Heavyweight upholstery brands Lebus and La-Z-Boy are among the early confirmed signups to exhibit at The Manchester Furniture Show, scheduled to return this summer.

Profits declined at buying group Associated Independent Stores (A.I.S.) as events revenue growth was balanced by higher costs, a property write down, and a decline in the value of invoices processed via its Cenpac paying agent.

The Flooring Show, the dedicated trade show for the U.K. floorcoverings industry, is to be 30 percent bigger this year after organisers agreed to take on additional space.

Sofa suppliers including Buoyant Upholstery, Alpha Designs and Whitemeadow dominated the winners podium at The January Furniture Show's two award programmes earlier this week.

Organisers have opened pre-registration for Scottish Interiors Showcase, the long-running accessories, fabrics, finishings, flooring, furniture, lighting and wallpaper exhibition.

Global foam manufacturer Carpenter has become the latest headline sponsor of the Furniture Component Expo, the new event organised by the British Furniture Manufacturers' (BFM).

Clarion Events says exhibition space in Hall 1 of the January Furniture Show has now sold out, more than two and a half months before the doors to the event open.

Event organisers are rebranding the Buying Groups National Flooring Show (BGNFS) exhibition as the INDX National Flooring Show as part of an overhaul for 2024 that opens it up to more retailers.

The owner of the Stockholm Furniture Fair and dozens of other trade shows has hoisted the for sale flag above its events business, and plans to build homes and offices on the site of the current venue.

British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM) will bring a new approach to connecting buyers and sellers at its inaugural Future Component Expo (FCExpo) next year by hosting an Innovation Trail.

British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM) is moving its longstanding fabric show to a new dateline and venue and will run it alongside the inaugural Furniture Component Expo in 2024.

BeA Group U.K. has become the second headline sponsor of Furniture Component Expo, the new trade show taking place next spring.

New or smaller British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM) members looking to exhibit at the January Furniture Show for the first time will be offered discounted rates as part of a tie-up between organiser Clarion Events and the trade association.

Upholstery and furnishings fabrics exhibition Proposte is returning to its historic late spring dateline for its 2024 edition.

The Manchester Furniture Show is to return in 2024, organiser Clarion Events has announced, alongside a roster of well-known industry suppliers that have already signposted their intention to exhibit.

The Northpoint Furniture Show will return to its historic January dateline in 2024 after several years that had been interrupted by Covid-19 and its associated lockdowns.

Registration is open ahead of the inaugural Women In Furniture Network event, which will take place next week at Furniture Makers' Hall in London.

The Vita Group, the diversified supplier of foam, underlay and maker of finished mattresses, is to be the headline sponsor of the inaugural Furniture Component Expo.

Halo and Michael Tyler Furniture will be among the debut upholstery exhibitors as the INDX Furniture Show returns at the West Midlands home of Associated Independent Stores (AIS) next week.

Registration is now open for the 2023 Bed Show, which takes place at the Telford International Centre from September 26–27, 2023.

W Exhibition, the U.K. trade show for the furniture manufacturing and joinery industries, has rebranded as Materials & Finishes Show ahead of its scheduled return in Birmingham next year.

Sleep Expo Europe, a new exhibition and conference for the European mattress, bedding and sleep tech industries, is to take place in the Netherlands in just over a year from now.

Visitor numbers soared to well north of pre-Covid levels at the Guangzhou-based China International Furniture Fair last month, organisers have reported.

20 U.K. exhibitors will show at Interzum next month as the manufacturers' event returns with sustainability high on its agenda after a four-year absence.

The Northpoint Furniture Show will open its doors to retail buyers later this spring with representatives of more than 30 household names from the U.K. and international furniture and bed sector having signed up to exhibit.

British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM) is expanding its events portfolio with the launch of Furniture Component Expo, an event it hopes will connect manufacturers with companies from across the upstream supply chain.

The two-phase China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) returns next month after an enforced in-person hiatus caused by Covid-19 and local restrictions that prevented buyers from travelling.

Associated Independent Stores (A.I.S.) said last month's open-to-all INDX Furniture Show — the tenth anniversary edition of the show — was one of its best-ever attended events.

The organiser of a key trade show targeted at the furniture manufacturing and joinery industries has announced the scheduled return of the exhibition in the spring of next year, alongside the appointment of two senior hires to run it.

The organiser of the January Furniture Show says nearly three quarters of exhibitors have already rebooked for the 2024 edition, and name-checked two large upholstery brands among those that will return after missing this year's event.

Organisers have launched the pre-registration process for this year's London Fabric Show, which takes place at the ILEC Conference Centre, Earls Court on February 28 and March 1.

Westbridge, GNG Group, Citibed, Wiemann and Sci-Net have been named winners of The Furniture Awards 2023 by an independent judging panel at the January Furniture Show.

Clarion Events says its January Furniture Show has attracted record Day 1 visitors as the trade exhibition opened its doors for the first day of its 2023 edition on Sunday.

IMM Cologne will return to its historic January dateline next year but plans for a late spring edition this year will still go ahead, organisers have reaffirmed.

Organisers of the January Furniture Show have released the 2023 event Preview Guide ahead of the exhibition opening its doors in just over two weeks time.

Organisers of the INDX series of furniture, homewares, beds and bedroom trade events have lined up a six-strong programme of exhibitions for 2023.

Hall 2 of the NEC will host the inaugural Home Interiors Show next month, organisers have announced. It will run alongside the January Furniture Show at the Birmingham venue.

International Market Centers (IMC), organiser of the biannual Las Vegas and High Point furniture markets, is to add nine new buying events to its 2023 calendar in a build out of its in-person activity.

The Furniture Makers’ Company, the City of London livery company and charity for the furnishing industry, will next month host Routes to Greater Sustainability, a free-to-attend climate change and sustainability event.

The next edition of upholstery, mattress and furnishing fabrics exhibition The London Fabric Show will feature an expanded international footprint, organisers have announced.

Maison Shanghai 2022 and China International Furniture Expo, better known as Furniture China, have been postponed, a little over two weeks before they were scheduled to open.

IMM, the international furniture fair historically held annually in January, will return after a three-and-a-half year hiatus with a one-off dateline in June next year, organisers have decided.

Associated Independent Stores (AIS), the host of the open-to-all INDX Furniture exhibition taking place later this month, has announced the speakers for its Retail Insights: Furniture Focus programme.

Exhibitors and visitors struck an upbeat tone amid high temperatures at Home & Gift, the four-day fair which opened its doors at the Harrogate Convention Centre on Sunday.

The next edition of the London Fabric Show will take place at the ILEC Conference Centre in the capital from February 28–March 1, 2023 organisers have confirmed.

Trade show INDX Beds & Bedroom will return this autumn with visitor pre-registration now open.

Trade show INDX Furniture takes place at the Cranmore Park Conference & Exhibition Centre over three days later this summer with pre-registration now open, organisers have confirmed.

Show organisers have rescheduled the China International Furniture Fair (CIFF Guangzhou) and a sister event for next month after they were postponed because of Covid earlier this year.

The January Furniture Show will return to its usual dateline with show organisers on Monday confirming dates of January 22–25, 2023 for next year's exhibition.

Organisers of The Furniture Awards have revealed the shortlist of 16 potential winners across four categories ahead of The January Furniture Show, this year taking place April 24–27, 2022 at the NEC.

Organisers of two leading international furniture fairs in China have been forced to postpone their events just days before doors opened after the local Government banned exhibitions, citing a renewed Covid threat.

Flooring suppliers have rejected an early autumn Domotex exhibition in Germany in favour of the event returning next January in its traditional dateline.

The British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM) is to organise a series of regional industry events where it hopes the furniture community will be able to network and share best practice.

Proposte, the northern Italian textiles exhibition popular with sofa makers and other buyers of furnishings fabrics, has rescheduled its spring 2022 edition by a few weeks.

Invite-only trade exhibition BFM Fabric Show London 2022 will take place at a new venue, the ILEC Conference Centre near Earls Court, when it returns this spring.

The next edition of Salone del Mobile (The Furniture Show) in Milan will take place in the summer after organisers canned the traditional April show dates because of Covid.

Organisers of Heimtextil, the international trade fair for the textiles industry held annually in Frankfurt, have rescheduled the cancelled event for the summer of this year.

Organisers of the Scottish Interiors Showcase, an annual trade furnishings event dating back 14 years, says the 2022 edition will take place as scheduled next month.

Associated Independent Stores (AIS) says all of its planned winter show series, including its INDX Furniture event which starts in 10 days' time, will go ahead under current Government guidance for large indoor events and trade shows.

Preview22, the planned online bridge for retailers and suppliers ahead of the live trade show period, is to become The Online Furniture Show instead and will run later this month, organisers have announced.

More U.K. home and interiors exhibitions have been delayed as a result of either Government restrictions or the threat of them being introduced amid concerns over the spread of the Omicron Covid variant.

The return of the January Furniture Show will be delayed by a further three months after organisers rescheduled the dates amid concerns over the Omicron Covid-19 variant.

Furniture fair IMM Cologne has become the latest big international German trade show to cancel plans to return in January, with the event now pushed out to 2023.

Heimtextil, the international trade fair for the textiles industry held annually in Frankfurt, has been cancelled, with organisers citing the worsening pandemic situation in Germany.

More than 400 U.K. and international brands have signed to exhibit at the January Furniture Show, which returns to the NEC in Birmingham next month after the pandemic prevented the 2021 edition from taking place.

Montgomery Group, organiser of joinery and furniture manufacturing trade show W Exhibition, has cancelled the planned February 2022 edition, citing Covid, Government restrictions, and an ever-shifting calendar of European exhibitions.

The 48th edition of the China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) is to take place online next month rather than as a live event in Shanghai, because of the pandemic.

The return of Domotex, the Hannover based trade show for carpets and other floorcoverings, will be further delayed after organisers cancelled the January 2022 edition.

The U.K. and Ireland were responsible for the largest decline in attendees at the Brussels Furniture Fair, held earlier this month at Brussels Expo in the Belgian capital.

Organisers of INDX Furniture, formerly the AIS Furniture Show, say they they are looking forward to resuming a more usual format as the exhibition returns in Solihull early next year.

The company behind The Online Furniture Show is launching a new digital event called Preview22, which it hopes will act as a bridge for retailers and suppliers going into the live trade show period.

Exhibition organiser Clarion Events has launched the pre-registration process ahead of the return of the January Furniture Show at the NEC, Birmingham next year.

Clerkenwell Open, a showroom trail event that featured 62 companies across the furniture and furnishings sector, is to take place again in 2022 after the success of the inaugural edition this year.

Vaccinated U.K. furniture buyers will now be able to visit next week's Milan furniture show after the Italian Government this weekend ended a longstanding requirement for arrivals from here to quarantine.

The China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) in Shanghai has postponed its early autumn exhibition by several weeks to new dates in late September.

Exhibitors have already pledged their support to the Autumn Furniture Show after its sister Summer Furniture Show successfully heralded the return of trade events earlier this month.

The Manchester Furniture Show, this year to be held in Harrogate alongside the Home & Gift Buyers' Festival, has been selected to be part of a limited number of pilot events in the third phase of the Government's Events Research Programme (ERP).

Organisers of the Manchester Furniture have reaffirmed that the event, this year co-located with the Home & Gift Buyers' Festival in Harrogate, will be going ahead as planned.

The long-awaited return of trade events ends Monday with the spring edition of the Long Point exhibition seeing showrooms open their doors across the East Midlands.

Associated Independent Stores (AIS) is to extend its INDX trade show branding to include furniture, housewares, linens and gift food under the banner of INDX Home. The first dedicated furniture event is scheduled for early autumn.

Organisers of the Manchester Furniture Show have fixed the details for this year's edition. It will take place alongside the Home & Gift Buyers' Festival, in Harrogate, from July 18–21, 2021.

The BFM Fabric Show, which had been due to take place at Twickenham in June, has been postponed and will now take place in February/March of next year.

The South West Furniture and Bed Show has announced late May dates for its spring exhibition following the planned easing of restrictions surrounding indoor events.

The 15th Scottish Interiors Showcase will rebrand for its first-ever digital event, which has been designed to be the first of many that will run alongside future in-person editions of the exhibition.

The Proposte fabrics show will take place at the same time as Salone del Mobile (Milan furniture show) with organisers hoping visitors will be able to visit both fairs in a single trip to northern Italy.

More than 1,200 people from across the industry had visited the inaugural Online Furniture Show by the halfway stage, organisers said today (Wednesday).

The already-revised international home and contract textiles show Heimtextil has been cancelled until 2022, with organisers saying there is nothing to be gained by a further delay to later this year.

W Exhibition & Elements, the trade show for the furniture manufacturing and joinery industries, has been postponed until February 6–9, 2022, organisers have announced.

Furniture Show Birmingham at the NEC will return in a year's time after organisers rescheduled the April event to January 23–26, 2022 as a result of the current restrictions designed to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Organisers of the Online Furniture Show have issued another call to potential exhibitors ahead of the launch of the inaugural event.

There will be no physical Domotex exhibition in Germany this year after organisers postponed the rescheduled floorcoverings event.

Clarion Events has expanded and reorganised the management of its Retail portfolio, which includes its furniture shows at both the NEC, Birmingham and Manchester Central.

Organisers of the Online Furniture Show are to allow exhibitors to the inaugural event to display their products for free when it goes live for the first time next month.

Organisers of the Salone del Mobile furniture exhibition in Milan have fixed the dates for the 2021 edition, moving the event to an autumn dateline for the first time.

Organisers of the China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) have penned in the dates for the spring 2021 editions, which take place in two tranches next March. In Europe, the timeline of another important event has been shifted.

Koelnmesse, organiser of the IMM Cologne international furniture fair, has cancelled the 2021 edition. The next iteration of the event will now take place in January 2022.

Organisers of the Online Furniture Show say they will postpone the inaugural event to early next year as a result of ongoing supply chain issues that mean many companies are focussed on existing orders.

The January Furniture Show has been rescheduled to spring 2021 as a result of extended travel restrictions and the re-imposition of lockdown in England. It will be renamed Furniture Show Birmingham.

The next edition of furniture exhibition Long Point will be brought forward by two months to a late winter dateline, trade journal Furniture News reported.

Kölnmesse, organiser of the IMM Cologne furniture exhibition held annually on the banks of the Rhine, say the upcoming edition will be a four-day event rather than seven.

Plans to reschedule The Flooring Show to early spring 2021 have been shelved with the event to return to its usual autumn timeline.

The next edition of the Scottish Interiors Showcase will take place early 2022 after this coming February's edition was postponed because of the pandemic.

The National Bed Federation (NBF) has fixed the 2021 dates for its Bed Show. It will be held September 21–22 at the Telford International Centre.

Three well-known furniture professionals will this autumn launch the inaugural Online Furniture Show and are urging retailers and suppliers from across the U.K. and international trade to participate.

Organisers of the January Furniture Show (JFS) say they remain hopeful of delivering a successful event for the furniture community as they await updated Government guidance following the delay in the return of mass gatherings.

Esprit Meuble, the Paris furniture show slated for December 5–8, 2020, has been cancelled because of health concerns surrounding Covid-19.

The Autumn Furniture Show, the exhibition that had been due to kickstart the return of mass gatherings in the U.K. furnishings sector in under a fortnight's time, has been cancelled.

Organisers of the International Furniture Fair in Cologne (IMM) have reaffirmed the event will take place as planned in January amid a backdrop of compatriot events being postponed.

The long wait ends today as furniture shows recommence with the autumn edition of Long Point, the swish trade-only event held in showrooms the length of the East Midlands.

Domotex, the international floorcoverings exhibition held annually every January, has postponed its next edition until May 2021.

The organisers of IMM Cologne, one of the two largest furniture trade shows on the European mainland, have left no room for doubt, saying it is a "certainty" the doors will open on January 18, 2021.

The Belgian exhibition that was due to herald the return of mainstream B2B furniture events in Europe has been cancelled because of health concerns.

Organisers of the January Furniture Show say the 2021 iteration will take place as scheduled after the Government green-lighted events from October and decommissioned the NHS Nightingale Hospital at the event venue.

The late summer edition of Las Vegas Market, one of the world's largest international furniture exhibitions, will take place as planned but as a showroom-only buying opportunity organisers have said.

The next edition of international workplace furniture exhibition Orgatec is now more than two years away after organisers pulled this year' event.

Organisers of the home and gift show Autumn Fair have cancelled the 2020 edition because of the pandemic and will deliver virtual content instead.

Interior design show Decorex says its November event will transition to an all-virtual format instead of being held in person at Olympia this year.

Organisers have pushed back the relaunch of Design London, the rebranded event until now known as 100% Design, to September of next year.

Organisers of The Malaysian International Furniture Fair have given up their bid to host the event this year, cancelling its already-revised 2020 edition fearing travel disruption.

Organisers of the Manchester Furniture Show have postponed this summer's exhibition as a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic, with the next edition now to take place July 2021.

Organisers of the twice-yearly High Point Market in the U.S. have cancelled the spring edition, having earlier rescheduled the furniture exhibition from its original April dateline to June.

Organisers of the U.K.'s leading summer trade furniture exhibition says they "fully support the need to prioritise the greater good" as the event venue was named a temporary NHS field hospital. Preparations for the July furniture event continue.

The organiser of the China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) has rescheduled the dates of its postponed spring exhibitions.

Organisers of the Milan furniture fair (Salone del Mobile) have cancelled the rescheduled exhibition. It will now not take place at all in 2020.

The South West Beds Show, organised by the South West Furniture Manufacturers' Agents and Representatives Federation, has been cancelled.

The Long Eaton Guild of Furniture Manufacturers has cancelled the spring edition of its Long Point event, citing the coronavirus pandemic.

Grand Designs Live, the consumer home show run by exhibition organiser Media 10, has been postponed until the summer because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Clerkenwell Design Week, originally slated for a May 19–21, 2020 dateline, has been postponed until later in the year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The spring edition of U.S. furniture trade fair High Point Market has been postponed, the latest world exhibition to fall foul of the coronavirus pandemic.

Furniture shows that were originally slated to open their doors within the next week before being cancelled because of the coronavirus have begun to release revised exhibition datelines.

Organisers of High Point Market, the global furniture exhibition held twice-annually in the U.S., see no reason to revise the dates of its spring event because of coronavirus concerns, saying it will open as scheduled.

The Vietnam International Furniture & Home Accessories Fair has become the latest to postpone its spring event because of concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.

The Salone del Mobile furniture exhibition in Milan has been postponed until the early summer after parts of northern Italy were hit by the coronavirus outbreak.

The managing director of trade association BFM says he is delighted with the outcome of the BFM Fabric Show London with plans already progressing for the 2021 edition.

The impact of the coronavirus on Far East trade shows has spread beyond China with the organiser of the Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) postponing its spring event until the summer.

Organisers of the 45th China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) at Guangzhou have become the latest to postpone their March event as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

The Shenzhen International Furniture Fair, due to take place this spring, has been postponed following the spread of Coronavirus across China, organisers have announced.

Organisers have announced details of the 14th edition of the Scottish Interiors Showcase, whose 2020 event takes place next month.

Heavyweight brands Collins & Hayes and Silentnight headlined the winners of The Furniture Awards 2020, announced yesterday at the January Furniture Show.

The dates of BFM Fabric Show London 2020 have been moved for a second time because of a rescheduled Premier League fixture for Chelsea FC, whose Stamford Bridge stadium hosts the exhibition.

The January Furniture Show will include a feature showcasing a selection of the winning designs from the Young Furniture Makers' Awards. It follows the show sponsoring the awards ceremony this October.

Visitors to the January Furniture Show (JFS) will be able to take advantage of smart technology to improve the buying experience and avoid getting weighed down by heavy literature.

Organisers of the BFM Fabric Show London have opened the registration process for upholstery and bed fabric buyers to attend the 2020 edition.

Organisers of The Furniture Awards have opened the entry process for the 2020 edition and confirmed who will be the judges. Winners will be named at the January Furniture Show.

Organisers of the January Furniture Show have opened pre-registration ahead of the next iteration of the U.K. furniture industry's largest trade-only event.

Furniture makers from across Ireland will descend on Dublin next month to discuss and plan ways industry participants can collaborate to rebuild the sector.

The 42nd edition of premium interior design show Decorex International takes place in just over a month's time in London with 50 new exhibitors among the lineup.

Organisers of the International Furniture Fair Singapore (IFFS) have canned the 2020 edition of the event, saying they will take a break to "rethink, recharge and revitalise" the exhibition.

Decosit, the one-time dominant European trade fair for upholstery fabrics, will return this autumn after the show that succeeded it was cancelled.

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Stamford Bridge, Chelsea will host the event again in 2020.
The 2020 edition of BFM London Fabric, the upholstery and soft furnishings fabrics exhibition formerly called London Fabric, will take place February 25–26, 2020.



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