Kitchen & Bath Expo Draws Crowd
London, U.K. In just its second year, the bi-annual
Bathrooms & Kitchens EXPO doubled its show floor space and
dramatically increased attendance, drawing a record crowd of 8,940
visitors, show sponsors announced.
The event, held May 11 through 13, at ExCeL,
Docklands, located here, witnessed a 45 percent increase in
visitors over its inaugural show, held in 2001, according to
Quantum Business Media, parent company of Bathrooms+Kitchens
magazine and organizer of the show.
The three-day event which brought together kitchen
and bath designers, retailers, interior designers, home builders,
specifiers, architects and other industry professionals from all
over the world showcased products from more than 200 leading
companies, and offered seminars covering everything from showroom
design and open-plan living spaces to the psychology of color.
Based on commitments made at the show, Dray said he
expects significant turnout for the next EXPO, scheduled for May 8
through 10, 2005. “We have had an incredibly positive response from
exhibitors, with over 70 percent of them already committed to EXPO
2005,” he commented.
In conjunction with the 2005 event, the EXPO will
unveil a new logo to give the show image a fresh, new look, show