Kuva: Liivis Pallas / VIMMA

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You are warmly welcome to participate in the making of the largest design and architecture festival in the Nordic countries!

Helsinki Design Week takes place from 6 to 15 September 2024.
Our programme consists of main events, as well as companion and satellite events. The cornerstone of Helsinki Design Week is multidisciplinary cooperation with design professionals and enthusiasts. Working together is important to us.

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The open call for the festival programme!


The events selected through the open event search will become part of Helsinki Design Week’s official programme, and the events will be featured in Helsinki Design Week’s marketing communications. Organize a fashion show or a guided walk, open the doors of your studio, or hold a service design workshop, for example. This year’s Open Call is open from 15 February to 31 May. Early Bird prices apply to applications received before 21 April. Since 2023, the diverse group of event organizers have been divided into non-profit and business. Prices are lower for non-profit organizations.
In case you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our Community Manager Iris at iris.korkman[a]helsinkidesignweek.com.

Prices:
Companion events, €800/€2300 (+ VAT 24%)
Satellite events, €140/€280 (+ VAT 24%)

Since 2023, the diverse group of event organizers have been divided into non-profit and business. Prices are lower for non-profit organizations.

Design Market will take place at the Cable Factory.


Design Market is the biggest warehouse sale event in the Nordics, which traditionally starts the Helsinki Design Week festival on 7–8 September 2024. A carefully curated group of vendors showcases the designers and makers behind high-quality furniture, interior design, clothing and accessories. Interested in joining? Make sure to apply before 31 May. Early Bird prices apply to applications received before 21 April. In case you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at info[a]helsinkidesignweek.com.

The participation fee is 110€/m2 plus VAT 24%.

Volunteer for the festival in August-September?


Helsinki Design Week is looking for volunteers to help us make the festival happen!

Are you a smooth customer servant or an enthusiastic exhibition guide with a love for design? Are you a social media native who knows their Instagram filters? Come join our team and get a behind the scenes view on how the Nordic’s biggest design festival comes together!

As a volunteer, you will have your shifts either before, during or after the festival. The total amount of the work shifts depends on the events you will be working at. You will receive more information about the events, the work tasks and shifts closer to the festival.

The application period ends at 12.8.2024.

Get involved!


We are happy to hear your ideas and thoughts on Helsinki Design Week as well as on Weekly. Get in touch by email at communications[a]helsinkidesignweek.com.

Photo: Liivia Pallas / VIMMA