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Exhibitors Beware! You may have been SCAMMED

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The AFA has been informed that unscrupulous event organisers are continuing to sell other trade show as Furnitex. There is only one Furnitex exhibition in 2015 – don’t be misled.   Read More . . .

Australian Made at Furnitex Connect

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Australian Furniture Association is pleased to announce the Australian Made Campaign's support of Furnitex Connect.
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The investment and commitment to deliver the very best event for the Australian furniture and furnishing industry, saw the AFA’s Event Organiser, Expertise Events attending the widely considered best furniture show in Asia last weekend. Gary Fitz-Roy flew to Singapore to spend two days at the International Furniture Fair, Singapore (IFFS) with the distinct purpose of meeting with organisers and key providers, and to apply relevant learnings to the repositioning of the Australian Furnitex connect event.
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FURNITEX Connect Live on Furnishing International Web Magazine

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The first of many web tile/online advertisements for FURNITEX connect is now live on the Furnishing International magazine website.

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FURNITEX Connect Newsletter Issue #1

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Newsletter Issue #1 for FURNITEX connect 2015 has been released, providing key information about this year's event, including the Hosted Buyers program, Knowledge Hub Sessions, the Quality Standards and more.    Read More . . .

FAQs about Furnitex connect Quality Standards

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Following a number of enquiries the AFA would like to reassure Exhibitors that there is no additional testing requirements for products to be on show. All Australian businesses are already required to meet Australian standards in order to have their products on sale in Australia, so would automatically be fit for purpose. However please be aware the rules and standards do apply for children’s furniture eg: cots, bunks etc.
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The Genuine Article - FURNITEX Connect

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

As you may be aware, Informa is no longer associated with the Australian Furniture Association (AFA) or the running of the Furnitex show or Australian International Furniture Exhibition (AIFE). We have received calls from concerned businesses regarding confusion over the shows they are being offered or have signed up for.   Read More . . .

Quality Standards the MOST Important Thing as New Direction Gets Thumbs Up!

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Furniture companies currently comparing shows are asking about the origin and make up of exhibitors within these show and only one show is standing out in the crowd.   Read More . . .

Trade or Public - What's Good for the WHOLE Industry Rather Than Just Some?

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

We get it. In challenging times, companies become even more focussed on their individual needs rather than exploring what's good for the whole industry which will equally benefit them in the long term.

The decision by the Australian Furniture Association (AFA) to deliver a new format for this year's FURNITEX connect, combining a trade element with a consumer aspect, means some operators will need to step back and understand that the decision is good for the industry as a whole.
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There’s only ONE Furnitex!

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The Australian Furniture Association launches Furnitex 2015 as “Furnitex Connect”.

The new look AFA show has been redesigned to advance the industry, which includes upwards of 200,000 Australians. AFA members, the entire supply chain, businesses and Industry Education providers will come together at Furnitex Connect to inspire, empower and shape the future.
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