The move from the actual venue in Gaziantep to Antalya has become necessary as the Gaziantep Middle East Fair Center (OFM) is currently serving as a logistics center for the numerous earthquake relief organizations due to the devastating earthquake on February 6. “

“We are happy that DOMOTEX Turkey can still take place in 2023”, stated Annika Klar, General Manager, Hannover Fairs Turkey Fuarcılık. “Antalya is the Turkish capital of tourism and we are confident that the event will benefit from this attractive location”, Klar explained further.

With the event taking place in 2023, the organizer also responds to the high demand for the show by Turkish and Middle Eastern flooring community. “The interest in the event is huge”, confirmed Sonia Wedell-Castellano, Global Director of the DOMOTEX events worldwide. The trade show, which will host leading companies in the carpet and floor coverings industry, will attract great interest from the buyers of Turkey, Middle East, Turkic Republics, US and India. Exhibitors from many countries around the world, especially Iran and India, are showing great interest in the trade show. The last edition was attended by more than 200 companies and more than 18.000 visitors from 103 countries.

The show will take place in Antalya, the Capital of Tourism

In 2023, DOMOTEX Turkey will take place in Antalya, the capital of Türkiye's tourism, and will strengthen its power with the value that Antalya will provide to the trade show. The fact that Antalya airport is close to both hotels and the fairground will be an advantage for the trade show attendees. The show is expected to host attendees from many countries, as there are over 250 direct or connected flights to the airport from over 200 cities from Europe, Turkic Republics and the Middle East. Thanks to more than 20 scheduled flights between Istanbul and Antalya and regular direct flights from other cities; DOMOTEX Turkey can easily be accessed from all over Türkiye.

The trade show will host the innovations of the sector

Türkiye, which has increased its machine-made carpet trade by 21.9% and reached the level of 2.7 billion dollars in 2021, is advancing by increasing its export figures day by day with its dynamic production potential. DOMOTEX Turkey brings together the carpet and floor coverings industry and contributes to the development and global size of the industry. The exhibitors will showcase their product groups of machine-made carpets and rugs; handmade carpets and rugs; textile floor coverings (wall to wall); resilient floor coverings; laminate, wood and parquet; fibres, yarns and woven fabrics; laying, cleaning and application technologies; artificial grass and sports flooring; machinery and flooring application and technologies in Antalya. The theme of Sustainability and Recycling will be strongly emphasized in this year’s version of the trade show. It is planned that the new generation and nature-friendly products produced with environmentalist technologies, which attracted great interest from the visitors last year, will come to the fore even more.

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