Looking Forward to the CIFF 2008 with the success of the 19th CIFF
With the fulfillment of the 19th China International Furniture Fair (Office & Commercial Furniture), most exhibitors and visitors have expressed immense satisfaction with the Fair's organization and the belief in the potential for future business and cooperation it will bring them.All of these reflects that the 19th CIFF is reall a big success!
More participants, greater diversity
At this year’s Fair, the number of foreign exhibitors increased by 12 percent which added greater diversity in the exhibits. Exhibitors came from different regions and nations such as Taiwan, Germany, Malaysia, South Korea, France, and Turkey. The exhibition venue featured seven exhibition halls covering an area of about 75,000 m2; the largest of its kind in Asia.
Further subdivision of exhibition zones brought professionalism and convenience to visitors and buyers. Besides the conventional exhibition zones for Office Furniture, Public Seats and Office Furniture Fittings, two more were added this year; Steel and Hotel Furniture. This arrangement attracted a greater number of exhibitors from home and abroad. They are Sao Swn Furniture Industrial (Dong Guan), Victory Office System Holding (China), Kuo Ching Office Furniture, etc. In the Office Chair Furniture Zone, there is Lijiang Seating, etc, while in the Steel Furniture Zone there is Merryfair Office Furnitue, Medida Furniture Manufacturing and so on. In addition, Gotop Furniture, Westband Group and Orgatec Group from Germany have participated in the Hotel Furniture Zone for the first time.
One exhibitor commented that the new subdivisions helps these enterprises to stand out.
High-tech and Innovation
High-tech and innovation are key themes everywhere you walk the show. People are discussing new spraying techniques, anti-bacterial furniture materials, honey comb manufacturing etc, with the goal to lower costs while at the same time putting the environment as a main concern. Some renowned Chinese furniture makers brought with them their latest products targeted for the European market, which demonstrates new advances in the development of China’s furniture industry.
With the 19th CIFF already billed as being a success, anticipation is growing for the 20th CIFF. The next Fair promises to be an exciting event and one that will better reflesct the evolution of China's industry to better serve customers at home and around the world.