ASIA’S PREMIER FURNITURE TRADE SHOW RETURNS TO SINGAPORE EXPO

Registering an increase in participation from ten countries (Australia, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Thailand, the Philippines and the USA), 20 per cent of exhibitors are making their debut at IFFS/AFS 2010 and more than 15,000 visitors are expected at Singapore Expo.

Online PR News – 22-February-2010 – – Singapore Expo will once again play host to the largest and most eagerly awaited international furniture trade event in Asia from 9 to 12 March. Now in its 27th year, the International Furniture Fair Singapore (IFFS) 2010 / 27th ASEAN Furniture Show (AFS) spans a gross area of 60,000 square metres from Halls 3 to 8 at Singapore’s largest and most flexible Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) venue.

Registering an increase in participation from ten countries (Australia, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Thailand, the Philippines and the USA), 20 per cent of exhibitors are making their debut at IFFS/AFS 2010 and more than 15,000 visitors are expected at Singapore Expo.

One of the main highlights is a new and expanded design exhibition area under the D’Space (Designer Space) in Hall 3, where trade delegates can view innovative and creative designs at PLATFORM and from Design & Objects, a Thai association, featuring local design talents, participating at IFFS for the first time. The renowned John Kelly Furniture and Sable Island will also be launching their collections for the first time in D’Space.

One-venue solution for large scale trade events

From 25,000sqm when it started its tenure at Singapore Expo in 1999, IFFS/AFS has since grown to 60,000sqm in the past decade, achieving international recognition as a leading one-stop design showcase, sourcing haven and trading platform in Asia for global furniture players.

Singapore Expo has been successful in meeting the evolving needs of this show through the years, offering an efficient and flexible one-venue solution. Besides being the ideal venue for an exhibition of such a large scale and scope, Singapore Expo is also able to accommodate breakout business matching sessions under the same one roof, thereby greatly enhancing the mobility and productivity of all the delegates involved.

Excellent support services to ensure business success

Additionally, the Singapore Expo team is on hand to extend meticulous event planning services through its dedicated technical support and expert market insights so as to deliver the best results for this international trade exhibition.

Mr Chandran Nair, Deputy General Manager of Singapore Expo, says, “We have a wide-ranging track record of hosting events of various genres and sizes, and we are pleased to be able to accommodate the creative and logistical requirements of IFFS/AFS year after year. Singapore Expo is committed to ensuring that no stone is left unturned when it comes to serving the business-savvy, detail-oriented organiser. We are confident that with this approach, we can enable IFFS/AFS 2010 to continue being a key must-see destination on the Asian furniture trade circuit.”

About Singapore Expo Convention and Exhibition Centre

Ranked one of the top Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) venues in Asia, Singapore Expo, managed by Singex Venues Pte Ltd, is the largest MICE centre in Singapore. It is proud to be the chosen venue for some of the major Conventions, Meetings and Exhibitions held in the region. With 10 exhibition halls, 10 conference halls, multiple Meeting Rooms, and 6 mobile conference rooms, there is plenty of versatile spaces for breakout sessions, private VIP lounges and auxiliary activities.
Singapore Expo is a one-stop event and meeting venue with event planning, operations, top caterers, parking spaces for over 2,400 cars, a dedicated EXPO MRT station, and barely 15 minutes to city centre and 5 minutes to Changi International Airport. Visit www.singaporeexpo.com.sg for more details on the facilities and services.

For media enquiries, please contact Natalie Leung (Ms), Public Relations Manager, at Tel: (65) 6403 2125 or 9001 3427 or email natalie.leung@singaporeexpo.com.sg.

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