Middle East Covering to open doors in Dubai

October 2014

MIDDLE East Covering, the exclusive contract business flooring and wall covering B2B exhibition for the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, will open its doors next year (May 18 to 21) at the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, UAE.

The show aims to offer an exclusive platform to facilitate an estimated $1.6 trillion worth of interior decoration construction projects across the Mena region.

The inaugural edition of the standalone show will be part of the region’s largest interior sourcing platform. The show will be co-located with three other interior exhibitions, all organised by dmg events – Index, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary edition, Workspace at Index, and Middle East Stone.

Together, the four exhibitions cover a gross exhibit space of over 70,000 sq m, and will host more than 50 exhibiting countries and more than 32,000 visitors from across 100 countries.

Middle East Covering 2015 will showcase a complete line of handmade and machine-made carpets, textile and resilient floor coverings, parquet and wooden flooring, laminates, sports arena flooring, application technologies, wall coating, wall covering materials and all type of surface covering materials. In addition to the four-day exhibition, Middle East Covering has lined up a host of industry focused seminars, the Product Design Awards and the second edition of the Mena Interior Design and Architecture Awards (MEIDAA). More than 78 local and international speakers are expected to attend the seminars.

Leading exhibitors will include foundation supporter Jotun paints; Hewlett Packard Middle East; Amourcoat UK; Avant Flooring; Novacolor Italy; Floover flooring Spain; Wickham hardwood flooring Canada; Sharda Export Rugs India; Carpet Contract; Ponti International Dubai; BSH Walls and Floors; and Dur-A-Flex Commercial Flooring US.

Countries represented include Afghanistan, Czech Republic, Poland, Belgium, China, Egypt, France, Greece, Germany, India, Iran, Lebanon, The Netherlands, Spain, Turkey, the UK, the US, Saudi Arabia and South Africa.

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