China National Furniture Association (CNFA)
China National Furniture Association (CNFA), founded in 1989, is composed of individuals, civil societies, public organizations and businesses from such areas as manufacturing, management, R&D and education in the furniture industry and other furniture-related industries. It is supervised by the China National Light Industry Council. So far, the CNFA has assumed the Director membership of the National Technical Committee 480 on Furniture of Standardization Administration of China (SAC/TC480), the Vice Chairmanship of the China Natioanl Light Industry Council, the Chairmanship of the Council of Asia Furniture Associations (CAFA) and the Chairmanship of the World Furniture Confederation (WFC). It is also rated by the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China as an AAAAA association.
CNFA is the bridge between the overall furniture industry and the government. On the one hand, it serves the needs and interests of its members and makes the voice of the industry heard by the government; on the other hand, it introduces official policies to its community.
Major work of the CNFA includes hosting furniture exhibitions, promoting industrial clusters, providing information, training professionals, encouraging the development of designs, joining ISO/TC136 and SAC/TC480 for standardization work and promoting exchanges and communication between domestic and overseas industries.
Shanghai Sinoexpo Informa Markets International Exhibition Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Sinoexpo Informa Markets International Exhibition Co., Ltd. (IM Sinoexpo) is the first joint venture exhibition company in China founded by Informa PLC- World’s Largest Event Organiser and Shanghai Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co., Ltd (founded in 1992, the first private exhibition enterprise in China.) in 1998.
The company’s annual total rental area has reached 1.5 million square meters (2019), creating multiple trading opportunities for a million buyers around the world. The Online business includes 8 B2B portals, 2 B2P sourcing mini-programs and 1 APP.
Headquartered in Shanghai, IM Sinoexpo consists of two wholly-owned Subsidiaries – Shanghai IMsinoexpo Digital Services Co.,Ltd. and China International Exhibitions Ltd.; Information Classification: General 2 branches in Beijing & Guangzhou and 2 joint venture companies – Guzhen Lighting Expo Co,.Ltd. and Guangzhou Bohong International Exhibition Co.,Ltd. The total headcount exceeded 470.