about THE INDEX

INDEX is comprised of 8 market-leading interiors, design and surface materials sectors that allow architects, creatives, designers, hoteliers, retailers and wholesalers to come together, network, learn and source products that create world-class interiors for some of the biggest residential, commercial, hospitality, educational, medical projects.  

In 2017, over 34,400 people attended INDEX from more than 110 countries, they networked with over 800 of the world's best interiors and design suppliers, including 19 country pavilions. INDEX is the pinacle of the local design calendar, it is an event unlike any other. 

Lighting at INDEX is a superb display of lighting solutions from around the world that reflects current and upcoming trends.

  • Consumer spend in 2015 on lighting in the UAE was $136m and expected to increase 19% by 2019 (*Euromonitor)
  • 41% of all 2016 INDEX Design Series visitors came to source lighting products

Furniture & Furnishings at INDEX is a glorious display of some of the most captivating interior brands from around the world. 

  • Consumer spend on Furniture & Furnishings in the UAE & Saudi Arabia is valued at $3.4bn
  • 67% of all 2016 INDEX Design Series visitors came to source Furniture & Furnishings

Textiles at INDEX presents some of the most stylish, traditional and contemporary products from around the world. 

  • Consumer spend on household textiles in the UAE & Saudi Arabia is valued at $3bn
  • 40% of all 2016 INDEX Design Series visitors came to source textiles products

Kitchen & Bathroom at INDEX is a dynamic showcase of kitchens, appliances, fittings and bathroom products. 

  • Consumer spend in 2015 on household appliances in the UAE was expected to reach $1bn
  • In 2016 48% of all INDEX Design Series visitors attended to source kitchen & bathroom products

Sleep at INDEX is one of the fastest growing areas of the Design Series thanks to continued interest in creating the ultimate comfort environment for any project.

  • Consumer spend on household furniture in the UAE in 2016 was valued at $1.64bn
  • In 2016 32% of all INDEX Design Series visitors came to source Sleep products.

Objets at INDEX is a unique showcase displaying some of the finest home fashion, lifestyle products and accessories to give the final touch to your projects.

  • Consumer spend on glassware, tableware and household utensils in the UAE and Saudi Arabia is valued at $1.9bn
  • In 2016, 37% of all INDEX Design Series visitors came to source objets products

Index Partners

  • Silver Sponsor

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  • Design Talks Sponsor

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  • Best Hospitality Project

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  • Best Commercial Design Project, Public Space

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  • Best Residential Project

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  • Best Restaurant Design Project

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  • INDEX Design Cafe Sponsor

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  • Elite Sponsor - Made a Mano

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  • Elite Sponsor - Finasi

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  • Gift Sponsor - Salt

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  • Gift Sponsor - Playsam

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  • Gift Sponsor - Parkers

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  • Dubai Design & Fashion Council

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  • APID

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  • BCFA

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  • EPCH

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  • ICC

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  • IIID

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  • Official Intelligence Partner

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Media Partners

  • AEC Online

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  • Architect

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  • Construction Week

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  • Design 4 2day

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  • Eye of Dubai

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  • Eye of Riyadh

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  • Interior Design

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  • Lamasat

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  • Touch

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