The events listed give architects the opportunity to tap into the latest concepts and products to hit the industry.  If you have a show you would like added to our calendar of events, please email

11 September 2019 – 12 September 2019
The Fastener Exhibition & Conference 
NEC Birmingham

The Fastener Exhibition & Conference is the embodiment of innovation and progress in an industry that is fundamental to the stability of so many sectors. Be it aerospace, electronics, automotive, or any other facet of industry that we rely upon to live our everyday, modern lives, this event brings that which holds it all together, together, under one roof.

Bringing together some of the finest minds in the industry, you’ll have the opportunity to gain crucial insight into how to take your organisation to the next level. With an incredible line of seminars from the likes of Atlas Copco, OnTheTools, BUMAX and Cirteq Ltd, there are key learnings to be taken, whatever your specific sector.

Not only that, but your one ticket will give you access to all the shows running at the same time, including the largest recycling and waste management exhibition in Europe, RWM, as well as the crucially important Future Resource Expo. And if all that wasn’t enough, tickets are FREE, so be sure to register and put yourself at the forefront of this crucial, highly specialised industry.

Click on the E-Ticket below and grab your FREE ticket to this collection of crucial trade shows while you still can!

For Visitor enquiries:

Toby Gauntlett – Senior Delegate Executive  |  0117 990 2097   |

For Exhibiting enquiries:

Henry Kirkpatrick – Event Director |   0117 929 6087  |

Friday 4 October, 9.15am-5.00pm
Art & Architecture Summit: New Ways of Seeing 
RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London
From the most innovative new museum spaces, to studios looking to traditional methods for sustainable design, to way the selfie is shaping exhibition making, leading figures from the worlds of art, architecture and technology come together for a day of interdisciplinary conversations about ‘good’ design and why it matters, confirmed speakers include: Tom Emerson (6a Architects, London), Sou Fujimoto (Architect), Ralph Rugoff (director, Hayward Gallery; curator, Venice Biennale 2019), Chasper Schmidlin (Voellmy Schmidlin Architektur, Zurich), Amy Sherlock (deputy editor, frieze; curator, Frieze Academy Art & Architecture), Francesca Torzo (Z33 Kunstencentrum, Hasselt, Belgium), Manijeh Verghese (director public programmes AA; curator British pavilion Venice architecture biennale 2020), Lukas Voellmy (Voellmy Schmidlin Architektur, Zurich).

6 – 9 October
Decorex International
Olympia London
Offering a showcase of the very latest in high-end design, an exceptional speaking programme and highly anticipated curated exhibitions, the annual gathering attracts the leading names in luxury interiors from across the world.

8-10th October 2019
UK Construction Week
Birmingham NEC
UK Construction Week (UKCW) is the UK’s largest construction event. UKCW is FREE to attend and welcomes 650+ exhibitors, 35,000 visitors, over 300 expert speaker line-up and over 150 hours of CPD content. With a single registration, visitors can enter the co-located sections including: Build, Building Tech, Civils, Energy & HVAC, Surface & Materials, Timber and Grand Designs Live (free entry is for 9-10 October only) and newly launched Concrete Expo (8-9 October only). Register for free on their website.

13 – 14 November
Lightspace London 2019
ExCel, London
Since its launch in 2015, lightspace london has been a leading event for lighting designers and architects to find new inspiration and innovation, as well as to collaborate in defining the role light plays in internal and external environments. The lightspace london exhibition curates an exclusive display of what’s new and trending in lighting design. In the lightspace conference arena, talks by authoritative experts cover award-winning case studies and outstanding lighting applications. lightspace london is also an opportunity to network across the industry: the late opening party starts at 7pm on Wednesday 13 November and it’s a great way to meet you contacts in a relaxed environment. lightspace london is co-located with LuxLive, Europe’s largest annual lighting event, and it is part of the wider Revo family, which also includes the authoritative Lighting magazine and the inspirational Lighting Design Awards.

14 November
Lux Awards
ExCel, London

The Lux Awards are designed to celebrate and reward both creativity and sustainability, recognising clients and endusers that have used lighting in exceptional ways to improve their lit environment, reduce energy and achieve business objectives. A table at the Lux Awards rewards clients, potential customers, employees and suppliers with an unforgettable evening and creates that all-important emotional connection to your brand. Celebrating excellence in lighting, the glamorous evening includes a glittering networking drinks reception, the presentation ceremony and gala dinner and an after-party.

15th-18th November
ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture
San Diego
This November, more than 6,500 attendees will travel to San Diego, California to take part in ASLA’s Conference on Landscape Architecture. The annual conference is the largest gathering of landscape architects and allied professionals in the world. Attendees come together to learn about advancements in the field, build invaluable relationships with their peers, and see the newest and most innovative technology pushing the profession forward at the annual EXPO. ASLA is working to reduce the carbon footprint of the Conference this year. Attendees are invited to join ASLA in this effort by purchasing offsets for carbon emissions generated by conference-related travel at the time of registration. Registration is open now.

19-20 November
Sleep & Eat
Olympia London
Sleep & Eat is Europe’s leading design and innovation event for the hospitality sector. It brings together hospitality leaders with Europe’s foremost designers, architects and emerging talent across hotels, restaurants and bars. The 2019 event will explore “Social FlexAbility”, one of the most challenging issues of our technology-enabled age through the Sleep & Eat Sets concept Guestrooms, Restaurant and Bar, and the complementary Sleep & Eat Conference.

27-28 November
London Build 2019
Olympia London – National Hall 
London Build has firmly established the reputation as the leading construction and design show in the UK. The show is free to attend and features 500+ speakers, 220+ hours of CPD, 350+ exhibitors and unrivalled networking events. Attend to learn of all the latest developments and opportunities in residential, commercial and infrastructure build across Greater London and the UK.

London Build features the Festival of Construction – making business in construction fun! Join thousands of movers and shakers across the industry as they come together for 2 jam packed days of inspiring content, high level networking and entertainment including live music, celebrity guests, street food, beer festivals, prize giveaways and performers, plus much more!

Connect with 25,000+ industry professionals and meet senior figures from across all top 100 companies from tier 1 contractors, general contractors, architects, developers, house builders, engineers, government and 33 local councils across greater London. This is the place to be if you are keen to position yourself in front of all the UK construction industry’s key players!

Find out more about the show and register for your free tickets:

P: 0203 058 2350


4-6 December
World Architecture Festival
By attending the World Architecture Festival, you will gain inspiration and ideas for your own work by learning from other experts in the industry. ​It is the only global architecture festival that combines awards, seminars and networking. Under one roof, over three days you will be immersed in extraordinary architecture from around the world.

29 – 30 January 2020
Architect @ Work
The theme for Architect @ Work 2019 is future-proof. In an age when change is measured in seconds, not years, and sustainability is a necessity, architects and designers are increasingly tasked with proposing projects that have longevity. How can practitioners ensure they are future-proofing their projects?

11-13 February
Surface Design Show
Business Design Centre London
The Surface Design show offers education, entertainment and engagement with more than 150 exhibiting companies, 40 presentations, 65 speakers, dedication sections for architectural lighting and natural stone, 16 ‘New Talents’; each business under five years old, Surface Spotlight Live (an area of innovative and tactile materials) and the Awards display and presentation.

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