The 20th China International Furniture Expo concluded on Sep 14th 2014.This furniture fair in China is held by China National Furniture Association and Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co., Ltd. (UBM Sinoexpo), and now it is considered as one of the three most famous international furniture shows all over the world (the other two is High Point in USA and Salone Internationale del Mobile di Milano in Italy). Many furniture buyers come to Shanghai furniture fair to look for furniture suppliers & manufacturers, the 20th China International Furniture Expo lasted for 5 days (from Sep 10th to Sep 14th), there is 98,401 visitors from 158 countries and areas, increasing 15.34% compared last year; the number of overseas furniture buyers is 21,813,increasing 3.3% compared last year. Both international and domestic visitors better the history record.
The number of furniture exhibitors in the 20th China International Furniture Expo is also a new record, there are 2,685 furniture suppliers & manufacturers attending this furniture fair in China, the total exhibition area is 350,000 square meters and it is divided into 13 special halls, such as international brand furniture, modern furniture, original design furniture, soft furniture, living room furniture, sleeping furniture, office furniture, dining tables and chairs, outdoor furniture etc, the most attractive one is original furniture design hall, 106 furniture design companies show their high quality design works and many visitors stay there and check this works carefully.
The 1st China International Furniture Expo was held in 1993, now it has developed 20 years, so there was a 20 anniversary celebration on the night of Sep 10th, the theme is “Blossom 20 years, be thankful to everyone”. More than 1,000 furniture elites and 100 special guests attended this celebration, spectacular moments from the 1st to 19th furniture fairs are showing there.
The 21st China International Furniture Expo will be held on Sep 9th ~ 12th in 2015, same Shanghai New International Exhibition Center. There would be 40, 000 square meter area added for soft furniture and 10,000 square meter area added for office furniture. The number of furniture exhibitor would up to 3,000, the China International Furniture Fair (Autumn) would also move from Guangzhou to Shanghai in next September, we can predict that there would be more surprises in the year of 2015.