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More than 700 exhibitors showcasing at Decorex Joburg 2017

Decorex Joburg features more than 700 exhibitorsAfrica’s premier décor, design and lifestyle exhibition – Decorex Joburg – will host some 750 exhibitors, reflecting a comprehensive cross-section of the décor industry, at the Gallagher Convention Centre from 9 to 13 August. Throughout the seven exhibition halls, industry experts will be able to take full advantage of this unique business-networking platform to demonstrate and explain the products and services aimed at revolutionising the décor and design arena.

“Decorex Joburg is the ultimate platform for business trade relations among industry professionals,” said Sian Cullingworth, Portfolio Director: Design, Lifestyle and Retail Exhibitions. “In addition to the dedicated trade-focused days which facilitate meaningful business-to-business interaction, the entire exhibition has been formulated to encourage engagement between like-minded individuals. It’s the ideal one-stop venue for trade leaders with hundreds of exhibitors readily available to discuss the latest products and services on the market. There is a wealth of business opportunities to be tapped into.”

One of the first stops for visitors is the hugely popular We Are Gauteng installation run by 100% Design South Africa and taking place alongside Decorex Joburg. 100% Design South Africa, now in its 4th year, is a leading, high-end curated showcase of the most inspirational designs and designers, providing the perfect platform to source South African and international furniture and product design as well as lighting, interior design, surface and materials for the residential, commercial, hospitality and office sectors.

Decorex Joburg leading décor and design exhibition

And, for everything related to interior design, the Décor Hall is a must-visit. Here, event co-sponsor and international paint giant, Plascon, will unveil the not-to-be-missed annual Plascon Colour Forecast. This perennially popular event allows industry professionals an insight into the colour palette, as well as much-needed guidance for the incorporation of these hues into various settings.

Representatives from all leading fabric houses, such as Fabric Fusion, home theatre system specialists and furniture designers will create a colourful presence in this hall, with a number of exceptional features - including the Decorex Designer Spotlight, Decorex SA Trend House and Décor District – offering real-world examples of the latest trends.

Moving into the Kitchen Hall, traders will get the chance to interact with kitchen surface specialists displaying the upcoming year’s must-have countertops and features, among them, event co-sponsor, Caesarstone. They have recently unveiled their latest colour palette additions, all of which will be on show in the hall.

Decorex Joburg takes place 9 to 13 August 2017

Kitchen appliances and surface options are also well represented in this hall with the likes of appliance providers Siemens, Bosch, Whirlpool and Defy showcasing the latest ranges of user-friendly kitchenware. Visitors will also get insight into the latest in on-trend kitchen designs incorporating Franke SA’s latest appliances at the Franke ‘Simplicity in Design’ Kitchen Design Project where four kitchen models will be carefully crafted by experts in the field.

Floors, walls, windows and doors will dominate the Plan and Build Hall where the best structural products for every construction project can be found. Tiles, solid wood, decking and carpets will take care underfoot with organisations such as Forest Flooring, Nouwens Carpets, Top Carpets and Van Dyck Carpets showcasing while Blinds Mart and Shutter Supreme will be among the representatives for shutters and blinds completing the quality window finishes. There will also be an expansive range of greening products as well as quality bathroom finishings.

And those looking for everything in outdoor décor – ideally suited to the hospitality industry – will find what they need in the Outdoor Hall. Here beautiful furnishings can be found from organisations such as Smartstone (paving), Absolute Doors (garage doors), The Canvas Corporation (blinds, awnings, solar shades) and Jetmaster (outdoor firepits and braais). Home and garden DIY tips will also be in abundance at the Builders DIY Theatre installation where experts will give live demonstrations on value-adding improvements, revamps and basic building.

“All the latest industry developments, as well as experts at the forefront of their respective fields, will be available at this year’s Decorex Joburg,” said Cullingworth. “It’s worth noting that the 10 and 11 August are trade-focused days, presenting the ideal platform for business networking and dedicated meetings so it would be hugely beneficial to attend over this period if you’re in the trade.”

Don’t miss Decorex Joburg at Gallagher Convention Centre

Visit Decorex Joburg at the Gallagher Convention Centre from 9 to 13 August. Tickets are sold through www.ticketpros.co.za and at the door.

TICKET PRICES

Adults: R120
Students / Pensioners: R100
Kids under 12: R20
Trade: Register online to gain complimentary access. All onsite registrations will be at a charge of R90

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