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2019 furniture related fairs in China (January to July)

As you all probably know we’ve been living and working as furniture sourcing agents in China for a good decade now and we can say one for sure lots of our customers are businessmen or entrepreneurs and trip to China for them is a great business opportunity too. Often, they schedule their trip to Chinese based on the trade fairs that they have the most interest in. The hottest seasons for fairs in China are September and April. Biggest fair centres are Guangzhou and Shanghai with largest exhibiting spaces in the world. It’s so huge that often field related exhibitions are scheduled at the same Expo centre at the same time for the buyers' convenience.

Date Exhibition name Location

5-8 Mar

SILE Shanghai International Lighting Expo 2019.

What’s on: New products, solutions, and technologies from LED/OLED lights and its application, manufacturing techniques, LED display screen, advertising screen and especially the VR and 3D printers, Intelligent Home Furnishing System


6-9 Mar

Design Shanghai 2019

Design Shanghai is one of the world's most prestigious international design events and Asia's premier design event.

Showcasing the best designer brands and galleries from across the globe, Design Shanghai provides a unique and exciting platform to network and establish long-term business relations with Asia's top architects, interior designers, property developers, retailers and private buyers.

What’s on: furniture (contemporary, classic & luxury, collectible designs), kitchen & bathrooms design, workplace design, new materials, and applications.


7-10 Mar

Home Furnishing Expo Shenzhen Hometex  It is held at the same time as Shenzhen Design Week and gathers more than 20,000 home interior designers, builds the home furnishing design circle with the highest business value, forms the “design + material selection” dual-track parallel mode, becomes the most international and reliable platform in domestic home furnishing industry, and showed the rapid development of the Chinese interior decoration industry.

What’s on: Home textiles, Upholstery fabric, Furniture fabric, Curtain accessories, Sun-shading, Wallcovering, Carpet, Lighting, Smart home, Custom Furniture, Interior design, Home Decoration.


12-14 Mar

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles - Spring Edition 2019.

Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles is the leading home textiles fair in Asia. The fair is jointly hosted by Messe Frankfurt, The Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT and China Home Textile Association. Industry professionals from all over the world attend this fair for marketing purposes and for keeping up with the newest trends, it provides an effective trade platform of home textiles and accessories for both suppliers and buyers.

What’s on: Bedding, Bath, Kitchen & Table, Carpets & Rugs, Interior (Non-textiles), Digital Printing & Technics, Textile Designs


16-20 Mar

International Famous Furniture Fair

Held with 3F Design Fair, Chinese Style Furniture Fair, Home Accents Fair, and Custom-made Furnishings Fair.

What’s on: High-end, Custom-made, Branded Furniture, Whole House Soft Outfit, Upholstery Furniture, International Brands Street, Chinese Style, Solid Wood, Children, Modern Furniture.


Home Accents Fair

Display latest international home styles and leading fashion trends; presenting home design in a colourful and creative way, presenting fashionable and high-quality products.

China (Guangdong) International Furniture Machinery & Material Fair & China Home Furniture Green Supply Chain Exhibition

FMMF, co-organized by Hong Kong Furniture Association, Dongguan Famous Furniture Association, and Dongguan local furniture production equipment is the most established and top-rated machinery and spare-parts exhibition in the South China region.

What’s on: Machines & Tools, Materials & Metal Parts, Software, vacuum cleaners, packaging machines, ventilation, logistics & storage.

18-21 Mar

CIFF China International Furniture Fair 2019

Phase I

Home Furniture, Home Decor + Hometextile, Outdoor & Leisure.

What’s on: there are seven areas dedicated to individual trends such as the high-end import, design fashion, whole house custom, soft decoration living, leisure living, efficient office, and smart home.


26-28 Mar

Domotex Asia / ChinaFloor 2019

International Trade Fair for the Floor Covering Industry

What’s on: Carpet Products, Resilient Products, Wood Flooring Products


26-28 Mar


International Gifts, Premium & Houseware Exhibition.

What’s on: gifts, handicrafts, welfare, houseware.


26-28 Mar


International Building Decoration Fair features both building decoration industry and home furnishings.

What’s on: customized house decoration, smart home, wooden floors, integrated wooden decorations, doors and windows system, decorative hardware, kitchen & bath.


28-31 Mar

CIFF Office Show 2019

Phase II

China International Furniture Fair

The exhibition layout for the second phase, devoted to the Office Furniture. The Nanfung International Convention & Exhibition Centre, located near the Canton Fair Complex, will be used as Area E of CIFF dedicated to smart offices and support products.

What’s on: office furniture


28-31 Mar

CIFM / Interzum 2019. China International Woodworking Machinery & Furniture Raw Materials Fair

What’s on: Materials and Components for Interior Works, Machinery, Equipment Materials and Accessories for Upholstery and Bedding, Wood Product, Panel and Laminate, Adhesive, Paint and Other Chemical Materials, Machines for Woodworking Furniture Production, Organization, Service and Media

1-4 Apr

HOTELEX Shanghai 2019

International Hospitality Equipment and Foodservice Expo

HOTELEX Shanghai covers the entire hospitality and catering value chain from Catering Equipment Supply to Coffee & Tea.

What’s on: catering equipment supply, ice cream, tableware, food, coffee and tea, wine & spirits, bakery, beverage, catering accessories.


6-9 Apr

Hong Kong International Lighting Fair 2019 Spring Edition

What’s on: Indoor Lighting, Outdoor Lighting, Emergency & Professional Lighting, Decorative Lighting, LED Lighting & Display, LED Downlights / Recessed Lights, LED Grow Lights, LED Street Lights / Light Poles, Lighting Accessories & Lamp Parts, Light Bulbs / Tubes.

Hong Kong

12-14 Apr

Wuhan International Furniture Exhibition (WIFE)


15-19 Apr

China Import and Export Fair (The Canton Fair)

Phase 1

What’s on: Electronics & Household, Electrical Appliances, Lighting Equipment, Vehicles & Spare Parts, Machinery, Hardware & Tools, Energy + Resources, Chemical Products, Building Materials, International Pavilion (Full list click here).


18-21 Apr

China (Guzhen) International Lighting Fair

It is based in China Lighting Capital–Guzhen with thousands of lighting manufacturers located in this area.

What’s on: Decorative Lighting, Household Lighting, Commercial Lighting, LED Lighting & Technology, Outdoor Lighting, Electrical and Electronic Product, Machinery & Equipment, Lighting Accessories & Components


20-23 Apr

Hong Kong International Houseware Fair 2019

Spring Edition

Commercial & Residential Lighting, LED Lighting, Testing & Certifications, Smart Lighting & Solutions, Trade Service & Publications

What’s on: DIY Products, Healthcare Products, Home Appliances, Interior Decor & Handicrafts, Kitchenware & Gadgets, Pet Supplies, Silver Generation Products, Storage Solutions, Tableware, Trade Services, Wine Tools & Accessories, Art &, Craft Items, Artificial Flowers, Baby Products, Bathroom Products, Beauty & Personal Care Items, Candles & Scent Sensation, Cleaning & Laundry Items, Eco-Friendly Products, Coffee related products, Festive Home Decor, Furniture

Gardening & Outdoor Accessories

Hong Kong

20-23 Apr

Hong Kong Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair 2019.

What’s on: Baby & Bedroom Textiles, Bathroom & Kitchen Textiles, Carpet & Floor Coverings, Design Solutions and Trade Services, Upholstery & Furnishing, Window Fashion & Accessories

23-27 Apr

China Import and Export Fair (The Canton Fair)

Phase 2

What’s on: Consumer Goods, Gifts, Home Decorations (See full list here)


25-27 Apr

International Furniture Fair 2019

What’s on: Custom Furniture Exhibition - Woodworking machinery Exhibition


25-27 Apr

2019 Hotel Plus Total Solution For Commercial Properties

Hotel Plus (HOTELEX Shanghai Phase Ⅱ) held in Shanghai at the end of April annually and focuses on products, service and solutions from building & decoration, engineering & design, to furniture & lighting, space & furnishing, and retail and franchise chain for various commercial spaces like hotels, restaurants and complexes.

What’s on: Hotel Furniture, Outdoor Furniture, Commercial Furniture, Smart Office, Hotel Mattress, Deco, Textile & Uniforms, IT & security, Appliance & Amenities, Appliance & Amenities.


25-27 Apr

Expo Build China 2019

25-27 Apr

Shanghai Hospitality Design & Supplies Expo 2019

25-27 Apr

Expo Lighting for Commercial Properties

25-27 Apr

Design Week Shanghai

25-27 Apr

Expo Furniture and Deco for Commercial Properties and Hotels

25-27 Apr

Expo For Indoor Environment Purification and Fresh Air System 2019

26-28 Apr

C-Star 2019

International trade fair for Solutions and Trends

It features the inspiring and new solutions in Shopfittings, Store Design and Visual Merchandising, Smart Retail Technology, Lighting and Refrigeration systems.


26-28 Apr

Expo Lighting 2019

What’s on: Hospitality lighting, Commercial lighting, Decorative lighting, design, LED lighting, LED display

26-29 Apr

HOTEL PLUS + Total solution 2019

HOTEL PLUS - Total Solution for Commercial Properties provides professional solutions for hotels, shopping malls, restaurants, clubs, B&B and other commercial properties.

What’s on: Hotel Supply & Furniture:

Hotel Furniture, Outdoor Furniture, Commercial Furniture, Smart Office, Hotel Mattress, Deco, Building & Decoration, Engineering & Design, Lighting, Facility, Cleaning, Vending / Smart Retail, Franchising (See full list here)


1-5 May

China Import and Export Fair (The Canton Fair)

Phase 3

What’s on: Textiles & Garments, Shoes, Office Supplies, Cases & Bags, and Recreation Products, Medicines, Medical Devices and Health Products, Food, International Pavilion (Check full list here)


6-8 May

ISH China & CIHE 2019

The leading international event in Beijing for heating, sanitation and air-conditioning technology.


9-12 Jun

GILE Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2019

The most influential and comprehensive lighting and LED event in Asia.

What’s on: Decorative and Technical Lighting, LED technology, Accessories and Electronic Components.


10-12 Jun

International Health Sleep Expo 2019

International exhibition of the Asia Pacific health sleep industry

What’s on: Sleep Household, Sleep technology, Sleep Medical, Eye Health Products, Sleep Services.


1-3 Jul

HOTELEX Beijing 2019

International Hospitality Equipment and Supply Expo

What’s on: catering equipment supply, catering solutions, hotel supplies, bakery/ ice cream, food & beverage, coffee & tea.


8-11 Jul

CBD 2019

International Building Decoration Fair

Blend of home furnishings building decoration industry.

What’s on: customized house decoration, smart home, wooden floors, integrated wooden decorations, doors and windows system, decorative hardware, kitchen & bath.


25-27 Jul

Luxe Home 2019

Shanghai International Luxury Living & Interior Furnishing Exhibition

LuxeHome is a dedicated sourcing platform for manufacturers of high-end homeware, interior décor products and classic furniture.

What’s on: Leatherwear and bags, Intelligent home furniture, Glassware and crystal ware, Tableware, Crafts, Ceramics, Hotel supplies, Stylish furniture, Lighting furniture, Creative home decorations, Works of independent designers, Home furnishing store & storage, Wallpaper and decorative materials, decorative painting and accessories, Fashion home décor items and articles, Kitchenware and electrical appliances, Floral art, iron art and horticulture, Green & Environment-friendly materials, Sanitary facilities, Home textile and bedroom supplies.


Buying furniture in China can become not only a great investment in your interior but also a great opportunity to check out new ideas for future businesses. It is not just small entrepreneurs prerogative to find new ideas here in China, big fishes often come here to check out exhibitions and do the furniture tour in China in one trip. Sometimes they divide responsibilities between family members to make the most out of it. Because when you come so far and foreign as China, you use everything it can offer.

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