisation inducted into the European Council of Interior Architects. SBID membership is competitive and provides professional interior designers and manufacturers with a significant business advantage. It endorses professional knowledge and ability and also demonstrates a commitment to deliver the highest possible standards within professional interior design.


Total Lighting

Total Lighting  

TL magazine prides itself on delivering the most up-to-date business news, as well as covering a whole spectrum of topics, from decorative to architectural lighting plus brand new schemes, products and technical developments.

After 6 years catering for industry professionals we are proud to say TL is a well established brand in its own right. It provides strong and vibrant editorial and works closely with designers, architects, lighting retailers and manufacturers along with many other industry heavyweights to bring you the best of lighting.



Trendease International

Since 2004, Trendease has been providing cutting-edge and competitive design information to international design professionals.  Trendease attends over

100 design events a year on your behalf to bring you trend insights and design movements to help you maintain cutting-edge knowledge of the lifestyle and design markets.  Currently Trendease keeps readers within 170+ countries in the know! Are you reading and watching Trendease.TV?


Opening Times for 2015

Sun 17 May 09:00 - 18:00           
Mon 18 May 09:00 - 20:00
Tues 19 May 09:00 -17:00

May Design Series 2015
will take place at ExCeL,

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