The first International Trade Fair “Bathroom & Kitchen 2003”, which took place in SC “Olimpijsky”, Moscow, 27-30 August 2003, has become the indusry’’’s key event.
The first International Trade Fair “Bathroom & Kitchen 2003”, which took place in SC “Olimpijsky”, Moscow, 27-30 August 2003, has become the industry’’’s key event. Here you can find participants’ opinion.
The first Russian and the CIS’ exhibition devoted to bathroom and kitchen equipment, decor and design was actively supported by Gosstroy Russia and the Union of the Designers of Russia. More than 70 Russian and foreign companies participated in the show and approximately 2000 specialists from Moscow, Russian regions, the CIS and other countries visited the exhibition. About 120 leading brands from Russia, Italy, Spain, Germany, China, Belarus, Sweden, Finland, Hungary were represented at the show. Among the exhibited items were: finishing materials (ceramic tiles, ceramic marble, natural stone), sanitary ware and hydro massage ware, bathroom and kitchen furniture, sanitary mixers, mirrors and accessories, saunas and home appliance.
Natalja Polyakova, Head of Marketing Department, TD KON: “The exhibition enabled our firm to establish new contacts both with corporate clients and with private visitors, interested in purchasing of sanitary ware and kitchen fittings. In addition to our traditional products we have introduced one of the latest kitchen models produced by Italian company “Composit & Master.”
Oleg Efimov, Head of Sales Department, Centrobath: “In our opinion, the fair was quite a success. The organizers managed to do everything efficiently and in full scale. The IFA team was very benevolent and always ready to help. At this fair our company has represented new bathroom furniture manufacturer – RIFRA, which introduces modern, attractive and urgent bathroom furniture collection.”
Svetlana Kirillova, Assistant of the Executive Director, Moscow representative office, Gustavsberg: “We were glad to take part in the first International Trade Fair “Bathroom & Kitchen” and hope to participate next year. To our mind, the target audience, including constructing companies, design and architect offices, private designers, was covered very precisely. We would especially like to mention the good promotion campaign and organizers’ efficiency.”
Michael Kukarkin, Commercial Director, Fintorg: “IFA implements the right price policy, as the price per square meter in Moscow shouldn’t be more than somewhere in Milan or Frankfurt.”
Inna Moskaleva, Manager, Simex Trading: “We got acquainted with representatives of regional retail companies, which would be much more difficult to do without this exhibition and its regional advertising. Our cooperation with the shop “Tovary Prikamja” in Perm has started 10 days after the fair, and can be described as positive. We believe that other contacts will also develop in the future.”