Surtex Asia ramping up for debut
Retail Editor 3 -- Home Textiles Today, June 14, 2013
New York - The inaugural Surtex Asia surfaces design show, which will take place Aug. 25-27 at the Kerry Hotel in Pudong, Shanghai, is expecting to draw more than 1,500 textile manufacturers attendees from China, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
Among the more than 50 studios confirmed to participate are Artwork Design (United Kingdom), AVA CAD/CAM Group Ltd. (United Kingdom), Crea Concepts (Germany), Diane Harrison Designs Ltd. (United Kingdom), Jerome Thilly (France), and TrendArt (Italy/United Kingdom).
Textile manufacturers confirmed to attend include Beautiful Day Craft & Painting Factory, Changzhou Yierman Bedding, Chaozhou Fengxi Spyker Ceramic Factory, Dalian East Technology Textiles, Dongguan City Mingshang Homeware, Fujian Changle City Changyuan Textile, Guangzhou WeiLa Garment, Hangzhou Meike Fashion Textile, Hubei F&M Textile Corp., Jiangsu Lansiyu Home Textile, Nanjing Herun Textile, Ningbo Sunny Textile, Shanghai Blue Rose Trading, Shanghai Tulip Carpet Manufacturing, Shaoxing Kino Home Textile Products, Wujiang YunJie Textile, and hundreds more.
"Surtex Asia is making its debut at the perfect time, when textile manufacturers in Asia are starting to understand the value of good design for their domestic home products," said Tristan Goodfellow, managing director of Diane Harrison's Designs.
"The positive response to Surtex Asia by both the world's top studios as well as design-focused Asian manufacturers has generated great momentum," said Penny Sikalis, Surtex Asia show manager and vp of show organizer GLM.
For more information visit www.surtexasia.com.
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