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Talents wanted for Ambiente

Calling all young designers… apply for a booth in the Talents area of Ambiente 2017 - deadline is September 29

From a newcomer to the world of design to an international success – that Messe Frankfurt’s Talents promotional programme is an effective launching pad for high flyers is shown by the careers of renowned designers such as Mark Braun, Sebastian Herkner, Thomas Jenkins and the designer duo of Francesca Lanzavecchia and Hunn Wai.

Once again, design students, graduates and young designers will have the opportunity to present their fresh ideas and exceptional prototypes at the coming Ambiente, from 10 to 14 February 2017.

The individual Talents areas are integrated into the Dining segment in Hall 4.0, the Ethical Style segment in Hall 11.0 and, for the first time, in the Fashion Accessories segment in Hall 9.2. In addition to free exhibition space, the Messe Frankfurt Talents programme offers participants a high-grade platform for networking, obtaining direct feedback and making important contacts to trade and industry.

Young designers from the fields of tableware, gourmet, fashion accessories and sustainable products are invited to apply for a booth in one of the Talents areas. The deadline for the submission of applications is 29 September 2016. Applications with detailed product information should be sent to

Further information and online applications at

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