Proposte sees boost in US attendance
Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, June 7, 2011
Como, Italy - The most recent edition of the Proposte fair for high-end fabrics and curtains, held last month, reported a 21% increase in U.S. visitors.
Some 325 Americans joined visitors from Europe, Russia, Asia, the Middle East and South America. While Europeans continued their strong showing, attendance from China nearly doubled to 42 visitors.
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