|Event: The Hotel Show|
Location: Dubai, UAE
Date of Event: 09/28/2014-09/30/2014
Products: Contract Hospitality, Contract Upholstery, Decorative Accessories, Decorative Fabrics, Floor Coverings
Project Officer: Kim-Bang Nguyen 202-482-4805
Official Show Website: www.thehotelshow.com
U.S. DEPARTMENT Of COMMERCE, OFFICE OF TEXTILES AND APPAREL (OTEXA)
LOCATION: Dubai World Trade Center, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
SHOW DESCRIPTION: The Hotel Show is the most important trade fair dedicated to the hospitality industry in the Middle East, and is recognized as the largest hospitality event for the MENA, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) & emerging markets. The Hotel Show 2014 promises to provide an excellent opportunity for suppliers of hotel and hospitality products to meet decision makers that comprise the Middle East region and beyond.
The future of hotel development in Middle East and Africa remains bright, with a total of 478 hotels totaling 119,233 rooms in the pipeline. Dubai has the biggest number of hotel rooms under construction in the Middle East and Africa region. The UAE is expected to continue to lead new project development as 100 new hotels will be built as part of the multi-billion dollar Mohammed Bin Rashid City project. EXPO 2020 will bring in multi-billion dollar projects to Dubai with significant expected increase in 3–and 4-star classified hotels as well as luxury hotels.
The GCC completed projects in the hotel sector were worth $6.1 Bn in 2013 and $5.9 bn due to be completed in 2014.
Growth forecast of $27 Bn is expected in the GCC hospitality market by 2015!
COST: OTEXA will sponsor a USA sample booth at The Hotel Show 2014. The cost for exhibiting in the USA catalog booth ranges from $950 to $2000. For $950 you may submit up to 6 samples books of fabrics with business cards, and catalogs. For $2000, you will have a dedicated table to showcase your products along with pre-set appointments with selected buyers. Shipment of samples and product literature to and from the show is the responsibility of the participant.
USA Sample Booth, The Hotel Show
Dubai, UAE, September 28-30, 2014
For additional information or to receive an application kit, please contact Kim-Bang Nguyen at (202-482-4805) (Kim-Bang.Nguyen@trade.gov) or Mary Lynn Landgraf at (202) 482-7909. Email: Mary-Lynn.Landgraf@trade.gov. You may also fax this form to (202) 482-2331.
The Dubai Hotel Show took place at the Dubai World Trade Center September 28-30, 2014.The show organizer, DMG expected over 600 exhibitors, most from the Gulf States and Asia, and approximately 17,000 trade visitors from 98 countries. The show was very upbeat based on future growth of new hotels in the region, including accelerating growth in the mid-level 3 and 4 star categories. Some government officials expect over 300 new hotels to be built and others refurbished in time for the Expo 2020 World's Fair in Dubai, October 2020-April 2021.
OTEXA’s (Office of Textiles and Apparel) catalog booth included 9 companies including Rhona L.K. Schonwald, a fine artist who is licensing her designs for bedding, upholstery, wall coverings, and carpets for the hospitality industry; JVA Art Group, Artwork and photography fabrication and solutions; Burlington, Inc. uniform fabrics; Kenyon International, a manufacturer of ceramic glass cooktops and stainless steel electric grills; The Word Art Group, a global leader in hospitality wall decor; The Pillow Company, a manufacturer of hand-made sleeping pillows; Design 528, a design intensive luxury furniture manufacturer for the hospitality industry; Langhorne Carpet Company, a manufacturer of Wilton carpets; and JITNI a manufacturer of luxury tissue-weight cashmere and wool/ silk blend scarves. A total of 120 business leads were obtained from the show.
List of Participants
1. BURLINGTON INC.
804 Green Valley Rd., Suite 300
Greensboro, NC 27408 USA
Contact: Sean Benninghoff
International Textile Group™ (Burlington Worldwide and Safety Components) offers a diverse range of vertical manufacturing capabilities along with a wide variety of fiber and fabric blends for FR military, firefighting, extreme cold weather apparel, military Class A Dress wool uniforms and Public safety officers, aerospace, automotive, clean room, barrier, and other specialty applications. Our global footprint provides operational resources across the world. State-of-the-art, modern facilities in China, Mexico and the United States allow for flexibility and duplicate processes around the world.
Since 1923, Burlington Worldwide® has been a global textile leader. Its international presence supports core competencies in worsted wool and performance synthetics. Representing over 50 years of tradition and experience, Burlington Raeford®, a division of Burlington Worldwide, has provided quality fabrics for every branch of the United States Armed Forces, and the United States Military Academy. Many international militaries also call upon Burlington Raeford to fulfill their fabric needs. Safety Components™ maintains a technology leadership role as the leading supplier of flame resistant solutions for structural fire-fighting and military uniform applications. They also supply a wide array of technical fabrics for specification-driven markets.
2. KENYON INTERNATIONAL, INC.
8 Heritage Park Road
Clinton, CT 06413 USA
Tel: (860) 664-4906
Fax: (860) 664-4907
Contact: Mr. Phillip Williams
Kenyon International, Inc. is the largest manufacturer in North America of ceramic glass cooktops and stainless steel electric grills. Kenyon designs and builds all of their products in Clinton, CT USA. As the leading supplier to the hospitality industry for in-suite cooking Kenyon offers unique designs that incorporate the latest in cooking technology. Products include indoor and outdoor electric grills, compact 1 and 2 burner cooktops and a new induction cooking system. Many of Kenyon’s products have received distinguished awards. All Kenyon products are backed by uncompromising quality, exclusive 3-year product replacement warranty, and the best customer service in the industry. Established in 1931, Kenyon supplies residential, hospitality, institutional, academic, military, marine and mobile customers worldwide.
3. THE WORLD ART GROUP
8080 Villa Park Drive
Richmond, VA 23228 USA
Tel: (804) 213-0600 x 611
Fax: (804) 213-0700
Contact: Mr. Lonnie Lemco
Welcome to World Art Group—a global leader in art publishing! With over 25,000 images in our collection, World Art Group has earned its stellar reputation by creating beautiful, unique, high-quality wall décor. We are known for offering flexibility and going the extra mile to please our customers. Browse our images to see the wide range of styles we offer – from traditional and transitional art to contemporary abstracts.
Design & Print On-Demand
We can resize virtually any image in our collection of over 25,000 images, on paper or canvas, up to 60” wide by any length. We can also custom color to match Pantone colors, fabric swatches and paint chips. A choice of paper quality and canvas, as well as a matte or gloss finish, is also available – and there’s never a minimum.
World Art Group boasts an exceptional team of talented designers and artists who are always on the cutting edge—incorporating innovative techniques and the latest of what’s on-trend in home and hospitality décor. Our design team is here to create custom artwork that is perfect for you…. any size, any color, any substrate.
Hospitality, Commercial and Residential Projects
We are one of the largest suppliers of artwork to the hospitality industry worldwide, and currently work with hundreds of Designers, contract framers, and architectural firms. Our images grace the walls of hotels, restaurants, corporate offices, spas, and healthcare and living facilities worldwide.
4. THE PILLOW COMPANY
110 Howell St. suite 200
Dallas, TX 75207 USA
Tel: (214) 939-3696
Contact: Ms. Merrimac Dillon
The Pillow Bar makes only the very finest hand-made sleeping pillows. Made of ONLY
European White European Down (ever any feathers or quills), our pillows are hand-made to match your unique sleep style, size and age. One by one for just the way YOU sleep. All of pillows include a 300-thread-count, double-stitched, 100% cotton sateen zippered pillow protector as well as custom personalized embroidery and a hand-made aromatic French lavender sachet to make your sleep both luxurious and purposeful.
5. JVA Art Group |The Art Collector
4151 Taylor Street
San Diego, CA 92110 USA
Tel: (619) 299-3232
Fax: (619) 299-8709
Contact: Janet Van Arsdale
“Designers trust us with their projects – from vision to reality.” Janet Van Arsdale, President JVA Art Group
With a full staff of highly trained graphic designers and our own library of over 600,000 images, JVA Art Group caters to the needs of interior designers, architects and space planners. Through our Collaborative Process, together we create the perfect artwork for any room or public space. We are now in our 44th year of our family run business.
JVA Art Group is the single source for all your art needs. Benefits of One-
Stop Art Sourcing & Installation include:
1) Peace of Mind since all work is guaranteed to be right the first time.
2) Just-In-Time Service as projects can be priced & started on your schedule.
3) Substrate options as we print our custom images on paper, canvas, plex, metal, wood, glass, wall covering, framed art, fabric, drapes, and much more.
4) Deal directly with the artist, so you don’t pay royalty fees.
JVA Art Group provides unique art solutions that create incredible “First Impressions” and “Memorable Lasting Impressions.”
6. DESIGN 528
8355 E. Hartford Drive, Suite 100
Scottsdale, AZ 85255 USA
Tel: (480) 837-8979
Fax: (480) 837-5455
Contact: Luke Payne
Elevating the human spirit through design is the goal of American company Design 528. By incorporating classic craftsmanship with modern technology and exotic materials with timeless design principles, Design 528 is elevating furniture to a luxury commodity. Design 528 offers a complete range of luxury furniture items for every space: from beds and nightstands to desks and chairs to cocktail tables for the lobby. Each piece is finished by hand, customized to the client’s specific requests and made with limited, numbered materials to truly distinguish the environment in which it is located.
7. LANGHORNE CARPET COMPANY
201 W Lincoln Highway
Penndel, PA 19047 USA
Tel: (215) 757-5155
Fax: (215) 757-2212
Contact: Brian Thomas
Family owned and operated since 1930. Langhorne Carpet is regarded as one of the finest Wilton mills in the world. Langhorne Carpet company artisans meticulously weave America’s most luxurious and cherished carpet from the finest wools. Every Langhorne carpet – gracing grand rooms in renowned residences and landmarks worldwide – is a labor of love deftly defined by unequaled quality and superior craftsmanship. Langhorne carpets are proudly Made- in- the-USA.
8. RHONA LK SCHONWALD
7769 Tilghman Street
Fulton, MD 20759 USA
Tel: (410) 489-6065
Contact: Rhona Schonwald
Rhona LK Schonwald is a classically trained artist who has been producing fine art since 1982 for hotels, commercial installations, and finer personal residences. She is an accomplished painter, designer, sculptress, and photographer whose works appear throughout the U.S. Believing that imagination is of paramount importance to all, and hoping to provide healing through color, Ms. Schonwald is now introducing a line of coordinated hospitality focused products based on her art that is available for direct sale as well as global licenses.
She has won many awards and has exhibited in juried group and solo shows, including various museum shows throughout the United States. Multiple paintings were featured in the independent film, Universal Signs, as well as used by composers to coordinate with their music both in the United States and in abroad.
Ms. Schonwald is now introducing a line of coordinated hospitality focused products based on her art that is available for direct sale as well as global licenses.
Theme: Abstract art with intertwining, flowing colors that turns in multiple directions and provides personal interpretation different for every viewer. Her art and designs fits with a wide variety of decors and room personalities.
888 Brannan Street, suite 2167
San Francisco, CA 94103 USA
Tel: 415 -816-1547
Contact: Cynthia Ostroff
Jitni™ is a lifestyle brand that began its journey in 2006 to create luxury, tissue-weight cashmere and wool/silk-blend scarves. These natural fibers allow our product to travel well in all climates and to far-flung corners of the world.
Our design team builds two collections annually, in addition to private labels with corporate logos. We shop the world for select materials to weave into scarves that imbue timeless style and luxury.
Jitni™ designs can be spotted on women and men in the world’s fashion centers, from the sidewalks of Manhattan to the cafés in Paris.