Celebration of the designer — a rare case where the initiator of such a large scale event was a commercial firm, the group of companies "Rospayp." The organization said that in this way they have decided to correct the historical injustice on a grand scale every year celebrates the Day of the builder, and the designers, whose work begins with the erection of any building, a holiday, until recently, was not — unlike other professionals in the building industry, such as power engineering and engineers.
It is important to note that the work of designers is not only connected with the design of high-rise structures — specialists in this field involved in the design of so-called linear structures: rail and road links, artificial waterways, tramway , power lines, pipelines, gas pipelines, sewage systems.
First Day of the designer was November 16 in 2005 in St. Petersburg. It was attended by 150 guests, who have decided to celebrate this date every year. After a year of celebration swept three cities: Moscow, St. Petersburg and Novosibirsk. A year later, in 2007, on the day of the designer brought together more than two thousand specialists from 15 cities in the country. Today, the holiday has become the all-Russian.
Program of the festival so far resembles a large corporate party with solemn speeches, official greetings, show program, buffet and informal communication. However, many experts use this reason and in order to discuss professional issues with colleagues.
Perhaps in the near future, an unofficial holiday replace professional status and even become international. Thus, the tradition of the Day of the designer is interested representatives of the profession in Kazakhstan.