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Independent News & Media Introduces house 2016

house 2016 will be the new authority on Irish interiors and design

by Sasha Kinch in Press Releases

Press Releases

Independent News & Media, the leading news and media group in Ireland, last night announced its new interiors event, house 2016. The event will run from 20th – 22nd May 2016 at the RDS. house 2016 will showcase the very best of all things home and interiors related, highlighting the hottest trends and most stylish products. The event will be brought to life with demos, masterclasses and advice clinics.
The event will be the definitive guide to Irish interiors, gathering the BEST designers, architects, craftsmen, furniture and fit-out suppliers and home improvement specialists together for a three-day festival of style. There will be a range of exhibitions including:

  • The Design Stage – Top architects and interior designers will take part in a series of talks on the house 2016 Design Stage, offering smart design advice and savvy makeover tips
  • Trends Arena – The hottest new trends and cutting-edge designs will be on show in the Trends Arena which will be brimming with inspiring products and ideas
  • Colour Consultants – Leading colour experts will provide colour clinics, helping visitors choose the right scheme for their homes
  • Dream Home – Ireland’s best interior designers will be tasked with creating their dream room based on the theme of ‘Contemporary Irish Style’. Visitors can vote for their favourite room and enter into a competition to win a free home consultation with the designer of their choice

Brendan O’Connor, INM said:

“INM is now officially in the events business. For years our titles have been key in supporting and building events all over the country. Through our team, we have the ability to make key events part of the national conversation. Consumer confidence and spending is on the rise and 2016 will be the year that people decide to give their homes a revamp.”

Exhibitors will range from: interior designers; furniture makers and suppliers; kitchen fit-out specialists; bathroom specialists; lighting experts; flooring providers; fabric suppliers; window providers; paint and wallpaper suppliers; DIY retailers; home extension specialists; and home accessory suppliers.

Cliona Carroll, Sponsorship and Events Manager, INM said:

house 2016 represents an abundance of opportunity for exhibitors and sponsors alike, experiential brand alignment in its truest form. This event will put exhibitors and sponsors in front of an audience of over 2.4 million nationwide through editorial support and a tactical cross platform marketing campaign.”

To showcase and strengthen house 2016, INM will be using their stable of household names such as Brendan O’Connor, Mary O’Sullivan and Bairbre Power, as well as long standing partnerships with Ireland’s best known architects, and interiors specialists.

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