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Furniture China Expands Exhibition To Five Days

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Furniture China 2012, reported that the its fall furniture exhibition, will be held on 11 - 15 September in Shanghai, China.  

Sourcing values from 3,000 exhibiting companies from all over the world,  Furniture China will become a  a five-day exhibition, which is one more day than before, in order to meet buyers' demands. All varieties of furniture products and supplies will be displayed by category at three venues with a total exhibition space of 750,000 sq m. This includes home furniture, office furniture, kitchen & cabinets and furnishings at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) and JSWB global home furnishing centre; plus woodworking machinery and raw materials at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center (SWEECC).

In its important role promoting the domestic and overseas furniture industries, Furniture China has improved its quality every year and seeks to introduce more innovative ideas. Three major highlights this year are pavilions, design and conferences.

Besides the key Chinese furniture enterprises, there will be around 170 overseas companies participating as exhibitors, including eight country pavilions: French, Spanish, Portuguese, Belgian, Indonesian, the Philippines, Malaysian and Singaporean. 

During this year's exhibition, two locations are devoted mainly to design: Hall W5 (Design Hall) at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) and DoD (Design of Designers) at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center (SWEECC). Furniture created by talented designers will be on display and attendees can join forums and presentations.

Another show highlight will be the World Furniture Summit 2012, an event held concurrently on 11 September at the Kerry Hotel Pudong. The summit will focus on "The Impact & Outlook of the World Furniture Industry after the Global Financial Crisis" with the goal of facilitating an exchange of information among world furniture markets while aiming at strengthening relationships in the furniture industry in countries all over the world.

The World Furniture Summit 2012 will invite esteemed speakers including Mr Zhu Chang Ling, President of the China National Furniture Association; Mr. Denis Heylen ΜΆ President of European Furniture Retailers Association FENA ; Mr Todd Wanick – President & CEO of Ashley Furniture Industries Inc and Dr Lim Cheok Sin, Chairman of the Council of Asia Furniture Associations, who will share their views and participate in a friendly discussion of the topic. Other distinguished speakers are IAFP members from Australia, Turkey, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Romania, Mexico, France, Britain and Russia.

For more information visit www.furnitureinchina.com/expo or  contact: furniture@ubmsinoexpo.com

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