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The BelgoFurn export directory 2017 is now available

The annual BelgoFurn export directory has been published. It is a professional and representative brochure, counting 64 pages in which a total of approximately forty manufacturers introduce themselves to the international markets.
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Successful prospection mission to France

At the end of last year a prospection trip to the Rhône-Alpes and the Auvergne area took place. No less than twelve companies participated at this three day event.
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Fascinating BelgoFurn prospection mission to the US

With a delegation of ten enthusiastic members, BelgoFurn travelled to the west coast of the USA from 22nd until 29th January 2017.
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Export directory 2017 for Germany, Switzerland and Austria

As last year, BelgoFurn, in cooperation with the German specialized magazine “Möbelmarkt”, published in January 2017 a brand new edition of the export directory intended for the German speaking markets...
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BelgoFurnmission to the Musterring Partnerdays at Rietberg

During the month of April, BelgoFurn organized for the members a mission to the headquarters of Musterring at Rietberg. Twice a year the grouping presents the new ranges to their dealers.
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French distribution awards Belgian companies with 4 out of 8 trophies

On June 1st , during the French FNAEM congress (Fédération du Négoce de l’Ameublement et de l’Equipement de la Maison), the presentation of eight trophies was celebrated.
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Brussels International Furniture Fair 2017

The Belgian industry built its own national Furniture Fair. It has become one of the most important and comprehensive events in Europe.
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Furniture China, a key for opening doors to new markets

Belgian Furniture manufacturers have been participating since 2011 at the annual “Furniture China” fair in Shanghai.
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The BelgoFurn export directory 2017 is now available

The annual BelgoFurn export directory has been published. It is a professional and representative brochure, counting 64 pages in which a total of approximately forty manufacturers introduce themselves to the international markets. This directory is available in two languages, Dutch and English.

The Dutch edition was sent as a supplement to the Dutch Magazine “Vakblad Meubel” throughout the Netherlands. The English edition will be dispatched to foreign furniture retailers and also be distributed at several trade fairs. It helps at establishing contacts with the Belgian furniture companies and is also the elementary document for the diverse BelgoFurn trade events around the globe.

On simple demand this brochure will be sent to you by post.

info@belgofurn.com

Successful prospection mission to France

At the end of last year a prospection trip to the Rhône-Alpes and the Auvergne area took place. No less than twelve companies participated at this three day event.

For this activity BelgoFurn focused on three major family groups such as the Cot group situated in the Rhône-Alpes area (moreover 30 shops), Raoul Bruyère in Lyon (some fifteen shops) and Rey-Géant du Meuble in Auvergne-Aveyron (around ten shops). 

Photograph:

At the prestigious Cours de la Liberté in Lyon, five adjoining shop-premises belong to the Raoul Bruyère family. On the photograph you can see the Bruyère family in front of the shop “Création Contemporaine“. 

Fascinating BelgoFurn prospection mission to the US

With a delegation of ten enthusiastic members, BelgoFurn travelled to the west coast of the USA from 22nd until 29th January 2017.

A visit to  the Las Vegas Winter Market Show was programmed including meetings with buyers, staffmanagement in trade and industry associations as well as multiple visits to showrooms in the Los Angeles area.

Photograph:  

From left to right Paul Rom, Theo Theuns, Stephan Rom, Jean-Claude Neirynck, Maxim Defrancq, Mary Frye (Home Furnishings Association), Guy Vermeeren, Bernard Deheegher, Patrick Degens, Steven Verraes and Marc Defrancq.

Export directory 2017 for Germany, Switzerland and Austria

As last year, BelgoFurn, in cooperation with the German specialized magazine “Möbelmarkt”, published in January 2017 a brand new edition of the export directory intended for the German speaking markets with focus on the retailers in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

The publishing date was carefully chosen before the opening of the Furniture Fair of Cologne 2017.

This edition was published in full as “Sonderheft” incorporated in the January issue of the German specialized magazine  “Möbelmarkt” and was distributed as a separate magazine at the IMM fair.

BelgoFurnmission to the Musterring Partnerdays at Rietberg

During the month of April, BelgoFurn organized for the members a mission to the headquarters of Musterring at Rietberg. Twice a year the grouping presents the new ranges to their dealers.

Photograph (from left to right):

Up: Nadja Hilven (AWE-À la Carte³), Sjra Lendfers (Indera-Mecam), Kenneth Eyckmans (Gerlin) and Gert-Jan Gerretsen (Recor).
Second row: Jan Deknudt (Deknudt Mirrors), Stephan Rom (Rom) en Alain Schmets (Theuns-MTE).
Bottom row: Christophe Warlop (Neo Cocoon), Marc Defrancq (D&D Furniture), Helmut Salz (Musterring); Kris Nouwen (Recor) and Bernard Deheegher (BelgoFurn).
Missing on the picture: Gerrit Janssens and Volker Schrader (Mintjens Group).

French distribution awards Belgian companies with 4 out of 8 trophies

On June 1st , during the French FNAEM congress (Fédération du Négoce de l’Ameublement et de l’Equipement de la Maison), the presentation of eight trophies was celebrated. Readers of the French magazine  Le Courrier du Meuble et de l’Habitat were invited to cast their vote online (in total 2.000 votes were brought out)  to reward furniture suppliers, active on the French market. 

Four out of eight trophies were granted to BelgoFurn members. The four Belgian laureates were:
-    D&D Furniture with the “Tabu Living” range, best design in the category of design furniture
-    Lee & Lewis with the first price in the category of emblematic design
-    Varam with the “Nautillus” range, best design in the category seating comfort 
-    Rom with the “Signature” range, first price in ergonomic seating comfort

The four other trophies were awarded to French manufacturers (Célio, Sedac Meral, Technilat and Minet).

Photograph (from left to right) :
Marc Defrancq (Tabu Living), Kateline Dierckx (Lee & Lewis), Alex Vanraes (Varam), en Bernard Deheegher (BelgoFurn) on behalf of Rom.

Brussels International Furniture Fair 2017

The Belgian industry built its own national Furniture Fair. It has become one of the most important and comprehensive events in Europe. The fair takes place yearly early November and provides, in optimal conditions, a complete overview of all the Belgians major cabinet, upholstery and bed suppliers, plus leading brands of abroad.

In 2017, the Brussels International Furniture Fair will take place from Sunday 05 November  till Wednesday 08 November at Brussels Expo  (Heysel Exhibition Centre).

www.meubelbeurs.be

Furniture China, a key for opening doors to new markets

Belgian Furniture manufacturers have been participating since 2011 at the annual “Furniture China” fair in Shanghai. This fair possesses an important visitors potential for companies aiming at international development, beyond Belgians neighbouring countries, e.g. South-America and Asia, Australia and New-Zealand, the entire Pacific region, Japan included, Korea and lots of other countries, the Middle East and parts of Africa. We also meet well-known and new acquainted buyers from all over the European countries. Our last participation, in September 2016, was commercially speaking successful. It was a huge platform bringing the Belgian furniture industry into direct contact with decision-makers from all over the world.

The Belgian national pavilion will be repeated in 2017. The fair will be held from Tuesday 12th September until Friday 15th September 2017.

Below you find the list of the BelgoFurn exhibitors 2017 in hall E1.

-    Evan (www.evan.be)
-    Up2date-Medalounger (www.medalounger.com)
-    Meubar (www.meubar.be)
-    Neyt (www.neytfurniture.com)
-    Recor Home (www.recorhome.com
-    Tabu Living –Defrancq (www.tabuliving.com)
-    Vincent Sheppard (www.vincentsheppard.com)
-    Wolmat (www.wolmat.be)

Contacteer ons

Belgofurn
Belgian Furniture Export Association

Hof-Ter-Vleestdreef 5 b1
BE-1070 Brussel
T. +32 2 528 58 60
F. +32 2 528 58 59
E. info@belgofurn.com

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