Bombay (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 12 (ANI/PNN): India’s leading global furniture fair, “World of Furniture” or WOFX, is back. In its 3rd edition, WOFX welcomes more than 250 of the world’s most innovative companies, from countries as diverse as Italy, Turkey, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh and of course India. Held at Bombay Exhibition Center, Goregaon East, Mumbai, from Thursday 17th to Saturday 19th November 2022, WOFX is the ideal sourcing and networking platform for importers, chain stores, hypermarkets, trading houses , architects, interior designers, retailers, HORECA professionals, large format retailers, e-tailers, distributors, franchisees, agents, corporate sourcing managers, government sourcing agencies and other key buyers.
Buyers can view products and place bulk orders or enter into distribution or agency alliances for ultra-innovative concepts in indoor and outdoor furniture, workspace design, lighting and the decoration. Showcases of high-tech equipment and homeware concepts make this a must-attend event for those looking for business expansion and joint ventures.
India’s furniture market is the 4th largest in the world and is expected to grow to $38 billion by 2026 from the current $18 billion, registering an annual growth rate of over 13%, making it one of the the most attractive for this industry. Progressive government policies, emphasis on major infrastructure development plans, a strong manufacturing sector, coupled with a large consumer market are all indicators of high growth potential.
According to Rajesh Bhagat, President and Managing Director of Worldex India Exhibition & Promotion Pvt Ltd, the organizer of this B2B show, “WOFX – World Furniture Expo brings a whole new experience with the right combination of international and regional brands. -to be the most important international B2B platform in India dedicated to the furniture and design industry for companies looking to expand their markets and for international companies looking to enter the vast Indian and South Asian market.”
Interactive trade forums and networking activities to gather market intelligence and establish industry connections are planned alongside WOFX. These include: “WOW – Words of Wisdom: Networking Forum”, “InnDesign: Live Presentation & Demos” and “Business Pulse: Industry Knowledge”.
WOFX is proud to present various pavilions such as the ASEAN Panorama Pavilion which will showcase Asia’s rich heritage in the arts and crafts of different ASEAN countries. The “States of India Zone” will showcase the talent, craftsmanship and heritage of artisans and makers from different states of India. The State Pavilion of the Government of Uttar Pradesh will showcase the full range of Uttar Pradesh Export Promotion Council (UPEPC) products.
Specialized areas offering various design perspectives such as the Avante Garde – Hall of Fame which showcases major Indian and international brands; the Grand Galleria – Hall of Elegance which showcases quality vendors from India, South Asia, Southeast Asia, ASEAN, USA, Europe and more.
Given the importance of the event, it enjoys the support of councils such as the Uttar Pradesh Export Promotion Council (UPEPC) and industry associations such as the Federation Of Hotel & Restaurant Association of India (FHRAI), the Hotel & Restaurant Association Western India (HRAWI), Association of Designers of India (ADI), Architects, Engineers and Surveyors Association, Jodhpur Handicrafts Exporters’ Federation (JHEF), Moradabad Handicrafts Exporters Association (MHEA), FuMMA – Furniture Manufacturers and Merchants Welfare Association, India Business Group, Indian Importers Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sanskrit Confederation of Indian Contractors and Builders Association of India (BAI).
For more information, visit the website (http://www.wofxworldexpo.com)
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