Furniture Fair is an annual event that takes place every year with the participation of many corporations, large and small enterprises in the field of furniture and handicrafts. Asia is considered the “wood king” with the highest production and export figures in the world. However, furniture fairs are now rampant in the market. Here are the top 6 prestigious Asian furniture fairs that you should know.
Vifa Expo – Vietnam International Furniture & Handicraft Fair
Ranking first in this list is the International Furniture & Handicraft Fair – Vifa Expo of Vietnam. Founded in 2008 under the original name of Vifa, the furniture fair is co-organized by the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade and HAWA Corporation with the Handicraft And Wood Industry Association of Ho Chi Minh City (HAWA).
Vifa Expo Furniture Fair is held annually in Ho Chi Minh City, which is considered the largest economic city in Vietnam. By 2014, the furniture fair was held by the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City and was renamed Vifa Expo, creating a strong momentum for the Vietnamese market to reach out to the world.
Vifa Expo is considered the Asian furniture fairs with the most prestigious quality today. With an increasing scale over the years, Vifa expo 2022 attracts more than 175 domestic and foreign enterprises with 975 pavilions and a total display area of up to 15,000m2. Those successes have partly proved the prestige and professionalism of the fair.
MIFF – Malaysian International Furniture Fair
Next, Malaysian International Furniture Fair – MIFF with consistent revenue growth over the past 26 years. In 2019, MIFF achieved a turnover of USD 1.01 billion, this is considered the No. 1 Furniture Trade Fair in Southeast Asia and is continuously in the top 10 in the world.
MIFF Asia Furniture Fairs with a total exhibition area of up to 100,000m2 will give you a great experience about the furniture sector in general and furniture in particular. You will have the opportunity to explode in sales and thrive in the ASEAN economic ecosystem, discovering the latest products, methods, and solutions to grow your enterprise.
CIFF – China International Furniture Fair
CIFF is the largest Asian furniture fairs in the world with a scale of up to 750,000m2 with 4,000 participating companies and more than 350,000 trade visitors. Each time CIFF takes place, others are overwhelmed with the scale and quality of products at each event. As a long-standing and professional furniture fair, having been organized 49 times, CIFF has continuously recorded admirable growth numbers. In 2021 CIFF statistics, the number of visitors increased by 20% compared to the same period in 2019.
With these achievements, CIFF is considered a “king” specializing in supplying and connecting large corporations and companies in the furniture sector. China International Furniture Fair brings new business opportunities for enterprises in the sector, always offering innovative solutions to match market needs.
Export Furniture Exhibition – EFE Malaysia
Malaysia, like most of its Asian neighbors, is heavily involved in a trade that relies on fairs and exhibitions to increase its reach. With a sizable population of about 32 million people, the country has a very dynamic furniture sector, which has brought in $334 million so far in 2020.
Export Furniture Exhibition Malaysia has been running for 16 years and is held every March in the capital at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. Held on an area of about 40,000 square meters, the event features more than 400 exhibitors whose furniture is mainly exported to other markets. If you are looking to get Asian furniture pieces at an affordable price, EFE Malaysia is the event you should plan to attend.
EFE Export Furniture Exhibition in Kuala Lumpur is one of the largest international trade fairs for the furniture sector in Malaysia. For visitors, EFE Export Furniture Exhibition is a great opportunity to increase market share and establish business relationships. Exhibitors have the opportunity to showcase their products and services to an informed audience.
Different from the remaining Asian furniture fairs, IFEX specializes in handcrafted products designed, sculpted, and inspired by the natural beauty of Indonesia. IFEX’s outstanding handcrafted wooden products are as follows: outdoor furniture products, office furniture, bedroom, dining room, panel furniture,…and rattan products.
IFEX is considered by experts to be Asia’s must-attend handcrafted furniture fair. In addition, IFEX is also a furniture fair with strong support and help from the Indonesian government. Therefore, IFEX not only resonates in the domestic market but also with neighboring countries.
3F China International Famous Furniture Fair
In addition to the CIFF China International Furniture Fair, the 3F International Famous Furniture Fair (also known as Dongguan 3F) is equally popular in China. Over 20 years of establishment and development, the 3F International Famous Furniture Fair is considered by the Chinese as the most effective trade gateway.
The 3F International Famous Furniture Fair is also honored to be the first furniture fair professionally recognized by UFI in China. With a scale of 9 exhibition buildings with a total area of 700,000m2, only behind CIFF 50,000m2 but still the Asian furniture fairs with a huge scale in the world. The products exhibited at 3F are mostly interiors with minimalist style and making full use of functions such as: Northern Europe and Italy.
Coming to the Vifa Expo and furniture fair, you need to make a good impression and attract customers through the unique design of pavilions at vifa expo. Therefore, the selection of a reputable exhibition pavilion construction unit is essential.
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