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CSIL Global Furniture Outlook at Xylexpo 2018


Alessandra Tracogna, CSIL, presented the main trends in furniture production worldwide at Xylexpo on May 9, 2018

Post Event World Furniture Outlook Seminar 2018


Milan, April 18th - The 16th edition of the "World Furniture Outlook" Seminar organized by CSIL, Centre for Industrial Studies, took place on April 18th, 2018 at the Fiera Milano Rho during the 57th Milan International Furniture Fair Salone del Mobile.Milano with a large participation of over 100 professionals and representatives of institutions and trade associations of the woodworking and furniture industry.


CSIL is constantly monitoring and studying these issues and the annual World Furniture Outlook Seminar offers the occasion to share results of CSIL research activity with sector experts and look at future perspectives of the furniture industry and related sectors on a world scale.

  • CSIL experts introduced their forecasts concerning the furniture sector worldwide and commented on the main factors affecting production, consumption and trade of furniture on a global scale.
  • CSIL findings were discussed with selected corporate and institutional representatives as keynote speakers, giving a speech on the internationalization strategies operated in the global market.

Malaysian International Furniture Fair wraps up biggest show on high note


The Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) concluded its show on March 11 after four successful days with elated exhibitors meeting more buyers from a wide base of countries and signing orders right until the end.


Overwhelming praise was heaped on the spacious new Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) which co-hosted the annual event for the first time with Putra World Trade Centre.

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Mauro Spinelli, CSIL, at OLMeet 2018


The OLMeet – Officelayout Meeting was held in Milan the 6th of March 2018. The event organized by the Officelayout Magazine focuses on the main trends in the commercial space planning.


The main theme this year has been the technology and furniture solutions to optimize costs and enhance wellbeing in the workplace.

World Furniture Outlook Seminar 2018


The furniture sector is becoming more and more globalized and has to tackle common issues in the attempt of increasing competitiveness. CSIL is constantly monitoring and studying these issues and is pleased to share results of its research activity with sector experts with a forward looking approach.


The "World Furniture Outlook Seminar" is a unique occasion to gather comments on the key facts regarding production, consumption and trade of the major industrial economies worldwide and to know CSIL forecasts.



16th edition of CSIL Seminar "World Furniture Outlook"

April 18th, 2018 (h 11.00 - 12.30)

Fiera Milano Rho Congress Centre, Meeting Room AQUARIUS.

CIFF Guangzhou 2018 places the focus on people


The 41st edition of CIFF (China International Furniture Fair), divided into two phases, will be held in Guangzhou from 18 to 21 March and from 28 to 31 March 2018.

Countless new products, reflecting the face of a China that is changing rapidly and that is increasingly looking to quality, design and innovation

WF Review attended the Wood Construction Conference in Garmisch


World Furniture attended the Wood Construction Conference in Garmisch this year. A contribution focusing on a selection of themes and visions from the sessions will be published in the March 2018 issue of the magazine

Forecast Seminar for the Furniture Markets in Italy and Worldwide in 2018


The 35th edition of the traditional end-of-the-year CSIL Forecast Seminar will take place in Milan on Friday, 24 November 2017.


Since 1983 the Forecast Seminar for the Furniture Markets in Italy and Worldwide has been a keynote meeting for sector players and operators, representatives of institutions and trade associations, journalists, economists and researchers and also a not-to-be-missed opportunity to analyse trends and prospects for the furniture sector in Italy and on the global market, with the participation of a panel of speakers discussing on breaking focus themes.



Forecast Seminar for the Furniture Markets in Italy and Worldwide

WHEN: November 24th, 2017

WHERE: Corso Venezia 47 - Milan - Italy | Confcommercio- Sala Orlando


China Furniture & Interior Industry Summit 2017


The third Furniture & Interior Industry Summit took place on the 19th – 20th October 2017 in Shanghai, China.

Sylvia Weichenberger, CSIL Partner and Senior Expert, attended the event as a speaker presenting CSIL’s World Furniture Outlook with focus on the APAC region.