IDS Call for Applications

Play a part in IDS next January!

With seven months until Canada’s design fair opens its doors, the IDS team are on the lookout for leaders and innovators in the design sector to contribute their knowledge and creativity to the show. Be part of the conversation about the future of interiors in all forms – here are a few ways you can get involved.

Central Installation: The Future Neighborhood 

Step into the world of cutting-edge interiors with THE FUTURE NEIGHBOURHOOD. Calling all innovative architects and interior designers to showcase your vision of tomorrow’s homes, offices, stores, restaurants and hotels. Be part of this immersive installation at the centre of the IDS show floor this January. We are looking for six designers who want to demonstrate their creativity to the IDS audience. For more information on how to apply, click below.

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Be part of our seminar program 

The IDS conference program for 2024 will include 20 accredited seminars. Applications close June 30th – apply today. The conference program is a unique opportunity to bring your case studies, teachings, predictions and never-before-seen approaches to an engaged audience of creative professionals looking to learn, source and be inspired.


Join the show floor 

We recently announced our relocation to the beloved North Building in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. We are looking for leading brands from furniture, lighting and more to join us on the show floor and be at the centre of the design community next January. For more information, please contact Catia Varricchio:

Special Sections

At IDS, we are pleased to offer several different opportunities for independent design brands to show their work to the Design community at large.

Studio North: Showcasing new collections by independent design brands

Prototype:  Presenting one-of-a-kind design objects in a group exhibition

The District Design Market: The cash and carry design neighborhood

*Current application deadline – June 30th.