Exhibitor & Sponsorship Opportunities.

The Interior Design Show’s participants are an integral component of the show’s commitment to innovative ideas and fresh design concepts. IDS offers a variety of options for exhibitors and sponsors.

Participation is open to businesses that represent, promote or sell a design product or service. All applications are reviewed for compatibility, quality and appropriateness. Each new applicant is also required to present a proposed booth design, which is similarly reviewed.

Download IDS18 Prospectus.

Main Exhibit Space.







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Main exhibit floor space is raw and available by the square foot at $36 CDN/square foot, plus HST. Some corner fees apply. Please contact us for currency conversion.

It is mandatory that exhibitors with booths 100 sq. ft. or less purchase 10 foot white hard walls.

Please contact:
Karen T. Kang, 416 960 4509 karen.kang@informa.com
Lisa Barnes, 416 960 4507, lisa.barnes@informa.com
Catia Varricchio, 416 960 4511, catia.varricchio@informa.com

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Media partner:









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The Studio North and Prototype sections are promoted as one of the highlights of IDS. They are hosted in a gallery-like space on the show floor, presenting independent design at its best.

What is Studio North? The marketplace to showcase your custom work and limited-edition collection to the design industry, media and a discerning design audience. Over 65 Canadian and international designers of the highest calibre present one-off and custom collections of furniture, lighting, glass, ceramics, textiles and surface design in a gallery-like setting.

Prototype is a platform within Studio North, featuring products not currently in production and addressing new ideas for the residential market. Past prototypes have featured both to-market and conceptual works.

Learn more about Studio North and Prototype in this short film by no hands. Find out more nohands.ca.

Please contact:
Nina Eksir, 416 512 3869, nina.eksir@informa.com

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Curated by:



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You’ve emerged and are ready for market transformation – showcase your product to over 12,000 designers, architects, manufacturers, distributors and craftsmen from across Canada and 26 other countries, and over 34,000 design lovers, who collectively spent or plan to spend over $341 million with exhibitors at IDS18. This section is perfect for businesses that are manufacturing in small to medium numbers and have limited distribution, but ultimately remain at the helm of the creative process.

Please contact:
Nina Eksir, 416 960 4504, nina.eksir@informa.com
Catia Varricchio, 416 960 4511, catia.varricchio@informa.com

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Ontario Wood.







(Image: blackLAB architects inc., Ontario Wood)

We’re looking for a team of designers to create an installation that showcases, educates and pushes the boundaries of the local material, while highlighting the works of selected Ontario Wood partners. Ontario Wood is an initiative to help consumers identify and purchase locally made Ontario Wood products.

Please contact:
Karen T. Kang, 416 960 4509 karen.kang@informa.com








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The LAB is where technology and design meet. Be a part of the curated LAB, featuring the newest and latest technology, apps and gadgets for design trade professionals and homeowners. Whether it’s the latest touch technology for retails spaces or wearable tech for your smart home; showcase your innovations in this immersive and interactive experience.

Please contact:
Lisa Barnes, 416 960 4507, lisa.barnes@informa.com

Click here to apply.

Become a Sponsor.







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The Interior Design Show custom tailors its sponsorships to meet individual marketing needs. Its packages are totally unique and highly sought-after. If your company is interested in an expanded presence or more unique positioning, sponsorship and partnership opportunities are available upon request.

Please contact:
Karen T. Kang, 416 960 4509 karen.kang@informa.com


Year established: 1998
Duration of IDS: 3.5 days
Attendance: 53,000+
Opening Night Party held on show floor: 5,600 design aficionados
Professional Trade Day: 13,000 design trade professionals
Weekend days: 34,000 affluent and focused consumers
Media: 400+ accredited media
Media hits: over 160,000,000 media impressions

Press Coverage.

Hundreds of media outlets from Canada, the US and Europe attend the Interior Design Show to report on the newest design trends and innovations being developed in Canada and beyond. IDS’s tireless PR team is constantly expanding its media coverage, developing relationships with new sources and regions every year.

The Interior Design Show’s exhibitors and their products appear in a diverse range of media, including: magazines like AZURE, Fast Company, FRAME, Canadian Interiors, House & Home, Designlines, Dwell, Metropolis, Monocle, EnRoute, Toronto Life and Style at Home; newspapers like The Globe and Mail, National Post, NOW, La Press, Toronto Star, The New York Times and Ottawa Citizen; television such as The Marilyn Denis Show, Cityline, CBC, etalk and Breakfast Television; and online media like blogTO, Apartment Therapy, designboom, BizBash and MoCo Loco.

Visit the Press Coverage page for more information.

Advertising & Marketing.

IDS invests in a very targeted marketing and advertising campaign throughout the year reaching over 66 million people within Canada and internationally through both print and online channels. We advertise in a wide variety of publications, such as: The Globe And Mail, Toronto Life, AZURE, House & Home, METROPOLIS, CHUM FM, TTC and many more.

Please contact:

Download IDS Digital Media Kit.

Contact Us.

Limited space and opportunities are available

For more information on the application process, exhibit space or other opportunities, please contact:

Lisa Barnes, 416 960 4507, lisa.barnes@informa.com
Catia Varricchio, 416 960 4511, catia.varricchio@informa.com

IDS Vancouver.

IDS Vancouver is the Pacific platform for all things design. For more information on IDS Vancouver, visit www.vancouver.interiordesignshow.com

Big Thank You To Our Sponsors. See All Our 2018 Sponsors.

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