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World Furniture Outlook 2017/2018. New 100 Countries Edition


Since 2000 the ‘World Furniture Outlook’ is the flagship CSIL publication on the status and prospects of the furniture sector. It covers production, consumption, imports and exports of furniture in a wide selection of countries.


The number of countries covered increased gradually from 50 to 70. Now, after 16 successful years, the report has come of age and the time has come for an ambitious step forward. Starting with the July 2017 edition of CSIL ‘World Furniture Outlook’, coverage has been extended to 100 countries.

IFFS-2017: A taste of Europe in Asia


IFFS 2017 is set to welcome the all-new European Union (EU) Business Avenues in South East Asia Pavilion to the inaugural Nook Asia event. Organised in partnership with EU Business Avenues in South East Asia - a business support programme for Europe-based SMEs to establish business collaborations through business matchmaking and support services in South East Asia, the pavilion will house 50 design & interior companies from across the European Union on the Contemporary European Design business mission.

IFFS-2017, Special Project: The Italian Hospitality by Giulio Cappellini


International Furniture Fair Singapore (IFFS), a leading design and living international fair, announces a special collaboration with renowned Italian designer, Giulio Cappellini, for the next edition of the show. Taking place in Singapore EXPO from 9 to 12 March, in conjunction with ASEAN Furniture Show, Nook Asia and SingaPlural, IFFS 2017 offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience a bit of Italy in Asia through "THE ITALIAN HOSPITALITY".

MIFF 2017. Exhibitors bring more new products


Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF), the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia, is set to feature a greater variety of new and innovative products from a wide range of suppliers and four country halls at its 23rd annual edition coming March

Great success for the 1st International Woodtech Forum in Damietta organized by MEDEXPO - Press Release


Having exceeded the expectations of organizers and participants alike, the Woodtech Forum that took place in the city of Damietta in Egypt came to an end. The Forum, which was organized by MEDEXPO S.A., in collaboration with the Chamber of Wood Working and Furniture Industries of the area, established a channel of communication for the promotion of human and economic relations.

MIFF 2017. Resounding exhibitor response - Press Release


The Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) goes into its 23rd edition next March 2017 with resounding support from returning and new exhibitors taking the opportunity to set up a stronger presence when the show expands in 2018.


MIFF 2017 organised by UBM Malaysia is scheduled from Mar 8-11 at Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) and Matrade Exhibition and Convention Centre (MECC).


In 2018, the show is set to grow 25% bigger to 100,000 sqm at the brand new Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) and PWTC.


Exhibitors in 2017 will enjoy exclusive privileges to showcase at MITEC in 2018.

IFFS Reveals Exciting New Elements and EU Partnership - Press Release


Singapore, 5 October 2016 – IFFS Pte Ltd today announces a series of updates for the International Furniture Fair Singapore 2017 that will make its return from 9 - 12 March at the Singapore EXPO.

Along with co-located events - the 34th ASEAN Furniture Show (AFS) and the inaugural Nook Asia, the shows will continue to celebrate design, invoke inspiration, and facilitate business discussions, with the aim of promoting trade and growth for the industry.

Online registration has commenced and to date, 1,500 industry professionals have already registered for the event. Visitors are encouraged topre-register at to enjoy a waiver of the onsite admission fee of SGD 20 and to avoid waiting lines at the show. 

IFFS 2017 | International Furniture Fair Singapore 

9 - 12 March

Singapore EXPO

IIDEXCanada 2016 leads the way for the Canadian design and architecture sectors - Press release


TORONTO, ON, Nov. 1, 2016 – Celebrating 32 years on Nov. 30 to Dec. 1, 2016, IIDEXCanada, proudly co-presented with Interior Designers of Canada and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North building to host critical conversations on trends and issues affecting the communities that make up the built environment.



Show hours:

Wed, Nov. 30: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Thu, Dec. 1: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Registration is free for all industry trade professionals until November 17, 2016.

To register, visit


Post event release | The 33rd Edition of IFFS closes with resounding success



Singapore, 8 April 2016 – The International Furniture Fair Singapore 2016 / 33rd ASEAN Furniture Show (IFFS/AFS), along with co-located events The Décor Show and furniPRO Asia, were held from 10 – 13 March 2016.


The event offered industry professionals six halls and inspiring collections put up by 423 exhibiting companies from 29 countries. 


This year, IFFS attracted 20,343 unique visitors from 92 countries and welcomed a total of 87 buying delegations.