Starting the year with trend inspirations from Ambiente and Heimtextil in Frankfurt, the Indian editions of these world-renowned fairs are now gearing up to expose global textile, furnishing and decor trends of 2016 to the domestic market. The third edition of Heimtextil India & Ambiente India will return to Pragati Maidan, New Delhi to showcase new collections and creative applications of textiles, home furnishings, homeware and interior décor from June 22-24, 2016.
At the Indian edition, exhibiting companies will not only expose their business to domestic buying agents but also to a plethora of modern design concepts, native décor themes, art, colour trends and fresh business ideas through a host of supplementary events. From themed exhibits to inspiring product designs, seminar sessions and experience zones, the platform will offer a quality experience in terms of business and industry networking.
Besides confirmations from leading brands such as Jindal Steel, Masterkitchen, D’Décor Exports, Raymond Home, Thanor Pottery, Ceramic Home Decoratives, Welspun India, ALPS Industries, Paramount Textile Mills etc. the exhibition will see a state pavilion from Uttar Pradesh, known for its rich heritage of textiles and crafts, bring unique products to the show floor. Live demos by local artisans at the pavilion will also capture the growing appeal of vintage artefacts.
Industry’s well-known buyers including Jabong, Fabfurnish, ShoppersStop, Harisons Furnishings, Home Saaz, Carrefour, Jagdish Stores, Sita Fabrics, Green Linen Pvt Ltd, Indsource marked their presence at the exhibition last year making it a prime business hotspot for home fashion. With a reputation of attracting serious retailers, trade buyers and design experts together with its well-timed pre-festive schedule, the upcoming edition is sure to become an ordering venue for winter and festive collections this season.
Further consolidating its visitor focus, the co-located fairs will host an exclusive day for buyers and purchase managers from the hospitality industry this year.
The dedicated ‘Hospitality Day’ will see hospitality professionals conduct one-on-one meetings all day with exhibitors for their various hotel properties around the country.
A major highlight at the exhibition last year, the ‘Experience Zone’ in the Interior Lifestyle Awards (ILA) will once again make its way to the show with a thought-provoking insight in interior spaces through the minds of a team of creative designers selected by the esteemed ILA jury panel. The concurrent events are sure to attract architects and interior designers on the lookout for distinctive décor concepts. Additionally, Heimtextil India will be hosting expert discussions on trends in the furnishings and textile sector – an exciting value-add for exhibitors, manufacturers and home fashion buyers visiting the fair.
Organised by Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt Ltd, the co-located fairs will provide an opportune framework for business to domestic and international brands looking to hit the Indian market with their home fashion collections of the season.