Record attendance for Workspace Design Show

March 13, 2024

(UK) – Workspace Design Show the trade show for workplace specification, saw more than 4,500 professionals attend for its return in February.

Held over two days in the Business Design Centre London, visitors from more than 40 countries attended, the show totalling more than 500 products and brands from more than 20 countries.

2024 included an array of features inspired by the theme of – ‘Bloom – Exploring the Thriving Ecosystem of Work Life’. Such features were the Talks Lounge designed by Gensler, an Insights Lounge designed by BDP, and an immersive entrance designed by TP Bennett.

The talks programme was a huge success pulling in architects, designers, and professionals to hear from leading industry experts in their fields. arc magazine’s editor Matt Waring led an insightful discussion on “the new aesthetic of repair and re-use in lighting design exploring why we need a mindset shift, with an industry expert panel of speakers including: Dan Lister, Arup; Ruth Kelly Waskett, Hoare Lea; Simon Fisher, F Mark; and Kristina Allison, Atkins Global.

Watch the full talk with Matt Waring and his guest panel here.

Esha and Charlie Bark-Jones, Workspace Design Show founders, said: “We’re absolutely thrilled that so many of the UK’s workplace interiors community came together to experience the fantastic speakers sharing their insights, transformative products from our exhibitors and stunning features experiences from our partners.

Bark-Jones adds, “We are delighted to see specifiers from Asia, The Americas, The Middle East, Africa and Europe also attending to join the celebration of the future of work in London. The spirit of collaboration at the show was evident for all to see, as people formed partnerships to transform the employee experience in these disruptive times for workplaces.”

The next UK show will be held on 26 – 27 February 2025 and the Amsterdam edition of Workspace Design Show takes place on 5 – 6 November 2025.