From 8 to 12 February 2019 Ambiente will open its doors to the world. For five days, this globally recognized trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany will function as a trend barometer and design platform for interior design, furnishings, gifts, dining, kitchenware and houseware.
Ambiente is where business and creativity come together – and where visitors place orders with international exhibitors. Discover the latest trends in high-calibre special presentations, award ceremonies, lectures and events featuring industry experts and famous designers. Ambiente is also an important hub for special-interest themes such as Contract Business, HoReCa and Ethical Style, as well as being the largest sourcing platform outside Asia for high-volume business.
Here are five reasons why you should visit Ambiente this year. All the more reason so, if you are an interior designer or design professional sourcing for the best trends ideas and goods for your next project.
#1 International Platform Offering A Unique Experience
Ambiente is the leading international trade fair and the world’s number one in products associated with dining, cooking, household goods, furnishings and ornaments, design concepts for the home, gifts, jewellery and fashion accessories. It is “The Show” for the entire industry. The breadth and width of Ambiente make its unrivalled product range unique throughout the world.
Ambiente 2018 featured around 4,441 exhibitors and attracted 134,600 trade visitors from 168 countries, presenting classic and innovative products over five days. This most important global consumer goods exhibition offers a wide range of events, programmes for newcomers, trend presentations and award ceremonies, all at the same time.
#2 Endless Choices for Global Sourcing
As before, Ambiente 2019 will feature experienced exporters presenting table, kitchen and houseware goods in Hall 10. New additions will be levels 2 and 3 in Hall 9, where large-scale buyers can find everything relating to living and giving, as well as Hall 10.2 with its focus on Dining Global Sourcing Premium.
Global Sourcing will occupy six different levels in all, covering a gross space of 70,000 square metres. It will be the largest sourcing platform outside China, and buyers will find a wide product range, showcased by almost 1,700 exhibitors from about 60 countries, including India, China and Peru.
#3 Eye-Opening New Trends for 2019 Under One Roof
What will be new, and what will stay the same? Ambiente will be showing the new styles for the coming year with its exquisitely presented trend worlds, expert guided tours and a digital brochure to provide retailers and industry with comprehensive insight into future trends. In addition, the Ambiente trends will also feature on a dedicated website, where the results of the trend investigation will be illustrated by examples of products, materials and specific colour ranges. Check it out at www.ambiente-trends.com
Higher standards in the kitchen and the home are requiring new ideas and smart products. Once again, the upcoming Ambiente will therefore feature a special show, Solutions, which will focus on innovative and creative ways of dealing with everyday issues. The special show will also include some brief videos, showing how the kitchen and household gadgets are used.
#4 Inspirational Ideas From Around the World
In the Dining, Giving and Living areas, the largest and most diverse ideas meet the most international audience.
Dining is the major stage at the fair for everything designed to make cooking and home management easier and the eating experience more special: from glass, porcelain and innovative kitchen accessories to small electrical appliances. HoReCa buyers will find inspirations here from new gastronomy and customising concepts.
Giving celebrates the diversity of gift ideas. This area of the fair offers an exciting, cross-sector product mix for all events and lifestyles: from gift items and personal accessories to watches and jewellery.
Living brings to life the future of interior design, furnishings and decoration. Solutions for all interior concepts and styles are showcased here. The area also offers a platform for furniture design, classic furnishing ideas, outdoor accessories, lights and decor trends.
#5 Events that Engage Your Mind and Senses
There is a wide-ranging programme of events which offers a unique and tangible experience of the market. For 2019, India is the partner country for Ambiente, and is all geared to inspire visitors with diverse and skilful craftsmanship. In the partner country presentation, Ayush Kasliwal, one of the country’s foremost designers, combines traditional production methods with contemporary aesthetics and redefines the concept of handmade manufacturing. Historic and modern elements also come together in the “Starry Night Café” by Sandeep Sangaru – an opulent creation in calm blue tones in which the use of bamboo features prominently.
Visitors can also take a look into the future at the Ambiente Academy. Lectures from well-known industry experts explore how the consumer goods industry will develop. Meet numerous interesting speakers and engage in discussions with colleagues.
Also, don’t miss the the premium award ceremony from the German Design Council which will be presented to internationally trendsetting products, manufacturers and designers. The winners of the Product Design category, the Personality of the Year and the finalists in the Newcomer Award are celebrated in a dedicated exhibition at the fair.
For more info, log on to ambiente.messefrankfurt.com