A long-time exhibitor of Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair, we are here every year promoting a wide range of bedding collections under licensed brands like Hallmark, SB Polo and Disney. We are showcasing the latest designs including Hallmark duvets and Tencel series as well as new towel collections this year to meet customers’ demand. Buyers are very excited about our products. Shortly after the opening of the fair, we’ve met with some new buyers from Mainland China, Poland and USA. Existing buyers from Hong Kong, Japan and Canada are also visiting us to study our new designs. The response has been better than expected. This fair provides a perfect platform to find new buyers and strength relationships with existing customers. We are confident that the exhibition results will be very encouraging this year.
Cherry Lo (left)
Casablanca Hong Kong Limited
Established in 1993, Casablanca is a leading brand of bedding products with strong retail and distribution presence in Hong Kong and Mainland China. We focus on the high-end and premium market with products ranging from bed linens to duvets, pillows and other home accessories. This is our debut at Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair to support our overseas expansion. We take advantage of this platform to introduce our newly-developed CoolPro duvet collection that is made of sustainable materials to ensure a comfortable sleep even on a hot summer night. The new collection will be officially launched next month. The feedback has been excellent. A number of buyers from different places have come forward to express interest in our products. They include retailers and traders from Korea, Brazil, Turkey, Serbia and Czech Republic. This is a good start and we are positive about developing business with them.
Zhejiang Qianbaihui Home Textile Co Ltd
In business for over 20 years, Zhejiang Qianbaihui is engaged in the production of quilted textiles in Pujiang of Zhejiang Province. We are exhibiting at the Pujiang Pavilion of Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair this year to reach out to more international customers. Pujiang is famous for the manufacturing of high-quality quilted textile products. Our company is trying to extend overseas presence through the Hong Kong fair as a large number of buyers from all over the world gather here to find new products. The response has been better than expected. We’ve met with some buyers from different places such as Australia and Indonesia as well as Hong Kong-based international trading companies. This fair is definitely a convenient meeting place to meet global buyers and expand business.
Yang Yuhuan (right)
Tongxiang Haomeijia Bedding Co., Ltd.
Established in 2006, Tongxiang Haomeijian specialises in the production of mulberry silk quilts, bedding sets, covers, pillows and cushions. We always strive to develop new items to enrich our product range. New designs include silk eyeshades and small pillows with mini-sized silk quilt inside. This is our debut at Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair to expand presence in Southeast Asia and the overseas market. At present, our products are sold under own brand Tangchao mainly in Mainland China. We’ve attracted a lot of attention at the fair. Two Taiwanese retailers have expressed serious interest in our mulberry silk quilts. One of them is looking to purchase about 500 sets. Some buyers from other countries including Poland and Germany have also made enquiry about our products. This fair can really help us secure new customers and grow overseas business. The results are encouraging. We look forward to finalising business development with the new customers we’ve met here.
Junior Export Promotion Officer
Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH)
EPCH is dedicated to promoting Indian handicrafts worldwide and driving Indian companies’ overseas expansion. We participate in the Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair every year to find international customers and grow our presence. The Hong Kong Houseware Fair is also a major annual event for our promotion. This year, we’ve brought together a total of 56 Indian companies to exhibit in these two fairs, showcasing a wide range of home textiles, cushions, carpets, rugs, home décor items, kitchenware, tableware and other homeware products. Our participating companies are keen to meet different kinds of buyers from different markets. The HKTDC fairs open up new business opportunities. We look forward to growing our presence internationally through these two fairs.
Garajayev Resul Annamuhamedovich (middle)
General Director, Ashgabat Textile Complex
Ministry of Textile Industry of Turkmenistan
The Ministry of Textile Industry of Turkmenistan is participating in Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair for the first time to promote the country’s strength in textile industry. We are especially strong in the production of cotton yarn. We currently export a variety of textile products from bed sheets to towels and garments to different markets including Europe, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and Turkey. Our showcase at the Hong Kong fair is part of our campaign to get new customers and penetrate new markets. We have already got in touch with many new contacts including buyers from Mainland China, India, Poland, Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. They have expressed strong interest in exploring business opportunities with us. This is a good fair. We are happy with the exposure we’ve gained here and would like to showcase again next year.
Overseas Sales Assistant Manager
I&S Co., Ltd.
I&S manufactures a great variety of baby playmats and playpens in Korea. As part of expansion, we provide a wide range of waterproof rugs and mats for the home furnishings market. Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair serves as a good meeting place to find buyers from different parts of the world. We are exhibiting here again to showcase our latest designs such as multi-purposed mats with varied patterns and easy-to-clean mats for outdoor application. We’ve attracted positive response from buyers. So far, some buyers from Hong Kong, India, Russia, USA, Mexico and New Zealand have visited our booth to make enquiry about our products. Last year, we successfully concluded business with several new buyers from Indonesia and other countries. We hope to achieve good results again. This fair can really drive our business development.
Paramount Manufacturing Group Limited
Founded by my grandfather in 1963, Paramount specialises in the production of fine embroidered linens. Products range from table linens to placemats, table runners and napkins. USA and Europe are major markets but we are expanding presence in Southeast Asia. We have been exhibiting at Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair for seven years. The response is satisfactory this year. We’ve met with buyers from Malaysia, Indonesia and other Southeast Asian countries. Two buyers from Mainland China and a Hong Kong company have also expressed interest in our collections. Among them is a major department store group from Qingdao who intends to purchase our embroidered napkins. Large clients usually prefer less variety but bigger quantity when it comes to ordering. Other customers want more variety and smaller quantity each item. We can deal with these orders flexibly. This is a great fair attracting so many buyers from different parts of the world to do business. We will definitely continue to exhibit in the fair.
Airwill Home Collections Private Limited
Established in 1993, Airwill is a home textiles manufacturer in India providing a wide range of 100% cotton products from table linens to placemats, napkins and aprons. This is our debut at Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair. We are showcasing a variety of new collections including fish-shaped kitchen gloves, leaf-shaped table mats and fruit-shaped chair cushions. The response has been excellent. So far, we’ve come across at least 12 serious buyers from Italy, Russia, Singapore, Australia and Brazil. They really like our designs. Further talks will be conducted to confirm orders. This is a good fair. Everything has been well managed and efficiently run here. We will participate in the fair again next year to grow our presence.
Gourav Exports produces a versatile range of rugs and carpets made with traditional weaving techniques in India. We started exporting business in 2007 with major markets like USA, Germany, Singapore, Japan and Australia. We are participating in Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair for the first time to expand overseas sales. Key highlights are our handmade wollen carpets with a contemporary design in different sizes. We can provide customised designs to meet customers’ specific requirements. A number of buyers have expressed in our carpets and unique patterns. They include customers from Hong Kong, Brazil, USA and Russia. We will negotiate further after the exhibition to discuss terms and develop business. This fair has raised our profile and generated considerable interest from buyers.
Kerala Balers Private Limited
Kerala Balers is one of the biggest producers of floor coverings in India with a history of 80 years. To satisfy customers’ needs, we provide new items regularly and make use of more recycled materials to enrich our offerings. The company has been participating in Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair for many years to grow business. This is a good place to promote new designs and secure new customers. Again, we are showcasing a great variety of new mats and floor coverings as well as mats with digital printed patterns at this year’s fair. The feedback is good. We’ve received a lot of enquiry from customers including buyers from Europe, USA, the Middle East and New Zealand. They are excited about our new designs. This fair always generates new business for us. Many existing customers also take the chance to come and look at our new collections.
Ros Lee (second from right)
Head of Merchandising
HipVan Pte Ltd
In business for six years, HipVan is Singapore's biggest online retailer of home furnishings and homeware selling a wide range of 4,000-5,000 products on our platform. We are actively expanding business into Malaysia and other Southeast Asian countries. Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair is a solid platform to enrich our sourcing every year. We found an Indian cushion supplier at last year's visit to the fair. We are coming again to find more interesting products from new suppliers, especially Indian exhibitors that provide a great variety of cushion and home textiles items. We are keen to sources products with simple designs appealing to the mass consumer market. The fair features a number of brands that may suit the preferences of customers in Singapore. The Hong Kong Houseware Fair is also showcasing a lot of interesting products. We've established initial contact with a Taiwanese suppliers for bathroom accessories. Hong Kong is a great place to do business.
Westwing Home and Living
Westwing is Brazil’s largest e-tailer specialising in the sale of home and living products. The group’s business was first launched in Germany seven years ago. It now covers 14 countries worldwide with e-commerce platforms operating independently. This is our first visit to Hong Kong International Home Textiles & Furnishings Fair to find new suppliers. On the first day of exhibition, I’ve already got in touch with two Indian exhibitors supplying handmade rugs through the business matching meetings. We will discuss further on the pricing and design specifications to conclude business. The concurrent Hong Kong Houseware Fair also offers some interesting products. I’ve identified two Taiwanese suppliers of kitchenware items such as baskets and shelving products. These two fairs have a lot on offer. I am confident of finding more products and more suppliers at the fairground. This is a very rewarding journey.
Leader of Purchasing and Product Development
Rovitex Homedeco Group
With a history of 23 years, Rovitex is the largest home textiles manufacturer and wholesaler in Hungary. Our products are selling in Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Austria and Germany. This is my visit to the Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair to source new products. So far, I’ve already found two Indian rug suppliers as well as three Mainland China suppliers for a variety of items like blankets, cushions, pillows and towels. We will also discuss further about design specifications and the terms of cooperation. We usually place orders on container basis. This fair is a perfect place to establish contact with suppliers and learn about the market trends.
Manager, Export Department
FARO Zieliński Spółka Jawna
In business for 25 years, FARO is a leading home textiles supplier in Poland. We provide a wide range of products from quilts to cushion covers, kitchen textiles and baby home textiles selling across European markets. About 60% of our products are under licensed brands with the remainder under our own brand. This is my first visit to the Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair. On the first day of exhibition, I've found three new suppliers from Hong Kong and Mainland China for silk bedding sets and kitchen items through the business matching meetings. We will place bigger orders that usually range from US$20,000 to US$200,000 each depending on products. The Hong Kong fair has a lot to offer. Everything looks better than expected. I am positive about finding more suppliers. I would like to visit the fair again to explore more opportunities.
Sebastian D. Feldberg
Comercial Nevada S.R.L.
Comercial Nevada is a medium-sized supplier of home textiles products in Argentina. We import mainly from Mainland China. Our products are currently sold to hotels, retail shops and supermarkets. We also operate two retail shops. I am visiting the Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair for the first time to source some HORECA products and other items including bed linens, quilts, pillows and towels. So far, I’ve found a new towel supplier from Mainland China. I would like to find more suppliers before the fair comes to a close. My company is now expanding into non-textile products. I’ve identified some interesting items like bathroom décor, towel holders and hooks at the Hong Kong Houseware Fair. It’s worth coming all the way from Argentina to source new products here. There are so many products on offer, opening up a lot of new business opportunities. I am happy with the visit and what I’ve got here.
Primavera Sp. z o.o.
Primavera specialises in the supply of home textiles items like bedding sets, quilts and towels in Poland. Our products are selling across Europe. This is my first visit to the Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair to explore new sourcing channels. I have already got in touch with five potential suppliers mainly from Mainland China for different products such as bedding sets, quilts, towels and bathroom accessories. The prospect of business cooperation looks great as the suppliers are willing to accept smaller orders. This fair is a good place to meet new suppliers. I like it very much.
Zhao Jinlong (right)
Director, Purchasing Department
Shanghai Shuixing Home Textile Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Shuixing is a leading home textiles brand in Mainland China. We currently operate over 3,000 specialty stores in different provinces and cities. Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair brings together many exhibitors from different parts of the world. We’re pleased to be here for the first time to source new products. So far, we’ve identified five to six new suppliers for various items including a Thai exhibitor for emulsion pillows. We’ve found some good quality fabrics at the booth of the Ministry of Textile Industry of Turkmenistan. The mulberry silk quilts showcased by Zhejiang Lizun Home Textile Co., Ltd looks really nice and we expect to place big orders after further studies and internal discussions with our purchasing committee. This fair has a diversity of exhibitors from different areas such as Southeast Asia and the Middle East, providing some interesting choices. Everything is well organised here and we hope to visit the fair again.
Sade Iç Ve Diş Tic. A.Ş.
In business for 10 years, we are an importer and wholesaler of home textiles and houseware products in Turkey. We also operate two retail outlets in Istanbul’s department stores. This is my second-year visit to Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair to source new products. I have found three new suppliers from India for rugs and carpets. They will send over the pricing details. The amount of orders will be subject to further negotiation. Normal orders are usually about US$20,000 each. I really love this fair that gathers everything under one roof. I can find a diversity of exhibitors and products in different styles from different countries such as India, Mainland, Thailand and Vietnam. One of my colleagues is visiting the concurrent Hong Kong Houseware Fair for home decoration, tableware and other homeware items. At our visit last year, we concluded deals with three new suppliers. We are positive about developing business with more suppliers this year.
Felicia Koh (right)
Gallery 278 Pte Ltd
Gallery 278 specialises in interior staging and furniture leasing services in Singapore. We have been in the interior design business for 30 years. We help developers stage up and fit out their properties such as resorts and apartments with everything from furniture to soft furnishings, bedding sets and linens. We are here for the first time looking for different home items that suit our design concepts. Through the business matching meetings, we’ve got in touch with two Indian exhibitors and one Mainland China supplier for some rotating cushions and home accessories. Their workmanship is very good. Further discussions will be held with them on our design requirements to work out something unique for us. We are going to meet more exhibitors at the fairground for more items such as bathroom mats, towels, carpets and curtains. This is a good place to explore collaboration and new opportunities. We will come again and hope to find more partners through the business matching service.
Anastassiya Murenko (right)
In business for 15 years, DomHome is operating four major stores selling all kinds of home items from houseware to small furniture and home textiles. This is our first visit to Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair and the Hong Kong Houseware Fair. We have found 10 potential suppliers from Taiwan and Mainland China for various products such as bedding items, tableware and shelves. They will send us the pricing details and the amount of orders will be confirmed later. An average order usually involves a mix of different items as we prefer more variety to meet customers’ preferences. These two fairs feature a lot of interesting and innovative products. Their design looks great and the pricing appears to be reasonable. We like the HKTDC fairs and will come again to find more suppliers.