Stallholder Information

2021 APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

The Big Design Market Sydney and Melbourne stallholder applications for 2021 are now open. Submissions will be accepted until Wednesday 3 March 2021 at midnight.


Event information

2021 DATES + OPENING HOURS

Friday 3 December 2021, 10am-9pm
Saturday 4 December 2021, 10am-7pm
Sunday 5 December 2021, 10am-5pm

VENUE

Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens
The Royal Exhibition Building is a World Heritage listed building, centrally located in the Carlton Gardens next to Melbourne Museum. The venue is easily accesible by public transport and has ample parking within the Museum carpark.

ABOUT THE BIG DESIGN MARKET

Since its launch in December 2012 The Big Design Market has brought together leading independent designers and design retailers from Australia and overseas. The event attracts capacity crowds to the Royal Exhibition Building, with over 50,000 shoppers coming through the doors each year.

It's the ultimate Christmas shopping destination for those who value original design and ethical production across homewares, fashion, stationery and more. The event provides a great platform for independent design businesses to launch new brands as well as showcase new ranges within existing brands.

Applications

WHO SHOULD APPLY

We're looking for independent design businesses who are creating original products that are high-quality, eco-friendly and innovative. Products may include fashion, jewellery, homewares, furniture, textiles, lighting, art prints, stationery, books, tech accessories and kids products.

APPLICATION ASSESSMENT

The selection committee gives preference to applicants whose products are created using sustainable materials and ethical manufacturing methods. Applicants launching new products and those who are not seen regularly at other markets are highly regarded.

Both the Melbourne and Sydney events are curated, and as such each application will be assessed individually. Please note, previous participation in one or more of our events does not guarantee your application will be successful for future events. Applications will be assessed against our selection criteria which takes into consideration the type and number of similar applications received.

If you require further information please contact us at enquiries@thebigdesignmarket.com.

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