The interior design and fitout industry is flourishing in the GCC as demand for new hotels, retail spaces, commercial real estate, schools and hospitals continue to grow, cementing the region as one of the fastest growing and most exciting in the world. Alongside this growth has come increased competition and owners and employers are finding themselves challenged with meeting a plethora of design, sustainability, cost, time and functionality specifications.
As stated by Ventures As of January 19, 2015, the GCC market for interior contracting and fit outs based on the estimated size of project completed in 2014 was estimated at US$ 7.35 billion. Growth in this market is set to climb by 9 percent to US$ 7.98 billion by 2015 from the projects likely to be completed over 2015.
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.