The most important event within furniture design, manufacturing and distribution, woodworking industry and the related branches in Southeast Europe, the 55th International Fair of Furniture, Equipment and Interior Decoration, will be held on November 7 – 12, at Belgrade Fair. At the same time, the 55th International Fair of Woodworking Machines, Tools and Production Materials is held as well and this event takes a day less.
This year’s furniture show will be characteristic for many premieres, top design and innovations, the visit of prominent designers from the whole Europe, but also many businessmen, buyers and distributers from all over the world. The exhibitors prepared designed, high quality and functional furniture and expect their exhibits to be seen by about 90 thousand visitors.
Belgrade Furniture Fair is the right venue for the innovation sales in the furniture industry – by form, material and conceptual solutions for the complete interior furnishing and it includes all production stages, from primary woodworking to the final product.
Due to the increased interest of exhibitors, the 55th edition of this event will be held also in three new halls – 7, 8 and 9. At more than 60 thousand square meters, more than 520 exhibitors from 45 countries will feature their products and 13 thousand professionals from this economic branch will gather at the Fair, as well.
For international investors the furniture industry is one of the most attractive sectors they want to invest in in Serbia. In Serbia, manufacturing of hardwood furniture, in high quality, mostly exported, is in expansion.
On the list of renowned companies participating for the first time at Belgrade Fair with the impatiently expected premieres, there are Swiss Vitra, Italian Mattiazzi, LaCividina, French Forestier. The premieres are prepared also by Spanish Mobles 114, Lithuanian Emko, but also French Petite Friture.
The plentiful exhibition offer will be completed also by the companies returning to the Fair. Among them are Serbian Gir, Swiss White Oak and Bosnian MS&Wood with furniture collections from high quality wood and hardwood. New products as premiere will be featured also by Croatian Prostoria, which collected many praises also during its last year’s attendance.
Young Designers Exhibition – Situation Preview in Contemporary Design
Beside collections of many local and global exhibitors, during the Fair days the visitors will be able to enjoy special events devoted to design, already existing in the Fair agenda in previous years. The Young Designers Exhibition gathers young and perspective authors who deserved their chance by their work so far to feature their new creative ideas and products. The Exhibition, as a specific situation preview in the contemporary design, is an opportunity for the designers and their products affirmation, but also the reference for contact and cooperation with manufacturers and corporate representatives.
Design Talks – The Announcements of the Future Design Scene Events
Design Talks, i.e. discussions with designers and architects, established last year at the Fair, were proved as direct hit. They will be organized this year in the same form, as well and among the attendees will be Nevio Mattiazzi (Mattiazzi), Inga Markovska (Emko), Nuria Tovar (Mobles 114), Tomislav Knezović (Prostoria), Bojan Radović (Gir), as well as all members of the Golden Key award jury. This program is a unique opportunity for the interested audience to hear professional experiences of those who participate intensely in the furniture industry creation. The attendees will speak about the projects they are currently working on, about the situation in the furniture industry, the operation systems of the industry, about the trends and the market.
Buyers Day – November 7, 2017
The most important business program successfully applied by Belgrade Fair at the 55th International Fair of Furniture, Equipment and Interior Decoration as well, is the Hosted Buyer program, with the objective of the exhibitors’ product sales at new markets.
Belgrade Fair also organized the arrival of business visitors and high professionals from the furniture industry, who can connect markets and create demand at the markets they do business in.
Due to the more efficient promotion, B2B business portal is available for companies and all participants, intended for the registration of exhibitors and business visitors at the International Furniture Fair and the 55th International Fair of Woodworking Machines, Tools and Production Materials 2017 http://bff.talkb2b.net/. The B2B meeting appointment service for all registered participants (exhibitors and business visitors) is free of charge.
In addition to the Golden Key, the traditional Furniture Fair award, since this year, a new award – Belgrade Key has been established, as well.
General sponsor of the 55th Belgrade Furniture Fair is “DISTRIBUCIJA”.
55th International Fair of Woodworking Machines, Tools and Production Materials
At the same time as the 55th International Fair of Furniture, Equipment and Interior Decoration, the 55th International Fair of Woodworking Machines, Tools and Production Materials will be held, as well, taking a day less – from November 7 to 11, at the Halls 5 and 9.
his event has got outstanding importance for the woodworking industry, since technical / technological innovations will be presented as premiere there.
A wide range Fair offer includes furniture production materials – lumber, carpenter panels, veneer, transparencies, edging tapes, etc., production materials for surface working and connecting, paints and varnishes, all types of adhesives, thinners, sand paper and others.
Furniture hardware and decorations range includes locks, hinges, handles, wire, springs and decoration components and the production material offer is supplemented by a plentiful choice of furniture textile, fabrics and leather, technologically new materials, polyurethane foam, rubber and plastic components and foam pads.
Beside special local representatives and brands, a significant number of exhibitors arrive from Germany, Italy, Turkey, Slovenia, Romania, etc.
The contentful side event program will contribute to the event image as multimedia one, including conferences, presentations and lectures.