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15TH INTERNATIONAL FURNITURE FAIR CHENGDU
Chengdu, China
3-6 July / 12-15 July, 2014

CHENGDU FAIR DRAWS 260,000 VISITORS

The 15th International Furniture Fair Chengdu, restructured into ‘one exhibition for two periods’ for the first time, successfully wrapped up at the Chengdu Century City New International Exhibition & Convention Center on July 15. During the 8 days exhibition, the number of professional attendees and consumers numbered more than 260,000. As the deepening impact of international economic uncertainty, China’s domestic market, with its huge development potential, has become the focus of many enterprises.

According to Jiang Dan, general manager of Chengdu New East Exhibition Co., Ltd, the organisers of the event, the 15th International Furniture Fair Chengdu was divided into two periods. The furniture exhibition (1st period) was held from 3-6 July while the exhibition of production equipment and raw materials (2nd period) was held from 12-15 July. The total exhibition space of both periods exceeded 170,000 sqm, with more than 10,000 booths. More than 1,100 enterprises participated in the exhibition. Total trade value reached RMB 13 billion.

Chengdu Furniture Exhibition is known as the “Preferred Platform in Internal Trade of Furniture in China’s Furniture Industry”. During the 2nd period of the exhibition, German HOMAG, Power, Altendorf, Italian SCM, Korean KUKDONG and other top 10 global furniture equipment manufacturers exhibited. Chengdu has become one of the biggest furniture production places in China. American Hardwood Export Council participated in the exhibition for the second time, and with more than 10 member-enterprises.

Due to the effectiveness of the exhibition, the organisers reported more than 90% of the exhibitors contacted the organisers at the end of the event. Chengdu Furniture Exhibition will continue to adjust the district structure of the exhibition enterprises even further next year, and help increase the number of famous national furniture brands and enterprises participating in the exhibition. It will also work to improve the participation of international furniture brands and implement its ‘Chinese platform shared by the world’ exhibition plan.