Call For Submissions: Nairobi Design Week 2024

East Africa’s leading design festival, the Nairobi Design Week, is back and calling for submissions for its upcoming 2024 edition. Scheduled to take place from the 9th to the 17th of March 2024 at the Opportunity Factory, Mbagathi Ridge in Karen, this will mark the festival’s 9th consecutive year of celebrating creativity and innovation.

Moreover, under the theme “We Got This,” Nairobi Design Week 2024 aims to unite creative minds from various disciplines. Furthermore, this is a platform for creatives to showcase their work. It is also an opportunity for them to network, and contribute to the vibrant design scene in the region.

Nairobi Design Week has consistently fostered a sense of community among creatives in East Africa. The 2024 edition plans to reaffirm this commitment by bringing together designers, artists, craftsmen, and innovators from all walks of life. Nairobi Design Week 2024 will serve as a melting pot of ideas and inspirations, allowing participants to explore and collaborate.

The call for submissions for Nairobi Design Week 2024 is open to a wide range of individuals and entities. These opportunities include:

  • Physical and Digital Exhibitors. Whether you’re a traditional artist, a digital designer, or somewhere in between, the festival welcomes your submissions. Exhibitors are encouraged to align their showcases with at least two of the festival’s founding pillars: Play, Grow, and Make.
  • Crew Members. If you’re passionate about design and want to be part of the festival’s production, consider applying as a crew member. This role offers a unique behind-the-scenes experience that allows you to contribute to the festival’s success.
  • Content Creators. For those skilled in capturing the essence of creativity through various media, Nairobi Design Week is looking for content creators to document the event. Share your unique perspective and help bring the festival to a broader audience.
  • Vendors. If you have unique products or services related to the festival, Nairobi Design Week is an excellent opportunity to connect with a diverse and engaged audience.

To be part of Nairobi Design Week 2024, interested parties must submit their applications via the festival’s website before the 31st of October 2023 deadline. Early submissions are encouraged to secure a spot at this prestigious event.

Since its inception in 2015, Nairobi Design Week has played a pivotal role in nurturing the creative community in Kenya and East Africa. The last edition was a resounding success, with over 400 participants and 3000 attendees. The festival also expanded its virtual reach, reaching over 10,000 individuals online.

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