Dezeen promotion: the next Thailand International Furniture Fair will take place from 14 to 18 March 2012 in Bangkok.
Furniture, materials and accessories will be on display at over 830 booths at theÂ Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre.
Open to trade: 14 â€“ 16 March 2012 (10am â€“ 6pm)
Open to public: 17 â€“ 18 March 2012 (10am â€“ 9pm)
Here are some more details from the organisers:
DEP spearheads Thailandâ€™s premier furniture showcase under the concept of â€śFill Green, Feel Goodâ€ť
The Department of Export Promotion (DEP), in collaboration with the Furniture Industry Club, the Federation of Thai Industries, and the Furniture Industry Association, has announced its readiness to organize the Thailand International Furniture Fair 2012, or TIFF 2012, under the concept of â€śFill Green Feel Goodâ€ť.
Over 220 leading furniture business operators will participate in the exposition, manning a total of more than 830 booths. This grand furniture event gives business operators a chance to exhibit their innovative design and home decoration ideas in a venue of over 30,000 sq.m. The Thailand International Furniture Fair 2012 will take place during 14 â€“ 18 March, at BITEC.
Three highlights not to be missed:
T-Style in Thailand
This joint project is led by the Department of Export Promotion, Ministry of Commerce, Thailand, and the renowned Japanese designer Toshiyuki kita. Under the theme of â€śEcological & Elegantâ€ť, T-style contains state of the art furniture items from leading Thai companies and represents a whole new perspective of interior design and the various eco-friendly materials Thailand has to offer.
Waste to Wealth
Itâ€™s time to help fight against global warming and make the best out of what are commonly seen as waste materials. This yearâ€™s 4th Waste to Wealth exhibition aims to promote better and even more sustainable waste management. Spearheaded by Dr. Singha Intarachuto, Thailandâ€™s renowned waste material designer, the project specializes in adding value and turning seemingly waste materials into distinctively designed furniture and home decorative items.
This yearâ€™s 4th Design Camp enjoys collaboration from leading education institutes and professional designers. The project aims to provide university students with the opportunity to learn first-hand how furniture is designed and made in real-life environments from experienced gurus in the field.
Exhibitors: furniture producers and exportersÂ from Thailand andÂ neighboringÂ countries.
Visitors: importers, wholesalers, distributors, project contractors from the United States, Europe, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, ASEAN countries,Â and Thailand.
Organizer: The Department of Export Promotion
Co-organizers: Thai Furniture Industry Club, the Federation of Thai Industries,Â Thai Furniture Industry Association