In 1993, a large number of the most qualified Italian furnishing textiles industrialists promoted the PROPOSTE fair. What was needed was a specialised and selective fair, which, starting from the consolidated MADE IN ITALY, would highlight the quality and professionalism of MADE IN EUROPE.
SPECIALIZED because the exhibitors are exclusively direct producers of furnishing and curtain fabrics. SELECTIVE because these exhibitors share at least three characteristics: the qualification of their companies and products, their professional fairness, their commitment to research and experimentation in the field of aesthetics and in that of technologies.
The fair is not open to the public. Visitors to PROPOSTE ACCESS THE FAIR ONLY IF INVITED, and rigorously chosen among the following categories: Textile editors, Producers of upholstered furniture, Wholesalers, Wide distribution chains, Converters, Contract operators.
The exhibiting location is Villa Erba in Cernobbio (Como – Italy).
PROPOSTE 1993 | 44 exhibitors, 38 of which Italian and 6 from other European countries, and 2500 visitors. In 1997 PROPOSTE obtained the Italian government’s acknowledgement as international fair.
PROPOSTE 2017 | 89 exhibitors, of whom 42 are Italian and 47 from abroad, broken down as follows: 5 from the United Kingdom, 2 Dutch, 5 French, 16 Belgian, 7 Spanish, 1 Austrian, 4 German, 4 Turkish, 1 Swiss and 2 American.
Proposte is organized and promoted by Proposte srl, which is owned by Ascontex Promozioni and Consorzio Promozione Tendaggio.