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Interior Designers of Canada – 2019 Trade Missions schedule

Don’t miss these exciting opportunities to explore business ventures and forge new partnerships with interior designers and manufacturers across the globe.

HOMI Milan, Italy (Jan. 25-28, 2019)

The HOMI Milano is an international trade fair for interior design and upscale home décor that takes place twice a year in the Fair of Milan. The exhibition is divided into 10 areas: living habits, fragrances & personal care, gift & events, kid style, hobby & work, home wellness, fashion & jewels, garden & outdoor, home textiles and concept lab. The fair discusses multi-cultural themes, solutions for experiencing and wellness in every nuance.

Deadline to apply has now passed.


MIFF Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (March 8-11, 2019)

Being the No. 1 furniture fair in Southeast Asia, and consistently ranked amongst the top 10 worldwide, the Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) has spearheaded the furniture trade scene for years.

Every March, quality exhibitors and buyers from all over the world converge on this global stage. Since its inception in 1995, MIFF has created fantastic business and networking opportunities for hundreds of thousands of participants.

Deadline to apply has now passed. 


MADE Expo Milan, Italy (March 13-16, 2019)

MADE expo is Italy’s most important trade show for the Building & Construction industry and also one of Europe’s most significant events dedicated to the Architecture and the Construction sectors. It is a platform that puts together new ideas and products for the world of construction while generating a high level of contacts between buyers and suppliers.

Apply here by March 13, 2019.


 SALONE DEL MOBILE Milan, Italy (April 9-14, 2019)

Founded in 1961 as a vehicle for promoting Italian furniture and furnishings exports, the Salone Internazionale del Mobile is the international reference point for the furnishing and design sector. Last year the show hosted 435,065 attendees, in 6 days, from 188 different countries, along with 1,841 exhibitors, 27% of them from 33 other countries, showcased their products at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, the International Furnishing Accessories Exhibition, EuroCucina and the International Bathroom Exhibition, plus the 650 designers under 35 featured at SaloneSatellite.

Deadline to apply has now passed.


Danish Interior Design Tour Copenhagen, Denmark (April 29-May 3, 2019)

Denmark has a long history of remarkable design. Today, the interior design maintains this style while integrating innovative solutions. The purpose of this tour is to gain inspiration, reinforce the relationship

between Canadian and Danish counterparts, and increase designer knowledge of the breadth of Danish product availability.

Deadline to apply has now passed.


HOST Milan, Italy (Oct. 18-22, 2019)

HostMilano is the world leading trade fair dedicated to the world of catering and hospitality. It is a point of reference for professional operators of the restaurant industry and a privileged marketplace for doing quality business. The 2019 show promises over 1,500 hosted buyers from 80 different countries in attendance, with an 80 per cent turnover and a focus on the USA, Canada, the Middle East, the United Arab Emirates, China and Russia.

Application form will be available this summer.

For more information on IDC Trade Missions, upcoming deadlines for submissions, or question about the applications process, please contact

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