Attending were Mr. Bui Chinh Nghia - Director of Department of Forestry Production Development, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development; Mr. Dien Quang Hiep - Chairman of Binh Duong Wood Processing Association; leaders of Taiwan Furniture Manufacturers' Association and numerous local and Central press agencies.
VIFF 2019 organized by the General Department of Forestry in collaboration with Binh Duong Furniture Association (BIFA), Vietnam Fair Exhibition Joint Stock Company (VIETFAIR) and Taiwan Furniture Manufacturers' Association (TFMA) will take place from November 27 - November 30, 2019 at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center - SECC, 799 Nguyen Van Linh Boulevard, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, exhibiting products: Bedroom furniture, dining room, kitchen shelves, flooring, sofa, office tables and chairs, outdoor furniture etc. This is a trade event gathering more than 100 businesses, 500 booths of Vietnamese businesses and typical businesses from Taiwan, Malaysia, China, Thailand etc.
Within the framework of the fair, the seminar to promote foreign investment in Vietnam's wood and forest product processing industry will take place on the afternoon of November 27 with content such as supporting Vietnamese businesses to approach and interact with foreign businesses, including those from the EU. "PEFC/ VFCS Certification: Demand, supply and benefits" conference with case studies of using PEFC certification to meet market demand; discussing issues related to the benefits, needs and supply of PEFC certified timber globally; solutions for businesses having difficulty in sourcing PEFC certified timber; development of Vietnam Forest Certification System; potential of domestic timber with VFCS/ PEFC certification. BIFA Technology Department organized a seminar with the topic "Preparing for effective operation of the plant from design - construction - equipment selection - IT application" on the afternoon of November 29, 2019 etc.
At the fair, the Organizing Committee also organizes trade promotion activities, tours and wood processing enterprises surveys in Binh Duong province; "Gratitude to customers" program - giving gifts to visiting delegates and specialized visitors.
Mr. Dien Quang Hiep - Chairman of BIFA said, as the role of trade promotion, the fair is an opportunity for organizations and businesses to promote products, enhance experience exchange, seize investment opportunities, expand markets, enter into joint ventures, transfer technologies to improve efficiency in production and business. The organizers believe that the overall success of VIFF 2019 will help furniture manufacturers improve their visibility and brand in Vietnam, the region and the world; contribute to striving for Vietnam to become one of the world's leading countries in producing, processing and exporting wooden products and non-timber forest products with prestigious brands in the international market.