A pioneer exhibition for the kitchen and bath industry by UBM Index Trade Fairs
UBM Index Trade Fairs, organisers of the flagship show INDEX FAIRS, will host the 2nd edition of India Kitchen & Bath, its pioneer exhibition for the kitchen and bath industry. The exhibition will be held from 22-24 July 2016 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
The three day trade fair is a strategic platform that will bring buyers and traders from sectors such as kitchen and bath equipments, OEM white goods, accessories, kitchen and bath furniture and fittings, lighting products with architects, interior designers, builders, project managers, consultants, procurement heads across the hospitality, corporate and government, all under one roof. The event is supported by Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IIID), All India Hardware Association, Hospitality Purchasing Managers Forum, India council of ceramic tiles & Sanitary ware and Endorsed by India Design Council (IDC).
The fair will be marked by knowledge forums, seminars , an Art enclave, a Sculpture Zone and a Kudos Gallery (A tribute to Indian Architecture Design). The trade fair will also see a presentation on the ‘India Design Mark’ by The India Design Council, to promote innovations of budding Architects & Designers of the industry. One of the highlights of the event include ‘Design Yatra’, an all India initiative by the Institute of Indian Interior Designers ( IIID ) to spread design in the masses. Design Yatra is a convoy of four nano cars that was inaugurated at the National convention of IIID at Indore in February 2016. The convoy which will commence its journey from IKB 2016, will campaign in about 30 cities comprising IIID’s regional chapters and centers that will organise a number of events around the theme “Design for the masses.” The second day of the event will feature the Interactive knowledge seminar “A treat in retreat” by Ar. Tony Joseph and IIID, Delhi chapter along with the Flag off ceremony of “Design Yatra” which is expected be attended by over 80 eminent Architects.
India Kitchen & Bath 2016 will witness the presence of renowned brands such as Hafele, Geberit, Godrej Interio, Century Ply, Kkolar, Labacha, Saniflo, Hardwyn, Blum, Liebherr, Nagold, Glint Faucets, Lifetime, Brassage, Ecostone, JB Glass, Slimline, Karcher, Wadbros, Aquarium Bath, Sanituf, Mahalaxmi lumbers, Supreme Solar, Venus and Surajwood amongst others that will display their products and offerings. The event will see participation from countries such as France, South Korea & China.
Speaking on the announcement of the second edition of India Kitchen and Bath 2016, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said, “With the luxury market in India growing at a CAGR of 25 per cent over the last couple of years, the modular kitchen and sanitary ware markets have witnessed a shift from utility to luxury. Factors such as increasing disposable incomes, higher standards of living, increasing expenditure on beautifying homes and purchase of premium products, the industry is expected to further grow in the coming years. Against this landscape, UBM Indexfairs India with its second edition of India Kitchen and Bath will help tap and further harness the potential for this growing market in India”.
“With India Kitchen and Bath being one of the leading trade events in the Northern region, UBM Indexfairs will provide an excellent platform to the Specifier community. It will offer market-entry and business opportunities to the growing market in this region while strengthening the supply chain cycle of the industry” he added.
Mr L.A Khan, Managing Director, UBM Index Trade Fairs further elaborated, “Rapid urbanisation has lead to increased standards of living, which has resulted in escalated demand for super-premium or luxury bathroom products as well as prefabricated kitchens. India Kitchen & Bath is an extension of our offering to the niche segment of the Specifier industry we have been catering to, since the last 28 years. It is a platform that will give an exposure to Indian and global brands to showcase their products, technology and innovations to the industry and will help buyers to meet and interact with quality brands in order to grow their business.”
UBM India hosts UBM Index annually in Mumbai, India’s biggest interiors, architecture and design event, that hosts over 25,000 trade visitors and 300 exhibitors with country pavilions from China, Turkey, UK and Spain.