Special Guests and Delegations to Assemble in Shanghai!


Shanghai. DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR – the annual hub for Asia-Pacific and global flooring professionals is in its final preparations for the 20th Anniversary Edition. To help celebrate this momentous occasion, select industry delegations have been assembled to bring the best and brightest to Shanghai.


Carpet Delegation
Co-organized by COVER magazine, this international crew of 30 international flooring buyers will tour Carpet Halls W1-W5 to learn more about the market and how to utilize their purchasing power. “When coming to a show as comprehensive as DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR, it is essential that the buyer has some insider knowledge of the material on display. It takes time to find what you need, so with the tour we hope to fast track that process”, explains Lucy Upward, Editor of COVER magazine.


Australia Delegation
The Australian Timber Flooring Association (ATFA) and DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR have also developed a very fruitful business relationship over the years. 22 high-profile representatives from wood flooring companies from Australia and New Zealand will meet specifically with Chinese manufacturers to create further business collaboration in both countries.


Nanxun Business Delegation
The district of Nanxun, China is the largest wood flooring production and sales base in the country. The delegation follows a 3-day business match-making excursion to personally experience the investment potential of the region and its timber manufacturing companies/facilities. The Government of Nanxun welcomes international buyers from Asia, Europe, Oceania, and North America who will be expanding their operations in the Chinese market and working with new partners from the region to support their global business endeavors.


WPC Decking – Hosted Buyers Program
As part of the many new onsite programs, conferences, and activities celebrating the show’s 20th Anniversary, this 1-day match-making event pairs international buyers with China’s top WPC decking companies. 50 exhibiting companies are expected to attend.



The 20th edition of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR is coming back 20-22 of March 2018 stronger than ever


The Shanghai New International Expo Center will be the meeting point amongst flooring professionalsonce 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 showingresilient 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 Carpetsand Suminoe exhibiting carpets, and Homag, Osmo, Dynea, Klumpp, Winters-teiger, Hawk, Banfert and Azumi showing floortechnology.


The exhibition ground in 2018 comprises of 12halls 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 purposesalong with more than 15,000sqm 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 worldas 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.


For more information about the show visit www.domotexasiachinafloor.com


Your contact for further information:
Mrs. Lida Kokkini – VNU Exhibitions Asia
Tel: +86 21 61956039
Fax: +86 21 61956099
Email: lida.kokkini@vnuexhibitions.com.cn


About DOMOTEX Worldwide:
DOMOTEX HANNOVER (January 12-15, 2018) is the world’s leading floor covering trade show. Deutsche Messe AG Hannover organizes the show.
DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR (March 20-22, 2018 in Shanghai) is the largest international flooring show in the Asia-Pacific region. VNU Exhibitions Asia, Build Your Dream and Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai, a subsidiary of Deutsche Messe, jointly organize the show.
DOMOTEX Turkey (May,2018 inGaziantep) serves the Turkish and Middle Eastern markets. Hannover Messe International Istanbul, a subsidiary of Deutsche Messe, organizes the show.