The booked exhibiting space less than 8 months before the show is 13.3% larger than the space booked the same period last year.
The 19th edition of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR will take place on March 21-23, 2017 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center. Exhibitor registration for the upcoming edition started with the newly launched 2 year contract in the last edition, which was chosen by 41% of the eligible exhibitors. This group of exhibitors, together with the ones who re-booked onsite during the 2016 show, account for 62.8% of the exhibiting space for 2017.
The show is getting more international than ever with a substantial increased demand for participation from all over the world. International brands, up to date, occupy 31.7% of the total confirmed exhibiting space. World’s leading brands such as Armstrong, Gerflor, KCC, KDF, LG Hausys, Nox, US FLOORS and Windmoeller showing resilient flooring, Amorim, Alsapan, Classen, French Timber Association, Haro, Swiss Krono Group and Valinge displaying wood flooring and Balta, Boyteks, Jaipur, Nishaburi, Oriental Weavers and Suminoe exhibiting carpets, have already signed up for DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR 2017. Five country pavilions (Belgium, India, Pakistan, USA – American Floorcovering Alliance - in the carpet sector and USA - National Wood Flooring Association - in the wood sector) have also confirmed their return to the 19th edition of the show.
The exhibition ground comprises of 12 halls among which 5 are dedicated to carpet and rugs, 4 to wood, laminate, cork, bamboo, other hard floors and FloorTech and 3 halls are dedicated to resilient floorings for commercial, industrial and residential purposes. Special areas for the manufacturers of the ceramic tiles and Wood Plastic Composite (WPC) – outdoor decking - are created for the first time in the heart of some of the most popular halls in the wood sector.
DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR 2016 gathered 1,303 exhibitors from 40 countries and attracted 50,398 trade visitors, of which 11,963 international, coming from 106 nations. The 2017 edition is expected to continue its successful route, attracting even more professionals and offering the flooring world a unique platform to access and do business in Asia – Pacific, the biggest flooring market in the world.