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APPLY TO EXHIBIT
24-26 MAY 2024
Royal Exhibition Building • Applications open! Apply here
1-3 DEC 2023
Royal Exhibition Building • Join our waitlist here
If a stand vacancy becomes available and your application is successful we will be in touch.
Melbourne event information
2023 DATES + OPENING HOURS
Friday 1 Dec, 11am–8pm
Saturday 2 Dec, 10am–7pm
Sunday 3 Dec, 10am–5pm
2024 DATES + OPENING HOURS
Friday 24 May, 11am–8pm
Saturday 25 May, 10am–7pm
Sunday 26 May, 10am–5pm
Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton VIC
The Big Design Market acknowledges the Woi Wurrung (Wurundjeri) and Boon Wurrung peoples of the eastern Kulin Nations where we hold our events, and First Peoples language groups and communities across Victoria and Australia.
WHO SHOULD APPLY
We're looking for independent design businesses who are creating original products that are high-quality, eco-friendly and innovative. Products may include fashion, jewellery, homewares, furniture, textiles, lighting, art prints, stationery, books, tech accessories and kids products.
The selection committee gives preference to applicants whose products are created using sustainable materials and ethical manufacturing methods. Applicants launching new products and those who are not seen regularly at other markets are highly regarded.
Both the Melbourne and Sydney events are curated, and as such each application will be assessed individually. Please note, previous participation in one or more of our events does not guarantee your application will be successful for future events. Applications will be assessed against our selection criteria which takes into consideration the type and number of similar applications received.
About The Big Design Market
Since its launch in December 2012 The Big Design Market has brought together leading independent designers and design retailers from Australia and overseas. The event attracts capacity crowds to the Royal Exhibition Building, with over 50,000 shoppers coming through the doors each year.
It's the ultimate Christmas shopping destination for those who value original design and ethical production across homewares, fashion, stationery and more. The event provides a great platform for independent design businesses to launch new brands as well as showcase new ranges within existing brands.
If you require further information please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org