Published on : Thursday, February 18, 2016
The 12th edition of Istanbul Furniture Fair – İSMOB 2016 was held from January 12 to 17. Turkey’s largest fair attracted 132,476 visitors from 108 countries. Spread out over 14 halls and 120,000 square meters of exhibition space at the TÜYAP Fair and Convention Center, İSMOB 2016 was a showcase for the best that the Turkish furniture industry had to offer for export to almost 200 countries worldwide.
The world’s third largest furniture fair, İSMOB 2016 received 30,100 foreign and 132.376 domestic visitors during the six days of the event, breaking a record in number of visitors. The fair accounted for 25% of the 3-billion-dollar export target set by the Turkish furniture industry, achieving 750 million dollars in business.
Turkish furniture brands revealed their latest breakthroughs and innovative designs, proving once more that the brand value of Turkey in the furniture industry is rising. From technological seats to breathable self-cleaning mattresses, ergonomically-designed seating arrangements to kids-themed bedrooms; the vast variety of products available at the fair impressed visitors.
The 13th edition of İSMOB will also be held at the TÜYAP Fair and Convention Center from January 10th to 15th, 2017.