MIFF 2012 Opens With 433 Exhibitors

April 22, 2012

The Malaysia International Furniture Fair (MIFF) completed its first edition after the shows’ acquisition by UBM plc earlier this year.

MIFF was held March 6-19 at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) and Matrade Exhibition & Convention Centre (MECC). A record of 6,605 overseas buyers attended the fair. During the five-day fair, 433 exhibitors from 11 countries occupied 75,000 square meters of exhibition space. Exhibitors came from Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, China, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Australia and the United States.

MIFF Chairman Datuk Dr Tan Chin Huat said, “This year’s fair opened very strongly, you could sense the vibrancy right from the start. This shows that MIFF is still attractive to international buyers and this is very good for our exhibitors.

So long as the exhibitors continue to be innovative and offer good value and quality, we will bring in the buyers.”

The 2013 edition of MIFF will March 5-9. According to the show’s organiser, several major Malaysian exporters have already expressed their interest to return for MIFF 2013.

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