This is Lariza Garcia and I will share to you today the event that I attended last Feb 21,2018 at the Ronac Lifestyle Center in Magallanes. The event was the media launch of the upcoming Philippines International Furniture Show that will be held on Mar 8-10 at the SMX Convention Center Manila, Pasay city.
The Philippines International Furniture Show (known to some simply as PIFS) is one of Southeast Asia’s premier trade fairs, offering an extensive range of furniture products, accessories, and décor. It is jointly organized by the Cebu Furniture Industries Foundation Inc. (CFIF), the Chamber of Furniture Industries of the Philippines (CFIP), and the Pampanga Furniture Industries Foundation (PFIF)
Present during the event were the overall event chairman of PFIS and President of Chamber of Furniture Industries of the Philippines; Mr. Eduardo Zuluaga as well as Ms. Ina Gastron, event chair for the Cebu Furniture Industries Foundation Inc. introduces the guest speaker of the day
PIFS is the ultimate collaboration of Filipino collection. It is where they showcase the world the ingenuity of our local manufacturers and designers, how they interpret the latest industry trends, and in many cases, take the lead in design innovation.
This year’s theme focuses on portraying various kinds of lifestyles with the featured furniture pieces, furnishings, and fixtures
As a show feature, PIFS will bring light to one of the most respected hardwood artists and furniture designer in the country. Osmundo Esguerra, a self-made furniture maker, has made a name for himself by having a distinct style and approach in handling indigenous wood. His crafts reflect his natural creativity and ingenuity, celebrating the true Filipino craftsmanship. In commemoration of his artistry, PIFS will be doing a special tribute to showcase several pieces by Esguerra during the show.
ome of the returning exhibitors who will feature their latest creations at the show include Aerostone Inc., Azcor, Betis Crafts Inc., Calfurn Manufacturing Phils., Inc., Cancio Contract Furniture, Carpetworld Manufacturing Corporation, Cmc Lighting De Arte Inc., Coast Pacific Mfg. Corp., E. Murio Inc., Fashion Interiors Furniture Philippines Inc., Feliix, Inc., Filipino Creazione De Mano, Inc., Furniture Doctor Trading, Hacienda Crafts Company, Inc., Home Mavericks, Inc., Jb Woodcraft, Inc., Spring Artisanal Furnishings (Trading As Liza Tazewell Designs), Mehitabel Inc., Multiflex RNC Philippines Inc., Natures Legacy Eximport, Inc., Obra Cebuana, Inc., Ohmm Furniture Mfg. Inc., Pacific Traders & Manufacturing Corporation, Philiana Design, South Sea Veneer Corporation, Stonesets International, Testex Swiss Textile Ltd., Tumandok Crafts Industries, Venzon Lighting Manufacturing, Vito Selma, Weave Manila, Inc., and Wood Classics Enterprise.
Branded as the ultimate design event, PIFS will once again be held alongside the Interior & Design Manila, the most sought-after event for architects, interior designers and design enthusiasts. Stimulating and interactive activities are conducted for young professionals namely Interior Design Plus, Interior Design Excellence Award Pavilion and the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Conference where known personalities in the industry, local and international, are invited to share knowledge on their field of expertise.
Known as the “Milan of Asia”, the Philippines has a formidable reputation for originality and new, oftern ground breaking, interpretation. That’s why PIFS continues to attract of buyers who want to see first-hand what Filipino design and craftsmanship has to offer. They come from countries as far as the United States of America, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, China, Australia, Saudi Arabia, France, Germany, and India.
Visitors are encouraged to register online at www.pifs.ph to get a free 1-day pass.
You will be amaze how intricate, amazing the furniture that will be show on the actual exhibit
I am saying this because; based on the sample that were presented during the media launch; I could say that we Filipino have the talent and the creativity to do masterpieces that the entire world shown see.
During the event as well, I was able to interview two of the exhibitors that would be participating. I hope you have the time to watch this video.
Thank you for visiting my blog and hope that I could take one of you with me to see the exhibit on Mar 8-10,2018
I do love company when I visit them on their opening day.