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Shanghai. From 26 to 28 March 2019, the floor covering industry will meet again in Shanghai to see the newest products and innovations in the world of flooring at DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR. This year’s show has attracted over 1,500 exhibitors from 40 countries spread out in 15 exhibition halls covering a total gross exhibition area of 175,000 square meters.
A focus on trending topics
InnovAction will hold its 7th edition in 2019 covering new products from 18 companies which will compete to win one of the 2019 Best Products Awards. The other professional forums include events such as the World Flooring Forum, Luxury Brands Carpet Show, Chinese Original Carpet Design Show and MaterialDistrict. One day before the official opening of its 21st edition, the organizers of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR along with China National Forestry Industry Association are hosting the international Wood Flooring Forum 2019. The Forum will give wood flooring manufacturers, buyers and associations an overview of the opportunities and obstacles in the international wood flooring market addressing topics such as legal, trade and environmental issues affecting the flooring industry.
International quality buyers
The dedicated international buyer delegations underline the show’s international importance in the global flooring industry. An Australian delegation will be hosted for the second time; a hosted buyer program for wood and bamboo flooring will bring professionals from all around the world to conduct B2B meetings with exhibiting manufacturers; just as importantly, co-organized by Treniq international interiors network, the international crew of 20 flooring buyers will tour the carpet and wood halls.
Wood Flooring - (Halls E1-E4)
The wood flooring sector will present the latest innovations in solid wood, engineered wood, laminate, cork, bamboo, and WPC flooring. International companies like Swiss Krono, Classen, Kaindl, Faus, Parador, Alsapan, Balterio, Berry Alloc, Quickstep, Granorte, Home Legend are gathering in Halls E1 and E3 to expand their business in Asia Pacific. At the same time, Nature, the famous domestic wood flooring brand, returns to the Shanghai show. Last, but not least, the solid wood heating flooring pavilion will have famous brands such as Teclic, Bloor, Yanni, Jinyi, Linchang, Minghe, Nuogao, Moganshan, and Jinxiang in its premiere appearance.
Carpet - (Halls W1-W5)
The country pavilions from Iran, Turkey and India are returning to the show with a significantly increased space. In addition, the Afghanistan pavilion outstandingly expands from 171 to 355 square meters. Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands also come back to the show to present a large variety of products including but not limited to machine-made carpets and rugs.
Resilient Flooring - (Halls E6-E7/N3-N5)
In 2019, the resilient sector is expanding to a total of 5 Halls with famous international brands like Gerflor, Armstrong and LG Hausys returning to the show. The SPC flooring market continues to grow with even more attending exhibitors compared to last year’s show. Another highlight of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR will be E7 that was specifically created for sports flooring presenting all kinds of new products. WPC indoor and outdoor flooring has become another new trend in resilient flooring.
FLOORTECH asia - (Halls E5-E6)
The FLOORTECH asia display area has more than doubled in size and will occupy over 21,000 square meters across two exhibition halls this year. In Hall E5 specifically, domestic companies such as Qingsu, Zhisheng Machinery and JWELL will be launching their newest products at the exhibition.
About DOMOTEX Worldwide:
DOMOTEX HANNOVER (January 10-13, 2020) is the world’s leading floor covering trade show. Deutsche Messe AG Hannover organizes the show.
DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR (March 26-28, 2019 in Shanghai) is the largest international flooring show in the Asia-Pacific region. VNU Exhibitions Asia, Build Your Dream and Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai, a subsidiary of Deutsche Messe, jointly organize the show.
DOMOTEX Turkey (April 27-30, 2019 in Gaziantep) serves the Turkish and Middle Eastern markets. Hannover Messe International Istanbul, a subsidiary of Deutsche Messe, organizes the show.
DOMOTEX USA (Feb 28-Mar 2, 2019 in Atlanta) the only North American trade fair and conference event to focus exclusively on carpets and floor coverings. Hannover Messe USA, a subsidiary of Deutsche Messe, organizes the show.
DOMOTEX Mexico (15–19 October, 2019 in Mexico City) is the only platform in Latin America for the flooring business. Hannover Messe Mexico a subsidiary of Deutsche Messe, organizes the show.