Approximately 45,000 visitors from more than 80 nations
DOMOTEX 2014 – the world’s flagship fair for carpets and floor coverings – came to a highly successful conclusion on Tuesday, January 14, having attracted a total of approximately 45,000 visitors from more than 80 nations. “DOMOTEX 2014 has delivered an impressive performance thanks to its uniquely international appeal, high attendance, the well-received ‘Innovations@DOMOTEX’ concept, plus a considerably more buoyant mood in the industry” stated Dr. Jochen Köckler as the Managing Board at Deutsche Messe responsible for DOMOTEX, who added: “Staging DOMOTEX as a key business platform and idea-giver at the outset of the year makes it an extremely attractive event for carpet and floor covering buyers and decision-makers from around the globe.”
1,350 companies from 57 different nations showcased their latest products and collections at the Hannover Exhibition Center, making a strong showing in terms of quality and innovativeness.
“The huge array of invitingly cozy carpets, sophisticated parquet and laminate flooring, stylish designer floor coverings, and masterful hand-woven rugs on display sported captivating designs and an astounding variety of materials, colors and patterns which all testify to the highly innovative spirit of the international floor coverings industry – an industry which is clearly in great shape for the upcoming season,” said Köckler. The mood in the exhibition halls made it clear that the mood in the industry had taken a considerable turn for the better, with exhibitors speaking of greatly improved business prospects and an anticipated upturn in sales.
(Foto: Domotex 2014 of Hannover Messe )