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EXHIBITORS AND ATTENDEES CONFIRMED FOR DEBUT OF SURTEX® ASIA

Posted on 6/14/2013 by Natasha Davis

NEW YORK, NY, June 14, 2013 – SURTEX Asia is gearing up for success, with a strong list of world-renowned design studios signed on for the event’s debut, August 25-27, 2013 at the Kerry Hotel in Pudong, Shanghai. They will reveal their latest collections to more than 1,500 textile manufacturers who will attend from China, Southeast Asia and the Middle East, all seeking world-class surface designs for product development.

Among the studios confirmed to participate are Artwork Design (United Kingdom), AVA CAD/CAM Group Ltd. (United Kingdom), Crea Concepts (Germany), Diane Harrison Designs Ltd. (United Kingdom), Jerome Thilly (France), and TrendArt (Italy/United Kingdom).

Textile manufacturers confirmed to attend include Beautiful Day Craft & Painting Factory, Changzhou Yierman Bedding, Chaozhou Fengxi Spyker Ceramic Factory, Dalian East Technology Textiles, Dongguan City Mingshang Homeware, Fujian Changle City Changyuan Textile, Guangzhou WeiLa Garment, Hangzhou Meike Fashion Textile, Hubei F&M Textile Corp., Jiangsu Lansiyu Home Textile, Nanjing Herun Textile, Ningbo Sunny Textile, Shanghai Blue Rose Trading, Shanghai Tulip Carpet Manufacturing, Shaoxing Kino Home Textile Products, Wujiang YunJie Textile, and hundreds more.

“SURTEX Asia is making its debut at the perfect time, when textile manufacturers in Asia are starting to understand the value of good design for their domestic home products,” said Tristan Goodfellow, managing director of Diane Harrison’s Designs. “We’re thrilled with the comprehensive package offered for this show, allowing us to participate with confidence that all our needs are taken care of – from translators and financial services, to hotel accommodations and a turnkey booth package.”

“The positive response to SURTEX Asia by both the world’s top studios as well as design-focused Asian manufacturers has generated great momentum,” said Penny Sikalis, GLM vice president and SURTEX Asia show manager. “There’s an energy and excitement behind this new market, and a collective understanding that it will greatly impact Asian textile manufacturing.”

Debuting this year, SURTEX Asia serves as Asia’s singular marketplace for sourcing original art and design for product development. Taking place at the Kerry Hotel in Pudong, Shanghai, August 25-27, 2013, SURTEX Asia will connect dozens of leading design studios with more than 1,500 top textile manufacturers. For SURTEX Asia exhibitor information, contact John Erich at +1 914 421 3286 or email jerich@glmshows.com. For attendee information, email GLM Customer Relations at customer_relations@glmshows.com. In Asia, contact Jeff Sprafkin at +86 21 63281922 or email jsprafkin@media-pacific.com. Additional information is available online at www.surtexasia.com.

SURTEX Asia is an extension of the revered SURTEX brand, the global B2B marketplace for selling and licensing original art and design, now in its 28th year. Taking place annually at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, SURTEX connects more than 1,000 trend-setting designers, artists, agents and licensors with over 7,000 manufacturers and retailers seeking surface designs for their next best-selling products within the categories of textiles, floor coverings, wall coverings, decorative accessories, stationery, paper, giftware, housewares, tabletop and more. For SURTEX exhibitor information, contact John Erich at +1 914 421 3286 or email jerich@glmshows.com.