Plus International Design Festival - Call for exhibitors
Thursday, July 10, 2008
Press release from the issuing company(July 09, 2008) Run by designers for designers, the Plus International Design Festival provides a platform for professional designers, artists and makers; servesas an arena for experimental work; a forum for debate; and a meeting pointfor the international design community.
The 2008 Festival is now seeking exhibitors to work to the theme of Hybrid, which has been chosen as the focus of this year's event as it not only aptly describes Britain as a nation but it also expresses the current state of graphic communications. Britain is a hybrid community that absorbs, transforms and transmits myriad influences from around the world to create something new and exciting, but is still recognizably British. Graphic and typographic design are also fusion disciplines that amalgamate graphic languages from around the world and from across the other creative sectors ? often with surprising results. The 2008 Festival seeks to expose the hybrid in design.
Who can apply
Applications to exhibit are sought from national and international design agencies, individual freelancers, professional and commercial organisations and universities working in the areas of graphic communication, typography, type design, web, animation or multimedia.
1 - a call for artists and makers to exhibit will be made later in the year.
2 - a call for speakers will be made shortly.
How to apply
Applications can be made on-line via the Plus website (www.youplusus.net). Applicants are required to provide a proposal description up to 300 words, a brief curriculum vitae of 100 words and up to 4 images.
Benefits of exhibiting
Access to exhibition space; extensive on-line and off-line PR and marketing; editorial coverage in national and international trade press; access to design buyers from local, national and international businesses; access to editors and journalists from the international trade press; participation in industry debates; free tickets for participants, staff and their clients to the Plus private view.
Cost of participating
Exhibitors (commercial agencies, freelancers, professional and commercial organisations)
1,000.00 GBP - 4 x 4m sq, space only
600.00 GBP - 3 x 2 m sq, space only
400.00 GBP - 2 x 1m sq, space only
250.00 GBP - 2 x 2m linear space, including display boards
100.00 GBP - 20 second video clip displayed on Festival screen;
additional 20 seconds available at 75.00 GBP
University spaces are available; price on application
Bespoke spaces are also available; price on application
All prices are exclusive of VAT
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