The Final Figures of the 26th CeramBath
The 26th CeramBath ends in a great success. The 26th CeramBath, Foshan International Ceramic & Bathroom Fair, held in Foshan from Oct. 18-21, 2015, was attended by over 46,632 visitors, 1.37% more than last session.
These include international attendees, who accounted for 9.8% of the total (a decrease of 1%); of which, Asia accounted for 64.3%, Europe accounted for 10.3%, Africa accounted for 8.9%, North America accounted for 5.8%, South America accounted for 3.5%, and Oceania accounted for 2.5%. visitors' decrease reflects the continued weakness of the global market. On the other hand, the numbers of Chinese visitors remained stable, 43.4% of which applied the gate pass via Wechat self-help registration.
Moreover, a total of 750 exhibitors took part the fair, including 30 overseas companies from Germany, Italy, Spain, U.S.A and Japan etc., while others from different Chinese regions. Those include 70.3% of the total exhibitors from Guangdong, while 16.7% from Shandong, 7.9% from Fujian, and 2.6% from Zhejiang.
As usual, the show was complemented by events catering for the world of architecture, interior design and end consumers. Highlights included International Ceramic Tile Trend Release 2016 by Mr. Humberto, ICC General Manager, which attended by 700 people, as well as CeramBath Gold Member's Privilege Event "Golden Night - Jazz It Up".
Along with the innovation of inkjet technology, hexagonal tiles, pattern tiles and wood tiles all presented great breakthrough in design and color. Interior wall tiles, exterior wall tiles and mosaic products win the public praise with multiple materials and various combinations. Besides, cement tiles decreased relatively, but cement color was well received. By contrast, there are only a handful of exhibitors of marble tiles.