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 8th 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.
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 2014 indicated their intention to renew their participation in Arc-Interiors for 2016 in a survey conducted 2 weeks after the 2015 event.
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.
How it Works / One to One Meetings
Five ingredients are the basis of BOND Events' unique programs:
1. A world - class seminar / educational program. (AIA, ASID, and therefore RIBA and IIDA accredited)
2. An abundance of effective networking in a 5 Star Hotel.
3. VIP service for each delegate, from the minute they are picked up at the airport, to their return transfer home.
4. A fully catered service, including meals and accommodation.
5. A pre-selected personal schedule of one to one meetings.
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A meticulously researched program, presented by industry experts and leaders on subjects including: Travel Transformed: How Design Impacts Experience with Thomas S. Ito, AIA, LEED AP Principal - Gensler. What Principals should know about acoustics with Dennis Paoletti FAIA – Dennis Paoletti Consultants. EMBRACE THE REVOLUTIONARIES- how real innovation happens with David Koren, VP of Business Development and Marketing for ESI Design. Winning clients' respect (and business) through effective negotiation with Steve Isaacs. The event also features a keynote speech from Charrisse Johnston, ASID, IIDA, LEED AP, Assoc. AIA.
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.
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About BOND Events
BOND Events are experts in high - level, one-to-one meetings forums for global architecture and interior design. Registered in the USA and the UK, BOND Events have created a series of these VIP events which have been loved by architectural Principals, and leading supplier companies, world-wide for the last nine years.Our forums serve the leading architectural firms in the US, Latin America and the Middle East and Interior designers in the US & Canada.
If you let us know who you are, we'll provide you with any details you may need to decide if Arc-interiors is right for you.
Arc-interiors are official American Institute of Architects and ASID continuing education providers.
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