Karachi, November 04, 2013 (PPI-OT): Pakistan has become one of the largest participants in world’s biggest home textiles fair – Heimtextil 2014 with a big contingent of 222 exhibitors.
Heimtextil, Frankfurt is the biggest international trade fair for home, towel and contract textiles and the global benchmark for quality design textiles of innovative functionality.
As the first trade fair of the year, Heimtextil, which is held on four fair days in January, is a platform for manufacturers, retailers and designers. The next time international exhibitors will be showing off their product to trade visitors will be from 8 to 11 January 2014.
Last year fair showcased 2,658 exhibitors from 62 countries and 66,000 visitors from 129 countries. From Pakistan 222 exhibitors will take part in Germany which will make it the 4th largest country at the fair, says Messe Frankfurt’s country representative and Director Fairs and Exhibitions, Omar Salahuddin adding that it is the largest participation of exhibitors in any exhibition and Pakistan will have direct exhibitors and a national pavilion organized by Trade Development Authority of Pakistan. TDAP will be participating with 45 exhibitors in Hall 10.0 C29, D23, D40 and 10.3 D31.
Pakistani companies are located in 4 levels of Hall 10 with the premium exhibitors such as Gul Ahmed, Sitara, Younus located in hall 10.2. Joint stand organized by TDAP in hall 10.0 and 10.3 and the joint stand organized by Fairs and Exhibition Service in hall 10.0
According to Omer Salahuddin “The exhibition is completely sold out and there is a waiting list from Pakistan. The quality of products and stand presentation from Pakistan is increasing every year and we are expecting a very successful fair for Pakistan.”
A large number of the buyers are interested in carpets, too. “Holistic textile furnishing concepts also, of course, include the carpet – that is why we are particularly pleased that Copa is presenting this initiative for the sector for the first time at a trade fair,” says Olaf Schmidt, Vice President Textiles and Textile Technologies at Messe Frankfurt.
For more information, contact:
Trade Development Authority of Pakistan
5th Floor, Block A, Finance and Trade Centre, Shahrah-e-Faisal,
Karachi 75200 Pakistan.
PABX: 92-21- 9206487-90