Intertextil Shanghai adds another hall

Shanghai – At this year’s Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles show here in August, the event will expand from nine to ten halls.

“Exhibitors who benefit from the expansion include suppliers exhibiting in the international hall, especially those participating under the Taiwanese and Turkish pavilions, which have significantly increased by 40% in scale,” according to fair organizer Messe Frankfurt.

With the Chinese market becoming more important and sophisticated, Mr Ibrahim Burkay, the president for Uludag Exporters' Association and the person in-charge of the Turkish Pavilion will bring more leading home textile brands to exhibit in the 2010 show. Among them include Verdi, Vanelli, Demor, Elvin and Guleser.

“We are seeing an outstanding increase in Turkish home textile exports to China, up 44% in the first quarter of 2010,” said Ibrahim Burkay, the president for Uludag Exporters' Association and the coordinator for the Turkish Pavilion

In addition, the fair said Ikea and Target (U.S.) have both confirmed their attendance and will be participating in the business-matching program.

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles will take place Aug. 24 – 26 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Co-organizers with Messe Frankfurt include the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT; and China Home Textile Association (CHTA).
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