Heimtextil is the biggest international trade fair for home and contract textiles and the global benchmark for quality textiles of design and innovative functionality to be held over four days in January from 12-15 in Frankfurt, it has been the sector's first trade fair of the year for decades and is the foremost platform for manufacturers, retailers and designers, where it will assemble more than 2,700 exhibitors.
More than 350 of the Heimtextil exhibitors, who come from all over the world, will be presenting their portfolios under the Contract Creations seal. The range of products covers the world's largest international selection of contract textiles for the hotel trade, architectural use and interior design.
The range of contract products and services not only covers a multitude of materials and suppliers of all qualities and all pricing levels; visitors can also expect an exciting mix of new stimuli as well as experienced partners to help with their ideas and projects. Guided tours of the fair and a lecture programme specially dedicated to hoteliers and architects will provide valuable input. Moreover, in its showcase for trends, the Theme Park in Hall 6.0, Heimtextil offers an overview of current and future trends.
As a first port of call and a meeting place for architects and hoteliers, the Salon Interior. Architecture. Hospitality offers a meeting point for trend scouts, as well as for the guided tours for architects and hoteliers. It is where attendees of the lecture programme can find out about the subjects to be covered, the speakers and where they can sign up for the lectures.
The range of products at Heimtextil is subdivided into clearly identifiable sections. Contract logos on the stands indicate that the exhibitor carries a range of contract textiles and/or solutions for furnishing hotels, restaurants and other commercial or public spaces. The Contract Guide offers help in finding your way around and contains an overview of all the suppliers of contract textiles exhibiting at Heimtextil.
Heimtextil also presents the results of a recent study about the importance of textiles for the high-quality hotel sector in form of a Management Report which will be published at the beginning of the fair. The Management Report will be available on the Heimtextil website.
In collaboration with the architecture magazine AIT and the IHA Hotel Association, Heimtextil offers a varied programme of lectures for architects, interior architects, designers and hoteliers.
The trade journal AIT offers an exciting programme of lectures and panel discussions, each involving internationally renowned architecture firms.
The German Hotel Association (IHA) will report on trends and developments as they relate to sustainability in the hotel industry. Specialist speakers such as Martina BaumgÃ¤rtner (ALEGRIA), Christoph Haub (REMONDIS), Frank Martin (Cofely Deutschland) and Florian Zeitler (Electrolux Professional) will give details of sustainable hygiene solutions and technologies in the hotel trade.
Some 30 architects and interior architects will be looking for a new generation of innovative products from the sections on contract textiles, textile room dividers and sunshade systems, wall coverings, wallpapers and furniture that are on display at Heimtextil.
Heimtextil is also a partner in this year's Finest Interior Awards and, with them, seeks to honour the creative work of interior architects, interior designers, interior decorators and furnishings consultants.
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