Almost 100 people from across the trade helped raise £8,500 for The Furniture Makers' Company, the furnishing industry's dedicated charity, at its National Golf Day last month.

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The next January Furniture Show takes place January 20–23, 2019
Over 85 percent of exhibitor space has been sold with more than three and a half months remaining before the January Furniture Show opens the doors to its 2019 event at the NEC.

Bed industry trade association The National Bed Federation (NBF) and The Sleep Council, its consumer promotion arm, are official partners to Somnex — The Sleep Show, the UK's inaugural event dedicated to sleep health.

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Nick Garratt joins as BFM md in November
Nick Garratt, whose planned departure as md at furniture maker Ercol was announced this spring, has been appointed to the same post at BFM, the association of British Furniture Manufacturers.

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The Hongqiao National Exhibition and Convention Center
The 42nd edition of the China International Furniture Fair in Shanghai (CIFF Shanghai) attracted record attendance across the four-day event, organisers have said.

Decorex International, the interior design event taking place in London this week, has announced a new autumn dateline and a change of venue for next year's edition.

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The new-look identity features a contemporary interpretation of a D that subconsciously references innovation while retaining historic signature features such as the gold colourway.
The Design Guild Mark has relaunched its brand identity as part of a move it hopes will lead to higher consumer recognition and greater resonance among new and established designers.

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London Fabric takes place at Chelsea FC's Stamford Bridge stadium
London Fabric, the trade event aimed at buyers of fabrics for upholstery, beds and soft furnishings, has moved its show dates to avoid a potential fixture clash for venue host, Chelsea FC.

The Furniture Makers’ Company (FMC) has launched a free human resources toolkit as it looks to support the hiring and development of industry talent among smaller furniture companies.

The British Furniture Confederation (BFC) has backed Government plans to increase exports but says its words need to be backed up with action, saying industry concerns are yet to be addressed.

TRADE association BFM is to host a seminar looking at the trade implications of Britain's decision to leave the European Union.

FurnStocksThTHE WEALTH of the 37 richest people and families in the furniture industry increased by £3.0 billion in the past year



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