The 18th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair, Saturday, May 20?uesday, May 23, 2006, will transform New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center into the global design community's most-visited mecca.
North America's premier event for contemporary design, the Fair draws the most diverse assemblage of design professionals to an extraordinary display of the latest examples of design on the cutting-edge, as well as a rigorous curriculum of programs and a complete calendar of ancillary exhibits and features.
During the Fair's four days, 145,000 net square feet of the Javits Center will abound with more than 21,000 interior designers, architects, retailers, facility managers, wholesalers, store design professionals, hotel and restaurant designers, manufacturers, and students. Members of the general public are welcome on Tuesday, May 23 when the ICFF is open to all comers.
More than 500 exhibitors will display contemporary furniture, seating, lighting, carpet and flooring, wall coverings, textiles, accessories, kitchen and bath, outdoor furniture, and materials for residential and commercial interiors. The Fair welcomes representatives from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, and U.S. Contingents will also make the annual quest to this celebrated design hub: Australian Trade Commission, BEDG (British European Design Group), Entre Marketing Ltd. (Finland), Furniture New York (New York), The Furniture Society, i Saloni WorldWide (Italy), ICEX (Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade), Left Edge (California), Royal Danish Consulate General (Denmark).
Added by solsken on December 1, 2005