Intertextile Guangzhou Hometextile China extending to five days in 2014
Retail Editor 1 -- Home Textiles Today, June 12, 2013
Guangzhou, China - With the number of visitors up 21.7% during the recently completed Intertextile Guangzhou Hometextile China trade show, fair organizer Messe Frankfurt announced it will add a fifth day to the event next year.
"Once again this fair proves its value for overseas suppliers to gain a foothold in the Chinese home furnishings market, which continues to flourish as domestic spending increases," said Wendy Wen, senior general manager for Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd.
This year's show, which took place in March, drew 25,729 buyers from 97 countries and regions. The show hosted 218 exhibitors, up 7.9% from 2012. Suppliers came from China, Germany, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan, while exhibitors in regional pavilions from Yuhang, Haining, Jiaxing, Shaoxing and Nantong.
Product categories included bedding, bath, table and kitchen linens, carpets and rugs, upholstery fabric, wall and window decorations, textile handicrafts and ancillary textiles products.
Intertextile Guangzhou Hometextile China was organized by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT, the China Home Textile Association (CHTA) and the China Foreign Trade Guangzhou Exhibition Corp. The fair was held in tandem with the China International Furniture Fair, the China International Outdoor and Leisure Fair and Homedecor & Housewares China.
Next year's Intertextile Guangzhou Hometextile China will be held from March 18 - 22 March at the China Import and Export Fair Complex.
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