Events

Colab hosts a range of events for the build and design community. These industry events are held in conjunction with leading brands and suppliers that are committed to pushing design boundaries and take the form of Lunch and Learn presentations, CPD accredited talks, workshops, pop ups and networking evenings. To find out more, please sign up to our mailing list to find out more about our upcoming events. Interested to host an event with us, email us.

Discover a world of materials with OBER
MAR 23, 2022 , 12:30 PM - 02:30 PM   |   COLAB, R02, BLDG 1B, DUBAI DESIGN DISTRICT

Did you know that over 108.247 million kilograms of date seeds go to waste in the UAE, every single year? What if we could repurpose this waste into value? Introducing DATEFORM, a sustainability led material innovation startup, that is successfully converting discarded date seeds into new materials.

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Small Seeds, Big Change
MAY 31, 2022, 6:00pm onwards   |   COLAB, R02, BLDG 1B, DUBAI DESIGN DISTRICT

Did you know that over 108.247 million kilograms of date seeds go to waste in the UAE, every single year? What if we could repurpose this waste into value? Introducing DATEFORM, a sustainability led material innovation startup

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Living Sand for Future Cities
JULY 13, 2022, 6:00pm onwards   |   COLAB, R02, BLDG 1B, DUBAI DESIGN DISTRICT

One of the biggest threats to our global environment currently is the use of concrete in construction. The requirement of silica sand for use in concrete has caused a shortage of this type of sand globally, causing significant environmental and socio-economic impact.

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