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Grand Event for Home Furniture Pioneers

CIFF 2014 March in Guangzhou

Jan 08, 2014 | By CENS

China International Furniture Fair (Guangzhou) (“CIFF”) is regarded as “Asia's furniture sourcing center,” having been held biannually in Guangzhou every March and September since 1998, with exhibits covering furniture, furnishing, and upstream and downstream items.

From 2014, two phases of CIFF March will be extended from 4 days to 5 days, with the first phase to be held March 18-22 under the themes of Home Furniture, Outdoor & Leisure, Homedecor & Housewares and Hometextile and the second phase, held March 28-April 1, under the themes of Office Furniture, Commercial Furniture, Hotel Furniture and Furniture Machinery & Furniture Raw Materials. The September exhibition will remain a 4-day event and to be held September 5-8 under the same themes as CIFF March's first phase.

The 33rd CIFF will likely host 3,800 exhibitors and nearly 200,000 buyers and industry insiders from all over the world across 680,000 sq.m. Especially, the CIFF-Home Furniture on March 18-22, 2014 will present a great event best ever.

International Hall Expands The Home Modern Furniture section will be in Halls 1.1 and 2.1 in the Area A exclusively for international big brands with the area expanded to 20,000 sq.m., with participants to include top luxury brands such as Roberto Cavalli, Tempur-Pedic, Ashley, Natuzzi, Chateau d'Ax, SilverRest, Meise Möbel, Medalounger, Thomasville, Slumberland, HTL and Cheers.

Design Hall and Sleep Center The Home Modern Furniture will debut the Design Hall by strictly selecting only furniture suppliers known for design and innovation, such as Duoshao, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts and Haostyle, to be  located in Hall 3.1. The Upholstered Furniture section will further segment the market to focus on mattress and soft bed for the first time in Hall 12.2, Area B, featuring world-renowned bed and mattress brands promoting the science of quality sleep.

Children Furniture & Custom Furniture The highlighted Kids & Teens Furniture Zone and Custom Furniture Zone will be further tweaked in 2014, to feature brands as Hengda, XMB, Hulubao, Flexa and Tomy Niki in the Kids & Teens Furniture Zone of Hall 5.1, with popular brands as Wayes, Shangpinzhaipei and Oodlife to be in the Custom Furniture Zone of Hall 5.2.

Leading BrandsThe 33rd CIFF-Home Furniture will again see regular exhibitors including modern furniture brands as Landbond, Hinglee, Kinetic, Kuka, Qumei, Kinwai, Bilture, Aris, Zhihao, Muse Home, Violino, Farrell, Red Apple and Royal as well as  classical furniture brands as Fourseas, Fairmont, Alexandre, Art, Dasen, Cozy, Guozhen, Dingfeng and Hongguxuan, etc.

Classical Furniture Zone The Classical Furniture Zone of CIFF-Home Furniture achieved success last year with its  European, American and Neoclassical styles, as well as  debuts of Neo-Chinese Style & Rosewood Furniture. In March 2014, the exhibits will include Italian classical furniture brands, French classical furniture brands, American classical furniture, neo-classical furniture, as well as Chinese traditional rosewood furniture brands as Hongguxuan and Taixing (Xuanhongfang, Yumingju).

Buyers can count on discovering new opportunities, new products, best prices, quality suppliers, and trends at CIFF-Home Furniture 2014.

BackgroundCIFF hosts more than 4,500 brand exhibitors from home and abroad and 190,000 buyers from over 160 countries across some 880,000 sq.m. annually, boasting worldwide influence and appeal.

Official site: www.ciff-gz.com

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