Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – The gateway to Asia’s home living
25 years of success was celebrated at Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles, 28-31 August 2019.
Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles is Asia's leading home textile event which was held on 24 - 26 August 2020 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), Shanghai, China. It is a dynamic platform for industry professionals to source and to gain design inspirations through the conveniently structured product displays and the fringe program. In 2019, 1,147 exhibitors from 27 countries and regions, 35,390 visitors from 117 countries and regions joined the event.
A number of organizations were recognized for their long-standing support of the fair at a gala dinner celebrating 25 years of success on 28 August. Among them was the Uludag Textile Exporters’ Association, organizers of the fair’s largest country pavilion from Turkey.
Accepting the award, Ms. Pinar Tasdelen Engin, President of the Association, spoke of the importance of the fair for their members. “We have been organizing a pavilion at Intertextile for the past 11 years, and it’s gratifying for us that our members are now well positioned in the market and are becoming quite reputable with their own brands,” she said. “In each edition, we see an improvement in the professionalism of visitors from around the world, which confirms the global importance of this fair for our industry. In this respect we see it as a business hub for the region, and a professional and conductive atmosphere for business.”
This year’s revamped fringe program ensured fairgoers could discover the latest design, product and industry trends and insights, as well as source from the industry’s leading suppliers. Some of the highlights included a Round Table Design Talk featuring interactions between 12 of China’s most well-known interior designers & architects and their counterparts from Europe, including Shen Lei, Ben Wu, Wang Jian, Esra Lemmens, Monika Lepel, Peter Ippolito and Christina Biasi-Von Berg, while renowned Japanese designer Toshiyuki Kita also presented to a full-house. Other events and zones included a new Talks & Tours series on home and contract topics, Contract Business Showcase area, three-day Design Trend Lecture program, Digital Printing Micro Factory, e-Commerce Talks and more.