- Next week, from 20th to 23rd September, Home Textiles Premium by Textilhogar will be bringing together a total of 82 exhibitors with an offering from almost 250 Spanish and foreign companies and brands at Feria Valencia, in Spain’s only specialist and 100% trade-only fair for the industry.
- The event is still being organised and promoted by textile trade association Ateval – Home Textiles From Spain and, with its return to Valencia, the textile component of the fair is 30% bigger. Together with Feria Hábitat Valencia and Espacio Cocina SICI, the three fairs will be showcasing almost a thousand Spanish and international brands specialising in interior décor, taking up almost 90,000 square metres.
- The fair is more international that ever, and buyers from 44 countries have confirmed they will be attending,
Valencia, 14th September 2022.- Home Textiles Premium by Textilhogar is returning to Valencia and is doing so in style. Spain’s foremost event for the home textiles industry, upholstery and décor industry lands at Feria Valencia from20th to 23rd September with 30% more exhibition content. HTP by Textilhogar will be featuring 82 exhibitors in total, showing products from almost 250 Spanish and international brands from Poland, Portugal and Colombia. An excellent showcase in which designers and manufacturers will be introducing the latest developments in design, trends and innovations for interior décor, for the residential, hotel, office and catering sectors.
The fair takes place alongside Feria Hábitat Valencia and Espacio Cocina SICI, and the three events between them will bring nearly a thousand brands to Feria Valencia, making it the main meeting point for all professionals in the interior decoration sector. The 90,000 square metres of exhibits will afford a comprehensive insight into trends and the opportunity to see the latest products.
Yet again, HTP by Textilhogar has been committed to developing its international profile. For this edition, the organisers have secured confirmations of attendance from a large number of professionals with significant purchasing power or power as specifiers from 44 countries as part of the international guest buyer programme co-ordinated by ATEVAL – Home Textiles from Spain, which is supported by IVACE Internacional and ICEX.
The initiative fulfils the objective of supporting and driving exhibiting companies’ penetration of new foreign markets. This year, guest buyers will be coming from Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Denmark, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Malt, Mexico, Morocco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, the Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Senegal, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, the United States of America and Vietnam. The profile of all of these visitors will be of significant interest to the exhibitors.
HTP by Textilhogar reveals future trends in textile industry
The trends in textiles for the upcoming season, reviewed in the Monográfico de Tendencias Textil Hogar 2023 – 2024, will be revealed at the fair. A total of 33 of the industry’s top companies have collaborated with AITEX to produce six information boards that will create a space within the fair dedicated exclusively to trends. Vintage narrative, Expandable Interior, Emotional Expression, Techno-Cutting Edge, Natural Wellbeing and Supra Circular, are the six key trends that AITEX, following an extensive study and predictive analysis, has discovered and that will set the tone for the 23-24 season.
Also, and on the subject of trends, the Observatory for Trends in Interiors (Observatorio de Tendencias del Hábitat, OTH) will be presenting is latest Review at 10am on Friday 23rd September at the WDC Forum, which is part of Home Textiles Premium. The research was sponsored by the industry’s three, complementary, trade associations: AIDIMME, the Machine supply, Furniture, Wood, Packaging and Associated Products Institute; the ITC, the Institute for Ceramic Tile Technology, and AITEX, the Textile Institute, and carried out with support from the Valencia Institute for Competitivity in Business (IVACE), which is part of the Conselleria d’Economia Sostenible, Sectors Productius, Comerç i Treball (Ministry for a Sustainable Economy, Manufacturing Sectors, Trade and Employment).
The speakers tasked with delivering the presentation are Cristina Revert Carreres, head of the Observatory for Trends in Interiors section at AIDIMME; Lutzía Ortiz-ITC, head of the OTH section and the Product Design Unit at the ITC, and industrial and textile designer Malen Segarra, who specialises in developing collections and researching trends in the textile industry and is the OTH’s representative at AITEX.
In addition to all the above, there will be a very busy schedule of events taking place under the umbrella of Valencia World Design Capital 2022.
The fair opens its doors next Tuesday, 20th September, and runs until Friday 23rd, from 9.30 to 1900 Tuesday-Thursday and from 9.30 to 18.00 on Friday, on Level 3 of Hall 3 at Feria Valencia.