Bangladesh Furniture and Interior Decor (BFID Expo 2013) has been ended successfully on 20th July 2013. It was held in Bangabandhu Conference Center, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Bangladeshi Exhibitors got opportunities to build a good communication with buyers which will help to promote their furniture & handicraft products at home and abroad.
Though sufficient number of foreign people did not visit in this BFID Expo 2013 fair but a great number of local people visited this fair and ordered their chosen furniture from different display booth (Exhibitors like Partex, Hatil, Otobi etc). BFID Expo 2013 has got the good response from local & foreign buyers. According to information from EPB Bangladesh, about 10,000 visitors from 13 countries including Australia, UK, Brazil, India, Russia, Thailand, USA and Italy visited that fair.
Bangladeshi brand furniture manufacturing companies such as Otobi, Partex, Hatil, Akhter, Brothers, Nadia, Athena, Legacy, Navana Furniture etc were present in that fair as exhibitor. 23 participants from Furniture manufacturing companies & Jute and Handicrafts manufacturing industries participated in the 3 days long exhibition to show their excellent collection of local products. It was the second export furniture fair of Bangladesh. Export Promotion Bureau of Bangladesh arranged accommodation facility in the Ruposhi Bangla Hotel for the foreign visitors who pre-registered through website.
Due to political unrest (Hartal) activities, fewer foreigners were available as visitor though a big number of foreign visitor (from Saudi Arabia, Quatar, UAE, Thailand, Spain etc) were supposed to be present in the BFID Expo 2013. Visitors from only four countries (Spain, Thailand, India, and UK) were present in that BFID expo 2013.
Bangladeshi brand furniture manufacturing companies especially Partex Furniture Industries Limited displayed one new wooden Bedroom set (WBED-138, WALM-2138, WTDR-138, WBSD-138), a new wooden Dining Set (WTDN-642, WCDI-042) and two Sofa sets (WSSS-078, WSDS-078, WTCR-078) in that fair. Most of the People were attracted for those four new sets especially for new bedroom set. A large number of local orders have been generated for that new bedroom set. It is a wonderful and exclusive design of Partex Furniture.
Another furniture manufacturing companies of Bangladesh like Hatil, Akhter, Otobi & Navana furniture also displayed some of their exclusive, fast moving & popular designs in that fair. Hatil Furniture got some export order of their furniture from this fair.
The next 3rd BFID Expo 2014 will be held in Bangladesh on 23-25 March 2014 in the same venue (Bangabandhu Conference Center). It may be rescheduled again based on political situation of Bangladesh also.