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The whole world of carpets and floor coverings under one roof

The World of Flooring

Discover all the international trends in flooring

Come to DOMOTEX 2013 At DOMOTEX 2013 you can discover all the international trends in flooring – from high-quality parquet to opulent Oriental carpets, from stylish textile floor coverings to cosy rugs. Be inspired by a fascinating display that showcases modern design highlights, innovative product developments, spectacular patterns and fabulous materials. The idea of focusing on a different keynote theme every year has proved extremely successful. Flooring Deluxe – a new special presentation at DOMOTEX 2013 – will highlight premium products that excel by virtue of their exceptional design, quality and originality. Use this unparalleled opportunity to discover the sheer diversity of the market – you’ll be amazed. And you really shouldn’t miss the TREFFPUNKT HANDWERK. This new special event for the skilled trades in Hall 7 continues to attract professionals with its practical advice and insights into new materials and tools which can be tested on the site. Experience DOMOTEX 2013 from 12 –15 January and be inspired by the innovative design ideas and the wealth of products on offer.


Global and unique: DOMOTEX 2013

International marketplace Flooring remains a central design element in the creation of functional and attractive interiors. DOMOTEX 2013 provides you with a unique opportunity to extend your know-how and obtain a comprehensive overview of the world market for floor coverings. During the four days of the event approx. 1,400 suppliers from more than 60 countries will present the trends and innovations that can be expected to shape the future marketplace. 45,000 trade visitors from the trade, the skilled trades and interior design come to Hannover to meet new and existing business contacts from across the world. They are attracted to this important trade event by the high quality of the displays and its international scope. Be there and immerse yourself in the world of floor coverings.

An absolute “must” Boasting an abundance of patterns, designs, materials and colours, the flooring industry is today more innovative and experimental than ever before. There’s no better place to learn about the latest trends or talk to business partners than at the world’s leading trade fair for floor coverings. At DOMOTEX you can exchange know-how with experts from the flooring sector, meet fellow colleagues and find out everything you need to know about current topics and trends in numerous special events and conferences that take place during the trade show. Don’t forget to note the dates (12 –15 January) in your business diary and make sure you visit DOMOTEX. 5

New site plan for DOMOTEX 2013 Hand-made carpets and rugs Halls 14–17 Woven carpets (machine-made) Halls 2–4

Mats Hall 4 Textile floor coverings/Woven carpets, Fibres and yarns Hall 5 Textile and resilient floor coverings, Contract flooring Hall 6 Applications and installation technology, cleaning Hall 7 Wood and parquet flooring, Laminate flooring, Outdoor coverings Halls 8, 9 6


You’ll find further inspiration at the special displays

The spotlight here is on premium-quality textile floor coverings, parquet and laminates – products which excel in terms of design, quality and originality. The unique flooring installations will provide you with plenty of new ideas. Halls 6/9

A meeting-place for architects and interior designers. Presentations by high-calibre speakers from numerous countries and the display of innovative materials for the contract business sector are always a hit with visitors. Hall 6

Souk Deluxe is an exclusive hub for visitors. With its diverse range of modern handmade carpets this is a truly unique showcase. Hall 17


Traditional and modern carpets in 10 categories are judged on the basis of design quality. Gain an insight into the fascinating world of carpets. Hall 16

Parquet fitters and floor laying experts, interior decorators, painters and carpenters all gather here to test the latest machines, tools and materials. You can also attend talks by renowned experts. The meeting place for professionals. Hall 7

MEET/DESIGN – A Contemporary Design Installation – A special display of visionary interior design concepts featuring furniture design, vintage items, lighting and home accessories. This overview of contemporary lifestyle solutions and design is oriented to the trends of the future. Hall 4 9

At a glance: Information and services

Dates 12 –15 January, 2013, daily 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Tickets Day ticket: € 25 Full-event ticket: € 45 As from the first day of the trade fair all admission tickets can be used for free travel on buses and trains within the Greater Hannover public transport network. Tickets available o  nline at o  r from the sales partners of Deutsche Messe

Travel and accommodation We have been able to obtain special conditions for visitors on numerous flights with Lufthansa. For prices and contact details visit We would be pleased to help you find suitable accommodation – visit Deutsche Messe Selected Hotels online at: Alternatively, simply call us at: +49 511 12345-555.

Newsletter To receive our free newsletter log on to now. It contains all the relevant information about DOMOTEX. Another important source of information is provided by our subsidiary Deutsche Messe Interactive, which delivers up-to-date news from the trade all year round. 10

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Match & Meet – Matchmaking service Contact potential business partners before your visit to DOMOTEX – our efficient matchmaking service will help by arranging appointments with interesting business contacts. You can register free of charge at

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