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Surface Design Show gives you the unique opportunity to meet architects, designers, specifiers and contractors who are actively sourcing new, cutting edge and inspiring materials for their live projects.

Read more about the 2013 show here.

Headline Figures At A Glance

  • 4,627 total attendance in 2013
  • 85% of exhibitors say Surface Design Show is important for their business
  • 79% of exhibitors say the quality of visitors is the main reason they exhibit

Interesting Facts About The Audience

Our exhibitors tell us that the success of the show is thanks to our keen focus on the core market. These impressive facts really do make the show stand out against other events.

  • Surface Design Show attracts Britain's top 10 architectural practices*
  • Visitors attendance has grown by 43% over the past 2 years
  • Surface Design Show attracts a higher percentage of architects and designers than any other competitive show
  • 72% of visitors have a purchasing authority of over £500,000
  • 51% of visitors plan to specify with an exhibitor within 6 months of attending the show

*based on the Architects Journal AJ100 list

Visitor Audience Breakdown

Surface Design Show Visitor Audience Breakdown


For full details of all stand, sponsorship, branding, direct mail and promotional options please contact:

Ravi Zaver

Sales Manager
T: +44 (0)20 7886 3147

Media Partners

A1 Retail A1 Lighting Blueprint
FX Magazine Indesign Mix Interiors
de magazine Retail Focus RIBA Journal
Building Pieces Architects Datafile Designers Data
Hospitality Interiors TSJ  


In Association With

Stone Federation Stratton & Reekie  


SDS dress designed by Danielle McGilloway, University of Huddersfield