Shanghai–The 18th edition of Domotex Asia/Chinafloor, which took place March 22-24, 2016, at the Shanghai New International Expo Center, gathering 1,303 exhibitors from 39 countries and attracting 50,398 trade visitors from more than 110 nations. This represents an increase of 9.3% in attendees compared to last year.
Visitors from all around the globe discovered new trends, technologies and innovations in 12 halls covering a gross area of 140,000 square meters and took part in more than 30 conferences, events and seminars.
The first North American distributor delegation, consisting of 12 U.S.-based distributors, visited some of the biggest domestic exhibitors’ manufacturing sites before the show and met with their Chinese and Asian peers during the show. An international delegation of bamboo flooring buyers was also assembled within the frame of the 2016 Bamboo Flooring Hosted Buyer Program, held in cooperation with the Anji Commercial Bureau.
Events such as the World Flooring Forum, co-organized by Domotex Asia/Chinafloor and the China National Forest Products Association shed a light on the Chinese wood flooring market’s status quo, while the China International WPC Development Forum 2016 gathered domestic and international leaders in the fields of WPC production, raw material supply, engineering, construction and research, setting up a communication platform where the industry’s investments, developments and innovations were extensively discussed.