In the business world there is nothing quite like the personal touch that allows suppliers to meet face-to-face with international buyers and introduce them directly to the latest products in an interactive atmosphere. The HKTDC Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair 2016 facilitates these exchanges by attracting quality buyers from around the world keen to source the newest in home textiles.
Strong Buyer Performance
The 2015 edition of the fair attracted nearly 18,500 buyers from 106 countries and regions, and featured 246 exhibitors from seven countries and regions, including new participation from Indonesia, Belgium and New Zealand. Two of the world’s major players in international textiles and furnishings market – the Chinese mainland and India – organised group pavilions.
Themed Zones Highlight Key Categories
The home textiles and furnishings market is very much design-led, with buyers eager to connect with companies providing top-end branded products and designer collections. The Hall of Glamour brings these suppliers under one roof, in elegant surroundings that allow brand image to be displayed to the best effect.
Baby & Bedroom Textiles
Bathroom & Kitchen Textiles
Carpet & Floor Coverings
Design Solutions and Trade Services
Upholstery & Furnishing Products
Window Fashion & Accessories
The fairground also features a range of other themed zones representing key industry sectors, including:
The show provides the ideal opportunity to present on-trend ideas and products to the world, which this year will also include green products and hotel supplies.
Highlighting Latest Industry Developments
Hong Kong is a natural venue for this type of fair, being the home base of large pool of high-quality producers. In 2014, Hong Kong exported a total value of US$130 million of household textiles products. The US remained the largest market with a 32% share; markets showing particularly healthy growth in 2014 included several from Asia, including Korea, the Philippines and Thailand. The fair rightly converges buyers with strong market potential.