CIFF Show Held From March 18-22
Furniture World News Desk on
CIFF (China International Furniture Fair, Guangzhou) reported that the first stage of the March edition of CIFF will last 5 days instead of 4. Management says that the extended duration is testament to the great success of past editions of the show and its constant growth, meeting the needs of exhibitors and visitors who need more time to learn about new products and develop their business.
The first stage, from 18th to 22nd March, will be dedicated to home furniture, outdoor and leisure furniture, homedecor & hosewares and hometextile.
The second stage, from 28th March to 1st April, will be dedicated to office furniture, commercial furniture, hotel furniture, as well as machinery and materials for the furniture industry.
More than 3,800 exhibitors are expected to arrive at Guangzhou for the 33rd edition of CIFF, occupying a total exhibition area of 680,000 m2 (7,319,460 square feet) and about 200,000 professional operators are expected from all over the world.
The second edition of CIFF in 2014 will last four days and will be held from 5th to 8th September. It will be dedicated to the same sectors as the first stage in March.
CIFF-Home Furniture 2013 (March), registered the participation of 3648 exhibitors and saw about 150,000 qualified professionals attend from over 160 countries including the Germany, France, Italy, UK, Russia, USA, Australia, Brazil, Turkey, etc.
International Hall Expands:
The Home Modern Furniture’s International Hall specially reserved for international companies will be increased in 2014 to 2 halls (1.1 and 1.2), with a total surface area of 20,000 m2 (215,000 square feet), hosting top names such as Roberto Cavalli, Tempur-Pedic, Natuzzi, Chateau d’Ax, SilverRest, MeiseMöbel, Slumberland, Ashley, Lugano, Cheers, Htl, Thomasville, Medalounger, etc.
Design Hall and Sleep Centre Debut
One hall (3.1) will be dedicated to companies specialised in modern furniture, selected for their design quality and degree of innovation; these will include Duoshao, the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts and Haostyle.
The upholstered furniture sector will be rearranged to create an area (Hall 12.2) dedicated exclusively to beds and mattresses, where Chinese and international companies renowned for their “sleep culture” can exhibit their products.
Children's Furniture & Custom Furniture Zones
The Chinese market has shown great interest in furnishings for kids and teens. Besides CIFF has taken this into account creating a dedicated area in Hall 5.1 for specialised companies such as Hengda, XMB, Hulubao, Flexa and Tomy Niki. Wayes, Shangpinzhaipei, Oodlife and other companies specialised in custom-made furniture will exhibit in Hall 5.2, offering solutions and services for this continuously growing market.
Some of the most important Chinese brands in modern furniture will attend in 2014, such as Landbond, Hinglee, Kinetic, Kuka, Qumei, Kinwai, Bilture, Aris, Zhihao, Muse Home, Violino, Farrell, Red Apple and Royal; as are some of the lead players in traditional furniture such as Fourseas, Art, Fairmont, Alexandre, Dasen, Cozy, Guozhen, Dingfeng and Hongguxuan.
Classical Furniture Zone
The traditional and luxury furniture sector will offer visitors very high quality European, American and Neoclassical style furniture, alongside the Chinese style and rosewood furniture that will be launched and expanded with great success the previous year.
About CIFF: CIFF (China International Furniture Fair, Guangzhou), has exhibition area of 880,000 m2, 4,500 exhibitors showing home furniture, outdoor living, home decor, home textile, office furniture, machinery and materials, and 190,000 international buyers, holds 2 editions each year: the first, in March, is divided into 2 stages: first home, then office and manufacturing support; the second, in September, is dedicated to the home. CIFF is held in one of the most functional, modern and beautiful exhibition centres in the world: the China Import and Export Fair Complex, which with a covered surface area of 340,000 m2 is one of the largest exhibition areas in Asia. The Guangzhou exhibition centre is easily reached by air with direct flights arriving from the main international airports. An efficient underground railway network provides two stops within the exhibition area and ultra modern 4 and 5 star hotels offer the highest level of hospitality.
Visiting CIFF also offers the opportunity to discover Guangzhou, the third most important city in
China, capital of Guangdong, China’s most industrialised region and a strategic international business centre. A modern metropolis offering countless opportunities, so much so that 170 of the “Fortune 500” have already chosen to develop investments in the industrial and tertiary sectors here. Buildings and infrastructure designed by the most important international starchitects set in an urban context boasting more than 2,000 years of history, rich in local culture and traditions that simply beg to be explored.
CIFF 2014 schedule
The 33rd China International Furniture Fair (Guangzhou)-Home Furniture
China International Outdoor&Leisure Fair 2014
Homedecor&Housewares China 2014
China (Guangzhou) International Trade Fair for Home Textiles 2014
28th March–1st April
The 33rd China International Furniture Fair (Guangzhou)-Office Show
China International Furniture Machinery & Furniture Raw Materials Fair (Guangzhou) 2014
interzum guangzhou 2014
The 34th China International Furniture Fair (Guangzhou)-Home Furniture
Homedecor+Hometextile China (Guangzhou) 2014
For further information: www.ciff-gz.com