Guangzhou, China 28.-31. 03. 2025

CIFM / interzum guangzhou 2019: A cheat sheet for industry players

Guangzhou, China / 14 March 2019

Grey or white, hard or soft, sliding or pulling, bamboo or cotton, smooth or textured? These are the questions that furniture makers and interior designers ask themselves everyday.

It’s about what makes consumers tick.

Packed with a robust lineup of supporting activities, Asia’s largest and most influential furniture production trade fair, CIFM / interzum guangzhou promises to answer all the questions, and more.

The highly anticipated event will return once again in conjunction with the second phase of China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) from March 28 to 31 to the China Import and Export Fair Complex (Pazhou Complex) in the namesake city.

The comprehensive range of exhibits serve up at interzum guangzhou every year is evident that international brands use the platform as their launchpad to enter the massive China and Asia markets, while domestic manufacturers leverage the event to showcase their wares to a global audience.

Besides satisfying their procurement needs, visitors descend at the show to keep updated on the most current industry happenings and stay ahead of their game.

Besides satisfying their procurement needs, visitors descend at the show to keep updated on the most current industry happenings and stay ahead of their game.

Industry forums

Well-known enterprises at home and abroad will share the latest products and technologies, and explore the development trends of furniture materials. In addition, experts from Germany, Turkey and China will also get together to unveil the next big thing in wooden furniture, office furniture, decorative papers and sofas.

Entitled "Colour Road 19/20 – The Taste of Colours", the annual Global Color Trends Conference hosted by German Renolit Group will lead attendees through a journey of sensory experience as they offer firsthand information on the hottest color palettes for 2019/2020.

Looking to get a good night’s rest? Learn how mattress fabrics can achieve that from the world’s fourth largest textile exporter, Boyteks Tekstil from Turkey.

Smart homes are all the rage now, and Remarco will be at the event to demonstrate the application of its integrated solution on functional sofas.

Business Match-making

Renowned bedding and cabinetry brands in China such as Oppein, Vifa, Airland and DeRucci are expected to participate in business matching activities in full force and meet with exhibitors one-on-one at the event.

Annual list selection

The successful "20 PLUS 20 Annual List" for outstanding furniture accessories at interzum guangzhou will be back this year. Once again, internationally renowned designer and member of the interzum Award jury, Mr. Dick Spierenburg will select this year’s 20 most technologically innovative furniture accessories together with the judging committee.

"20 PLUS 20 Annual List" 2018/2019:(Product Name / Company Name )

● SIMALFA® 360

   ALFA Klebstoffe AG



● Sleepmaker

   Aydin Tekstil Ticaret ve Pazarlama A.S.


   Boyteks Tekstil San. ve Tic. A.S.



● Pixlum

   Freitas Irmaos, LDA.

● EGGER edging products

   Fritz Egger Business Consulting (Shanghai) CO., Ltd

● PW866-The High Performance Allrounder for Profile Wrapping

   Henkel (China) Investment Co., Ltd.

● Latex Mattress – L'A Dome – L'A Dome 系列

   Lien A Co., Ltd

● DPG Desk Panel

   LINAK (Shenzhen) Actuator Systems Ltd.

● Cosy Motion Mechanism

   Lion Rock Group Holdings Limited

● Solaris UC

   LS Lighting Equipment (Shanghai) Co., Ltd

● Vita Talalay

   Radium Foam B.V.


   Samet Kalip ve Madeu Esya Saniyi VE Ticaret A.S.

● Lumber core plywood panel

   Saveplac Plywood Srl

● Digital printing paper

   Schattdecor (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.


   Sige S.p.A.

● LIN-X hinge of planar door-shifting system

   Sugatsune Shanghai Co., Ltd.

● Gas Spring Lift-O-Mat & Block- O- Lift


● Flat forming


This year's list will continue to include hardware accessories, lightings, decorative panels, printing papers and textiles.

Words like “style”, “eco friendly”, “smart”, “safety” and “customization” are ubiquitous throughout the 2019 furniture trend, awakening a new concept of home design in consumers.

In the Top Trends of 2019 report released by social media platform Pinterest, home and interior related word searches have seen exponential growth. Remodels, landscaping and other monumental undertakings account for 60 percent of home searches, with mustard yellow, textile art, bold print wall paper, tin interiors and vertical gardens becoming mainstream trends.

This has prompted designers to seek raw materials and enhance suppliers’ product technology. China, being the largest furniture production hub to meet the procurement needs of the world, underscores the key role that interzum guangzhou plays in the development of the industry.

So, is it mustard yellow or is it not? One has to visit the event to find out.

“It is my second visit to interzum guangzhou. I am satisfied with the services from the Organizer and the sophisticated atmosphere. The scale of the show totally meets my expectation. I have closed a lot of deals and built relationships with new suppliers during these few days.” said Mr. Phuwanat Kurawong, Assistant Manager of BPS Milcom Company Limited from Thailand in 2018 event.

interzum guangzhou 2018 occupied 150,000 square meters of exhibiting space, spanning 17 exhibition halls and bringing together 1,493 companies from 35 countries and regions. Among them, 346 were international exhibitors. This year, more than 1,500 top furniture manufacturers, as well as over 90,000 trade visitors from 120 countries and regions are expected to participate.

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