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2018 trade shows: Four key events for future home owners

Next year’s trade show calendar is full of exciting events for the building and interior design industry. In the spring, four very different trade shows will provide inspiration and information on everything from floors for healthier living to intelligent ceiling lights.

Domotex will showcase interior design trends for 2018

The world’s leading trade show will kick off as usual with Domotex on January 12th and continue till the 15th.
This year, the fair in Hanover will have a new hall configuration and with the keynote theme of “Unique Youniverse”, this year’s show will highlight the trend toward personalization and focus more heavily on interior design and lifestyle. More than 1,400 exhibitors from 60 countries have registered and will showcase new products ranging from handmade rugs, mats and dirt-absorbing carpets to parquet, wood, laminate and outdoor flooring.  


imm cologne: The international interior decorating expo in Cologne

Visit imm cologne right after Domotex to learn about the interior design ideas supported by new types of flooring. Taking place also from January 12th to 15th, this international interior decorating trade show highlights new trends in interior design for the 2018 season. International manufacturers, designers and architects will showcase their latest products, furniture collections and home accessories at the show in Cologne.
The show will feature eleven exhibition areas full of interior design ideas for every type of room, style and level of sophistication, from basic interiors to luxury design. This gathering of the global interior decorating industry with over 1,200 exhibitors from 50 countries would not be complete without Gira, who will be an exhibitor at imm for the first time. 


Light + Building 2018: a firm fixture for Gira

“Connected – Secure – Convenient” is the theme of Light + Building 2018, which attracts over 2,600 companies and about 216,000 international visitors once again from March 18th to 23rd. Every two years, this leading international trade fair for lighting, design and intelligent building automation showcases trendsetting solutions, smart technologies and design trends at Frankfurt’s exhibition grounds.
The upcoming industry event will focus on several core themes: The theme of “aesthetics and well-being in harmony” in the lighting product segment will show how digital lighting design shifts its focus to highlighting people. The latest innovations in intelligent building technology and home automation will be demonstrated as part of the theme “smartifying everyday life”. As a long-standing expert, Gira will present its latest solutions at Light + Building 2018.

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