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Muar, recently declared the “Furniture City of Malaysia” by the government, will take centre stage at Southeast Asia’s largest industry show next year when the annual Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) opens its doors again from March 8- 11.
Fresh from its biggest expansion in 2018, MIFF will celebrate its 25th anniversary sharing the limelight with Muar, the driving force that accounts for 70% of Malaysian furniture exports to over 160 countries including top destinations, the United States, Singapore, Japan, Australia and Britain.
MIFF, Malaysian International Furniture Fair 2019
8 to 11 March 2019
MITEC & PWTC, KL, Malaysia
On June 18th, the international exhibition organizer – Informa, announced the formal merger with UBM. On occasion of this grand combination, UBM Sinoexpo will introduce a wider range of B2B market capabilities and international advantages, and strongly support the two upcoming furniture exhibitions of Pudong this September.
Furniture China and Maison Shanghai
11th – 14th September 2018
The show will be held on Sep 10-13 in Shanghai under the brand new theme of "An example of Global Lifestyle".
Since 2018, every session of CIFF Shanghai will be coorganized by China Foreign Trade Guangzhou Exhibition General Corp. ("CFTE") and Red Star Macalline, China's largest furniture chained shopping mall.
With the strategic collabration, CIFF will take on a brand new look which is explained in the press release
According to CSIL, the European consumption of upholstered furniture was worth over Eur 14 billion in 2017, with different market performances across countries. Overall, the market increased over the last years and benefitted from an improved economic environment.
Germany is the biggest upholstery consuming country, followed by the UK and France. The New EU Members, although accounting for only 13% of the total European consumption, are the best performing markets.
The term Contract is used when a simple provision of furnishings under the contracting formula is accompanied by a series of services such as support for designing spaces and finding and coordinating sub-contractors for the completion of the projects.
This is a transversal business because it involves different kind of products and different destination segments.
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.
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
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 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.