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Exhibitor & Sponsorship Opportunities

The Interior Design Show’s participants are an integral component of the show’s commitment to innovative ideas and fresh design concepts. IDS offers a variety of options for exhibitors and sponsors.

Participation is open to businesses that represent, promote or sell a design product or service. All applications are reviewed for compatibility, quality and appropriateness. Each new applicant is also required to present a proposed booth design, which is similarly reviewed.

Main Exhibit Space

Main exhibit floor space is raw and available by the square foot at $35 CDN/square foot, plus HST. Please contact us for currency conversion.

It is mandatory that exhibitors with booths 100 sq. ft. or less purchase white hard walls. Please see application for pricing.

For complete pricing please download the Exhibitor Application.

Studio North and Prototype

The Studio North and Prototype sections are promoted as one of the highlights of IDS. They are hosted in a gallery-like space on the show floor, presenting independent design at its best.

Studio North jury dates will be announced soon. Sign up for our IDS-Newsletter for show updates and upcoming jury dates.

Participation in Studio North and Prototype includes the opportunity to have your work reviewed by a panel of international design leaders like Tom Dixon, Eero Koivisto, Arne Quinze and Patricia Urquiola, among others, as well as editors from top design publications around the world.

There is no other marketing opportunity in Canada that provides emerging designers and independent studios with such a high-profile platform to network with potential clients, manufacturers, trade professionals, buyers and media.

Modern Kid

Modern Kid Booth Space

Back by popular demand, Modern Kid is an exhibit in contemporary design for children. Nurseries, Kids’ rooms, playrooms and rec rooms represent key spaces in the home and a booming market for designers and product manufacturers. Modern Kid explores the best in innovative design that fosters child development, the best in materials that are organic and non-toxic; and the best in multifunctional, uniquely crafted and locally-made product.

For complete pricing details and to apply for Modern Kid at IDS15, download the Modern Kid Application.  

* Please note, IDS is a vetted event. All new and returning exhibitors must follow the same application process.



The Interior Design Show custom tailors its sponsorships to meet individual marketing needs. Its packages are totally unique and highly sought-after. If your company is interested in an expanded presence or more unique positioning, sponsorship and partnership opportunities are available upon request.

Please contact:

Judy Merry, 416 960 4505
Karen T. Kang, 416 960 4509



Year established: 1998
Duration of IDS: 3.5 days
Attendance: 51,000+
Opening Night Party held on show floor: 5,700 design aficionados
Professional Trade Day: 12,000 design trade professionals
Weekend days: 33,000 affluent and focused consumers
Media: 400 accredited media
Media hits: over 160,000,000 media impressions

For more, please view the IDS14 Prospectus above.


PRESS Coverage

Hundreds of media outlets from Canada, the US and Europe attend the Interior Design Show to report on the newest design trends and innovations being developed in Canada and beyond. IDS’s tireless PR team is constantly expanding its media coverage, developing relationships with new sources and regions every year.

The Interior Design Show's exhibitors and their products appear in a diverse range of media, including: magazines like AZURE, Fast Company, FRAME, Canadian Interiors, House & Home, Designlines, Dwell, Metropolis, Monocle, EnRoute, Toronto Life and Style at Home; newspapers like The Globe and Mail, National Post, NOW, La Press, Toronto Star, The New York Times and Ottawa Citizen; television such as The Marilyn Denis Show, Cityline, CBC, etalk and Breakfast Television; and online media like blogTO, Apartment Therapy, designboom, BizBash and MoCo Loco.

Visit the Press Coverage page for more information.


Applications & Floorplan


Modern Kid

IDS15 Floorplan


Contact Us

Limited space and opportunities are available

For more information on the application process, exhibit space or other opportunities, please contact:

Karen T. Kang, 416 960 4509
Lisa Barnes, 416 960 4507



IDSwest, held in Vancouver, B.C., is the west coast’s most important design show. The show takes over the Vancouver Convention Centre from September 25 to 28, 2014. Design +Art +Architecture. For more information on IDSwest, visit

Now in its 17th year, IDS brings together the newest & most innovative of international and Canadian design. With three full days of inspirational exhibits, influential speakers & leading products, IDS is not just a fair — it's a total design experience. Learn more >>

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