Become A Participant

Design Week Addis Ababa extends an open call to all emerging designers and brands to showcase and exhibit their innovative works to our diverse local and international audiences.

Host An Open Studio

The Open Studios program welcomes designers, craftspeople, studios, concept stores, workshops, companies, galleries, museums and institutions to open their doors and introduce their creative spaces to the public sphere. Participate in the programming by applying to host an event in your space.
Exhibit your work as an Emerging, Professional, or Established Talent 
Students, new and emerging designers / brands across our multi-disciplinary fields may apply to exhibit their innovative and experimental works. 

Become A Partner

Design Week Addis Ababa is made possible through broad public and private partnerships. Our partners understand that their target audiences can experience design, innovation, and creativity through our quality programming, content, and interactive events.

Organize an Event or Project

Participants at the organization, agency, or firm level can submit event / project proposals for the upcoming festival.

Activate your Business!

Are you a restaurant, café, clothing store/ retail space, and looking for way to get involved? To find out how you can activate your place of business and get listed in the Design Week Addis Ababa official guide and map as a preferred retail, commercial or restaurant, contact

Become A Vendor at the Design Market

Join a curated collection of unique brands and design / production houses in exhibiting ready to sell products and creations to the public.