VI:INSIGHTS announces their agenda of thought leadership sessions, taking place 20th – 24th September. 

Following the success of the Virtual Interiors Event in February, which attracted almost 4,000 commercial interiors professionals from 83 countries, VI:INSIGHTS is due to take place 20th – 24th September. The online thought leadership festival consists of daily sessions such as CPDs, research discussions and white paper presentations from a host of leading speakers and design firms.

Orangebox’s Research & Insights Manager Nathan Hurley, Lee Penson – founder of design studio PENSON and Perkins&Will Sustainability Director Asif Din are among those hosting sessions at the event. The agenda also features thought leadership from IVC Commercial, BACHMANN, AllSfär and Them founder & CEO Dan Moscrop.

Alejandra Albarran, VP Workspace Strategy & Design at ROOM, who design soundproof and sustainable, modular products for the workplace says:

“We are so pleased to be a part of the VI:Insights event, where I will be hosting a session on designing for the future of work. As creators and business leaders it is on us to make sure we can make room for personal choice and design spaces that motivate our workforce.”

Supported by media partnerships with BFM (Building & Facilities Management), BuildingTalk, Design Insider, Dezeen, Mix Interiors, SpecFinish and Startups Magazine, the event is set to reach a targeted international audience of architects, designers, specifiers and end users.

“I’m really excited about the agenda of prominent speakers and thought leaders at VI:Insights September. With the event taking place online, it offers an opportunity to stay up to date with the industry’s latest thought leadership wherever you are in the world.” Virtual Interiors Event founder Beth Harrison 

Sessions cover topics ranging from the hybrid working and agile workspaces to net-zero design and workplace wellbeing.

The event is free to attend. Tickets are available at


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