Top 5 Recommended Furniture Fairs in China

1. China International Furniture Fair (CIFF Guangzhou/Shanghai)

CIFF Guangzhou

China International Furniture Fair (CIFF Guangzhou/ Shanghai) is the most famous furniture fair in China. It is a trend-leading furniture fair jointly held by China Foreign Trade Guangzhou Exhibition Co., Ltd. CIFF is held twice a year in Guangzhou in March and in Shanghai in September. Since the establishment of the exhibition in 1998, it has experienced 24 years of development and become one of the most professional exhibitions in the furniture industry in China.

CIFF covers the entire furniture industry chain in China, including home furniture, home textiles, leisure furniture, office furniture, commercial furniture, hotel furniture, furniture machinery and raw materials. The two exhibitions in spring and autumn brought together more than 6,000 Chinese and foreign furniture brands and attracted more than 340,000 professional visitors. CIFF is recognized as the barometer of China’s furniture industry, Asia’s furniture sourcing center and the world’s No. 1 furniture sourcing platform.

CIFF is a professional China furniture fair where you can find different kinds of furniture, from high-end to low-end, from indoor to outdoor, from modern to classic.

Date of Helding

18-21 March (Home Furniture/Home Decor/Outdoor Leisure)
28-31 March (Office Show and CIFM/interzum Guangzhou)

5-8 September


China Import &Export Fair Pazhou Complex / No.382 Yuejiang Zhong Road Haizhu District Guangzhou China

National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC), Hongqiao, Shanghai, China

Scale of the Fair

CIFF Guangzhou
Exhibit Area: 760,000 SQM
Number of Exhibitors: 4300+
Number of Visitors: 300,000+

CIFF Shanghai
Exhibit Area: 400,000 SQM
Number of Exhibitors: 1,300+
Number of Visitors: 140,000+

Featured Products

Home Furniture, Sofa, Leisure Furniture, Dining Room Furniture, Living Room Furniture, Mattress, Outdoor Furniture, Home Décor, Home Textile, Education &Training Furniture, Hotel Project Furniture & Interiors Furnishings, Office Furniture, Smart Office, Medical & Healthcare Furniture, Filing cabinet & Safe Cabinet, Comfortable Seating, Fashion Seating, Woodworking Machinery, Mattress & Sewing Machinery, Furniture Materials, Hardware.

Website of CIFF

2. China Import and Export Fair (The Canton Fair)

Canton Fair
Canton Fair Guangzhou

China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair), is held twice a year in spring and autumn, and is a comprehensive and world-renowned international trade fair co-organized by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce and the Guangdong Provincial Government. Canton Fair was established in 1957, after more than 60 years of innovation and development, has become the oldest, largest and most representative trade fair in China.

The Canton Fair is divided into 16 major categories of products and exhibited in 51 halls. More than 24,000 of China’s best foreign trade companies are exhibiting. They include private enterprises, factories, foreign trade companies and research institutions.

Canton Fair is known as “the No.1 fair in China”, and is the largest fair in scale, with the most complete exhibit variety, the broadest distribution of overseas buyers and the greatest business turnover. The exhibition area of Canton Fair is 1,185,000 square meters, and more than 25,000 exhibitors, 60,000 booths, and about 200,000 buyers will attend the exhibition at China Import and Export Fair.

However, Canton Fair is not a professional furniture fair in China. Canton Fair is held in April and October every year, each time divided into three phases. Furniture is in the second phase. But, Canton Fair is mainly for large chain stores: very low cost but large quantity. So Canton Fair suppliers are generally price-oriented, with few new designs and quality not so good.

Date of Helding

Spring session:
Phase 1: 15–19 April;
Phase 2: 23–27 April;
Phase 3: 1–5 May

Autumn session:
Phase 1: 15–19 October;
Phase 2: 23–27 October;
Phase 3: 31 October – 4 November.


China Import and Export Fair (Pazhou) Complex, 380 Yuejiangzhong Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou

Scale of the Fair

Exhibition Area: 1,185,000sqm
Number of Exhibitors: 25,000+
Number of Visitors: 190,000+

Featured Products

Phase 1: Electronics & Household Electrical Appliances, Lighting Equipment, Vehicles & Spare Parts, Machinery, Hardware & Tools, Energy + Resources, Chemical Products, Building Materials
Phase 2: Consumer Goods, Furniture, Gifts, Home Decorations
Phase 3: Office Supplies, Cases & Bags, Recreation Products, Medical Devices and Health Products, Food, Shoes, Textiles & Garments

Website of Canton Fair

3. Foshan Longjiang International Dragon Furniture Fair (Foshan IDFF Fair)

Foshan Longjiang Furniture Fair
Foshan Furniture Fair China

Foshan, located in Guangdong Province, is the largest furniture distribution centre all over the world. Foshan is one of the wealthiest cities in China, and its furniture market has been identified as the world’s largest one by international authorities such as the United Nations and Morgan Stanley.

Foshan Longjiang International Dragon Furniture Fair, namely Foshan IDFF Fair, is one of the top 5 international professional furniture fairs in China, which is regarded as the benchmark of China’s furniture industry, and attracts many domestic & overseas customers every year.

Foshan Long Jiang International Furniture Fair will have more than 1000 local factory exhibitors, with five exhibition halls: Qianjin Exhibition Center, Asia Start Furniture Material Trading Center, Mallow Exhibition, Milan Hui Exhibition and Trade Center, and Expo Center, with an exhibition area of 150,000 square meters.

Date of Helding

17 – 20 March
4 -7 September


Qianjin Exhibition Center, Longjiang Town, Shunde District, Foshan City, Guangdong Province, China

Scale of the Fair

Exhibit Area: 150,000sqm
Number of Exhibitors: 1000+
Number of Visitors: 90,000+

Featured Products

Dining Room Furniture, living Room Furniture, Bed Room Furniture, Sofa, Mattress, Office Furniture, Hotel Furniture, Home Décor.

Website of Foshan IDFF Fair

4. Dongguan International Famous Furniture Fair (Dongguan 3F Fair)

Dongguang Famous Furniture Fair
Dongguang Famous Furniture Fair China

Dongguan International Famous Furniture Fair, commonly known as Dongguan 3F Fair, is the most effective furniture fair in China. Dongguan 3F Furniture Fair is the first UFI certified professional international furniture fair in China, and has 9 halls and over 710,000 square meters of exhibition space. Dongguan 3F Furniture Fair successfully attracts more than 100,000 professional visitors from more than 150 countries and regions every year.

Dongguan International Famous Furniture Fair was founded in 1999, which is an exhibition project organized by Guangdong Modern Exhibition Management Co. Ltd. Dongguan 3F Furniture Fair has been successfully held for 47 sessions until now, which is a prestigious international brand exhibition in China’s furniture industry and a world-famous business card of Dongguan City.

In addition to domestic and international furniture exhibition sales, Dongguan 3F furniture fair is also a platform for the release of new furniture products, new models and new markets. It is also the international furniture fair with the most brand building value and market development value in China.

Date of Helding

15 – 19 March
18 – 21 August


Guangdong Modern International Exhibition Centre, Dongguan, Guangdong

Scale of the Fair

Exhibit Area: 710,000sqm
Number of Exhibitors: 1200+
Number of Visitors: 10,000+

Featured Products

Home Furniture, Sofa, Leisure Furniture, Dining Room Furniture, Living Room Fruniture, Mattress, Ourdoor Furniture, Home Décor, Home Textile, Hotel Project Furniture, Office Furniture, , Woodingworking Machinery, Furniture Materials, Hardware.

Website of 3F Famous Furniture Fair

5. Shenzhen International Furniture Exhibition (SHENZHEN CREATIVE WEEK)

Shenzhen International Furniture Exhibition
Shenzhen International Furniture Fair

Shenzhen International Furniture Exhibition (SHENZHEN CREATIVE WEEK), which is organized by Shenzhen Economic, Trade and Information Technology Commission, is the most successful commercial exhibition in the Chinese furniture industry. Since its establishment in 1996, Shenzhen International Furniture Fair has held 32 international furniture fairs for 21 years.

In addition, Shenzhen International Furniture Fair is the first fashion oriented furniture fair in China, and also introduces foreign exhibitors. It has been transformed from a single furniture fair to a fair that integrates furniture, soft furnishings and housing.

More than 10 years ago, Shenzhen International Furniture Fair began to introduce excellent design resources from Italy, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Spain, USA, France, Russia, Japan, Hong Kong and other countries and regions. To stimulate collaboration between international designers and furniture manufacturers by providing social areas for exhibitors and international designers in the show.

In 2020, Shenzhen International Furniture Fair moves to a new venue of 400,000 square meters: the Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center, increasing 4 times the size of the fair. Meanwhile, integrating home décor to improve the efficiency of the home furniture industry.

Date of Helding

18 to 21 March


Shenzhen International Convention & Exhibition Center, Fuhua 3rd Road, Futian District, Shenzhen, China.

Scale of the Fair

Exhibit Area: 160,000sqm
Number of Exhibitors: 700+
Number of Visitors: 10,000+

Featured Products

Upholstered furniture, solid wood furniture, children’s furniture, modern luxury furniture, modern simple furniture, home decor, smart home, lighting, furniture raw materials.


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