DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR 2021: Event Highlights Preview

DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR 2021 takes place March 24 to 26 at the New International Exhibition Center in Shanghai, China and marks its 23rd consecutive year.

The show that is spread out across 128,000sqm welcomes in its 23rd edition 1000 exhibitors, that will present in 11 Exhibition Halls, products and services in all related flooring product categories. Flooring Without Borderslocated in Hall N5D01, features international brands that could not make it onsite to the show due to this year’s travel restrictions. Global Flooring Connect in Hall E6D01, brings together international buyers with onsite flooring exhibitors through a series of online events and B2B Meetings.

DOMOTEXasia/CHINAFLOOR, marks the industry’s first physical flooring exhibition in 2021, proving its importance both as an exhibiting platform, and as a vital resource in the recovery of the industry post-pandemic.China responded quickly to the pandemic and its dynamic domestic market recovered very soon, in what is generally characterized as the world’s fastest epidemic recovery. This signifies the unlimited potential of China and the Asian region to support the global economic resurgence.

As a leading flooring exhibition in the Asian Pacific region, DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR, keeps up with the most current industry trends and transforms itself accordingly. In order to cover the needs of both domestic and international exhibitors and visitors, the show continues for a second year in a hybrid mode. It successfully combines the physical show that operates in exactly the same way as the DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR that its audience knows and trusts, and a digital platform, Global Flooring Connect, that addresses and eliminates the trade barriers under the current travel restrictions.

Emphasis is given on developing new audiences catering to the growing exhibitor needs and demands. To achieve that the show develops extensively in this edition new engineering, design and application themes, thus providing various channels to its exhibitors. Within this concept, an enriched series of onsite and online events complement this 23rd edition of the show, with well-known repeating events as well as brand new ones.

Mystery Box-VR+ Interior Design Gallery

Five up and coming designers select materials for space design creation based on the mystery box of flooring materials provided by flooring brands. Designers integrate flooring products into the aesthetic innovation ofa hotel space, a private residence space, a commercial real estate space, a new commercial space and an office space.The spaces are presented througha hybrid form of physical + VR display at Mystery Box:VR+ Interior Design Gallery, where visitors can put on VR glasses and immerse themselves in the virtual design world, walk through it and experience the designers’ interior concepts.

Global Flooring Festival

Global Flooring Connect welcomes its third stop at the Global Flooring Festival together with DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR, 24-26 March 2021.

Hosted buyers online Match-making Zone is upgraded to 225?, and more than 300 global online & offline trade matching sessions will be held during the exhibition.

More than 2,000 quality buyers from Europe, North America and Asia Pacifichave registered and placedtheir purchase requests. More than 20 online events, including online booth tours, product webinars, and conference webcasts, bringan immersive visiting experience to overseas exhibitors and visitors who cannot attend the exhibition due to current travel restrictions.

The 6th World Flooring Forum & 24th China Flooring Industry Summit Forum

With the theme of “Cultivating New Industry and Empowering New Growth”, the conference brings togetherthe elite of the flooring and wallboard industry chain, analyzes and studies market demands, focuses on new industries,new forms and models of business, explores new ideas, new growth, innovative floor-wallintegration customized solutions, promotes the service transformation of the floor manufacturing industry and promotes the comprehensive upgrade of the industrial chain.

Hospital Environment Upgrading and Rebuilding Summit Meeting
&Hospital Architectural Art and Lighting Forum

The forumdiscussesin depth the key issues and difficulties in modern hospital interior environment designs from various standpoints: overall design, system reshaping and comprehensive enhancement, shared innovative thinking and latest practices and improved hospital architectural design. It further engages the audience on buildinga safe, convenient and humane hospital environment, while promoting the high-level development of the industry.

About DOMOTEX Worldwide:

DOMOTEXHANNOVER (13-16th January 2022) is the world’s leading floor covering trade show. Deutsche Messe AG Hannover organizes the show. From 18-20th May 2021, DOMOTEX will take place digitally only with DOMOTEX Digital Days.

DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR (March24-26, 2021 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 (2021 inGaziantep) serves the Turkish and Middle Eastern markets. Hannover Messe International Istanbul, a subsidiary of Deutsche Messe, organizes the show.