Indonesian International Furniture Expo (IFEX) in March 2016 is the 3rd edition organized by AMKRI (The Indonesia Furniture & Craft Association) that in its implementation in cooperation with PT. Dyandra Promosindo as the event organizer. IFEX 2016 takes the theme of The Essence of Infinite Innovation. The exhibition is designed as furniture and handicraft exhibition in Indonesia and in the region, followed by almost all major actors and national craft furniture industry. This exhibition displays innovative products with latest designs of each company.
The purpose of the above theme is that innovation in the furniture industry and handicraft has never ended, it has to be conducted continuously in terms of design, innovation, exploring of raw materials, and others. Relentless innovation is a must for this industry to compete with similar products from other countries. Not only innovation, there are new designs and modifications are need to develop endlessly.
IFEX 2016 National Launching
IFEX 2014, 2015 and 2016 are fully supported by the Government institution such as the Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Trade, Ministry of Cooperatives and SMEs, the Ministry of Forestry, local government, and national stakeholders. The exhibition was also attended by participants from foreign countries such as China, Taiwan, Belgium, France, United States, Italy, Singapore, South Africa, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Austria.
Organize by Indonesia’s Largest Exhibitions Company, IFEX 2015 reached more than expected by the buyers as they gave positive issue : “IFEX 2015 is very good. I am very satisfied because Ican find the products I was looking. Besides rattan furniture, I also found a lot of furniture of teak and synthetic rattan furniture. I would also like to thank the management of IFEX that has served me and the buyers, from airport pick-up until I go back again to the airport, “said Mr. Ramon from PT. Valencia Rattan, buyers from Spain.
Continuing the successful of IFEX 2015, The 3rd IFEX will be on 11-14 March 2016 as a part of International Furniture Show in Asia Circle 2016 could boost the growth of innovation and creativity from furniture and craft manufacturers nationwide to produce superior products that have optimal added value and can become the market leader in the global market. On the other hand, this is also build the positive image at international level that Indonesia is one of the countries that producing the best furniture and handicraft in the world.
IFEX 2016 National Launching Speech by Chairman of AMKRI
Located in Auditorium for The Ministry of Trade Indonesia, IFEX has been launched on September 29, 2015 accompanied by Governance sector from The Ministry of Trade; The Ministry of Small-Medium Enterprise (SME); Chairman of AMKRI and CEO Dyandra Promosindo; local printed and electronic media and some local exhibitors who join on IFEX 2016.
The interest thing in IFEX next year, like in 2015, was the Hall of Excellence. The companies that participate in this area were qualified companies which showcase the best quality products, innovatite with the latest design and some of them are limited products. Hall of Excellence is an exhibition hall with exhibitors strictly curated by AMKRI Team. The number of company who would like to exhibit in Hall of Excellence were exceeded compare to the last exhibition.
IFEX 2016 also offer new hall called Hall B3 and C3 with total gross area of 10,000 sqm. Thus it would increase the number of new participants as well as variety of products on display at this exhibition, and still IFEX is the largest Furniture Expo in Indonesia.