3 Districts, 2 Pockets & 1 Experience: All You Need To Know About Cairo Design Week Edition 2

Arts enthusiasts, design connoisseurs, entrepreneurs, and anyone who speaks ‘creative,’ prepare yourself as the second edition of Cairo Design Week is hitting the city, expanding its horizons to major design districts and shaping the city’s ever-evolving design landscape from February 23rd till March 2nd.

Here’s all that you need to know about this event.

What It Is

It’s an annual Cairo-based premier event that aims to gather people from the creative and design industries to explore the region’s architectural heritage. People attending this week can join exhibitions, panels, workshops, and industry-focused events featuring local and international designers.

You can visit different venues at each of the locations shaping the second edition of Cairo Design Week.

Locations and Timings

This year, Cairo Design Week expanded its presence to three main districts and two pocket destinations.

  • Citadel Design District: Starting tomorrow, February 23, and running till March 2nd, you’ll enjoy the vibes at Salah Al-Din Citadel. Learn more about this location here.
  • Heliopolis Design District: The location that kicked off the first edition of the event, Heliopolis, or the ‘City of the Sun,’ is known for its iconic architecture that blends European, Islamic and Pharaonic styles. Its starting date is on the February 24th till the end of the week (March 2).
  • Downtown Design District: West El Ballad, where you’ll experience the bustling streets of Cairo, is a hub for everything – transportation, culture, business, arts, you name it. It’ll take place from February 25th to the end of the week.
  • Pocket Destinations (Maadi & Zamalek): Tranquility of Maadi and Zamalek’s cosmopolitan flair, these two exclusive locations, taking place from February 27th and extending through the last five days of the event will only add more depth to Cairo Design Week.

Sponsors & Collaborations

Helping bring this event to life are some renowned names in different industries, such as Misr Italia Properties, Marmonil, Gemma, GLC, and C-Reality. Their sponsorships, alongside significant contributions from the Creative Industry Summit, SYNC School, and more, have played a pivotal role in shaping the event starting tomorrow.

With 77 exhibitors, over 60 speakers, and a dynamic panel of experts, as well as an impressive attendance of 10,000+ visitors, you’ll surely enjoy the Cairo Design Week if you’re a person fueled by creativity, arts, and design! You can buy your tickets now from the official website.

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