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The  Furniture Show,  Mobtex 2010 is the first and the largest trade show  specialized in Furniture, Furniture components and Home Textile sectors that has been taking place in Libya since 2008. The 3rd version of Mobtex will be held on between the dates of 25-28 October 2010 in Tripoli – LIBYA. It is the perfect opportunity for consumers and sector’s producers to explore and benefit from the wide selection of products and solutions offered by the suppliers in this exhibition. Libya government’ s policy of further encouraging foreign companies to invest in their countries and the constant  increasing of privatisation are creating the right conditions for the furniture industry to consolidate in this market area. The significant average increase of both furniture production and imports in Libya in the last period is a strong positive signal in this sense. Furniture Industry  has been able to become the 3rd important sector of Libya market after the Oil and the construction sectors. The country needs to invest billions of dollars in this sector to meet the incresing demand that has been growing rapidly over the past few years regarding to the building of new apartment projects, educational facilities, hotels, shopping and business […]

MACEF – International Home Show

Posted on April 27, 2010

9 – 12 September 2010 Fiera Milano, Italy Macef, the International Home Show, is one of the historical top events for Milan and its fairground. It takes place twice every year in January and September and it is one of Europe’s largest and most attractive trade shows devoted to home decoration. FACT SHEET Show Name: Macef Milano Show Date: 9 – 12 September 2010 Venue: New Fiera Milano Exhibition Centre 28 Strada Statale del Sempione 20017 Rho, Milano Italy No. of Exhibitors: 1.700 No. of Visitors: 90.112 Exhibition Area: 103.000 sqm net Exhibition Area Open to: trade professional visitors only buyers wholesalers buyer large-scale distributors retailers architects interior designers/decorators journalists

“Saudi Arabia’s Premiere International Exhibition for Furniture, Furnishings & Decor” 3 – 6 May 2010 Jeddah Centre for Forums & Events, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia The Show Furnidex is the perfect marketing showcase from which to access the vibrant and lucrative Saudi furniture and interiors market and to take advantage of the ongoing boom in the construction and interiors sectors. Established as Saudi Arabia’s key event, this premier international exhibition is highly supported with participation from international companies, leading Saudi manufacturers, agents & distributors and a wide spectrum of high profile professional visitors from across the Kingdom and neighboring Gulf States. Held in Jeddah, the Kingdom’s commercial & leisure centre and the focal point of the Western Region –  home to over 50% of the Kingdom’s 27 million population, the centre of the majority of the country’s multi-nationals, financial, hospitality and media companies; and the base for the leading designers, entrepreneurs and decision-makers whom you need to meet. Furnidex-Furnishing you with a rare marketing opportunity The Market Saudi Arabia is the Middle East’s largest market and welcomes suppliers of high-quality products and services in the furniture, furnishings and interior décor sectors. The wealth in the Kingdom is driving more […]

Wood furniture has long been associated with elegance. A bungalow to a flat any home is incomplete without wood furniture. It is available in every house, in the form of the stylish sofa or the chic side table or the classy almirah. Wood can be carved according to our need and fantasy and thus giving us our desired furniture. How wonderful it will be to get all the furniture we want while we sit at home. No tension of going to the shop choosing the furniture and then getting it to your home. Aryasena an online exporter, wholesaler and manufacturer of handcrafted wood furniture will serve the purpose of getting your choicest furniture delivered to your home without nay hassle. We have Indonesian handcrafted furniture available in teak and mahogany wood. We also store Indonesian handcrafts from all across Indonesian archipelago. We accept order from hotels for their special and customized projects. Aryasena stores all the varieties of furniture one can think of. We store traditional many styles of furniture like antique furniture, traditional furniture, rustic furniture, modern furniture, office furniture, contemporary furniture and javanese furniture which come with breath taking designs. We provide something for every taste. We use […]

Kid Toys and Education Toys Online Store

Posted on March 25, 2010

Kid Toys : When it comes to parenting aspects, everything seems important. But how about busy parents who often need to leave their kids for work? For sure their kids will need some toys to keep them entertained and amused in educative ways. Let them play with their toys while you do your works. These toys are made colorful and appealingly shaped to ensure your kids attracted. We also used the finest material thus suffice to say if these toys are little treasures for your kids, giving them a new world full with colors, bliss, and happiness. Have these toys for your beloved kids, to express your unconditional love to them. Education Toys : Every parent loves their kids so much and will do their best to keep their kids happy, educated, and entertained in a smart and creative way. Our educations toys’ collections are worth collecting due to their creative shapes and educative purposes. Apart from their worth-grabbing forms, these toys are also able to stimulate your kids’ creativity and excellent nerve systems. After playing with these toys, the kids will start learning how to read, to count, to recognize shapes, and many more advantages that every parent can […]

Wood World 2010 International Exhibition

Posted on February 23, 2010

10th International Exhibition of Woodworking Machinery, Tools, Materials, and Supplies for Furniture Industry. Period: 22nd – 25th April, 2010. Application Deadline : March 15th 2010. Venue : International Trade Fairs Ground Salah Salem St., – Nasr City – Cairo – Egypt. Organizer : AGD – Arabian Group for Development 56 Riyadh St. – Mohandiseen – Giza – Egypt Tel: (202) 3304 6049 – 3303 1640 – 3303 7257 – 305 0898 Fax: (202) 3304 6007 – 3344 8668 Sponsor : Prime Minister of EGYPT Minister of Trade & Supplies : Arab Union for International Exhibitions & Conferences (AUIEC) Recruitment Area : Modern Coating for Wood, Master Piecies, Wood Press Machines, Wood Cutters, Internal&External Decorations, Floors, Wood Cutting Machines, Wood Boring Machines, Industrial Machinery For Wood Factories, Carpets & Garments, Office Decoration, Proffisional Magazines, Carpentry Tools & Hardware And Design Tools For Industry. Costs: Space with shell scheme EURO 185 / sq. m. Space only EURO 150 / sq. m. Payment of Participation Fee: 50% of the total rental fees are to be paid at the time of booking, the remaining 50% on or before March 15th 2010. Payment in EURO only should be made by bank transfer. Please make use […]

Gulf International Exhibition for Construction, Interiors & Furniture 4-6th May 2010 Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre We are pleasure in inviting to exhibit GulfBID 2010 – Gulf International Exhibition for Construction, Interiors & Furniture Show 2010. The Show will be held at 4 – 6 may 2010, Bahrain International and Convention Centre, Bahrain, GulfBID 2010 is the Leading exhibition for the construction and interiors industry in the Northern Gulf. GulfBID is the event that brings leading suppliers, brands, equipment and services face to face with clients & buyers As an Exhibitor, this is your opportunity to get out there and talk to your clients en masse, raise your presence in the marketplace, showcase your products and services, and accomplish unprecedented brand awareness in just three days. Whether you are looking for new agents or distributors, or simply supporting your existing ones by being there to provide expert advice and support for your Northern GCC markets, GulfBID is the event for you. From conception to design to procurement – GulfBID has it all, be part of the most comprehensive and effective sourcing opportunity in the Northern Gulf this year. Experience this unique market first hand. This is your chance to […]

Arabian Group for Exhibitions and Conferences are pleased to invite you to join hundreds of international and local companies to explore and open up to the Syrian market at the International Exhibition for Furniture and Interior Design – FURNITURE SHOW which will be held from 26 to 30 April, 2010 on Damascus Fairgrounds, Syria under the patronage of the Syrian Ministry of Economy. The show will be the meeting point for exhibitors and customers where they can learn more about their preferred designs and models, and is a platform for participating companies to present and launch their latest products and innovations. Why Furniture Show? The Furniture Show is a perfect opportunity to be enlightened as it serves as a huge showroom where latest models are on display especially that Syria became a regional center for furniture industry due to its strategic geographic location and the growing potentials that has to offer to the furniture industry, nevertheless it is the homeland of the creative minds and interior architects who creatively invented and developed distinguished designs and solutions for houses, villas, offices and touristic and residential developments in Syria. In addition to all that, the show will be rich with special offers […]

News from Xiamen Stone Fair

Posted on December 1, 2009

Dear Sir or Madam, We are delighted to invite you to attend the 10th China Xiamen International Stone Fair (Xiamen Stone Fair 2010), to be held to showcase the largest and finest selection of natural stone and stone machinery on March 6-9, 2010, in the exciting coastal city of Xiamen, China. Exhibition scale, attendance and international delegations will hit a new peak. Xiamen Stone Fair 2010 will further expand the scale to the 90,000 m2 exhibition area with 1,300 exhibitors coming from China, Turkey, Italy, Spain, Iran, Brazil, India, Pakistan, France, Egypt, Finland, Greece, Portugal, South Africa, Israel, Palestine, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Belgium, Lebanon, Armenia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Russia, Canada, Australia, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia,  South Korea, Japan, USA, Oman and Tunisia…USA, Oman and Tunisia will first showcase their best products in this edition. There will surely be more abundant and splendid products to satisfy your souring needs! We are happy to inform you that Xiamen Stone Fair sells well. By now the space has been mostly booked up. The exhibitor list 2010 has just come out for your reference on our website. December is coming. It’s time to make up your plan to pay a visit to […]

Asmindo Furniture & Craft Show 2009

Posted on September 27, 2009

Indonesia is an archipelago with bountiful natural resources that possesses a rich cultural diversity steeped in its heritage. With more than 300 ethnic groups, and influence of various religions and old traditions from India, Chinese and Europe, Indonesia is heaven of cultures and arts in South East Asia. A combination of creativity and ample natural resources creates an undisputed quality for furniture and handicraft products Asmindo (Indonesian Furniture Industry and Handicraft Association) was established in 1975 as the official representative of Indonesia’s furniture and handicraft industry. It represents 80% of the furniture manufacturers in Indonesia. The profile of this association will be able to bring a lot publicity, participation and interest to the Furniture and Craft Show and in return will expose you to the diverse beauty of Indonesia. Therefore, we would invite your highly-esteemed company to visit Asmindo Furniture and Craft Show (AFCS) 2009 that will unveil the beauty of Indonesia’s treasure. AFCS is a trade show that has been regularly conducted at the Trade Expo Indonesia since 1981. In AFCS 2009, you could find an extensive collection of Indonesia’s quality product on display with competitive price. The Asmindo’s 2009 Furniture and Craft Show will be held on the […]

Design Development Program

Posted on August 21, 2009

The furniture sector in general is one of the focus sectors of the GTZ RED program as identified and defined by a general economic baseline study implemented by RED program. In order to enhance SME growth in this sector through increased competitiveness, GTZ RED in corporation with the regional branch of the Indonesian furniture and handycraft association Surakarta (Asmindo Komda Surakarta) conducted a Design Development Program. Design Development Program is a service programme. As a mediator and dialogue between industry, designers and university, this program has been designed to increase the competitiveness of the furniture manufacturers in Solo region, Central Java through developing their design competencies. The outcome of the program shall be enhanced designs of their products, which will lead to more buyer inquiries and to boosted sales figures. It is geared to allow the manufacturers to create confidence within the companies design departments that they are capable of properly interpreting and executing designs for the so called contemporary furniture market The program addresses the following problems: Lack of human resource quality that affected the consistency in quality and delivery, price and the awareness of the producers/contractors concerning the global market competition Lack of knowledge on international market relations […]

The Richness of Raw Material

Posted on August 19, 2009

Furniture producers in Solo region use many local materials in their furniture. The availability of these materials is one of the forces that propel the Solo region furniture export industry to become more creative by combining these indigenous materials together with traditional materials in design and manufacturing of products for the world market. The brief description of the materials are mentioned as follows: Rattan Rattans are climbing palms – belonging to the subfamily Calamoideae – that provide the raw material for the cane-furniture industry. Most (70%) of the world’s rattan population exist in Indonesia, distributed among Borneo, Celebes, Sumbawa islands. The rattan’s stem, referred to as cane, is solid and strong, stripped of its leaf sheats, uniform, light, and flexible. It can be bent and will hold various shapes. The canes can be used as whole form for furniture, or split, peeled or cored for matting and basketry. Water Hyacinth Water hyacinths comprise the genus Eichhornia of free-floating perennial aquatic plants native to tropical countries. Water hyacinths have been widely introduced throughout North America, Asia, Australia and Africa. Water hyacinth is harvested, dried then tightly plaited to form a strong rope then applied to a furniture frame. Water hyacinth furniture […]

Solo Furniture Land

Posted on August 19, 2009

Furniture Industry of Solo Furniture production found in the four sub-regions contributed from 0.64% to 3.83% to the local GRDP. The role of furniture production is very significant in some sub-regions that contribute more than 3% to their total GRDP. At the local level, all produce furniture mostly within smal and medium enterprises (SME’s), implying a definite importance in terms of employment opportunities. The production process in the sub-regions is characterized by hand-made production processes through subcontracting relationships. With the number 216 producers and exporters (the average labor around 50 persons per company) and 5,200 home industry (the average labor around 6 persons per industry), furniture industry in Solo region has absorb around 44,000 employment. Craftsmanship When focusing on the craftsmanship of the manufactures of Solo region, most companies seems to be quite able to produce the kind of furniture with the craftsmanship that is expected by the buyers simply because they have been buying products from the same producers for more than 10 years and on going. The manufacturers seems to meet the demand of their clients. The source of raw materials does not seem to be a problem for the manufacturer and there seems to be a good […]

Solo Design in Mind

Posted on August 16, 2009

Solo Design in Mind is about uniquely furniture which designed and manufactured by the designers and producers in Solo region. Exploring the design, the most predominate characteristic is the lack of frivolous decoration for the sake of adornment. Form is indeed function. With this in mind, there are many avenues of design to follow all of which lead to an honest expression of purpose and a statement of ideal. Design plays an essential role in the advancement of the furniture industry, particularly so in the Indonesia as well as Solo Region furniture industry. As the importance of design grows ever more significant, it is imperative that furniture manufacturers elevate their production status to that of a design-oriented one. The realisation on the premium reward and competitive advantage that original creations can command has encouraged an awareness towards the importance of design in furniture manufacturing. With the increasingly competitive global market, furniture producers in Solo Region need to be innovative to stay in the competition. To support the furniture producers in Solo region in order to face the global competition in the furniture industry, GTZ Regional Economic Development (RED) Program in co-operation with the regional branch of the Indonesian furniture and […]

Solo at a Glance

Posted on August 16, 2009

Solo is a region locally known as “Soloraya”, is conveniently located in the heart of Central Java, one of four provinces on Java, Indonesia’s most populated island. It consists of the municipality of Solo and the six districts of Boyolali, Sukoharjo, Karanganyar, Wonogiri, Sragen, and Klaten. The region covers a land area of 5,700 km2 and is inhabited by 6 million people. In 2004, the regional GDP of Soloraya amounted to IDR 29.000.000 million (3,3 billion USD) and the annual per capita income to IDR 35.000.000. The relatively high purchasing power combined with the high population density and low production costs makes the Solo region an attractive centre of economic activity. The three most important sectors namely manufacturing, agriculture and trade, restaurants & hotels contribute almost equally to the RDGP with 25%, 24% and 20% respectively. Within manufacturing especially the textile and furniture sector showed a high level of dynamism which is seen in the high number of start-ups. Solo region comprises a workforce of 3,001,963.00 about 49.16% of the total working population. The contribution of sectors to RGDP is evenly spread, the agriculture sector shows the biggest absorption capacity with 39% of total workforce, followed by hotel, trade & […]