Marking the end of 2023 with a $740 billion valuation, the global furniture industry is now gearing up for the International Istanbul Furniture Fair, set for January 23-28. This event, known for its traditional and prestigious role in the sector, is expected to attract 200,000 professionals from across the globe.
The global furniture sector is converging for the International Istanbul Furniture Fair (IIFF2024), taking place from January 23 to 28. This event, a joint venture between TUYAP Fair Organisation Group and Mos Fair Organisation and supported by the Furniture Associations Federation (MOSFED), is set to welcome 200,000 professionals from 200 countries. The fair will feature over a thousand companies, representing 3,000 brands, at both the TUYAP Fair and Congress Center and Istanbul Fair Center.
As an influential event in the furniture industry, the fair, themed “Visit Istanbul, Experience Istanbul,” is dedicated to showcasing the latest 2024 designs from a range of product groups.
“We continue to produce with over 45,000 manufacturers”
“In an industry that grows annually, our commitment to delivering superior products is unwavering. This approach has established us as a leading force in global furniture manufacturing. We maintain our production with over 45,000 manufacturers across all product ranges. By creating impactful, high-quality designs, we engage our stakeholders through IIFF and display our industry expertise. We invite the entire sector to our fair, where we will feature the furniture trends for 2024,” announced Ahmet Güleç, President of MOSFED, the backer of IIFF and a pivotal figure in the Turkish furniture industry.
“We organise one of the world’s largest furniture fairs”
İlhan Ersözlü, General Manager of Tuyap Fairs Organisation, spoke on the global prominence of IIFF, saying:
“Organising a fair across various sites in our industry is a globally unique challenge. But, Tuyap has adeptly handled the third edition of IIFF at both the Tuyap Fair and Congress Center and Istanbul Fair Center, ensuring all preparations are meticulous. We’re hosting one of the largest furniture fairs in the world. Our impact on enhancing both national and sectoral export figures is considerable. At IIFF2024, we aim to bring together 200,000 business figures from various countries with 3,000 brands, through our international offices and extensive network. We invite all interested parties to this premier industry event in Istanbul.”
Encouraging a Vibrant Setting for New Business Ventures
ResearchAndMarkets’ data indicates that the global furniture market, closing 2023 with $739.44 billion, is projected to grow to $935.9 billion by 2027. Türkiye, with its annual production valued at $12 billion, is gearing up to host its international partners. The IIFF will feature an array of furniture including modern modular, luxury, beds and bases, baby and children’s, youth room, garden, office-school furniture, and accessories.
IIFF2024, set to last six days, will organise its exhibition halls at the Istanbul Fair Center and Tuyap Fair and Congress Center, segmented by product types. This will allow visitors to deeply explore a diverse range of products. Additionally, the fair aims to create a dynamic environment conducive to fostering new business collaborations.