Published on : Friday, April 22, 2022
Once again physical exhibitions of the industry returns in full vigour in September 2022. The much-anticipated return of Indonesia’s largest twin events for the furniture manufacturing trade – IFMAC and WOODMAC is set for September 21 to 24, 2022. Expectations for a full-scale International Furniture Manufacturing Components Exhibition (IFMAC) and Woodworking Machinery Exhibition (WOODMAC) next year are high amongst its returning exhibitors, industry partners and visiting buyers who missed the face-to-face exchange on the show floor.
With 50% of the 3 halls at the usual venue; the Jakarta International Expo Kemayoran already secured with pre-booked and returning exhibitors who had confirmed their participation since the last edition in 2019, booth sales are moving fast for the remaining 30% reserved for new country pavilions and 20% targeted to welcome first-time exhibitors. Visitors can look towards a well-represented international standard exhibition with the confirmed participation of companies from Australia, Austria, China, Finland, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, USA and more globally-renowned manufacturers in the incoming months.
Positive market-bounced prospects
Sharing their optimism for a well-poised exhibitions next year, Abdul Sobur from Indonesian Furniture and Craft Industry Association (HIMKI) commented that, “Indonesia’s furniture manufacturing and woodworking industries have shown their resilience in overcoming the pandemic impacts. Furniture industry players have adapted to the slowdown of demands, especially from export markets by being innovative in finding new parallel or underserved local supply channels, therefore bringing manufacturers, retailers and customers all closer together to keep the industry going during challenging times.” IFMAC and WOODMAC 2022 have also garnered the support of long-standing industry associations