Friday, March 28, 2014

CIFF September to relocate to Shanghai in 2015

News this week: The China Foreign Trade Centre (Group), or CFTC Group, organiser of the China International Furniture Fair (CIFF), has announced the September edition of CIFF will relocate to take place at Shanghai’s China Expo Complex in 2015. The new venue located in the Hongqiao District is currently under construction, and is expected to have a soft opening at the end of 2014 and to be fully operational by 2015.

Established in 1998, CIFF is held twice each year in March and September. According to the CFTC Group, the March edition will remain in Guangzhou at its current venue – the China Import and Export Fair Complex. The March 2013 edition of CIFF reportedly reached 680,000 m2 and attracted more than 3,640 exhibitors from 29 countries and regions. The organiser also claimed more than 141,000 trade visitors attended the show over an eight-day period.

The CFTC Group also announced the March 2014 edition of CIFF Homedecor & Housewares segment has been extended by an extra day to 5 days at the request of its exhibitors and buyers.

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