Guangzhou, China / Mar. 13. 2017
The much-anticipated CIFM / interzum guangzhou will be held from March 28-31 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex (Pazhou Complex). As Asia's largest and most comprehensive woodworking machinery, furniture manufacturing and interior decoration trade fair, interzum guangzhou will see the addition of a new hall this year, boosting the total area to 150,000 square meters – the largest in its history. More than 1,300 exhibitors from 38 countries and regions will compete for the attention of some 70,000 visitors who are expected to walk through its doors.
Strong national pavilion, international presence
Widely regarded as an event not-to-be-missed by the industry, interzum guangzhou has been attracting a strong lineup of international group participation. Nine national pavilions from Germany, Turkey, Korea, Chile, the United States / Canada as well as industry-driven contingents led by the Malaysian Timber Council, American Hardwood Export Council, Canada Wood and Swedish Wood will feature their latest wares.
Joining them are 330 other international exhibitors hailing from Australia, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Uruguay and the United States, among others.
Some of the industry heavyweights slated to appear include:
IMA (Germany), SCM (Italy), Leuco (Germany), Vollmer (Germany), Homag, Biesse (Italy), Duerkopp (Germany), Mammut (Germany), OKIN Refined (Germany), Repon (Taiwan), Titus (UK), FGV (Italy), American Softwoods, Kleiberit (Germany), Bostik (France), Jowat (Germany), Bekaert Deslee (Belgium), Boyteks Tekstil (Turkey), Kastamonu (Turkey), Rehau (Germany), Schattdecor (Germany).
Regional market trends and innovations
Besides being the platform of choice for procurement, interzum guangzhou is also the hotbed for industry product launches and announcements every year. In addition, concurrent seminars revolving around design, technology and materials at this edition also seek to engage and inform participants about emerging trends.
Some of the activities include:
·Global Color Trends Conference 2016/2017 – by Renolit Group
The group’s chief designer and director of the United State’s Color Marketing Group, Monika Fecht, will shed light on the up-and-coming colors of the year, providing crucial design elements and basis for furniture makers.
·Swedish Wood - A Versatile, Modern Material – by Swedish Wood
Expect a convergence of industry experts, designers and architects to discuss topics on the application and sustainable development of wood in architectural design alongside a display of outstanding wooden structure case studies
·The International Situation and Future Development of Top Grade Melamine Material – by Kingdecor
·“Close To You” Bekaert Deslee Promotion
·No Screw Mounting Adjustable Table Product Introduction
·“Not All Edge Bandings Are the Same” Tece Dekor Product Introduction
Secrets behind furniture production
A special display entitled “Unveiling – The Mysteries of Furniture Production” showcasing the various aspects of furniture production and exploring the drivers behind the development of the industry is poised to be one of the key highlights at the event. Products and technologies covered include furniture raw materials, accessories, hardware and upholstery for furniture manufacturing. Visitors can experience the products at the interactive area and gain a deeper understanding of the charm of the furniture industry, such as experience the technical principles behind heating sofas, new jacquard weaving techniques for mattress upholstery, and winning works from the Swedish wood design contest.
Networking Happy Hour
A two-hour interzum guangzhou Networking Happy Hour on the third day of the exhibition (March 30) will also take place where fellow like-minded peers can share their experience and explore the development of the furniture industry over delicious snacks, great wine and relaxing music.
PIAZZA lounge debuts at Machinery hall (Hall 12.1)
Exhibitors and visitors alike at Hall 12.1 will be treated with complimentary Italian coffee, tea, fruit juice, red wine, champagne and desserts at the PIAZZA mini lounge this year, as an extension of the well-received PIAZZA lounge at Hall 14.1.
A piece of interzum guangzhou
Efforts by the organizers to ensure an informative, comfortable and memorable experience does not stop there as visitors will get to bring home an exclusive interzum guangzhou souvenir sponsored by Guangdong Tianan New Material Co., Ltd., after collecting one stamp each from any of the two international halls.
To learn more about CIFM / interzum guangzhou 2017, visit: www.interzum-guangzhou.com.
About the Organizers
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 and furniPRO ASIA in Singapore. With 90 years’ experience in organizing large-scale commercial events connecting buyers and sellers, Koelnmesse brings forth an unrivaled skill-set and expertise needed to develop CIFM / interzum guangzhou into the premier international furniture production trade show in Asia.
China Foreign Trade Centre (Group)
The China Foreign Trade Centre (Group) is a highly qualified and experienced exhibition company. For more than 50 years, it has been organizing the China Import and Export Fair (also known as the Canton Fair), the largest trade fair in China. It is also the organizer of CIFF (China International Furniture Fair (Guangzhou), Asia’s biggest furniture trade fair.