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Espacio Cocina SICI 2022 debates the future of the sector in the I Intersectorial Colloquium of Kitchens

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The 'KM0' space of the fair will be the stage on Thursday afternoon 22 of September of a new forum of debate between the different sectors that integrate the integral equipment of the kitchen.

The Colloquium is organized by the specialized portal Focus Piedra together with the Valencia fair and will include the participation of the Cosentino firms, Dirmann, Inko Kitchens and the distributor Matiz Concept.

Valencia, 12 julio 2022.- Espacio Cocina SICI continues to advance in the contents of its next edition, to be held 20 al 23 next september in Feria Valencia and with Valencia Habitat Fair Y Home Textiles Premium by Textilhogar. the kitchen date, in this sense, has closed the celebration of the first edition of the Intersectoral Colloquium on Kitchens, a new forum for debate and reflection on the future of the sector and which is scheduled to be held next Thursday 22 of September starting at 16:00 hours in the new space ‘KM0’, the new trend area, innovation and debate of Espacio Cocina SICI.

This new professional forum is organized by the specialized portal for the Focus Piedra sector together with Feria Valencia itself and will address different aspects related to the new value propositions for the kitchen and, especially, will focus on the area of ​​distribution and the model of stores that are successful in the sector from the kitchen.

The Colloquium, which is sponsored by Cosentino, plans to gather around its debate to Elena Left, manager of the Valencian kitchen store Matiz Concept, Anthony Arriaza, the acting of Dirmann (Sevilla), Jose Manuel Pabon, partner in the Malaga-based kitchen manufacturer Inko Cocinas and Santiago Alfonso, VP Global Communication & Cosentino Corporate Reputation. The colloquium will be presented and moderated by Marisa Carrio, publisher of Focuspiedra.com.

During the meeting, issues such as the expansive trend of new points of sale will be addressed, new store business models, challenges and challenges of kitchen professionals, claims and incident management, among other matters.

Participants profile

  • Matiz Concept, was born in 2014. This Valencian studio directed by Elena Izquierdo is specialized in the kitchen and bathroom sector and has Dica as a furniture supplier. They stand out for a very personalized way of working with all clients, from project development, to on-site monitoring and installation of furniture.
  • Diego Reguera and Antonio Arriaza decided more than 15 years betting on a kitchen concept in continuous evolution. thus was born Dirmann In sevilla, that today has a team of 19 people, three own kitchen stores and an associate who is dedicated solely to marketing. This Sevillian firm with a view to continue growing, relies on the German manufacturer Nolte as a supplier of its furniture and to date they have made more than 3.000 projects. One of the last in which they have participated, 330 homes in the Eurocity Towers of Gibraltar.
  • Based in Coin, Málaga, Inko Kitchen began his journey in 1999 as Furniture Incosur S.L. Currently, with 140 employees on staff, plus 12 freelancers, they manufacture near 5.000 kitchens per year and closed 2021 with a turnover of €14,200,000. Jose Manuel Pabon, partner at ink, will be the representative of the company that participates in the colloquium.
  • Santiago Alfonso is VP Global Communication & corporate reputation of Cosentino global company, Spanish family owned and, that produces and distributes innovative surfaces for the world of architecture and design under the pioneering Silestone® brands, Dekton® or Sensa by Cosentino®. The group bases its development on international expansion, an innovative research and development program, respect for the environment and sustainability, and its ongoing corporate commitment to society and local communities where it is present.

The I Intersectoral Colloquium on Kitchens complements, in this second, the other forum that will also be held in the area of ​​Espacio Cocina SICI, the marble masons forum, focused on the stone sector, marble and kitchen surfaces.