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Answers key questions on DOMOTEX 2021
After initially being postponed to May 18-20, DOMOTEX will no longer take place as a hybrid trade show format this year. The current global infection situation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic makes it impossible to plan and organize a physical presence on site in Hannover at the world's leading trade show for carpets and floor coverings.
Trade shows like DOMOTEX, which are characterized by a very high level of internationality on both sides, amongst exhibitors as well as visitors, have a long planning period. Following the recent surge in global coronavirus cases, accompanied by lockdowns, worldwide travel warnings and restrictions and quarantine requirements, we now have had to make this decision. Unfortunately, for the first time in its 32-year history, we will not be able to organize DOMOTEX in 2021 as a physical trade show on our exhibition grounds in Hannover. Even a hybrid DOMOTEX is not realistic in the current situation, as it would require a certain proportion of physical exhibitors and visitors on-site, combined with travel from all parts of the world. Aktuell ist mit dem DOMOTEX DIGITAL DAY am 20. Mai 2021 eine alternative, digitale Businessplattform geplant.
An alternative digital business platform is currently being planned for DOMOTEX DIGITAL DAY on 20 May 2021.
In 2021, DOMOTEX DIGITAL DAY on 20 May 2021 will replace the physical/hybrid event. The next hybrid DOMOTEX will take place from 13 to 16 January 2022.
We will inform all parties involved about the cancellation of DOMOTEX 2021. Your existing contacts are available to answer any questions you may have. Please send any questions to our central e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your registration for DOMOTEX 2021 is no longer valid and is cancelled. It will not be automatically converted into a digital participation. Of course, this doesn’t occur any costs for you.
We are very happy about your intention to showcase your products and solutions at our new digital format DOMOTEX DIGITAL DAY. The participation opportunities are available pretty soon. Just visit our "Exhibitor Shop" on the DOMOTEX website under "Become an Exhibitor" . Your personal contact will be happy to assist you with any questions and advise you on our participation options so that you can optimally plan your digital participation in accordance with your wishes and possibilities.
The registration forms for DOMOTEX 2022 are being prepared. They will be available in the store in the 1st quarter of 2021. Please be patient a little longer.
Services that are not ordered from Deutsche Messe AG but from third parties (e.g. catering, travel/accommodation, etc.) are governed solely by the relationship between the contract parties. Deutsche Messe does not reimburse any costs in this respect.
During our trade shows, we are introducing guidance systems to make it easier for visitors to maintain their distance from each other without slowing down foot traffic in the aisles. In addition, we will make sure there is good ventilation of the entrance gates, halls and conference rooms and frequent cleaning and disinfection. Otherwise, the same rules as everywhere else will apply: Visitors need to maintain a distance of 1.50 meters and, as appropriate, wear mouth and nose protection. In addition, everyone will need to supply their personal details when registering, so that infection paths can be traced if there is a need to. Our catering will also comply with all the relevant legal requirements. And as is to be expected, we will be in close communication with the responsible health authorities and provide medical services at the exhibition center around the clock.
By the way, we are delighted at all the positive feedback we have been getting from visitors and exhibitors – feedback that underscores the important role trade shows play in general, and how much our clientele relies on our trade shows as a place for gathering information, doing business and engaging in networking. This gives us added motivation as we work all-out to prepare our shows, analog, hybrid or digital, which we are sure will give the industry perfect opportunities for kicking their business back into high gear.
DOMOTEX DIGITAL DAY is a digital, interactive business platform that will replace the hybrid trade show in 2021. The focus element of this platform is a digital conference that will address current and forward-looking topics in the international flooring industry.
Even at the conference our keynote theme "Cover New Ground!" will play a central role. We want to stimulate the industry to discuss the impact of the "New Normal in times of Corona" on carpets and floor coverings. And at the same time motivate them to think beyond existing and previous strategies, visions and experiences in the design and application of floors and to look towards the future.
As part of the conference, exhibitors will be able to present their products and innovations, embrace business and indulge into networking and connecting. The specific participation opportunities will be available in our shop pretty soon.
If you are interested, please contact us by e-mail: email@example.com.
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No legal claims can be derived from this information overview. Subject to changes and errors, current status: 05.01.2021.
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