IN­DEX de­sign fair is post­poned un­til 20201

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Interiors fair IN­DEX has an­nounced the 2020 event will not take place.

The trade fair for interiors pro­fes­sion­als in the Mid­dle East was sched­uled to take place at Dubai World Trade Cen­tre in Septem­ber 2020, with more than 20,000 peo­ple usu­ally at­tend­ing the an­nual event.

They have ac­cess to sup­pli­ers and man­u­fac­tur­ers in fur­ni­ture, fur­nish­ing, fitout, tex­tiles, light­ing and sur­face ma­te­ri­als from around the world.

In a state­ment an­nounc­ing the post­pone­ment, or­gan­is­ers dmg events say the de­ci­sion was based on con­cerns around the global pan­demic, ac­ces­si­bil­ity, and for the well­be­ing of ex­hibitors, vis­i­tors, speak­ers and del­e­gates.

Katie McBride, com­mer­cial di­rec­tor of de­sign, dmg events ex­plains: "Over the past few months, we've been as­tounded by the pos­i­tiv­ity and re­silience creative busi­nesses have shown when fac­ing the un­prece­dented chal­lenge of COVID-19.

"This global pan­demic has im­pacted the interiors com­mu­nity in mul­ti­ple ways, not least the abil­ity to meet face-to-face."

The next IN­DEX fair is sched­uled to take place in May 2021.

IN­DEX is held at Dubai World Trade Cen­tre

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