A week long festival on interior design will commence on April 9, 2012 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center in Shanghai, China. The event is expected to bring in the who’s who of the world’s interior design industry, with predictions of 1,00,000 plus footfalls all week long.
The expo, which is themed ‘design leading industry, innovation creating life’, is being co-sponsored by the Shanghai Interior Decoration Industry Association and the Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co. Ltd. Hotelex Design Deco (HDD), an expo for projects such as hotels and private clubs, and attendees including 1,00,000 purchasers, dealers, wholesalers, designers and architects, will also be held concurrently.
The HDD event will be held in two different exhibition centres, with the primary part covering an area of 2,00,000 sq. m at the Shanghai New International Expo Center in Pudong and the remaining at JSWB Global Home Furnishings Center covering 1,50,000 sq. m space.
The international interior design festival will be another bid by the oriental city at becoming a part of the famous global creative centres.