Three years of building the brand, delivering quality vendors, prospects and industry networking opportunities gives us a great base to deliver an expanded, content driven show in 2018.

Contact us to apply today to find a new audience, network and grow your business.

Join us for the city’s only curated, showcase of design and fine craftsmanship.


October 27-28, 2018
Saturday 10AM-5PM, Sunday 10AM-5PM (box office closes at 4:30)
Music Hall, OTR
Tickets are $10.00 per adult
Industry professionals must register onsite for complimentary admission.
Parking information is available here.

An exclusive home & design showcase.


Find your inspiration.


Get to know the best.

Meet with the city’s best designers, architects, contractors, retailers and craftsmen to take your project to the next level. DesignBuildCincy is a curated, intimate design industry show open to the public and gives you the opportunity to meet artisans and fabricators who can build anything.

Buy beautiful home decor and find a designer or contractor for your next project.

From kitchen designers to cabinetmakers, architects to remodelers, ironworkers to artisans, see companies you would not normally see at other Home Shows.

Enjoy a beautiful setting.

Our location at Music Hall offers a neighborhood as inspiring as the work exhibited in the hall. Take a walk in the neighborhood, visit local restaurants, shops and parks, drink in the beautiful architecture and be inspired.

The DesignMarket

Shopping for furnishings or fixtures? Meet retailers, designers, artisans and makers who have products for sale and for order at DesignBuildCincy.

Discover amazing design resources.


Participate in a select showcase of design and craftsmanship.

DesignBuildCincy offers you the unique opportunity to meet, greet and network with the area’s top homeowners, designers, architects, and contractors. Only the best are invited to showcase at DesignBuildCincy, giving you the chance to be a part of a special weekend focused on quality.

Meet with attendees who are interested in your work.

The event attracts the most discerning buyers – homeowners and professionals with an eye for design and looking for the latest inspiration for their next project. More than 2,500 attendees are expected this year.

Only 100 companies from the following categories will be accepted into the show:

  • Architects
  • Artisans
  • Craftsmen
  • Designers
  • Fabricators
  • Cabinet and Furniture Makers
  • Luxury Kitchen and Bath Suppliers
  • Kitchen Designers
  • Select Contractors and Retailers

A Cincinnati Architecture & Design Weekend

A Design Weekend

Urban Renaissance

Attending DesignBuildCincy is an experience unlike other shows. The walkability of OTR allows you to make the neighborhood part of your experience.

Find inspiration everywhere.

During the show, take in the beautiful setting of Historic OTR and its amazing history. After visiting with exhibitors, take a walk around the neighborhood to see the shops and restaurants that embody the Greater Cincinnati spirit.

Learn more about the urban renaissance happening in OTR.

Get inspired with our recent blog posts.

Join us in this historic neighborhood.


Get in touch with us below or call Doug Hart (513) 519-0822.


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