Hospitality Design Fair is the premier trade fair and conference for creative professionals who shape the hospitality interiors marketplace and create amazing spaces. HDF is a part of NoVacancy, Australia’s largest and most important event for the hotel and accommodation industry.
Discover an exhibition floor 100% dedicated to hotel interior products that inspire and enhance the guest experience. Meet the designers, manufacturers and importer of the latest furniture, casegoods, lighting, surface materials, flooring, textiles, rugs, art and beyond.
Where is Hospitality Design Fair located?
ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre
Darling Dr, Darling Harbour
Sydney, NSW 2000
When is Hospitality Design Fair open?
Wednesday 7 September 2022, 10 am to 5 pm
Thursday 8 September 2022, 10 am to 5 pm
How do I register?
Registration is open. Secure your spot here.
How much does it cost to attend?
Admission to Hospitality Design Fair is open to qualified attendees who include professionals who buy, specify, select or design interiors for hospitality spaces.
Register online before 7 September 2022 and receive a complimentary ticket to Hospitality Design Fair (includes two-day access to the expo and complimentary attendance to the educational seminars). Registration at Hospitality Design Fair is available on 7 and 8 September 2022. Tickets cost $70.00 for entry.
How will I receive my ticket?
Your Hospitality Design Fair ticket will be emailed to you. Please bring this to the registration desk to collect your name badge for entry, open from 9:00 am.
What time does registration open?
The registration desk opens from 9:00 am.
Will I need to bring identification with me?
Yes. Proof of industry involvement may be requested at the registration counters or the entrance.
You may be required to present necessary trade credentials (listed below).
• Business Registration Certificate
• ABN registration form/certificate
• ABN printed on company letterhead or business card
• Letter on company letterhead confirming your employment by the owner/director
• Business Card
Do I need to pre-register for seminars?
No. Although while we will endeavor to provide ample seating, popular sessions will fill early and seating is allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Hospitality Design Fair is a trade-only business event. It is not open to the general public. View the Terms of Entry here.
I want to exhibit or sponsor
Hospitality Design Fair brings you face-to-face with more hospitality design professionals than you’ll find at any other exhibition or conference. To get involved, apply to exhibit here.
I want to speak or propose a speaker for Hospitality Design Fair
We pride ourselves on putting the leading voices in interior design on stage. We’re always looking to collaborate with more thought-leaders to create engaging content for our attendees. If you would like to present or propose a speaker, please submit a proposal to Vivienne. If we think there could be a good fit, a member of our team will be in touch with you.
Is there a schedule available?
View the 2022 agenda now for what you can expect from our 40 seminars.
Where can I find information on Sydney?
For information on things to do during your stay in Sydney, please visit the city’s official visitors’ website.
Do you have any hotel recommendations?
There are over 43 hotels, from budget to luxury, within a ten minute walk of ICC Sydney, including a luxury headquarters (circa) 600 room hotel adjacent to ICC Sydney. For a full list of accommodation in and around the Darling Harbour precinct please visit the official ICC Sydney website.
How far is the ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre from Sydney Airport?
ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre is 8km from Sydney Airport, with an average drive time of around 25-minutes.
How do I arrange ground transportation?
Located in the heart of Darling Harbour, ICC Sydney is easily accessible by train, bus, light rail, coach and foot with only a 10-minute walk from Central and Town Hall train stations. Secure parking is available and conveniently located within Darling Harbour precinct. For a full list of transport options, please visit the ICC Sydney website.
Where can I park at ICC Sydney?
ICC Sydney has two car parks located within the venue. There are a number of secure car parks located in and around Darling Harbour – the closest is located at Harbourside Car Park, 100 Murray Street, Pyrmont.
What is the dress code?
Business or smart casual attire.
Do I need a Visa for Australia?
Most visitors will require a visa to enter Australia. Please contact your local travel agent or Consulate well in advance to arrange your visa requirements and ensure your passport is valid for at least six months after the date of arrival in Australia. For further information visit the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship website.
Can you provide me with an invitation letter to apply for a visitor visa?
It is not our company policy to provide invitation letters to visitors wishing to attend our shows. For more information on applying for a visa, visit the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship website.
Can I bring my children?
As a business event, Hospitality Design Fair discourages children under 16 attending the expo. Babies and toddlers (aged 0-2) are permitted, only if they are in a pram or carrier at all times.
Are there child-minding facilities?
No. If you are travelling interstate or overseas, we suggest you organise a babysitter through your hotel.