stimulates new business

The international scope and reach of DOMOTEX is key to its reputation as a powerful driver of new business. “DOMOTEX is the central hub for the floor coverings industry – on a global scale. All the important players from every continent are represented here at DOMOTEX. That translates into outstanding business prospects at the fair,” commented Guido Schulte, Managing Director of MeisterWerke Schulte GmbH, based in Rüthen-Meiste, Germany.

Paul De Cock, President of the UNILIN Flooring Division in in Wielsbeke, Belgium, also praised the event: “DOMOTEX is a key platform for our international business. Our stand attracted a steady stream of visitors, resulting in lively business and lots of purchase orders. We are delighted with the outcome of the fair and feel upbeat about the business year ahead.”
Dr. Ali Ipektchi of IPEK – A. Ipektchi GmbH & Co. KG in Hamburg was also delighted with the event: “As exhibitors of Persian carpets and rugs, we see DOMOTEX as the most important international business event. This has been a very successful fair for us. We took lots of orders and engaged in many promising talks with business partners and potential customers. At this year’s show, Persian carpets and area rugs enjoyed even greater prominence than last year. The lifting of the trade embargo on Iranian goods is very good news indeed, as relaxed and positive business relations can only have a beneficial effect on our industry.”

High caliber of visitors

Exhibitors were delighted with the high level of ompetence and decision-making authority among the show’s attendees, with more than 72 percent of them being top managers who play a role in their companies’ purchasing decisions. The majority of visitors at this year’s DOMOTEX were retail and wholesale buyers (13,500 and 11,400, respectively).
The fair also attracted architects, interior designers and contractors (3,700), as well as 9,400 skilled tradespeople.

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