Exhibition meets with phenomenal response from exhibitors and visitors. The best from the international interiors design sector showcased for the first time in the Kingdom.
JEDDAH, KSA, 9th Rajab 1433H / 30th May 2012: INDEX KSA, the Saudi Arabian edition of the region’s largest interiors and design exhibition, opened yesterday with over 1,500 people visiting the show on its first day. The exhibition, organised by M.I.C.E. Arabia Exhibitions and Conferences Company and dmg :: events, was officially inaugurated by Mr. Adnan Mandora, Secretary General of Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, yesterday and will run until Thursday 31st May, at the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events.
The exhibition, which is being held for the first time ever in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under the Patronage of Sheikh Saleh Abdullah Kamel, President of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has already proved its worth as a business and networking platform for the interior design industry and is set to become a yearly appointment in the country’s event calendar.
Commenting on the participation at the show Igor Bokov, Owner of Amber Gallery said “INDEX KSA is giving us the incredible opportunity to showcase our products and to interact with the interior design Saudi Arabian community. The first two days of the show have been really hectic, many visitors stopped by our stand and we created new business contacts. We're glad to be participating at the exhibition".
INDEX KSA is hosting 220 exhibitors displaying their latest products and projects at the show, some of which are making their debut in the Saudi market. The exhibition welcomes local, regional and international brands with 27 countries represented at the show including France, Italy, Spain, Greece, Turkey, Malaysia, Taiwan, Korea and Brazil.
INDEX KSA brings together the best and most innovative solutions for the interiors design market – estimated to be worth SR4.5billion - in response to the incredible growth registered in the construction sector in the country. From lights, furniture and kitchens to bathroom, outdoor furniture and textiles, the show covers six different sectors giving designers, architects, industry professionals and the design-passionate the chance to see the latest in product design and interior trends
Mr. Victor Schoone, Country Manager for ROCA Middle East, also among INDEX KSA exhibiting companies, said "ROCA's participation in the INDEX Design Exhibition Saudi Arabia is a commitment with designers, architects and developers to provide innovative sustainable bathroom solutions to a market where we're celebrating the 50 year anniversary of the presence and in which we aim to be considered the Leading Bathroom Brand in Innovation, Design, Wellbeing and Sustainability. We're hoping to share with people the need for a new culture of water and how we all can contribute to a more sustainable society and reach sustainable levels of water and energy consumption; INDEX is a great platform to move forward with a clear vision and in excellent collaboration with our long time partners MS Bahareth & Co."
Among the exhibitors at the three day event are Al Mutlaq Furniture, Amber Gallery, Coleccion Alexandra, Dieffebi, Epoca, Fayek Furniture, Fine Art Lamps, Meuble El Chark, Roca, and Terzani.
INDEX KSA is open from 4pm to 10pm; entry is free, with registration conducted on site. More information on the exhibition is available at www.indexksa.com.