Design Shanghai Scoops Top Award at Industry Awards

Design Shanghai Scoops Top Award at Industry Awards

Media 10, the UK-based exhibition organiser picked up the leading accolade at the 2015 Exhibition News Awards, held in Central London. The awards ceremony is attended by over 1000 of the leading names in the exhibition industry, both from the UK and abroad and picking up an award is regarded as the pinnacle of achievements in the industry.

On a night when venues, suppliers, staff and individual events were commended it was a huge accolade for Design Shanghai to be the only international event to receive an award, showing the incredible impact that the exhibition has made on the events industry. Design Shanghai is run from Media 10's Shanghai office and the event show manager, Zhuo Tan, as well as the marketing manager, Eva Qian Li, picked up the award in person.

On receiving the award, Media 10 CEO Lee Newton commented, "This achievement was fantastic for the team at Media 10 and was just recognition for the effect that this exhibition has had on the industry. We have an event that is the talk of the design industry as well as the exhibition industry. A huge amount of work has gone into this event and to pick up the award in front of our peers was a hugely satisfying moment for all at the company".

Design Shanghai 2015 welcomed over 42,000 visitors to the four-day event, sponsored by Jaguar Land Rover, that included an exciting mix of never-seen-before designs from over 300 participating brands and galleries as well as engaging installations and a varied programme of events.
This year's event celebrated design on a global and local scale providing a platform for over 30 Chinese designers and brands, both emerging and established, to exhibit alongside well-established global names such as Vitra, Foscarini, Driade, Seletti, Fritz Hansen, Moroso and Magis. Additionally, limited edition designs were showcased in the Collectible Design Hall featuring leading galleries from Europe, the US and the Asia Pacific region with a special focus on China.

Mike Dynan, Event Director for Design Shanghai commented, "Design Shanghai has set new standards for the exhibition industry in China and to be recognised as market leader in the UK epitomises the success of this event. This award was voted for by the industry itself and the whole team is thrilled to be recognised as being the best at what we do!"