RIBA-Certified CPD Training Day (17 October)

Design Assembly Manchester announces a free training day for commercial architects, interior design professionals and Facilities Managers.
Egan Reid:

Egan Reid has joined forces with Edge Design to host the first Design Assembly Manchester training day on Tuesday 17th October 2017.


The event is aimed at all professionals involved in commercial interior design; Architects, Facilities Managers and Interior/Workplace Designers. It is an exclusive opportunity for any professional involved in the specification of commercial interiors.


Seminars are presented by well-known industry experts and will take place throughout the morning, with all sessions offering accredited RIBA CPD points.


RIBA certified CPD subjects:  

  • Understanding the Basics of BIM Level 2 - Building Research Establishment (BRE)
  • Biophilic Design - Oliver Heath, Design Consultant, Architect and Interior Designer
  • Lighting Design - Unlocking the Code of Colour – Dr James Norrish, Thought and Knowledge Leader


Industry experts will also look at:

  • Wallcoverings - There's more than meets the eye
  • When Is Fabric More Than Fabric? - Creativity & technical characteristics of fabric specification
  • Design By Ear - The Art of Successful Acoustics
  • Modern Working Environments: Where Next?


Experts are available all morning to answer questions and there are opportunities for networking with industry peers. Attendees are welcome to join as many or as few of the CPD and Meet the Expert sessions as they want.


“After the success of Design Assembly events in other parts of the country, we identified there was great interest from interior design professionals in the Manchester area, for this type of event,” said Kim Findlay, National A&D Development Manager at Edge Design. “It offers a great opportunity to improve knowledge and skills and spark interesting discussions about where current industry trends and technology are going.”


Martin Reid, M.D. added: 

“We’re thrilled to be hosting this unique event with Edge Design at the People’s History Museum and looking forward to welcoming the region’s leading commercial design professionals. At Egan Reid, we aim to improve the lives of office workers everywhere and believe that great innovative design is the key to enhancing business success and productivity.”


The Design Assembly Manchester Commercial Interiors CPD event takes place on Tuesday 17th October 2017 from 8.30am - 2.15pm People's History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3ER. INFO HERE



About Egan Reid 

Egan Reid Office Environments is the Egan Reid Group’s specialist furniture supply and fit-out division and has, over the years, gained experience of providing innovative solutions across a wide range of sectors. For more information, visit

Edge Design

About Edge Design

Edge Design is a manufacturer of the highest quality furniture for the Commercial and Hotel and Leisure sectors with over 40 years’ experience. As part of the Pledge Chairs Group it has a reputation for excellence in all areas – design, product, delivery and service to learn more visit

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