MaterialDistrict (formerly Material Xperience) is the world’s largest multisectoral materials fair for R&D and design professionals and takes place from 12-14 March 2019 in Rotterdam Ahoy, the Netherlands.

What can you expect?

Novelties from well-known brands

A number of well-known brands introduce their new material innovations during MaterialDistrict Rotterdam to the public. Over 180 material manufacurers exhibit their novelties in six sectors (ArchitectureInteriorsUrban & LandscapesProductsTextiles & Fabrics and Print & Sign). The ‘state of the art’ is exactly what you will find while visiting MaterialDistrict Rotterdam 2019.

Independent expos

The independent MaterialDistrict Expos include the most innovative and astonishing materials from the MaterialDistrict collection that have been scouted in the past year by the MaterialDistrict editors.

Can you charge your smartphone by wearing a certain dress? Will future buildings be printed? Is it possible to make packaging material from waste? Will future cars drive on 3D printed tires? During your visit you will discover 6 MaterialDistrict Expos in which, per sector (ArchitectureInteriorsUrban & LandscapesProductsTextiles & Fabrics and Print & Sign) you can discover special exhibition pieces, installations and materials.

Sensational lecture programme

MaterialDistrict is known for her sensational lecture programme in which reputable (inter)national architects, scientists, designers and other experts share their latest material developments and visions with the public. For the first time in the fair’s history, last year’s edition had two speaker line-ups simultaneously in which the speakers shared their knowledge with the visitors.

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