Mumbai, Sep 23: With the scenario for the furniture industry looking promising, the Index International Furniture Fair 2007 is scheduled to be held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre here from October 18 to 22.
The fair will be spread over a whopping 35,000 square meters and will have over 200 participants from across the globe, a press release here said. Indian products will also have a strong representation at the fair.
With the growing global exposure of Indians, they are now looking forward to designing their spaces innovatively and creatively. The size of Imported Furniture market in India was 152.43 million US dollars in the year 2005-2006 and 53.82 million dollars for 2006-2007 (April-July) quarter.
Italian furniture is renowned for its fine design, quality and creativity making them designer icons. The fair includes over 50 brands from Italy showcasing the best in furniture, lighting and furnishing. Besides these, many international brands from Germany, Brazil, China, Malaysia, Taiwan and Thailand, Europe, South East Asia will participate, the release said.