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Habitare Pro for professionals

September 11–15, 2024

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Habitare Pro for professionals

Habitare Pro is a trade show devision of the fair, dedicated for professionals and B2B companies for the business of design. Habitare Pro offers a unique platform to network, meet leading architects, design professionals and buyers. An inspirational experience dedicated to professionals and design enthusiasts, bringing the international design community together to celebrate creativity in Helsinki.

Habitare Pro will include an exhibition staged in Habitare’s area focusing on contemporary living and design (Hall 6), and an international programme for professionals, as well as a showroom event that invites professionals and design enthusiasts to showrooms in the heart of Helsinki. This year, Habitare Pro, with its content tailored for professionals, will be open throughout the event from Wednesday to Sunday, September 11th to 15th, 2024.

As a professional or student in the field, you can visit Habitare free of charge on all five event days when you register in advance.

 

Companies participating in Habitare Pro 2024:

Abstacta I Framery I Grano I Swatchbox I Svensson I Polestar I Glimakra of Sweden I TreCe I Forming Function I Iguzzini I Ateljé Lyktan I Evävaara Design I +Halle I Restatop I Roltrade I Martela I Octacell I Taiga Concept I VM Carpet I ZeroLighting

 

Free admission to Habitare for professionals and students in the field.

As a professional visitor or student in the field you get to visit Habitare free of charge by registering in advance or on location. With one registration, you can visit Habitare free of charge on all five event days during normal opening hours.

See the professional groups entitled to free admission >

Free registration requires a registration code.

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If needed, you can inquire about the registration code from our customer service at asiakaspalvelu@messukeskus.com.

Welcome to meet the representatives of the participating companies, get to know the new products and make discoveries.

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This is what Habitare Pro 2024 has to offer

Networking

During Habitare Pro, several networking events will take place. This is an ideal opportunity to catch up with your industry associates in an informal environment, located in the Habitare Pro Lounge. A selection of industry experts will present a series of workshops where we invite you to meaningfully engage, meet and greet the experts in a relaxed atmosphere in the Pro meeting lounge.

Thursday 12 September will be an Architecture focus day with a series of networking workshops in the Habitare Pro Lounge. Hosts of the workshops include Jutta Sellin, Director of Workplace at global real estate advisor CBRE, who will present a session about how much space we really need to work.

A Buyer focus day on Friday 13 September will offer, among others, a speed dating event for designers and companies with Young Finnish Design.

Stay tuned – we’ll soon share more about the workshops!

Pro Design Talks

Our unique talks program caters for both professionals and consumers across a 5-day program of topical talks.  Habitare Pro Design Talks will highlight interesting content from the event as well as featuring in-depth discussions with new and established designers and industry leaders. Our topics and speakers are chosen for their wealth of expertise and represent subjects which are of profound importance.

Design talks take place daily at the main Arena in Messukeskus. All talks were free to attend and seats are allocated on a first come, first served basis.

The program will be announced on August 7.

Habitare Pro Party

Join us for an evening of networking, music and complimentary drinks at the Kyrö Central Bar. The popular Habitare Pro Party brings industry professionals together on the opening night of Habitare, Wednesday, from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM.

In celebration of the Nordic design community, reunite with colleagues and get connected with new faces whilst surrounding yourself with quality design.

If you’re fortunate enough to receive an invitation to these celebrations, make sure to register in advance. Registration will open soon!

Showrooms

In the Showrooms Habitare x Helsinki Design Week joint event, companies participating in Habitare Pro will showcase their products and services to industry professionals and design enthusiasts in their showroom spaces. The showrooms will host events under the concept Art Goes Showroom Habitare x Helsinki Design Week.

We will soon release the showrooms for the year 2024!

Welcome to join the meeting and networking platform Tavata!

Tavata is an easy-to-use event and networking platform that allows you to schedule meetings with company representatives and professional attendees during the Habitare event. The platform is free for both companies and visitors.

Welcome to networking!

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Free admission to Habitare is granted to the following groups:

  • Designer
  • Architect
  • Interior architect
  • Landscape architect
  • Interior designer
  • Lighting and electrical designer
  • Garden designer
  • Designer, other
  • Student
  • Manufacturer
  • Importer/supplier
  • Buyer
  • Retailer
  • Constructor
  • Antique and vintage professional
  • Real estate professional
  • Art professional
  • Hifi professional
  • Museum/organization/union
  • Education professional
  • Consultant
  • Creative director/other creative professional

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