The 2023 edition of the fair will take place from 10 to 13 November. 


Reasons for exhibiting

A true reflection of the audacity, creativity and renewal of fine crafts in Europe today, résonance[s] offers an insight into contemporary expression in this sector, and shakes up the codes of artistic creation.

Seize this opportunity to showcase your latest creations for the benefit of the public attending the fair, the notoriety of which makes it an essential event in the fine crafts sector.

résonance[s] is now the ideal place to assert the excellence of your know-how, and benefit from an incredible economic lever to secure sales and orders.


© Yves Trotzier


Discover the key figures of the 2022 edition

A rigorous and highly specialized selection

Exhibitors are selected by a jury made up of professionals in the fine crafts field and experts in artistic creation.

The aim of the jury is to ensure that the fair has:

  • an outstanding level of quality and originality
  • a carefully balanced representation of the different professions within this sector

  • a satisfactory rate of exhibitor renewal.

To do so, the jury adopts a clearly defined editorial line: the fairs must be resolutely contemporary and exclusively reserved for professionals in the field of fine crafts. Exhibitors are carefully chosen, and the jury ensures that selected designers display a high level of know-how, and a remarkable artistic approach that is sure to thrill the public.

Selection prerequisites:

  • You must be included in the official Fine Crafts nomenclature

  • Be conducting your activity in a professional capacity

  • Present a project with a refined and elegant scenography 

  • You must exhibit the following:
    • objects that are unique or produced in small series 
    • Works entirely designed and created in your own workshop 
    • Recent works
    • Exclusively contemporary works 
    • refonde, bold, elegant and original works 

A large and well-informed public

In 2022, 94.4 % of exhibitors were “satisfied” to “very satisfied” with the quality of the visitor profile.

résonance[s] boasts a unique atmosphere based on simplicity and generosity, and creates the ideal conditions for dialogue and exchanges between designers and the public.

2022, visitors were again present with a stable attendance of 20,000 visitors,: mostly private individuals, collectors and art and design enthusiasts with discerning, upscale tastes, but also an increasing amount of professionals (architects, galleries, museums and museum shops, furniture stores, specialised gift shops, hoteliers, interior decorators, marketing departments of large companies, fashion designers, etc.).

2022 edition

Widespread advertising

In 2022, 96 % of exhibitors praised the fair’s advertising methods. 

Make the most of tailor-made communication tools and a targeted advertising plan to increase your visibility and reputation:

  • more than 400 advertising panels for the poster campaign 
  • the purchasing of advertising inserts in the specialized and professional press 
  • the purchasing of radio spots
  • editorials in regional, national and border press
  • the printing and distribution of nearly 92,500 advertising media
  • a new website dedicated to the fair, which recorded more than 24,000 visits during the month of the event
  • regular publications on social networks
  • one person specially devoted to the press conference and press relations follow-up 
  • direct marketing to CSP+ files
  • numerous promotional actions carried out upstream

A major economic event

In 2022, 56 % of exhibitors made contact with professional customers, 94 % made direct sales during the fair, and 80 % of them expect to receive orders after the fair.

72 % of exhibitors say they are “satisfied” to “very satisfied” with their sales during the fair, with an average turnover per exhibitor in 2022, which peaked at more than €6,620.

Every year, résonance[s] is increasingly being seen as a real business trigger, an essential factor in the sector’s economy, as shown by the number of direct sales made by exhibitors during the last edition, which amounted to nearly € 1,092,000 (+ 6.5 % compared to 2021). 

Manning a stand at the fair gives you the opportunity to engage in direct dialogue with a quality audience with high purchasing power, and to develop a new clientele and new markets in optimal conditions.

Beyond the general public, résonance[s] allows you to meet major stakeholders in your market (collectors, architects, designers, decorators, galleries, boutiques, museums…) and thus extend your business and partner network.

Refined scenography

The scenography was approved by 97 % of exhibitors in 2022.

Over an area of 6,100 m², résonance[s] maintains top rate aesthetics through appealing scenography to provide exhibitors with a tailor-made and contemporary setting.

For the second time, the exhibition will be held in the new exhibition centre designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. With its glass and wood facade and long interior nave, this space gives the show a whole new dimension.

© Bartosch Salmanski

A highly specialized programme

To encourage people to reflect on the fine crafts, their inherent challenges and their evolution, résonance[s] organizes a yearly series of conferences, all of which are great opportunities for the public to exchange and discover. Films are also screened, and live demonstrations give viewers an insight into the secret world of artistic gestures and fine crafts workshops. Finally, educational workshops for children are organized to allow them to handle the various materials in a concrete and fun way.
This programme is accompanied by other highlights, and culminates with the welcoming of a guest of honor and a thematic group exhibition.

A skilled organiser


In 2022, 100 % of exhibitors said they were “satisfied” to “very satisfied” with the welcome and the organisation.

Created and supported by frémaa since its inception in 2012, the résonance[s] fair benefits from the skills and professionalism of an acknowledged professional organisation that puts its expertise at the service of this leading fair in the fine crafts sector. Created in 1996, frémaa now boasts more than 165 professionals in the fine crafts world admitted on the basis of the quality of their applications. Its purpose is to promote, represent, defend and enhance the economic development of its members. Thanks to its economic, cultural and training-related successes, it helps to extend the influence and development of the fine crafts sector.
résonance[s]’ strength undeniably lies in the fact that the fair is organized by and for professionals in the fine crafts sector.
Every year, frémaa actively works behind the scenes to develop a new high-flying edition that confirms the fair’s privileged position in the world of design.

Strasbourg, an attractive city

  • Thanks to its border location, Strasbourg enjoys an exceptional geographical position at the crossroads of European economy.
  • Strasbourg lies at the heart of one of the wealthiest and most dynamic departments in France. Bas-Rhin is at the top of the list of departments that spend the most money on interior design.
  • As a European capital and a city that has been granted a “Ville et Métiers d’Art” quality label, Strasbourg is a privileged destination that enjoys undeniable economic and tourist appeal thanks to its strong cultural heritage.

Satisfied exhibitors

94 % of exhibitors attending the 2022 edition said they were “satisfied” to “very satisfied” with the fair, and 91 % of them intended to apply to attend the 2023 edition.

What some exhibitors had to say:

“I would like to thank you all once again for this wonderful exhibition, both in terms of its organisation, the quality of the exhibitors and the wonderful human, attentive and benevolent public! A beautiful and warm human adventure that really does good in this period.” Anne

“The magnificent résonance[s] fair which year after year shines, amazes, embellishes and gives the most beautiful things to see through the gesture of passionate craftsmen. There are sparks in the eyes of the artisans and visitors and I am always honoured to share these beautiful days of resonance[s]. A huge thank you to the whole team. Without this great team, nothing would be the same.” Gaby

Services designed to meet your needs

  • Free entry for your customers (both daily and permanent, electronic and paper)
  • Fair posters and flyers
  • Your contact details on the website and the fair brochure
  • A credit card payment system for your customers
  • Free breakfast provided every morning
  • A private and convivial evening for exhibitors
  • 10% discount at the fair’s brasserie
  • A list of accommodation at negotiated rates
  • Partition walls: 2.80 m high and 1 m wide
  • White laminated panels
  • 30W LED floodlights (number defined according to the size of the stand)
  • Stock storage space common to several stands 
  • Electrical supply
  • Adhesive sign
  • Grey carpet
Atelier Danneels Zafiro, tourneur sur bois
Atelier Danneels Zafiro, tourneur sur bois
Atelier du Bois au Mobilier, ébéniste
Atelier La Bîhe, créatrice textile ©Gauthier DIETSCHI
Atelier Le Traon, tisserand
Ben&Manu, ébénistes
CAPRI, sculpteur animalier ©Thomas Deschamps
Christian FUCHS, sculpteur sur pierre
David Seltz Création Bois, ébéniste
Icaro MAITERENA, céramiste
Gaëlle GUINGANT-CONVERT, céramiste-sculpteur animalier
Julie Erlich Atelier Français, maroquinière
Laurent BOURQUIN et Julie PILLET, créateurs de chaussures 1 ©Eric Salé
Livia MARASSO, céramiste
Michel Fagon Créations, ébéniste
Michèle FOREST, mode et bijoux contemporain ©PHILIPPE DENIS
Nelly BICHET Chapeaux, modiste
Nicolas Palmade, coutelier-forgeron
Pascal LEMOINE, sculpteur verrier
Virginie FANTINO, bijoutière
Yun-Jung SONG, céramiste