International Halls regrouped, event selling out fast
Fancy sipping some red wine in a relaxed environment with soothing background music while sniffing out business opportunities… at a trade fair? This is the kind of service organizers of CIFM / interzum guangzhou – Asia’s largest woodworking machinery and furniture production fair – are providing in preparation for the event’s tenth edition slated to happen from March 27-30, 2013 in Guangzhou, China, and they are pulling out all the stops.
Enhanced with a mini wine bar, the visitor lounge in Hall 14.1, dubbed “Piazza”, offers participants the right amount of relaxation and ice-breaker they need when doing business in China.
While attractive refreshments are only the icing on the cake, the major highlight of the show is without a doubt the dazzling array of exhibits on display.
The 130,000-square meter showcase spanning areas B and C of the Pazhou Complex is expected to host over 1,000 top furniture manufacturers, eight national pavilions and draw more than 56,000 professional buyers from all over the world.
Of which, the international halls (Hall 11.1, 14.1 &15.1) will see some new developments next year.
Still located in Area C, the Raw Materials & Components Zone will be represented by four distinct product segments with hardware and components as well as a Turkish and Spanish pavilion respectively occupying Hall 14.1, and Hall 15.1 featuring materials and equipment for upholstery and bedding, wood products and adhesives, materials and equipment for interior design together with group participation from Turkey, Germany, the U.S./Canada, Italy, Chile and AHEC.
While remaining in Area B, the Machinery Zone will see the bedding and upholstery machinery zone migrate to Hall 13.1. Hall 11.1 is set to continue to showcasing woodworking machinery, tools and other machinery and a German pavilion.
Besides national pavilions, other international participation remains active and organizers expect the show to be another sell-out within the next months as with previous years.
Key players have all filed in including:
Homag, IMA, Vollmer, Duerkopp Adler, Pfaff, Wemhoener, Union Brother, Beland, SCM, Festool, Freud, Aaron, HSD Mechatronic, Microvellum Software, Paolino Bacci, Dimar Precision and Fengchaou at Hall 11.1.
FGV, harn, Repon, Titus, King Slide, TAKACHIHO KOHEKI, Topslide, Cebi, Hanstar, Litong, Koyo, Cyber Lock, Reggar, Italiana Ferramenta, Sugatsune, Lianxun and TEAM SAKIMORI at Hall 14.1.
Okin Refined, Boyteks Tekstil, Zahonero, Ateja Tritunggal, Bekaert, Jacquard Textile, Laytex, American Softwoods, AHEC, Franklin Adhesives, H.B. Fuller, Dana Lim, Dazer Sino, French Timber, Henkel, Schattdecor, Rehau, ALPI, Vefer, Radium Foam, Suspa, Renolit, Jowat, Konrad Hornschuch, Schwinn, Tabu, ILCAM, Tece Dekor, eMomo, Zhulian, Xinyada, Orchard, Talent, Hongda, Internet Wood Glue, Rocky, Limoss, Tece Dekor and URUFOR at Hall 15.1.
In addition, senior executives, industry veterans and representatives from trade associations will be sharing new concepts and trends at themed seminars centering on innovative technology and furniture materials to be held at the Piazza on March 28 & 29.
A collection of renowned publications and magazines on designs and trends will be showcased in the Resource Area between Hall 14.1 and 15.1 where both exhibitors and visitors could freely browse.
CIFM / interzum guangzhou is an annual gathering held in co-location with the widely-attended China International Furniture Fair.
CIFM / interzum guangzhou 2013
27-30 March 2013
China Import and Export Fair Complex (Pazhou)
International Halls: Area B: Hall 11.1: The Machinery Zone
Area C: Hall 14.1 & 15.1: The Raw Materials & Components Zone
As a world-renowned trade fair organizer, Koelnmesse has an excellent track record for organizing some of the world’s most successful trade events, such as the accomplished interzum and imm in Cologne, Germany. With over 80 years’ experience in organizing large-scale commercial events connecting buyers and sellers, Koelnmesse brings forth an unrivaled skill-set and expertise needed to develop interzum guangzhou into the premier international furniture production trade show in the world.
About China Foreign Trade Centre (Group)
China Foreign Trade Centre (Group) is a highly qualified and experienced exhibition company. For more than 50 years, it has organized the China Import and Export Fair, the largest trade fair in China. China Foreign Trade Centre (Group) is also the organizer of CIFF (China International Furniture Fair (Guangzhou)), Asia’s biggest furniture trade fair.