From Shanghai To The World: The Big Return Of R+T Asia To Connect And Accelerate Business For The Sun Shading And Door/Gate Industries
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Shanghai, China – R+T Asia, the premier trade fair for the sun shading and door/gate industry, is set to make another grand return with its highly anticipated 19th edition. The event is scheduled to take place at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC) in Shanghai from 28th to 30th May 2024, offering a remarkable showcase of innovation and industry trends.

“China continuous to be a very dynamic market in the sun shading, doors and gates’ business sector. Together with its neighboring Asian countries, it offers great business opportunities for all show participants," said Roland Bleinroth, President and CEO of Messe Stuttgart, co-organizer of the show. “R+T Asia is an international trade fair platform that once again proves why it is the leading event in its industry. Together with the prominent Chinese exhibitors, leading international key players from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, South Korea and Turkey who will showcase their latest innovations and developments for the domestic and international customers,” concluded Bleinroth.

A Comprehensive Exhibition

This year, nearly 750 exhibitors will span across 120,000 square metres of exhibition space, making R+T Asia 2024 an exceptional platform for industry demand and offer worldwide. With promising pre-registration numbers indicating visitors heading to Shanghai from nearly 100 countries, the organizers anticipate an increase in attendance, fostering a truly international arena for business interactions and knowledge sharing.

Attendees will have the chance to discover a wide array of products tailored to both residential and commercial needs. The exhibition will feature international companies within the German Pavilion as C4MICE UG, Junkers & Müllers GmbH, Alfons W. Gentner Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, Gerhard Geiger GmbH & Co.KG, Bahama GmbH, Scholz Business Mentoring GmbH, media4technologies UG, Georg Musculus GmbH & Co. KG, or Rolladen Handel Porz GmbH, Möhn GmbH, alongside renowned brands from other countries.

The majority of exhibitors hail from China, a manufacturing powerhouse known for development and supply of automation, components, fabrics, textiles, and finished products. Among the esteemed participants are companies such as A-OK, BAOLONG, BESTEX, COULISSE B.V., DA’AI, DAEDONG INC, DEPER, DOOYA, ELITEX, HEZE HUASHENG, MYT SHUTTERS, NOVO, RAEX, SANJIN JAPAN, SINUS ELEKTRONIK, SIOEN, WAYTEX GROUP, WINPLUS, XERA, XIANFENG, XIDAMEN, and many more, offering visitors an unparalleled opportunity to engage with leading industry innovators.

To enhance buyer engagement and create networking and business opportunities, R+T Asia 2024 will offer a variety of activities aimed at facilitating connections and delivering valuable insights for international and national buyers. Targeted discussions will engage buyers in focused conversations with exhibitors, promoting direct communication and fostering mutually business relationships. Additionally, professionals participating in the Hosted Buyer program will enjoy guided tours of exhibitor booths, customized according to their product interests. Recognizing the critical role of buyer engagement and networking in business growth, the event is designed to serve as a vibrant platform where buyers can connect with top-tier exhibitors, discover groundbreaking products, and form valuable business relationships.

R+T Asia 2024 On-Site Events: Driving Innovation and Sustainability

International Window and Door Summit (IWDS)

R+T Asia’s flagship networking and educational event returns in 2024 under the theme "Innovating Towards Sustainable Futures: Advancing Global Low-Carbon Development in Sun Shading Systems and Doors/Gates." This summit will address various aspects of sustainability and innovation, focusing on climate adaptation, best practices for achieving sustainability goals, and market dynamics for international brands entering the Chinese market. Among of the speakers, IWDS will host Sandra Musculus, President at ITRS e.V. / Georg Musculus GmbH & Co. KG and Jochen Lude, Head of Product Management at SOMMER Antriebs- und Funktechnik GmbH. The event will take place on 28th May at Hall H2, Booth H2V01 from 13:00 to 16:40. Attendees are encouraged to arrive by 12:30 to secure their place. For more details, the IWDS agenda is available at

Design with Nature

Organized by cadex, "Design with Nature" will be held on 28th May from 10:00 to 16:30 in H5.2C50. Renowned for merging design and material innovation through immersive displays and forums, this year’s event will feature engaging industry talks by domestic and international designers and companies. The discussions will explore how to balance protecting the Earth with meeting consumer needs. Among the keynote speakers the event will host architects from Studio Marco Piva, MDO, VUDAFIER: SAVERINO PARTNERS, V10, OUTIN Design.

Material Matters

"Material Matters," a collaboration between cadex and the architecture firm Greater Dog, will be a highlight of the event, focusing on the integration of materials and design. This multidimensional event will include presentations, sample experiences, product exhibitions, and seminars. It aims to foster new perspectives and partnerships among designers, material retailers, and brands, expanding creative possibilities and the interconnection between architecture and design. "Material Matters" will take place on 29th May from 10:30 to 17:00 in H5.2C50.

These, and several other events held during R+T Asia 2024 underscore the show’s commitment to driving innovation, sustainability, and collaboration within the industry. Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with leading experts, explore cutting-edge products, and gain valuable insights into the future of sun shading systems and doors/gates.

An Electrifying Ambiance

Beyond its expansive exhibition, R+T Asia will once again be surrounded by other influential concurrent shows under BUILD ASIA Mega Show umbrella, such as HD+ Asia, DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR, cadex, and more. Together, they weave a vibrant picture that captures the diverse essence of the design and building materials industry. This harmonious fusion presents a unique opportunity for cross-industry collaboration and imaginative spark.

The organizers send a warm welcome is extended to all participants of the 19th edition of R+T Asia. This year’s event assures an immersive journey where professionals can unearth avant-garde technologies, nurture invaluable connections, and stay abreast of industry trends

About R+T Asia

R+T Asia, the leading trade fair for the sun shading and door/gate industry in the APAC region, stands at the forefront of its field. With a remarkable legacy spanning nineteen editions, R+T Asia has established itself as a dynamic platform for industry professionals. This premier event provides a prime opportunity to showcase cutting-edge products, exchange knowledge, and foster valuable business collaborations. As part of the esteemed R+T Alliance, R+T Asia boasts its extensive connections and partnerships to provide industry professionals with unparalleled access to a vast and reliable network."

Event Details:

Event name: R+T Asia

Event type: International trade fair for sun shading systems and doors/gates

Dates: 28 - 30 May 2024

Location: National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai)

To register for R+T Asia 2024, please visit