Upcoming events

    • 18-Sep-2017
    • 19-Sep-2017
    • Scotland House, London

    Are you a textile company supplying high quality interior and lifestyle products? It's time to make your mark in London and beyond.

    Textiles Scotland, in partnership with Scottish Enterprise, are hosting a two-day buyer event at brand new venue Scotland House in London. This event is the perfect opportunity for the Scottish interior brands looking with an ambition to grow their international sales, and to expand their contacts in London, Europe, and the USA.

    The two-day event will consist of scheduled one-to-one buyer meetings and a static showcase display of selected Scottish companies, over the 18th and 19th September 2017. An evening drinks reception will be held on the 18th.

    London is a key location for a great number of global interiors business, with over 70% of international interior hotel, commercial, and private projects being specified in London offices. London is a meeting place for the world's business leaders, and is consequently Scotland's most important trading market. Scotland's proximity to London means Scottish companies can take advantages of the city's status as a global gateway.  Scotland House is centrally located in the heart of the city, enjoying a prominent position on the banks of the River Thames. This flexible business base will present Scottish businesses with new opportunities to build and enhance relationships with clients, partners, and connections.

    Running concurrently with the Textiles Buyer event will be major trade show events including the London Design Festival, Decorex, and PAD. The timing of the Textiles Buyer event to coincide with these renowned events will ensure high traffic and global footfall to our Scottish offering.

    Spaces are extremely limited for this opportunity, and interest is understandably high.

    You must complete your application on the Scottish Enterprise website through this form by Friday 16th June to be in with a chance.

    Come and join us at Scottish Interiors: LDN  and make your business visible to London and beyond.

    • 21-Sep-2017
    • 24-Sep-2017
    • Granary Square, Kings Cross, London

    designjunction is looking forward to seeing New Designers 2017 return to London’s British Design Centre this summer. The event will take place across two weeks and cover a breadth of design disciplines.

    Part One from 28 June – 1 July will feature textiles, fashion, jewellery, ceramics and more. Part Two running 5 – 8 July will present furniture and product design, illustration, graphics and motion arts.

    Book now using code NDDESIGNJUNCTION for 25% off. 

    • 27-Sep-2017
    • 28-Sep-2017
    • Edinburgh International Conference Centre

    Building a Circular Economy Together

    The Scottish Resources Conference is a must-attend event for anyone wanting to take advantage of the opportunities of a more circular economy.

    In its 16th year it’s Scotland's biggest and most important event for discussions and debates around the topics of circular economy, resource efficiency, sustainability, resource and waste management.

    Discuss, learn and network over the two days with entrepreneurs, business leaders, academics, small and medium enterprises, investors, policy makers, third sector professionals and others.

    The agenda will provide inspiration for all professionals and practitioners across private, public and third sector organisations who are passionate about a waste free Scotland.

    Join this exciting event which will shape the future of resources use in Scotland.


    Expert Speakers

    This industry leading conference brings unrivalled opportunities to hear experts from across the entire business, sustainability, resource and waste management landscape, with keynotes from;

    • Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change & Land Reform
    • Mike Barry - Director of Sustainable Business for Marks & Spencer
    • Prasad Boradkar - Design Lead at Google ATAP
    • Bea Johnson - Founder of the Zero Waste Lifestyle Movement

    • 27-Oct-2017
    • 29-Oct-2017
    • The Hub, Edinburgh

    Following the success of the first year in Scotland, Handmade Edinburgh will be returning to the Royal Mile in October 2017!

    Bringing together the most exciting contemporary designer/makers from Scotland and beyond, Handmade Edinburgh celebrates the very best in contemporary craft and design. 

    It’s a fabulous opportunity to shop for gorgeous textiles, jewellery, ceramics, glass, furniture and more from our handpicked selection of designer-makers! Makers will be on hand throughout the weekend to talk about their work and showcase their collections.

    Tickets go on sale summer 2017. Get these dates in your diary: 27 – 29 October 2017!


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