A new face in the Asian Furniture event circuit: the Indonesia International Furniture Expo (IFEX) will be held for the first time on 11th to 14th March 2014 at the Jakarta International Exhibition Center, Jakarta. Dubbed as a gateway to the country's celebrated furniture and crafts, IFEX will bring together exhibitors and buyers from Indonesia and around the world, featuring high quality products and unique designs that reflect the natural beauty of Indonesia and skilled craftsmen.
The Indonesia International Furniture Expo will feature over 500 manufacturers of high quality furniture from all over the Indonesian archipelago and the world. Among some of the products that will be on display are living room furniture, dining furniture, kitchen furniture, bathroom furniture, garden furniture, office furniture, lighting and accessories, curtains and textiles, flooring, rugs and carpets, interior decorations materials, and a lot more. With high quality collections showcased by experienced producers, the event is a perfect place for international buyers to purchase directly from the production source.
Over 5000 international buyers from 110 countries are expected to attend the four-day exhibition. Among others, the targeted audiences of IFEX 2014 are: Importers, Associations, Buying Office, Hotels, Importer agents, Department Stores, Manufacturers, Hospitality sector representatives, Wholesalers, Independent Retailers, Buyer Co-operatives, Architects, Interior Decorators, Distributors, E-retailers, Mail Order Companies, Chain Stores, Exporters, Service Company, International Chain Stores, Export Agents, and Properties.
Indonesia has more than 6000 small and medium-sized furniture companies, a fast-growing domestic market especially in the middle class who insist on innovative products. Moreover, domestic sales of furniture and household items is estimated at more than US$ 700 million per year, while furniture exports reached USD 2,2 billion in 2011. With supportive government policies for the furniture industry, a consistent supply of various raw materials, skilled producers, a burgeoning domestic market, and integrated export-import facilities, Indonesia has all the elements of a strategic furniture hub.
Jointly organized by UBM Asia in collaboration with the Indonesia Furniture Association (AMKRI), the event seeks to push innovation and creativity and promote craft furniture manufacturers that can produce superior products with optimal added value to become a market leader in the global arena. In addition, at the international level, IFEX aims to build a strong and positive image to project Indonesia as a country that produces the best furniture and handicraft products in the world.
More information available at: http://www.ifexindonesia.com/
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