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Theme for CIFF Shanghai to be "An Example of Global Lifestyle"

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CIFF Shanghai recently announced that the 42nd edition, which will be held at the National Exhibition & Convention Center (Shanghai) from September 10th to 13th, will be conducted jointly by CFTE (China Foreign Trade Guangzhou Exhibition General Corporation) and Red Star Macalline.

Red Star Macalline is a leader in the Chinese furniture distribution sector. The distributor manages 260 shopping centers scattered all over China, providing a total display surface area of more than 161 million square feet, and annual sales of more than 11 billion USD. The CIFF, one of the world’s largest furniture exhibitions, covers a total annual surface area of more than 12 million square feet.

China Foreign Trade Guangzhou Exhibition

This year’s theme will tackle the topic of “an Example of Global Home Life” and will be a leap forward in terms of quality, services and events; all the NECC spaces will be utilized, covering a total surface area of more than 4,300,000 square feet. The attendance of new high-end exhibitors, designers and major retailers from 29 provinces and 182 cities from all over China will help identify design trends in the industry.

The International & Design Furniture Hall and Fashion Furniture Hall
The International and DeignsFurniture Hall is dedicated to imports and design. The Hall will host companies such as Wei Mo, Kinetic Amber, Xiqi, Jade House, Glory Casa, Thomasville, Medea, Roche Bobois, Roberto Cavalli, Muuto, Lexington, Boconcept, ToninCasa, Rossini, La vie, Art De Vie and ELM Home.

In the Fashion Furniture Hall, visitors will see brands such as: HC28, City.W, Roling, Artpeak, Juzhuo, Tesoro, Yupo, Western Art, Debrah, Beson, Zhongzhixin, LS, Apollo T, Jiudian, Heng Ju, HYO, Fuyuan, Youzun, Meiyaobang, Zhenzhimei and Fairytale, which will show the local design trends by way of products that are both Chinese and non-Chinese in style.

China International Furniture Machinery & Woodworking Machinery Fair (Shanghai)
The first edition of the China International Furniture Machinery & Woodworking Machinery Fair (Shanghai) will also be held at the same time as the 42nd edition of CIFF Shanghai. This fair is the outcome of the new partnership between CIFF and WMF, and will cover the entire production chain of the industry, including all the main manufacturing technologies and processing machine types such as wood-base panels and first-stage wood-processing equipment. Numerous exhibitors will attend this fair, which includes Homag, SCM Group, Weinig, Biesse, Jinan Restar, Nanxing, Foma Group, SWPM, Yalian, Siempelkamp, Wemhoener, LMT, Ruiwudi, Leke, Huajian, Yuantian, Lianrou, Hengkang, Fuyi and Xinqunli.



EAST Design Show
Now in its fourth edition, the EAST Design Show is the essential Asian design promotion event. The spirit of Asian artisanship is celebrated by the selection of leading companies and workshops. This year’s theme is “More Different, More Interesting”.

Pinnacle Awards Asia-Pacific
In China since 2017, the Pinnacle Awards Asia-Pacific, promoted by CIFF, the American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) and by High Point Market, is the only international furniture and home-furnishing prize in the Asia-Pacific region. Part of the Pinnacle Awards, Pinnacle Awards Asia- Pacific and CIFF work together in order to improve quality and design in China and in Asia as a whole.

Many events are scheduled to take place during CIFF Shanghai, including the Pinnacle Awards Asia-Pacific 2018 ceremony, when the winners of the 16 competition categories will be announced, and awards will be given to selected works by internationally renowned designers.

More News
CIFF Shanghai will mark the debut of China Design Forum, an event that will group together professional operators from  sectors such as design, art, and culture, creating a stimulating platform where ideas can be discussed. Established in 2014, by 10 interior designers from the Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan, the C Foundation is the first volunteer charitable design foundation in China. The China Design Forum has continuously developed the "Seek Innovation, Boost Entrepreneurship and Jointly Create a Better Future" project, thus contributing to the development of educational programs in cultural art design, architecture and interior design.

Another important debut is that of the Design Dream Show, an event created jointly by Red Star Macalline and Innovation Design Alliance, with the aim of expressing concepts and trends in contemporary home furnishing.

CIFF Shanghai will take place at the National Exhibition & Convention Center (Shanghai), Hongqiao, from September 10th to 13th, 2018. For more information, visit www.ciff.furniture.



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