Leaders in Design MENA, a 5th Global Edition summit hosted by International Business Council, will take place on the dates 15th and 16th of November 2015 in Ritz-Carlton – JBR, Dubai. This international event is the key meeting place for design professionals from the Middle East and North Africa region to join forces with their international colleagues representing top management of the global design and architecture giants in order to discuss the latest global market trends in the industry as well as learn and source 360° solutions for their diverse portfolios of projects.
Leaders in Design MENA is proudly supported and endorsed by the American Institute of Architects (AIA Middle East), Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID), The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres (MECSC), Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA Gulf Chapter), and Emirates Green Building Council (EGBC).
Tannar Whitney, President of AIA Middle East said “The AIA Middle East's participation in the 2015 Leaders in Design MENA Summit aims to foster stronger ties between the AIA members, regional architects and institutions in the collective interest of elevating regional design through sharing best professional practices and understanding market trends.”
The support of the association partners clearly indicates the importance of the design industry to the region and the commitment International business council has to advancing this network with a platform that brings together key influencers to share their knowledge, discuss trends and issues facing the industry today.
“The initiative behind the Leaders in Design MENA Summit aligns with EmiratesGBC's objectives for capacity building for the industry and we join the Summit's efforts to highlight the importance of the MENA region in a global business & economic landscape. We look forward to supporting Leaders in Design MENA Summit and anticipate a successful event.” shared to us by Saeed Al Abbar, Chairman of Emirates Green Building Council.
Some of the most crucial topics that will be debated at the summit for the course of two days are Sustainable Design, Shaping the Future of Design – trends and guide to where the industry is headed, Rise & Fall: Secrets behind a Successful Design Firm in the MENA Region, Envisioning the Hotel of the Future, and Cultural Diversity in Design.
“I would like to congratulate International Business Council, the organizers of the Leaders in Design MENA summit series on their initiative to bring together many prominent design professionals from this region for this two day event.” stated by Her Excellency Farida Kamber Al Awadhi, President of Association of Professional Interior Designers
The aforementioned partners has been well-established for many decades not only in the Middle East region but also internationally. They play an active role in influencing and bringing together the architecture and interior design community to further develop and help improve their strategies to the industrial competitiveness.
About Leaders in Design MENA summit:
Leaders in Design MENA is key meeting place for interior design professionals from the region to discuss the latest global markets trends in the industry as well as learn and source 360° solutions for their diverse portfolios of projects. For years Leaders in Design MENA has encouraged business connections between international suppliers and interior designers providing a unique opportunity to explore the needs of the projects and get inspired by leaders, luminaries, and legends from within and outside interior design industry and explore the potential that the region can offer.