1st ASEAN Furniture & Furnishing Virtual Expo Opens March 9th

On March 9 the first ASEAN International Furniture and Furnishings Show VX (AIFFS VX) will open its doors to the greatest gathering of furniture and furnishings / decor designers and manufacturers from the region, in a combine showcase of beauty, elegance and style never seen in the same business platform.  Visitors may register at www.aiffsvx.com to get access to the event.


Organized by the ASEAN Furniture Industries Council (AFIC), the show will feature a comprehensive range of furniture, furnishing, decorative accessories, interiors and fittings by a diverse portfolio of quality exhibitors from across the region. “We are very proud and grateful that the show is going to be online and accessible. Let’s make use of this opportunity to connect and interact with the exhibitors from Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, the Philippines and many more,” said Emmanuel Padiernos, Chairman of AFIC.


The main objective of this mega virtual event is to bring together the entire AFIC council members through an alternative solution and common platform to present their products and services to potential buyers and clients from all over the world. The show will run from March 9 to 18, while the exhibitors will be available live March 9 to 12 – this is the perfect showcase for architects, interior designers, space planners, developers, contractors, wholesalers, retailers and homeowners to visit and source for their every need.


“Given the current conditions, having a digital/online presence is not only beneficial for every business, it is a necessary tool for business to continue to flourish despite our limitations which is why we decided to launch a virtual trade show with VX Events of Global-Link. At AIFFS VX, buyers can interact live with over 80 exhibitors via chat, video call and schedule a meeting with them. They can also exchange information, such as business cards, photos, brochures, etc.” added Nicolaas de Lange, Secretary General of AFIC.


Some of the confirmed exhibitors at AIFFS VX 2021 include Accord Furniture SDN BHD, Aerostone, Inc., Ashley Furniture Industries, LLC, Azcor Lighting Systems, Inc., Betis Crafts, Inc., Carats Mfg. Inc., Cebu Fil Veneer Corporation, Coast Pacific Mfg Corp., Contemporaneo Design Enterprise, Deep Furniture S/B, Ellen’s House of Frames and Crafts, Fashion Interiors Manufacturing, Inc., Gardini Picanti Furniture Co., Hacienda Crafts Company, Inc., Heinen Import & Export (Heinimex) Corporation, Home of Homes, Jireh Forge, Inc., LA-Z-BOY, Maze Manufacturing Co. Inc., Mehitabel Inc., Multiflex Rnc Phils. Inc. (Uratex), Natures Legacy Eximport, Inc., P & B Valises Et Compagnie, Inc., Peba Trading & Mfg. Corp., Philiana Design, Renditions Furniture, Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation (STIDC), Synergy Wood Products SDN BHD, Vasacrafts Company Incorporated, Venzon Lighting Manufacturing, Winners Import Export Corporation, Xproject Development Services, and many more.


Aside from the expo, there will also be virtual conferences on F&B Outlook in the New Lifestyle, Hotel Interior & Design in the New Normal, and ASEAN Tourism Industry Update. These are to be presented by renown speakers from all over the world that include Chele Gonzalez, owner, Gallery by Chele (Philippines) Kenji Salz, longtime Exec Chef w/ Four Seasons (USA, Indonesia), Somock Inthavong, longtime Four Seasons Food & Beverage and Operations Leader (Laos, Thailand), Andrej Wisniewski. Owner, Raintree Group. (Philippines), Hannah Pearson, Director, Pear Anderson (Malaysia), Isabelle Miaja, Principal, Miaja Group (Singapore), Meloy Casas, Principal, Casas + Architects (Phil), Luis Zapiain, Principal and Director of Hospitality at HKS (USA), Hanky Lee, Founder, Henry Hotels (Philippines), Merril Yu, CEO of Y&S 1847 and many more.


AIFFS 2021 VX goes online on March 9 to 18, 2021. Visitors may access the event 24/7 on March 9 to 18 to check out booths, download catalogs and leave a message to exhibitors anytime. Then on March 9 to 12, visitors can interact LIVE with the exhibitors, attend live learning sessions and interact with fellow visitors from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. A quick preview of what this new VX experience is like can be seen at www.aiffsvx.com/experience-vx/  


Hosted by the Chamber of Furniture Industries of the Philippines (CFIP) in partnership with the virtual platform and event management services provider VX Events by Global-Link from the Philippines.  For more information, please contact Ms. Raileen Yamco, Sr. Project Manager of Global-Link at raileen.yamco@globallinkmp.com


“Great design pieces are going to be accessible to everyone, without leaving your offices or homes. In just a few clicks, you can see a collection of awe-inspiring designs and will be able to interact freely with the designers and manufacturers.  And we made sure that the platform is very straightforward, no-frills, easy to use, mobile-friendly, and will demand only a little amount of your network bandwidth. Non-tech savvy users, can easily navigate!” added Eduardo Zuluaga, Chairman of AIFFS 2021 VX.