October 24 / 2018

Feria Habitat Valencia 2018 – post show report: a successful business platform, even more international and trendier

This year’s Feria Habitat Valencia was full of creative energy and new ideas for both the home and contract sectors.  The show hosted 415 international exhibitors and attracted 26,140 industry peers in the residential, commercial and hospitality sectors – 13% more over 2017 edition. The number rose constantly during the 4-day event, although Thursday registered the largest number of visitors – almost 8,000, +17% up over the same day last year – and the biggest increase over the previous days.

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A breakdown of the figures shows that, whilst the number of Spanish buyers rose by 12%, the number of foreign buyers increased by 24% with international visitors coming mainly from Russia (21%), Portugal (18%), France (16%), Italy (8%) and the United Kingdom (5%) out of a total of 56 markets represented at the event.

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Photo Gallery: Design Hall>>>

The show covered four key areas: Hall 1 and 3 Contemporary Style; Hall 2 Design; Hall 4 Haute Décor and the Nude exhibition for emerging talents and innovation. The return of leading brands and the debut of new international names has cemented the show’s position as both the cornerstone show of the Spanish furniture industry and a key event of the international interior design scene.

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Photo Gallery: Classic Hall>>>

Designers, architects, developers, representatives and retailers gather to view one of the finest and highly focused furnishing offers under one roof. The trade fair’s success will surely assist Spanish furniture and lighting manufacturers in expanding Spain’s exports of furnishing products and in gaining market shares overseas.

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Photo Gallery: Contemporary Halls>>>

The return to the former collocation in September has proved a resounding success, establishing Feria Habitat Valencia as the leading event in the second half of the year. The third week of September sets Valencia in a strategic position on the global circuit of trade fairs, adapting as well to Spanish companies’ demand and fostering the number of international visitors.

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55th edition Feria Habitat: 17 to 20 September 2019

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