CIFF opens 40th event, marks 20 years

SHANGHAI — The 40th China International Furniture Fair Shanghai opens with full slate of events to celebrate 20 years and 40 editions of the event.

Running Sept. 11-14 at the National Exhibition & Convention Center, CIFF hosts more than 2,000 exhibitors and expects approximately 100,000 visitors by the end of the event.

Included in the events for this show, CIFF hosted the awards ceremony for the Pinnacle Awards Asia-Pacific 2017, an awards program coordinated by CIFF, the American Society of Furniture Designers and the High Point Market. Winners were named in 16 categories by a team of 19 renowned judges.

ciff exteriorThe main entrance to the North Hall opens its doors for the beginning of the 40th CIFF event.

ciff hallsJames Riddle and William Hsieh outside the Lifestyle showroom.

new classicNew Classic Furniture advertises its new High Point Market showroom.

ciff stageFurniture industry leaders come together at the end of Day 1 to celebrate the winners of the Pinnacle Awards Asia-Pacific 2017.

ciff panelPart of a panel discussing the rise of design in China and its impact on the rest of the world: Progressive Business Media CEO Matthew Slaine, left; Frederi Spector, Savannah College & Design; Alex Shuford, Century Furniture; John Conrad, ASFD; and Tom Conley, High Point Market Authority.

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