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

Highlights

CAMINO A CASA, fabulous furniture for inspiring living spaces

Design trends for contemporary spaces often draw inspiration from existing styles and combine them in such a way to make the look stylish, comfortable and, why not, photo-worthy - for those who love to share their space on Instagram and Pinterest. To keep up with the trendsetting interior spaces of the moment, CAMINO A CASA is constantly crossing borders and disrupting the status quo to forge new connections between the classic and the au courant. Discover more...

GARCIA REQUEJO presents GERMILED, the new brand of innovative UVC-LED sterilization lamps

A leader in the manufacture of lighting and furniture for luxury hotels and contract spaces, GARCIA REQUEJO has put to good use its 58-year experience in the industry by adapting UVC lighting technology to daily life making it more affordable and flexible for everyday use. Launched in 2020, the new GERMILED lamps uses UVC light to eradicate pathogens and provide disinfection and sterilization for high contact areas. Discover more...

iSiMAR opens a new showroom in NYC and wins the #MetropolisLikes NYCxDesign 2020 Award for the ARENA Collection

While strenghtening its presence in the US market with a new showroom in NYC, the Spanish contract furniture specialist iSiMAR has been awarded the prestigious #MetropolisLikes NYCxDesign 2020 Award for the ARENA Collection, one of the latest launches of the brand. Made of 100% recycled and recyclable materials, the ARENA collection from iSiMAR has won the prestigious award for its commitement to sustainable designs and environmentally-friendly issues. Discover more...

Virtual Salone Milano 2020: SANCAL, exciting furniture for passionate spirits

Well-reputed for its exciting, unconventional furniture collection, SANCAL launches MUSEO, a brand-new collection that presents furnishing items as if they were museum pieces making a clear nod to the world of Art. New furniture pieces range from the CLICK sofa that takes modularity to the extreme to more extravagant designs, such as LAPSO, a vertical privacy hood that discloses new solutions for public spaces. Let’s have a look…

Virtual Salone Milano 2020: ACOMODEL, highly functional and comfortable upholstered furniture

With more than 20 years of experience in the upholstered furniture sector, the firm ACOMODEL has positioned itself in the national and international markets as one of the most renowned manufacturers of sofas, sofa beds and armchairs. The company stands out for the incorporation of the latest technologies in mechanisms and motors. Discover the new collections!