Today, the 59th International Fair of Furniture, Equipment, and Interior Decoration and the 59th International Fair of Woodworking Machinery, Tools and Production Materials have been opened at the Belgrade Fair.

Until Wednesday, October 11, visitors will have the opportunity to see high-quality and functional products covering all aspects of interior and exterior furnishing and decoration, as well as various-purpose facilities.

More than 120 exhibitors from Serbia, Italy, Germany, Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, North Macedonia, Poland, China, and Slovenia will be presenting their products.

The Machinery Fair, which serves as a crucial support and driving force for the entire wood and wood processing industry in Serbia, will last one day less, until Tuesday, October 10 in Hall 5, and will present a wide range of products, the latest technologies, and services designed for the wood processing industry.

While opening the fair, the dean of the Faculty of Forestry at the University of Belgrade, Prof. Dr. Branko Stajić, expressed his pleasure for having the honor to open these two fairs for the benefit of current and future students of the Faculty of Forestry. Today, at the fair, many graduates from that faculty are present as successful businesspeople and members of the academic community they have become.

He mentioned that in Serbia, there are 3,600 active companies in wood processing and furniture production, employing around 33,000 workers.

Last year these two industries generated a revenue of 1.57 billion euros, with over 700 million euros coming from exports. Their share in Serbia’s exports amounted to 2.2% last year.

At the grand opening, Sava Čvek, an eminent designer and founder and president of one of the leading design and engineering companies in America, addressed the audience.

He emphasized that the true meaning to this most significant annual event in the furniture industry in our region is given by the visitors, while designers, with their knowledge, new ideas, and the help of new technologies, create products that can meet the needs of modern people and customers.

In Halls 1, 1A, 2, 3, and 3A of the Belgrade Fair, visitors can find a wide range of furniture for various rooms and purposes, including residential, office, children’s, and outdoor furniture, kitchens, bedrooms, sets, various furniture styles – modern, classic, minimalist, rustic, as well as lighting and decorative items for different interiors.

The conceptual foundation of the Furniture Fair is the promotion of design and artists – designers, whose presence adds extra value to the event and contributes to the overall visitor experience. By presenting new design lines, concepts, and ideas for furniture and interior design, this year’s fair, will reflect the much-needed spirit of innovation and creativity within programs Design Talks and Young Designers Exhibition, which will be held in Hall 2B.

The Design Talks program is expected to capture the audience’s attention this year as well, and among the selected topics are:

Friday, October 6, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM



Why are exhibitions important? Where, what, when, and how do we exhibit?

Saturday, October 7, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM



What is design? A passion, a profession, or a job?

Sunday, October 8, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM


Fashion, kitsch, trend

United or on our own? Where are we, what are we, and where are we heading?

Monday, October 9, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM


Sustainable or circular?

Face to face, industry, profession

Tuesday, October 10, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM


Yesterday, today, and tomorrow

Who and how is studying design today, and who and how is teaching it?

The working hours of the Furniture Fair are from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM, with a single ticket price of 450 dinars. For group visits, the price is 350 dinars, while students and pupils can enter for 250 dinars. A business pass costs 2,500 dinars.

The working hours of the Machinery Fair from October 6th to 9th are from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, and on October 10th, it is open from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, with free entrance.