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MICEBTN - FEBRUARY 2015 • Page 59 CIFF releases 2015 calendar ThE ChINA International Furniture Fair has rolled out its exhibition calendar for 2015 with two events (collectively “CIFF”) scheduled: They are the China International Furniture Fair (Guangzhou) to take place in March and the China International Furniture Fair (Shanghai) in September. The 35th China International Furniture Fair (Guangzhou) will be held as part of the China Import and Export Fair in Pazhou,Guangzhou between 28 March and 01 April. The fair will be a two-part event, the first part dedicated to home furniture and the second part focused solely on office furniture, furniture man- ufacturing equipment and raw materi- als. With an exhibition space spanning 340,000 square metres, the first part will be held March 18 to 22. Exhibits will include home furniture, interior decor, housewares, home textiles as well as outdoor and leisure furniture - reflect- ing the extension from indoor furniture to outdoor leisure living as well as the evolution from a single furniture show to an integrated display of furniture, home decor and use of textiles to im- prove the look and feel of the home. The second part will be take place March 28 to April 1. Exhibits will include office and hotel furniture, furniture for use in public spaces, office accessories, steel furniture, office seating, furniture manufacturing equipment and raw ma- terials, covering both the upstream and downstream elements of the sector. The 400,000-square-metre China In- ternational Furniture Fair (Shanghai) will take place at the city’s National Conven- tion and Exhibition Centre in September. Established suppliers of furniture, home decorations, manufacturing equipment and raw materials from both China and abroad will take part in the event. With a total exhibition space of 1.10 million square metres, CIFF 2015 is on track to book more than 4,500 exhib- itors from 32 countries and regions world wide.