The 54th edition of the Salone del Mobile has closed with a total of 310 840 visitors. The presence of 69% of foreign high-profile confirmed the strong international focus of the event.
China proved the leading market and Germany was the second country of provenance for sectoral operators. This edition saw a particularly high number of visitors from the Middle East; Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Egypt in particular. Visitor numbers from the US, UK and India were up. The presence of Russian operators was reassuring.
On an area of over 200,000 square meters, with e 2800 exhibitors of which 127 are housed in the halls of Workplace3.0 / SaloneUfficio, 475 at Euroluce and 700 young designers from SaloneSatellite.
“The data confirms the importance and attractiveness of an event that showcases the very best of Italian and international furnishing”, said Salone del Mobile President, Roberto Snaidero. “The companies are delighted with the quality of attendees and the solid business results achieved over the six days of the fair, thanks to their own commitment and dedication to tackling and overcoming the tough financial situation of the last few years. The Salone therefore constitutes the first signal of the forecast recovery.”