Event Information

Wednesday 5th December 2018

Grosvenor House, Dubai


Commercial Interior Design and Middle East Architect will host the sixth annual designMENA Summit on 5th December 2018 at the Grosvenor House Dubai, bringing together more than 150 senior architects and commercial interior designers from the region’s most influential firms. Together they will address key industry issues, identify trends for the coming year, and highlight opportunities for business development in the design space.


Commercial Interior Design and Middle East Architect magazine will once again join forces for the sixth edition of the designMENA Summit on the 5th December 2018. The summit provides the ideal forum for creative people across the design and architectural world to develop their businesses and inspire one another to create the innovative works which define the Middle East.


The designMENA Summit brings together the best of the region’s design and architectural community. Attendance is by invitation only and will represent the professionals shaping the industry’s future.

As such, it is an ideal place to position your brand, meet potential customers and existing clients. To ensure sponsors get the maximum return from their investment, sponsorship opportunities are limited.

Featured Speakers

David Raffoul and Nicolas Moussallem

Driss Kettani

Dr Mohammad Arar

Steven Velegrinis

Samer Touqan

Stephan Frantzén

Laila Al-Yousuf

David Lessard

Advisory Panel

Christian Merieau

Lama Harb

Hilda Impey

Sahar Fikree

Ahmed Bukhash

Samer Touqan

Duncan Denley