Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / INDEX expands its market position with new shows
INDEX expands its market position with new shows
01
Sep '11
INDEX, the Middle East and North Africa's largest and longest established Interiors and Design Exhibition, is expanding its market lead this year by featuring over 800 exhibitors spread across 20,000 sqm, representing top international brands from across 49 countries.

Taking place across an increased ten halls at the Dubai World Trade Centre from October 22-25, INDEX 2011 will evolve its profile by introducing a brand new line up of six product-specific shows under the INDEX brand including Furnishings*, InRetail, Kitchen & Bathroom, Lighting, Outdoor Living and Textiles. Running for the 21st consecutive year, the exhibition will also showcase 20 national pavilions, providing product specification by country.

“The introduction of the product-specific shows solidifies INDEX's position as the 'must attend' design show for industry professionals from the MENA region,” said Paula Al Chami, Event Director for INDEX. “Based on insights and feedback we received from the market and from our visitors, 68 per cent of the people wanted the show to be product-specific while the remainder wanted to see products split by the manufacturing nation, so we now offer both. We believe this structure will allow exhibitors to effectively present their products and services to the right audience and also make it easier for visitors to navigate throughout our very large exhibition.”

The new product-specific shows at INDEX will showcase an impressive line up of top international manufacturers and brands, bringing their latest products, trends and design innovation to this region.

Al Chami added: “Visitors to the show can also look forward to the highest number of additional show features the show has ever had. We are introducing interactive features alongside each of the new product-specific show sectors, generic features, conferences, competitions and panel discussions and CES seminars. With nearly 90 per cent of our visitors looking to INDEX for networking and inspiration, there will be something in it for everybody. ”

INDEX 2011 will feature a host of events including: “K&B Essentials”, LIGHTING | Visione, Les Collections Exclusives, InRetail Summit 2011, INDEX Artist's Avenue, Design Talks Seminars, INDEX ISG Student Challenge, 3rd Contemporary Majlis Design Competition, PIDA – Ischia International Architecture Award and APID Festival of Interior Design Congress.

Index 2011

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 23rd Mar 2017

South Korean Samil Spinning acquires Buhler Quality Yarns

South Korean yarn producer Samil Spinning has acquired US based...

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Mar 2017

E-retailers to pay up to 1% TCS under GST

E-retail marketplaces will need to deduct up to 1 per cent tax...

Textiles | On 23rd Mar 2017

Lanxess to expand chemical intermediates capacity

The Advanced Industrial Intermediates business unit of German...

Interviews View All

Yash Maniyar
Rekha Maniyar

Indian fashion market is growing at a staggering rate

Jurgen Gauger
Spreadshirt

‘Buying crowdsourced or creative designs are much more appealing to the...

Karan Toshniwal
Orange O Tec

Contemporary industry is paying more and more attention to the...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
March 2017

March 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search