DESIGN FESTA ABOUT EXHIBITING FAQ
As this is a free arts festival we believe in freedom of expression. However, please note that idol/fan art and other copyrighted content is not permitted. Be original.
Yes, you can apply as an individual or as a group.
Many of our exhibitors belong to schools, clubs and companies.
Booth location is decided by random selection and cannot be specially requested.
If you apply for multiple booth spaces with one application, those booth spaces will be located side-by-side. The locations of booth spaces applied for separately cannot be specially requested.
Yes, as long as the concept for the re-imagining is your own.
No, the sale of mass-produced products is prohibited. If the work is of your own creation you may sell it, if it is not you may not.
No, exhibiting as any of the above for business purposes is not permitted.
No, food and drink sales are permitted in designated areas only.
Yes, but be aware that using candles or combustibles will require permission from the fire department. We will apply for permission on your behalf, but you must notify us at least one month prior to the event. This permission is also required for the following: anything over 4m in height, 2-story installations, structures with roofs, gas burners and/or any other combustible or dangerous items.
No, but please feel free to place your flyers within your booth.
Applications will no longer be accepted once an application deadline has passed. Please click hereto see each event areas respective deadlines.
Please apply through our official website.
If you wish to apply by post, please contact the Design Festa office.
Yes, please apply for the waiting list via our official website. But please note we cannot guarantee that booths will become available.
Refunds are not possible after both your application and payment have been processed.
Please contact the Design Festa Office if you wish to cancel.
No, please apply for rental equipmentif you wish to have any of the above items in your booth.
Yes, you can. We do not charge commission and all sales negotiations will be between yourself and the buyer.
Yes, but please be aware that if we receive any complaints you will be asked to stop.
Sound performers can only apply for M-size booths. The use of amplified sound, microphones and drum sets is prohibited.
If you wish to perform with sound of any kind, an extra application for permission will be required.
Your performance and any PR must be held within the confines of your booth space, the outlines of which will be marked by tape on the floor.
Please ensure that your audience does not block passages near other exhibitors' booths or around your booth.
No, please keep your belongings in your booth or in Big Sight coin lockers.
Please apply for Design Festa provided electrical outlets, as using Tokyo Big Sight electrical outlets is strictly forbidden.
please click here for details.
No, please bring your own.
Yes, please go to the specified delivery area to unload (short term only, driving into the halls is not permitted)
No, you cannot. If you wish to make an early morning delivery, please submit an application for permission in advance. Please contact the Design Festa office for more details.
Yes, anyone over the age of six entering the halls will be required to have a pass.
(available at all exhibitors entrance doors until 10:45am)
Please inform the Design Festa office of the new total number of people in your group and click here to apply through our official website for additional exhibitor passes.
Packages can be sent from the venue during event days only at specific times (storage fees charged separately). Please refer to the Exhibitor Information Package for more information.