The 2023 edition of the fair will take place from 10 to 13 November. Applications are open until 23 April.
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.
The aim of the jury is to ensure that the fair has:
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.
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
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.).
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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