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FurniPro Asia 2016 set for a bigger success with new dates!

FurniPro Asia, your one-stop event for the best in the Asian woodworking and furniture production industry, Singapore Expo, Singapore, 10-12 March 2016.


Going into its third edition, furniPRO Asia continues to play a strategic role for exhibitors in the woodworking and furniture production industry by facilitating their development and outreach into highly dynamic ASEAN region.


Riding it on the wave, furniPRO Asia has now changed its dates to 10 – 12 March 2016 which will be held in-conjunction with International Furniture Fair Singapore (IFFS) – Asia’s premier sourcing platform and design-led exhibition. More than 20,000 trade visitors and buyers are expected to attend the event and this will be the perfect platform to showcase your new products and services, look for business partner, network and strengthen working relationships. This is the very first time the event is brought forward to the early quarter of the year, to be held in conjunction with the International Furniture Fair Singapore (IFFS) – Asia’s premier sourcing platform and design-led exhibition, and to be a part of the prestigious ASEAN furniture exhibition circuit supported by the ASEAN Furniture Industries Council (AFIC).

“We’re delighted that furniPRO Asia will co-locate with IFFS next year, to strengthen our collective offering to the furniture fraternity – right from materials, to equipment, services, and finished products – all in one convenient location. This move will certainly give our exhibitors much more to look forward to,” said Ernie Koh, Chairman of IFFS Pte Ltd and President of the Singapore Furniture Industries Council.

“We are especially excited about the new opportunities we could offer to our exhibitors and visitors with the decision to be held in conjunction with IFFS next year. With the synergy, and additional publicity as a part of the ASEAN furniture exhibition circuit, furniPRO Asia will be stronger in positioning itself as the leading regional woodworking, furniture and panel production trade exhibition in ASEAN.” said Michael Dreyer, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Koelnmesse Pte Ltd.

The 3-day professional trade exhibition will feature the latest furniture production technologies from the following key product segments on the show-floor:

* panelPRO Asia: Panel Production & Primary Processing

* furniPRO Asia: Furniture Production & Secondary Processing

* Materials & Components: including Materials & Nature, Function &

* Components, and Textile & Upholstery.

* Others: including Associations, Media and Consultancy Services.


Highlights of the event include Innovation and Best Practice Showcases, Technical Seminars and Exhibitor Talks, C-Level Networking Receptions, Hosted Buyers’ Program, Business Matching Services, and specially organized Buyers’ Tour in collaboration with supporting associations and industry partners.

Onto its 3rd edition, furniPRO Asia 2016 continues to enjoy the strong support and endorsement of AFIC – The united body of the key furniture industry associations in South East Asia, which is the key success factor for furniPRO Asia 2014’s positive visitorship. This year, with furniPRO Asia 2016 being held in conjunction with the IFFS organized by the Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC), there will be more synergy and coordination towards a concerted marketing outreach program.


furniPRO Asia 2014 Review

Over four days, the furniPRO Asia 2014 attracted over 2,500 trade visitors from 47 countries to the show. With a 223% growth from the inaugural edition in 2012, 188 participating companies and brands from 32 countries including Austria, Malaysia, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey, to mention a few, displayed their latest state-of-the-art machineries, technologies, and materials on the show-floor. Some of the key regional brands include – APP Timber, Hangzhou Xinyada Fabric, Schelling Anlagenbau, Siempelkamp, and Wemhoner among others.

The 2-day conference program, featuring a total of 20 engaging and educational sessions by renowned experts, consultants and practitioners from leading countries in the ASEAN, EU, as well as North American region, was well-attended by more than 60 international delegates.


Singapore – The ideal location

Held in Singapore – The ideal gateway of the region, furniPRO Asia 2016 will attract and bring together regional and international brands in the woodworking, panel and furniture production industries. Coupled with Singapore’s strong business infrastructure and connectivity to the international markets, many of the region’s well-known industry brand names have located their business headquarters in Singapore, offering direct access to the ASEAN region and beyond.