May Design Series - FAQ's

MDS 2015

London ExCeL 
17 - 19 May 2015

The UK's definitive
international interiors event


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 17th – Tuesday 19th May 2015.

Q: What are the opening times?

Sunday 17th May 10:00-18:00
Monday 18th May 10:00-20:00
Tuesday 19th May 10:00-18:00

Q: What is the event about?

A: May Design Series is an exhibition comprising five districts offering the best in furniture, fabrics, kitchens, bathrooms and lighting for the interior design, retail and contract sectors. Find out more.

Q: Who is exhibiting at the event?

A: Stay tuned for our 2015 exhibitor list - coming soon!

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, retailers, contract specifiers and buyers, architects, hoteliers and anyone working in the interior design, residential or hospitality industry.

Children are not allowed to attend the show.

Q: Will there be any seminars, workshops or demonstrations?

A: Yes there will be a seminar programme. 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 also made available for purchase after the event.

Q: How can I register?

A: Registration for May Design Series isn't currently open, but you can register your interest here and we'll let you know when it opens!

Travel Information

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: There is parking available at the London ExCel, however we recommend you travel by public transport.  Please click here for more information about the car parks onsite.

Q: I am travelling a distance for the event, where can I stay?

A: There are many hotels onsite at the London ExCel plus Event Express are the official booking agency for the exhibition and the accommodation website gives full details of hotels situated in the area surrounding the venue. Find out more.

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: 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.

Next Steps

Q: What can I do if my question has not been answered by any of the above?

A: For any further enquiries, please contact the May Design Series team on +44 (0)20 7921 8380

2014 show partners:

  • A1 Lighting
  • A1 Retail
  • acid
  • Archilovers
  • Archiproducts
  • Architect's Choice
  • Architonic
  • bd
  • biid
  • bira
  • BITA
  • BKU
  • Blueprint
  • BMA
  • Boutique Hotelier
  • Bridge for Design
  • Building
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Cover
  • darc
  • DE
  • Decorum
  • Design Buy Build
  • design curial
  • DesignBoom
  • Designer Kitchen and Bathroom
  • Designers' Data
  • Ekbb
  • Elle Decoration
  • Eutopia Kitchen and Bathroom
  • FIRA
  • Furniture News
  • Hospitality Interiors
  • In Design Mag
  • Interior Design Today
  • Interiors Monthly
  • K & B Network
  • kbb daily
  • Kbsa
  • Kitchen and Bathroom News
  • Lighting
  • Livingetc
  • Mondo Arc
  • New Designers 2014
  • NTG
  • OfWeek
  • Refurb
  • SBID
  • The Art of Design
  • The Furnishing Report


Sun 17 May - 10.00 - 18.00
Mon 18 May - 10.00 - 20.00
Tue 19 May - 10.00 - 17.00

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For general enquiries please email or click here to view the full contact list