Q: Where is the event?
A: May Design Series will once again take place at the London ExCeL. Click here for directions.
Q: When is the event?
A: The dates are Sunday 17 – Tuesday 19 May 2015
Q: What are the opening times?
Sunday 17 May 10:00-18:00
Monday 18 May 10:00-18:00
Tuesday 19 May 10:00-17:00
Q: What is the event about?
A: May Design Series is the most commercially focused interiors trade event in the UK calendar and includes a handpicked selection of British and international brands from 20+ countries.
Retail and contract visitors will see a comprehensive range of products across furniture, lighting, kitchen, bedrooms, bathroom, and décor and catch a glimpse of the future in DX. Find out more.
Q: Who is exhibiting at the event?
A: Click here to view the exhibitor list.
Q. How can I exhibit at the show?
A: If you're interested in exhibiting at the show, simply fill in your details here and a member of our sales team will be in touch shortly with some further information
Q: Who should visit the event?
A: Trade professionals including interior designers, retailer buyers, specifiers, architects, hoteliers, property developers and anyone working in the interior design, residential or hospitality industry.
Please note that children are not allowed to attend the show.
Q: Will there be any seminars, workshops or demonstrations?
A: Yes there will be two seminar programmes – the Conversation Series and the Designers with Light Forum. You can attend as many sessions as you wish over the three days. Space in the theatre is on a first come, first served basis. Find out more.
Q: Is there a catalogue?
A: Yes, on arrival you will be able to pick up a complimentary dedicated show catalogue.
Q: How can I register?
A: Please click here to regsiter as a visitor for May Design Series. Please note we are a trade only event, and strictly no children.
Q: How do I get to the event?
A: Please see click here for travel details.
Q: I'm travelling by car, where can I park?
A: If you're looking for accommodation for your time visiting May Design Series, then we've secured the best rates for a number of top, yet reasonably priced London hotels. Click here to find out more.
Please click here for more information about the car parks onsite. However, we recommend you travel to the show using public transport.
Q: I am travelling a distance for the event, where can I stay?
A: ExCeL London has 8 onsite hotels, ranging from luxury to budget, all within just a few minutes’ walk of the main entrance. In addition, there are over 10,000 hotel rooms within 20 minutes of ExCeL London. Find out more.
Please click here to apply for your May Design Series visitor visa letter.
Once you have completed this form we can provide you with a letter within 5 working days.
Please note that you have to register for May Design Series before we can provide you with a visa letter.
If you have any questions regarding your visa letter, please contact Anna.Barter@ubm.com.
Access & Facilities
Q: Will there be anywhere that I can access the internet while I'm at the event?
A: Yes. ExCeL London offers visitors free WiFi across the venue.
Q: Can I hire a wheelchair at the event?
A: You can. ExCeL London retains a small number of wheelchairs available for daily hire from the west information desk. Wheelchairs are loaned on a first come first served basis and cannot be reserved.
Q: What is wheelchair access like at the venue?
A: Wheelchair access is easy. Entrances are ramped where necessary, and the aisles are 3m wide. Disabled toilet facilities are available.
Q: Are pushchairs allowed into the exhibition halls?
A: As a trade exhibition, May Design Series is not suitable for children under 16 years old.
Q: Will there be anywhere to buy food while I'm at the exhibition?
A: Yes, please click here for more information.
Q: Are there cloakroom facilities onsite?
A: There will be cloakrooms throughout the venue available for use. Please note, cloakrooms will only be able to accept a coat and one small bag per person.