SHANGHAI -- DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR, the leading trade show for carpets and floor coverings in the Asia Pacific region, has announced the postponement of its 22nd edition due to the Coronavirus outbreak in China.
"The DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR team has been closely monitoring the latest developments concerning the coronavirus outbreak in several Chinese provinces," said Sonia Wedell-Castellano, global director of DOMOTEX. "Having studied and evaluated the news and information from the relevant national authorities, we regret to announce the postponement of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR 2020, which was originally scheduled to run from 24 to 26 March."
"At this critical moment, our primary concern is to protect the health and safety of all parties involved," Wedell-Castellano continued. "We would like to thank all of our exhibitors and visitors for their continued support and participation over the past 22 years, and will announce a new date as soon as possible. We thank you for your understanding."
2020, DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR was to cover more than 185,000 sqm of gross space, taking up 16 halls at the Shanghai New International Expo Center. Five of the exhibition halls will be dedicated to carpets and rugs, four to wood, bamboo and other hard floors, 2 to FLOORTECH asia and 5 halls to resilient floor coverings. In 2019, the show gathered 1,579 exhibitors from 36 countries and attracted 66,875 trade visitors, of which 15,092 international, coming from 107 nations.