According to the surveys conducted with the contract manufacturers and operators that participated as exhibitors at InteriHOTEL, general satisfaction was rated as 4.25 out of 5. Moreover, the particularly highlighted the number and quality of the attendees (hotel operators with refurbishment projects and opinion leaders keen to increase their technical knowledge of particular products) giving a rating of 4.3 out of 5, while 93% of them would recommend the event.

In this edition, InteriHOTEL attracted
visitors from 26 countries, with a particularly notable level of participation of opinion leaders, developers and hotel chains from Central America and the Caribbean, in a mission organized jointly by CENFIM and RED-AEDE (Association of Spanish Design Companies), with the support of the ICEX (Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade).

In addition, the more than two thousand attendees at InteriHOTEL underlined the presence of the large majority of Spanish companies specializing in the contract sector and the showroom presentation of a comprehensive product range that included all of the interior design specialty areas: floorings, furniture and bedding, textiles, lighting, bathroom fixtures, decoration, etc.

Meanwhile, alongside the showroom, a total of 25 presentations, with the participation of renowned architects, hotel executives and representatives of associations, shared insight on nine current areas of the hotel sector: restaurant and hotel design, sustainability, accessibility, trends among large hotel brands, differentiation for boutique hotels, hotel design as a specialty within interior design, hotels with charms, lighting projects and glocal design.

In addition, for a second year in a row, the organizers presented two categories of awards: for product innovation and the best blog article on hotel interior design. The jury for the awards, made up of the General Manager of the Hotel Hilton Diagonal Mar in Barcelona, the Director of the Postgraduate Course in Hotel Interior Design at ELISAVA, the General Secretary of Red AEDE and the Director of CENFIM, decided to present the Product Innovation Award, from among the exhibitors at InteriHOTEL to the company Alt Bath, the manufacturer of an innovative modular system that enables the fast refurbishment of hotel bathrooms. Meanwhile, the award for the best blog article on hotel interior design was awarded to the post in the blog ‘Silleros Viajeros’ (Travelling Chair-makers) entitled ‘Accessibility vs decoration’, which focuses on hotel design that takes into consideration the functionalities required by people with physical disabilities.

Based on these positive results and still in the process of gathering feedback and drawing conclusions from the recently ended 2015 edition, the organizers of InteriHOTEL are already hard at work on the 2016 edition, which looks set to be another great success.