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5 reasons to attend the Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles fair

Don’t miss out on the Autumn Edition of Asia’s premier home textile fair taking place from 16th to 18th August 2023. This event promises to be a hub of innovation and networking opportunities for industry professionals worldwide.

5 reasons to attend the Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles fair

After the resounding success of its spring fair, Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Autumn Edition is gearing up to be an essential platform for international companies seeking to forge connections with Chinese suppliers and explore the latest industry innovations. The fair is jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, The Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT and China Home Textile Association.

Unsure about attending? Here are five compelling reasons to be part of this renowned global event.

1. Gateway to Asia’s home living

As the first Autumn Edition to be held in the wake of China lifting many of its pandemic-related border restrictions, this three-day textile fair is set to host 1,000 international and domestic exhibitors. Their booths are expected to fill over 100,000 square metres of floor space across four halls at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), making it a prime opportunity to tap into Asia’s thriving home living market.

2. Explore various product categories

Exhibitors will showcase their latest home and contract textile products, ranging from bedding, rugs, table and kitchen linen, to upholstery, curtain fabrics, home textile technologies and textile design. Traders looking to meet market demand will be able to source from an extensive range of trending and specialised home and contract textile products.

3. The return of special zones

Targeting international participants, the Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Autumn Edition will feature the Editor & Designer Zone, presenting top international brands curated by Prestigious, Shanghai Lotus, SohoCut and more. Additionally, country and region pavilions from Belgium, Turkey and Taiwan will enrich the fair, providing buyers with diverse sourcing options. The Textile Designs Zone will showcase artistic expressions from esteemed studios like Amilia Design Studio (Taiwan), Fine Art Inc (Japan) and Tela’s Design Lda (Portugal).

Prestigious Textiles at Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles

4. Exciting fringe programmes

To further enhance the fair experience, a series of professional events with interactive workshops and influential seminar programmes are planned. Fairgoers can learn more about the upcoming global trends and designs by visiting the ‘2023 – 2024 Intertextile International Lifestyle Trend’ display area. In aid of this, the fair has joined forces with NellyRodi™, the renowned French forecasting agency, to present the design theme for 2023 – 2024: ‘ALIVE’. Mr Shen Lei from the trend committee will be on-site to share his insights on the upcoming trends in an exclusive seminar for fairgoers.

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles fringe programmes

5. Admission is FREE

A welcoming gesture for interested trade visitors, admission to the fair is entirely free for anyone above 18 years old. The fair opens its doors from 9 am to 6 pm during the three-day event, providing ample time to explore the offerings.

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles

Recognised as Asia’s premier textile fair, Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles boasts exceptional networking and business opportunities. For those unable to attend the Autumn Edition physically, the Online Business Matching (OBM platform) facilitates connections between suppliers and buyers worldwide, ensuring participation from all corners of the globe.

Images courtesy of Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

To find out more about this fair, visit intertextilehome.com

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