Leading textile fair Heimtextil reported represented a successful start to the new furnishing season.
“Almost 67,000 visitors from 133 countries made their way to Frankfurt to see the latest products and innovations being shown by 2718 international exhibitors," says Detlef Braun, member of the executive board of show organiser Messe Frankfurt
"With growth on both the visitor and exhibitor sides, Heimtextil 2014 has been a complete success. In addition to the excellent statistics, the quality and enormous spectrum of products underscore the unique position of Heimtextil as the world’s leading trade fair for home and contract textiles.”
With growth in the number of exhibitors for the fourth year running, Heimtextil sent a positive signal to the sector even before it began. This and the return of many leading renowned European companies gave a further boost to a sector already taking an optimistic view of the coming season.
A full report will follow shortly.