Laying the Ground for Success

Innovations, inspiration and sales – those are the words that best summarize DOMOTEX 2015. The world’s flagship trade fair for carpets and floor coverings served once again as the No. 1 meeting place for a vibrant sector and its clientele. Following four action-packed days, the show’s organizers at Deutsche Messe declared a solid performance for the event. Its highly international mix of exhibitors and attendees as well as the success of the special Innovations@DOMOTEX showcase underscored the trade fairs’s reputation as a global magnet for decision-makers and a prime venue for unveiling new innovations.

Display categories for 2015:

  • Unique Treasures – An unrivalled selection of traditional and modern hand-made carpets
  • Woven Comfort – The world of woven carpets in all its infinite variety
  • Functional Solutions – Practical and elegant: doormats and walk-off mat systems
  • Cosy Collections – High-quality textile floor coverings made from fibers and yarns for the residential and commercial sectors
  • No Limits – Highlighting the unlimited design possibilities of resilient floor coverings
  • Hands-on – A paradise for floor-laying professionals: machinery, tools, and techniques
  • Inspired by Nature – Naturally beautiful: new directions in wood and parquet flooring and laminates
  • Outdoor Living – Home comforts for outdoors: innovative floor coverings for balcony, patio, and garden.

Event Spotlights


Innovation is the recurrent theme throughout DOMOTEX. An independent jury, headed by acclaimed industrial designer Stefan Diez, selected a range of 70 outstanding innovations in textile and resilient floor coverings, parquet and laminate flooring, plus contemporary handcrafted carpets and rugs. For the first time, these three special areas also included innovations in application and installation products and services.

The event also featured numerous speakers and guided tours.

Why Participate?

DOMOTEX 2015 featured:

  • Over 38,000 trade visitors from 96 countries
  • 1,316 exhibitors from 63 countries
  • More than 400 journalists from 35 countries and the resulting press, TV, internet, and social media exposure
January 16 - 19, 2016
Hannover, Germany
Hannover Exhibition Grounds


Noel Hoekstra
Director of Sales, DOMOTEX & LIGNA Worldwide Events
Hannover Fairs USA, Inc.
Phone: +1 (773) 796-4250
Fax: +1 (773) 796-4247


DOMOTEX 2016 Visitor Factsheet
2015 After-Show Report


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