The largest furniture and interiors event in the UK calendar, the January Furniture Show 2022 will return to the NEC next month.
After a hiatus of more than 18 months, January Furniture Show promises to reconnect the industry and provide a much-needed buying opportunity.
With safety remaining paramount, organiser Clarion says it is working closely with the Association of Event Organisers (AEO), which is liaising with the Government directly on live event guidelines. In line with current Government and previous event feedback, it has produced an All Secure Standard document which details of the measures it is implementing. Visitors and exhibitors will be required to show their Covid pass or provide proof of a negative lateral flow test to attend.
Filling four halls of the NEC – Hall 1 (Premium Design), Hall 2 (Interior Accessories), Hall 4 (Living, Dining and Bedroom) and Hall 5 (Furniture, Upholstery and Beds) – the 2022 show promises thousands of new launches, catering to every budget and style.
Exhibitors confirmed include Duresta, Parker Knoll, Whitemeadow, Westbridge, Forte, Baker, Tetrad, Kettle Interiors, At the Helm, Collins & Hayes, Buoyant, Lebus, Sherborne, Sealy, Silentnight, Hydeline, Carlton, G-Plan, Kettle, Rauch, Deep Sleep, MLILY, La-Z-Boy, Alpha Design, Gallery Direct and Pacific Lifestyle.
Key international names include Akante, ALF, Alfrank, AIMMP, Gala, B4 Living, Babi, Bambi Industria, Conciaria, Camel Group, Egoitaliano, FI-MA, Furninova, Genesis Fine Arts, Grafu Baldai, Incanto italia/Digio, Leather by Sofitalia, Italia Living, Jaipur, KUKA HOME, Mini Divani, New Trend Concepts, San Martino, SITS, Staud, Stone Italia, Tajoma, VIDA and UAB Lyra Group. See the full exhibitor list here.
The show continues to develop, and caters for retail buyers, interior designers and specifiers wishing to purchase at volume-, mid- and high-end levels of the market.
With an exhibitor list comprising over 400 UK and international brands, supplying upholstery, cabinet, beds and interior accessories, January Furniture Show promises to be s a one-stop shop for all the latest collections in furniture and accessories, not only bringing the UK furniture and interiors industry together, but giving buyers an unequalled opportunity to see the incoming furnishing trends and select the best of the new launches.
New for 2022, the show promises to give attendees "unparalled access to the latest trend insights and expert advice, with some practical business advice for small businesses, from a host of keynote presentations, masterclasses, panel discussions and case study presentations in our new seminar programme launching in January".
Show director Russell Rule comments: “Our main focus is to unite brands and buyers, and we cannot wait to be back at the NEC in January to do just that. We’re working hard behind the scenes to deliver the best version of January Furniture Show to date, in a safe and secure way.”
For more information snd to register for a free ticket, click here.