- Mon, Nov 27, 2017 09:00 PM
Latitude: 55.9584, Longitude: -3.19727
To celebrate our 2 year anniversary, the eporta team will be taking to the road! For the first time ever we will be running a UK Design Tour visiting design-centric cities across the UK to meet our community of trade buyers outside our London hub, as well as meet new Interior Designers, Architects and other trade who are keen to learn about how eporta could transform their FF&E sourcing process. We are delighted to invite you to the Edinburgh edition of the tour, hosted in collaboration with onefinestay in one of their gorgeous Georgian townhouses in the centre of the New Town. The evening will be a relaxed and social format, giving you the opportunity to meet the eporta team face to face, network with other designers in the area and learn how eporta and eporta Procurement can support and enhance your everyday business practice and make interior sourcing simple for you. Programme of events 17:45 - Arrival and welcome drinks 18:00 - Interior Sourcing Made Simple Introduction to eporta - Who we are, what we do and how we're transforming the design industry. Key benefits of using eporta - Why is eporta important for your business and how it can revolutionise your sourcing to save you time, hassle and money. Trade tips - Hear top trade tips from our community of more than 7,000 Interior Designers, Architects, Property Developers, Hotels & Restaurants, as well as highlights from our popular BIID-accredited CPD on best practice for sourcing. Community benefits - Access to industry-leading events, as well as dedicated account manager support and sourcing assistance. eporta Procurement - How do procurement services operate, how and when should you use them on projects and learn about the services offered by eporta Procurement. 19:00 - Q&A - Your chance to ask any burning questions on eporta and how we work! 19:15 - Explore the home - Tours of the home led by onefinestay 19:30 - Networking and drinks - The eporta buyer engagement team will be available to do personal demonstrations of the platform and set up free membership accounts. Please note there is limited capacity for this event so tickets will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. We look forward to seeing you there! Twitter: @eporta_ Instagram: @eporta #eporta More about eporta Since our launch only 2 years ago, we have worked to revolutionise the industry and streamline the sourcing and purchasing process to save you time, hassle and money, allowing you to focus on your designs. Already more than 7,000 trade buyers (Interior Designers, Architects, Property Developers and other trade) around the world are using eporta to discover and purchase FF&E from over 1,200 suppliers globally. Testimonials from current eporta members Joe, Iconic Offices, Dublin, Ireland "I used to have multiple spreadsheets, it was a huge, lengthy process. I used to do so much chasing. Sourcing is way more convenient through eporta." Shona, SP3 London, London, UK" Alongside it saving me time, the main benefit of eporta is discovery. I've found lots of products from new suppliers and can check with someone at eporta that the quality is good enough for what I need. I trust it." More about the venue Great King Street is a four bedroom, three bathroom Georgian townhouse in the New Town of Edinburgh. This home, equipped with all of the latest mod cons, is spacious with an air of luxury. High ceilings, large windows and the south-facing orientation bathe the two sitting rooms in sunlight. The kitchen is slick and modern, complete with understated ghost dining chairs. Above, the bedrooms and bathrooms are simply, yet elegantly decorated, with the twin bedroom offering up generous views of the city skyline. More about onefinestay - Onefinestay provide access to the finest private homes and villas from over 180 across the world. All guests get to experience beautiful homes with an unprecedented level of service and care personally tailored to each individuals needs. Each home is vetted in advance to meet exacting hospitality and quality standards. Everything is prepared in advance (including additional services and experiences), guests are greeted on arrival, offered tours of the homes and there will always be a member of the onefinestay team available 24/7 to help.