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R+T Asia announces highlights of upcoming 2018 show
From March 20-22, 2018, R+T Asia will return again to the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) for its exclusive annual trade fair for roller shutters, doors/gates, windows, and sun protection systems. More than just an exhibition, R+T Asia attracts 30,000 professional visitors and over 520 exhibitors, delivering unique exposure to the huge Asian market and many opportunities to expand business.
R+T Asia’s networking initiatives bring visitors and exhibitors together during the show. Educational summits and conferences feature international experts, prominent exhibitors, and leaders from trade associations and the media. Special international hosted buyers also generate unique networking opportunities. No other event offers such exposure to this huge market and so many opportunities to expand business.
As a new highlight for 2018, R+T Asia introduces Yuhang Home Textiles Association from Yuhang District of Hangzhou. This association seeks to become the world's high-end textile brand to capture the strong demand for home textile products. The N5 pavilion will feature Chinese-style fabric, fabric for kids, fashion & modern fabric, and luxury Europe and American style.
InnovAction travel to Stuttgart
Now in its 14th year of joining forces with the R+T mother show in Stuttgart, R+T Asia presents InnovAction, a special display that features noteworthy new products, including nominees of the R+T Stuttgart Innovation Prize. The InnovAction showcase of products can be viewed both online before the show and during the fair in a special exhibition area, InnovAction Hub.
The show’s International Window and Door Summit (IWDS) brings speakers from InnovAction prize in Stuttgart, too. The theme for the 2018 summit is “Think bigger, think better.”
The sun protection systems section of IWDS features hot topics, the smart home, and a discussion on sun shading solutions when it is combined with the whole building. IWDS’s door and gate section will present two discussion panels: New safety aspects and solutions for doors and gates and the relevance of thermal insulation of doors for the planning of new buildings.
Materia is the leading global network for innovative materials, stimulating innovation for better, more sustainable, and high-quality built environments. This year’s theme is “Must-Have Materials,” showcasing a mix of special materials for interior and architecture.
Featuring at least 250 new materials, the exhibition shows modern and innovative versions of multifunctional, smart, original, sustainable, and beautiful materials. Innovations includes metal mesh for sunscreens, paper made of cacao, a 2.5D printed surface, thermochromic plastics, translucent wood, textiles made from tree bark, and wallpaper made from herbs.
To learn more about R+T Asia 2018, go to http://rtasia.org.