42nd CIFF Shanghai.
The 42nd China International Furniture Fair (Shanghai) will take place at NECC (Shanghai) in Hongqiao (1), on September 10-13, 2018.
It will host more than 2,000 brands that are distributed in the Import & Design Hall, Trendy Furniture, Quality Furniture, Customized Intelligent Home & Kids Furniture, Sofa & Ding/Living Room Furniture, Sofa Hall, Sleep Center, Homedecor & Hometextile & Lifestyle, Outdoor & Leisure, Office Life Pavilion and China International Furniture Machinery & Furniture Raw Materials Fair, which complement each other and have extraordinary strength.
The 400,000-square-meter exhibition is jointly hosted by CFTE (2) and Red Star Macalline (3)
The participation of Red Star Macalline will provide CIFF Shanghai with the resources including domestic and overseas high-end home furnishing brands, excellent designers and dealer channels covering 29 provinces and 182 cities across China, infuse more fashion, designs and crossover elements close to the consumer demand and market trends and greatly enrich the exhibition experience.
The EAST Design Show, held for 3 consecutive sessions, will take place with a new look in the 42nd CIFF (Shanghai) in cooperation with the designers, design brands and design academies at home and abroad to bring the industry a visual feast that “good design creates good business”.
The Pinnacle Awards Asia-Pacific is jointly launched by CIFF, the American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) and High Point Market, and is a sub-award of the Pinnacle Awards created for the first time in the countries and regions outside the United States. It is the only international furniture & home furnishing award in the Asia-Pacific region, created to select the enterprises and designer’s products well-received by the furniture market and industry, aiming to improve the overall design level of the US furniture and home furnishing industries.
China Interiors & Decorations Conference 2018 will explore the starting points for design under the theme of “Design·Beginning”. It transmits different life philosophies and attitudes of designers based on their understanding and feeling for the established themes through a series of events such as exhibitions, forums and seminars, tells their stories and discusses more questions about interior design.
Tmall Ideal Home Life Show is a strategic cooperation and strong alliance between CIFF and Tmall to create value for the industry, give the enterprises an experience in the synchronous online and offline launch, display the new functions of “Internet+” of the show, create synchronously online and offline visits and purchase of the latest products at the show, making the brands directly face hundreds of millions of consumers.
The Trade Matching will spare no effort to create the Road & Belt features and effective matching. The overseas and domestic trade matching will be held respectively during the exhibition to further optimize the event process and service support and help the merchants reach the cooperation intention in a short time.
To make the Office Theme Pavilion better serve exhibitors and audiences and increase the collective exchanges of excellent exhibitors in the Pavilion, CIFF works with the Pavilion advisers to formulate a topic for collective exchange according to the main guiding direction for each session of the Pavilion and convenes excellent exhibitors to participate in the events and brainstorming forums.
CIFF works with Shanghai Promotion Center for City of Design (4) to create the Global Furniture Exhibition Organizing Committee Chairmen Summit 2018 and the peripheral design of the exhibition and interacted with 50 well-known art and design institutions in Shanghai.
The feast for the home furnishing industry is about to begin. CFTE and Red Star Macalline will jointly start a new era of China’s home furnishing industry!
(1) NECC - National Exhibition & Convention Center (Shanghai) is the largest exhibition complex in the world with a total construction area of 1.47 million square meters, among which 1.27 million square meters are above ground. It is only 1.5 km away from the Hongqiao Transportation Hub, and is connected with Hongqiao Airport and Hongqiao Railway Station. It’s connected with the city centre via Metro Line 2.
(2) CFTE (China Foreign Trade Exhibition Group) is the organizer of CIFF, that takes place annually in Guangzhou Pazhou in March and Shanghai Hongqiao in September. CFTE is wholly owned by China Foreign Trade Centre (Group) under the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China.
(3) Red Star Macalline is a leading operator in China's home decoration chains and furniture malls. Backed by the 4 trillion home furnishing market, Red Star Macalline has operated 260 malls across China with a total area of over 15.14 million square meters. The total sales of merchants exceeded RMB78 billion in 2017.
(4) Shanghai Promotion Center for City of Design had stablished in 2013 under the guidance of Shanghai Municipal Commission of Economy & Informatization and Shanghai Community Administration, Shanghai Promotion Center for City of Design, is a nonprofit social organization providing services for the promotion of Shanghai’s creative design industry and the construction of “City of Design” as authorized by the UNESCO.