The world's largest festival and live awards for the global architecture community: debate, learn and be inspired
2-4 October 2013
Marina Bay Sands
It has been amazing to be part of the WAF award winning team. When you look across the range and quality of projects put forward for the WAF Awards, to be short listed and then become associated with the overall winner is a momentous achievement for Grant Associates.
Director - Grant Associates
Since 2008 World Architecture Festival has attracted over 10,000 attendees but when you enter WAF you don’t just share your work with WAF festival goers, you become part of the global WAF community.
As well as being displayed in the Festival gallery all WAF entrants feature permanently on worldbuildingsdirectory.com, the definitive guide to the world’s most inspiring global architecture which receives thousands of views per month. Finalists and award winners will also be published by WAF’s media partners, which include The Architectural Review and dezeen. What’s more all finalists and winners have the opportunity to work with WAF’s global PR team, FTI consulting, to increase their exposure in the international design press. Enter today to increase your global exposure.
Our website got 2 million hits after WAF! The press coverage has persisted for two years - across the full spectrum of the architectural worldwide press, and every worthwhile magazine.
Peter Rich, Peter Rich Architects, World Building of the Year winner 2009
Come to WAF to raise your profile, meet and network with the world's leading architectural and mainstream press. Annually the WAF awards generate over 6000 news articles in 66 countries in outlets including BBC Worldwide, The New York Times and CNN. Over 150 international titles attend the festival including WAF’s media partners The Architectural Review, Dezeen, ArchDaily, designboom and The Architects Newspaper. See all of WAF’s media partners here.
World Architecture Festival is the world's largest, live, truly inclusive and interactive global architectural awards programme. It is a unique meeting point for architects, suppliers and clients, attracting hundreds of entries and visitors from all over the world. Seize the unique opportunity that WAF provides to share your projects and the projects of your peers with architects, clients, critics, press and suppliers from around the world. Strengthen your understanding, your work and your future prospects. Enter the WAF awards here.
Speak to influential global clients who are looking to meet their next architect in WAF’s focused forums. Connect with potential partners and clients at the WAF fringe - receptions, parties, dinners and tours. See who attended in 2012 here.
Exchange ideas with over 2000 architects representing 66 countries at the festival and a global online community of over 14,700 that connect through WAF’s Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter platforms. Broaden your horizons and your contacts book. Get your visitor pass today and save..
To be at the centre of all WAF has to offer, and that includes global PR, doors opening, new connections and a celebration of your fervour for the power of life changing architecture, you need to enter the projects that you want to shout to the world about. Entries close on 10 June so make sure you start yours today. Enter the projects which you are most proud of.
Establish and reinforce your relationship with unparalleled access to senior architects, 86% of WAF attendees are senior architects. With receptions, dinners and a dedicated networking floor with its own central bar, WAF provides you access to senior architects in the most appropriate way to suit your business needs. Expand your global reach and target the people you want to meet. Download the WAF sponsorship opportunities brochure here to find out more.
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