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Innovation takes center stage

28-31 Mar 2024 • CIFM / interzum guangzhou

Mark your calendars for 28 to 31 March 2024, as CIFM/interzum guangzhou gears up to welcome the world to the Guangzhou Pazhou Complex. Celebrating over two decades of industry leadership, this pivotal event stands as a global nexus for furniture professionals, boasting the theme “Surpass” for its upcoming iteration. The fair promises to spotlight the prowess of Asian furniture manufacturing and furnish an unparalleled marketplace for both domestic and international industry stalwarts.

Elevating Global Furniture Narratives

CIFM/interzum guangzhou has consistently been at the forefront of exploring the furniture sector’s value chain, championing high-caliber advancements. The 2024 edition is poised to break new ground, expanding over 180,000 sqm and hosting upwards of 1,300 global brands, including over 230 international names. These exhibitors will unveil the latest in technology, products, and materials, hinting at future industry directions. Esteemed participants such as AHEC, AMSO, Aydın, and many others will be in attendance.

Design and Aesthetics at the Forefront

The upcoming “Vitality of Sustainable Innovation and Life” (VSIL) forum, under the banner of “Design Utopia,” is set to bridge the gap between the home interior design realm and its supply chain. The forum will spark meaningful exchanges among industry veterans, designers, and brands. With contributions from renowned figures like Dick Spierenburg and CM Jao, the forum will delve into collaborative innovations that merge design with the supply chain. Moreover, the dialogue will extend into sustainable practices within home furnishings, guided by experts such as Sascha Peters.

The 2024 Boundless Design Forum will explore cutting-edge edge banding solutions, promoting superior panel furniture development through discussions led by experts from Henkel, IMA Schelling, and other notable firms.

Highlighting Asian Aesthetic Trends

The VSIL Gallery 2024, a cornerstone of CIFM/interzum guangzhou, will pair with the Asia Color Trend Book to dissect Asian design trends for 2024, themed “Re‑route” and “Coexistence.” This exhibition is set to redefine traditional design boundaries and ponder the symbiosis of technology and nature in future craftsmanship.

A Celebration of Innovation

The interzum guangzhou Award, recognizing groundbreaking products and designs pivotal to Asia, aims to inspire furniture designers and customizers. The 2024 award recipients, unveiled in February, include trailblazers like Aydın Tekstil and DewertOkin. An array of products honored with the interzum guangzhou Exclusive and Outstanding Furniture Accessories awards will be featured in the interzum guangzhou Award Showcase in Hall 15.1, highlighting the zenith of global furniture accessory innovation in 2024.

CIFM/interzum guangzhou 2024 stands as a beacon for the future of work, inviting industry professionals to converge, collaborate, and collectively push the boundaries of furniture innovation.

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