From exhibitions and conferences to trade shows, the top seven events we have compiled are a must-attend for any architect looking to elevate their architectural projects and network with fellow professionals. If you’re an Interior Designer enthusiast as well please explore our article on top 10 interior design events you should attend in the UK in 2023
Here Are The Top 7 Events That You Must Not Miss As An Architect in the UK in 2023
Venue & Date: London, 16-24 September 2023.
Price: varies per ticket type
Attendance: around 50,000 attendees.
Established in 2003, the London Design Festival aims to make London the world architecture capital. The event takes place annually in September, bringing together over 500 exhibitors across the sector, including in textiles, furniture, architecture, graphic design, fashion, and interiors. It features numerous exhibitions, open showrooms, installations, tours, talks, product launches, and workshops. With events organized in over 12 different design districts across the city, it is a unique opportunity for architects to gain detailed news and significant ideas by interacting with other architects and professionals in the sector.
Venue & Date: Truman Brewery, London 22-23 March 2023.
Price: free and paid tickets
Attendance: around 20,000 attendees
Architect@Work is an exclusive trade event for interior designers and architects. The event showcases over 200 products from established and upcoming brands. It brings together an impressive list of professionals and experts who team up to form discussion panels to address key issues surrounding architecture. The main theme for this year’s event is energy and ecosystems: exploring opportunities on how design and architecture can respond to energy conversation, waste management, and incorporating natural resources in the construction process.
Venue & Date: Across London, 1-30 June 2023
Price: Varies per exhibitor
Attendance: around 400,000 attendees
Venue & Date: Venue To be Announced; 21 June 2023
Price: Varies depending on booking type
Venue & date: The Brewery, London, 17 October 2023.
Attendance: Around 20,000 attendees
Venue & Date: Olympia London, 15-16 November 2023
Price: Free entry for professionals
Attendance: Around 25,000 attendees
The London Build Expo is the leading UK construction show that runs for two days. The event offers a unique experience to interact with 500+ industry speakers across eight stages, sharing their insights on the trends in the construction industry. It also includes numerous exhibitions, product demos, Meet the Buyers, and endless opportunities to network with leading contractors, architects, housebuilders, developers, and governments. The London Build Expo is a treasure for architects with unlimited possibilities to advance their knowledge and career.
Venue & Date: ExCel, London 17-18 May 2023.
Price: Free and paid ticket
Attendance: around 6000 attendees
Digital Construction Week is a two-day event aimed at helping the construction industry adopt and use technology to promote smart buildings. The event brings together professionals and experts across different sectors, including construction, operations, engineering, digital design, and manufacturing, under one roof, presenting an excellent opportunity to network and learn about the tools and processes shaping the future of the built environment. It features interactive demos, free seminars, and workshops allowing first-hand experience and interaction with technology promising to change the construction industry.
Let’s Wrap It Up
With so many exciting events to choose from, 2023 is shaping to be an incredible year for architects in the UK. Whether interested in exploring new trends, networking with industry professionals, or discovering innovative products and ideas, the year promises something for everyone. Make sure to take advantage of these opportunities and be inspired to push the boundaries of your architectural projects. Stay tuned for updates; we hope to see you at these must-attend events.
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