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"The Arc-interiors 'one-to-one' approach gives better chance for building relationships"
Heidi Limone, Specifications Manager, Lefroy Brooks
"A relationship building experience as well as educational"
Bill Dubois, Chairman of Firmwide Specifications, Gensler
"Great level of attendees: true decision- makers!"
Leslie Galifianakis, Commercial Specification Manager - VTI/Formica

What is Arc-Interiors?

It is an intensive one-to-one business meetings program, delivering interior architecture decision-makers from America’s largest and most active architectural & interior
design (A&D) firms.

Now in its 6th year, it is the quickest and most direct route for suppliers to the interior design sector to secure productive face-to-face business meetings with Heads of Interior Design from America’s top A&D firms.

“Arc-interiors is a fantastic event“
Aneetha McLellan, Director of Interior Architecture, HDR
“I've been attending construction industry events for 24 years and this is by far the most beneficial.“
Tim Wright - Commercial Sales & Marketing Manager, DuPont Surfaces
“Arc-Interiors met our high expectations. We went to the event with an aggressive game plan and were provided with the proper environment to be successful.”“
Michael Vickery - Bradley Corporation

The leading interior design forum - shortening the sales cycle

How does it work?

Heads of Interiors in charge of major projects in the region attend by invitation only. All of their travel and accommodation are paid for by BOND Events.

They are attracted by our high-quality seminar programs, designer-to-designer networking and the opportunity to meet new suppliers providing innovative products, services and technologies.
 
When they confirm, the designers provide a comprehensive profile of their current projects, plus a defined list of product and service requirements, which is made available for the exclusive use of suppliers.

Unlike trade shows, designers are assigned their own meeting point in the ballroom of the venue hotel, which suppliers attend at a specified time.

These meetings are pre-arranged, allowing both designers and suppliers to choose whom they wish to meet. Because this means their time is used so efficiently, around 81% of suppliers from 2011 indicated their intention to renew their participation in Arc-Interiors for 2012 in a survey conducted 2 weeks after the 2011 event.

"This forum sets the standard for relationship building with the design community. Every meeting is pre-qualified, each participant is a decision maker."
Tim Petersen - VT Industries

In addition to the formal business meetings sessions by day, all delegates stay at the event resort for the full 4 days and 3 evenings, and so have numerous opportunities to socialize and network informally.

The end result is deeper relationships, an accelerated understanding of new products and technologies and quantifiable business opportunities. 

Who are the kind of people that attend the US’s leading interiors forum?

Receive a sample list of designers who attend Arc-Interiors >

“I prefer Bond Events over ALL others. The relationships with your staff, the caliber of the design firms and the spirit throughout the event is second to none. I mark my yearly calendar for each event we can attend.”
Sean Wander - Bluworld of Water

Seminar Program

A meticulously researched program, presented by industry experts and leaders on subjects including: The Business of Beauty with Karim Rashid. Getting the Edge and Winning Projects with Dr. Robert Greenstreet, Dean of Architecture University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Healthcare the Lurie Children’s Hospital project with Claudia Styrsky, AIA, an Associate Partner with ZGF and lead Interior Designer for the Lurie Children’s project, and Sue Ann Barton, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, EDAC , a Principal with ZGF. Retail Design with Rosi Rawson Designer at Transystems and Tina Santiago Co-Founder, SQFT. The event also features a keynote speech from the ASID’s President-Elect.

BOND Events and Arc-Interiors 2015 are official AIA CE providers.

What’s in it for me?

Develop relationships with new prospects; Intensive intelligence gathering; Meet the REAL decision-makers; Develop NEW BUSINESS opportunities cost-effectively.

“It was the first time I attended this event and I found it very useful. The seminars increased my knowledge about the new architecture world. I met important suppliers which will support the specs of my projects”
Mohamed Habouch - Senior Architect, Dewan Architects & Engineers

How much does it cost?

For qualifying Interiors Principals and Heads of Design from the top 150 North American firms - NOTHING - all accommodation at the event hotel, all flights and transfers are included
 
Solution Providers (only senior board-level executives), Manufacturers and Suppliers are subject to a registration fee. Contact us for the full breakdown.

ASID
“I met several new contacts and products that I will definitely spec in my upcoming projects.”

Benur Gonzalez - HDR