Retail Observer

September 2015

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SEPTEMBER 2015 RETAILOBSERVER.COM 9 d well on Design returned to the Los Angeles Convention Center May 29-31, 2015 for its 10th annual show. This innovative 3-day event welcomed attendees, including celebrities Tyra Banks and Ricki Lake, and participants from around the world for a celebration and exploration of modern design through on-stage content, inspiring exhibitions, Porsche ride and drives, home tours, and Dwell Design Week events. Dwell on Design offered continuous content from more than 250 leaders in design, 2,000 modern furnishings and products from 400 exhibitors, as well as continuing education opportunities across nearly every design discipline. Attendance at Dwell on Design increased to a record 32,428 participants over the weekend, with the show growing to a record 326,000 square feet. Dwell on Design was the culmination of Dwell Design Week, which took place May 25-31, and included a series of events and home tours around Los Angeles. Dwell on Design is expected to grow exponentially with its recent sale to Informa Exhibitions U.S., Construction and Real Estate, but will always have a home in Los Angeles, as proclaimed by Mayor Eric Garcetti. This agreement, announced during the opening day celebration, formalizes a 15-year commitment that aims to expand the international presence and influence of Dwell on Design, elevating the experiential offerings and status of this show for attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors on a global platform. "It has long been the plan for Dwell on Design to C O N T I N U I N G T O B R E A K A T T E N D A N C E R E C O R D S , D W E L L M E D I A A N N O U N C E D P L A N S F O R G L O B A L E X P A N S I O N O F D W E L L O N D E S I G N W I T H S A L E T O I N F O R M A E X H I B I T I O N S U . S . 10 TH ANNuAL sHOW celebrates its dwell on design

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