The Shanghai New International Expo Center will be the meeting point amongst flooring professionals once more during this anniversary edition of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR that celebrates 20 years, from when it was first launched, in March 2018. With six months before the show, exhibitors from across the flooring industry are quickly securing their space at the upcoming edition, with over 80% of the show being already booked.
The show’s internationality is increasing year per year with even more world renowned brands joining the largest flooring show in Asia Pacific in its upcoming editions. International brands, up to date, occupy more than 21% of the total confirmed exhibiting space. Some of the world’s leading brands that will be part of this DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR are: Armstrong, Gerflor, KCC, KDF, LG Hausys, Nox, US FLOORS, HanWha, Tarkett, Toli, Meijer, Elegant and Kingdom showing resilient flooring, Alsapan, Classen, French Timber Association, Haro, Swiss Krono Group, Parador, Kaindl, Egger, Faus, Giant, Weitzer Parkett, Edelholz, Balterio, Alloc, Unilin, Homelegend, Lamett, Power Dekor, Arte Mundi, A&W and Valinge displaying wood flooring, Balta, Boyteks, Nishaburi, Oriental Weavers, Farrahi, Shanhua, Haima, SanLi, Beaulieu, Mannington, Best Wool Carpets and Suminoe exhibiting carpets, and Homag, Osmo, Dynea, Klumpp, Winters-teiger, Hawk, Banfert and Azumi showing floor technology.
The exhibition ground in 2018 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 dedicated to resilient floorings for commercial, industrial and residential purposes along with more than 15,000 sqm of outdoor exhibiting space. Special areas will be created for all exhibitors participating in the InnovAction program, the flooring platform that enables them to launch their newest products, designed by an international new and aspiring architect, Mr. Kostas Chatzigiannis of KCA Ltd. Luxury Brands carpet show is coming back for the second time with some returning handmade rugs brands as well as brand new designers for one more exclusive upscale experience in the world of handmade carpets. cadex conferences and events, Materia exhibition, a showcase by the leading global network in the field of innovative materials, and many more of the well-loved and trusted programs and showcases such as the Floor Heating or the Hospital Space Design Forum, of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR will also be present in 2018 along with many more exciting new launches, like the Wood & PVC Wallboard showcase or the winter sports themed events in the Sports Flooring Forum.
DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR 2017 gathered 1,364 exhibitors from 40 countries and attracted 54,529 trade visitors, of which 12,812 international, coming from 100 nations. The 2018 edition that marks 20 years of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR in the region is expected to become a unique point of reference for all flooring professionals from around the world as it continues its successful route offering the flooring world a unique platform to access and do business in Asia – Pacific, the biggest flooring market in the world.