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10 things to see at Middle East Covering


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With Middle East Covering just around the corner, COVER rounds up ten things to look out for in Dubai during the only exhibition in the Middle East dedicated to the flooring, wall covering and surfaces industries.

The Fair
Take advantage of Middle East Covering’s position as the only exhibition in the Middle East dedicated to the flooring, wall covering and surfaces industries. Discover new designs and solutions from a wealth of exhibitors, network with other design professionals and be inspired by the live-demo feature areas.

Sharda Exports (S D61)
Sharda Exports are bringing signature bold rugs featuring hand-knotted as well as tufted varieties. The bright and environmentally friendly carpets made using recycled silk from the ‘Recycled with Love’ collection are sure to stand out.


Sharda Exports

Surface Design School
Build on your knowledge of surface design by attending talks and seminars featuring regional and international industry leaders. Hear about the latest trends, developments in sustainability and industry applications.

Agacan Hali (S D21)
Istanbul-based Agacan Hali has been one of the leading Turkish carpet producers for more than two decades. Expect colourful patchwork pieces perfect for modern interiors.

The Design Buyers’ Club
The Design Buyers’ Club is an exclusive invite-only community for the MENA region’s leading design professionals in charge of the acquiring of products and services for high-end design and development projects. 


Shree Ram Carpets

Shree Ram Carpets (S G46)
From India comes Shree Ram Carpets, armed with hand-knotted rugs in wool as well as viscose. The Colour Reforms collection is characterised by contemporary tones and a blend of traditional and modern design.

Rugs of India
India’s Carpet Export Promotion Council, which falls under the country’s Ministry of Textiles, will present 16 manufacturers and exporters displaying a wide range of hand-woven wares in a special pavilion.

Running concurrently with Middle East Covering at the Dubai World Trade Centre is INDEX International Design Exhibition. INDEX is the MENA region’s largest business platform for the interior design and architecture community when it comes to sourcing products.



At the heart of the MENA region, Dubai is one of the most popular investment destinations in the world. The design, architecture and development sectors have developed accordingly and offer as much to the design-interested visitor as the professional.

Rugs, rugs, rugs
Middle East Covering plays host to a variety of exciting rug exhibitors. Do not miss Al Sorayai (S A67), the No.1 for the production of machine- as well as hand-made carpets in the MENA region, Tamadon’s (S C51) hand-made offerings and Shiv Shakti Exports’ (S D66) beautiful rugs from India.

Middle East Covering, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, 18-21 May 2015

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