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February 26, 2024

DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR 2024 prepares to welcome a growing number of international buyers for its 26th edition
The leading flooring show in Asia Pacific, taking place in Shanghai from 28th to 30th of May, 2024, continuous to receive a positive response from both ends of the supply chain. All indicators point to a highly international event. More than 1600 exhibitors from over 40 countries will participate at the show and meet with an estimated number of over 85,000 professional visitors, coming from China and more than 110 different countries. According to the progress of the online visitor registration system, opened just a month, it is expected, in particular, a considerable increase on the international visitor participation compared to 2023 edition. 
    Building on the success of the 2023 edition, DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR’s goal is to encourage and facilitate the participation of the international flooring professionals in a unique platform which brings together the vast opportunities that the Asian markets offer to the industry. Various international delegations and more than 150 individually selected large flooring buyers will be hosted by the organizers this year, for tailored business matchings, networking opportunities and enhanced experience. Coming from Southeast Asia, South Asia, Oceania, Europe and more, these delegations are put together in partnership with regional industry stakeholders, associations and media partners from all different flooring segments. The show has also launched a Hosted Buyer program which includes exclusive benefits and is tailored for independent buyers who satisfy various criteria. Visitors interested to explore this opportunity can obtain more information here 

“Australasian Timber Flooring Association (ATFA) has partnered with DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR in the past to host groups of buyers from Australia and New Zealand to the show, with the purpose to create opportunities to match the demand of our members, with the suppliers present at the show.” – said Randy Flierman, CEO of ATFA, a long time partner of the event. “Now that China is fully open, we are excited to rejoin forces again with the organizer of the event and facilitate the visitation of our members to the show in 2024. Australia, New Zealand and China are important flooring markets in the APAC region and the trade relations, in general, continue to be strong and mutually beneficial for these countries.” – concluded Flierman.

    Federparquet - Italian Association of Wood Flooring Distributors and Installers – is also partnering for the first time with the organizers to host a group of buyers from Italy. Its President, Paolo Nosenzo, said for the occasion “We are honored to have been invited by the show organizers to bring a buyer group from Italy at DOMOTEX asia 2024. This is a great opportunity to establish new connections and partnerships between our members and Asian suppliers of certified quality flooring products, in conformity with European Union requisitions and in line with the unmissable sustainability principles. The demand in our market has recently undergone significant developments and requires continuous adjustments from the manufacturers and suppliers. Federparquet follows closely all the consumption trends and aims to introduce to the market the latest innovations and technologically advanced products.”

Asia, in general, and China, in particular, continue being important sourcing markets for the flooring businesses, bringing to the industry some of the most innovative, eco-friendly and technologically advanced products and solutions. Despite of the current challenging global economic situation, China’s GDP grew by 5.2% in 2023, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. The Chinese government continuous its open approach to strengthen the international partnerships and enhance mutual trade. In particular, the waiving of entry visas for passport holders of important markets such as Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and others, further facilitates the participation of international players at the trade events in China. 

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About DOMOTEX Worldwide: 
DOMOTEX HANNOVER (16th-19th January 2025) is the world’s leading floor covering trade show. Deutsche Messe AG Hannover organizes the show.
DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR (28th-30th May 2024, Shanghai - China) is the largest international flooring show in the Asia-Pacific region. GLOBUS Events (ex VNU Exhibitions Asia), Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai (a subsidiary of Deutsche Messe and Fiera Milano) and Build Your Dream jointly organize the show.
DOMOTEX MIDDLE EAST (23rd- 25th April, 2024, Dubai-UAE) is the international flooring event for the Middle East region, including Turkey. The event is owned by Deutsche Messe AG Hannover and is organized by Dubai World Trade Center. 


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