INDIAWOOD 2020 – The region’s most important trade fair reiterates its relevance and significance, draws record number of exhibitors and visitors, passes the litmus test amidst CoVID-19 scare
The 11th edition of INDIAWOOD concluded successfully under the banner of NürnbergMesse India. The event has evolved as the biggest woodworking industry show in the region covering about 65000 square meters of exhibition space with exhibitors from more than 50 countries.
- Over 65,000 sq. meters plus exhibition area
- 5 dedicated themed halls
- 878 exhibitors from over 50 countries
- 13 country pavilions
- Visitors from over 40 countries
- 65000 + Trade visitors
- Knowledge sharing and Skill development programmes.
Deemed as the most effective platform for display of furniture manufacturing machinery, raw materials, panels, hardware, components and accessories , the recent edition of the event was held from 27th Feb - 2nd March 2020 at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bengaluru, India.
The five-day mega show emphasised the need for carpentry, skilling, innovation, automation and digitalisation as the key essentials to drive the Indian furniture manufacturing and woodworking industry to emerge as one of the top manufacturing destinations in the region.
The 2020 edition of the show witnessed 878 participants from 50 countries and 13 country pavilions from Canada, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Malaysia, Russia, Sweden, Taiwan and USA & covering an exhibition are of 65,000 sq. meter over 5 dedicated themed halls.
Witnessing participation from top international companies like ALTENDORF, BIESSE, FELDER, GRASS, HAFELE, HETTECH, HOMAG, REHAU, RENNER ITALIA, SCM & many more from various product categories, INDIAWOOD 2020 highlighted the potential of the Indian wood working industry.
Furniture & Kitchen manufacturers, architects, interior designers, timber traders, saw millers, builders, contractors, hardware distributors, dealers from all over the country and neighbouring countries such as Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, the middle-east & other international countries participated in the 5-day industry event.
The woodworking industry’s signature show was also the biggest knowledge sharing platform for the stakeholders and seminars were held on latest trends and innovations; including raw material sourcing which addressed the major challenges and opportunities. Additionally the Furniture & Fittings Skill Council of India organised various skill development programs.
“ INDIAWOOD 2020 witnessed remarkable growth both in terms of exhibitor and visitor numbers and succeeded in bringing newer technology and innovations to the forefront and will continue to remain the most important meeting place for the woodworking Industry in the Indian subcontinent”, said Peter Ottmann, CEO, NürnbergMesse GmbH.
Jürgen Köppel, President – Eumabois, continues to remain upbeat about the scope of the Indian market and the opportunities it offers. “Indian manufacturers are upgrading their production and developing new business models as India transitions from a developing to an advanced economy and this is evident in the growth of INDIAWOOD.”
“INDIAWOOD is a significant exhibition & brings an altogether new experience with every edition! Companies aiming to gain a foothold in India should not miss this event. From upskilling the carpenters to strategic brand alliances, INDIAWOOD 2020 was the place to be & we thank everyone for making the 11th Edition a grand success,” said Sonia Prashar, Managing Director NürnbergMesse India.
For the first time ever, INDIAWOOD 2020 featured NürnbergMesse’ s latest addition, INDIA MATTRESSTECH & UPHOLSTERY SUPPLIES EXPO which complemented INDIAWOOD perfectly with new pavilions featuring mattress and upholstery production technology, machinery & supplies.
For more detailed information, please visit www.indiawood.com
Bookings are now open for DELHIWOOD 2021 which will take place during March 4-7, 2021 in Greater Noida, India at the India Expo Centre & Mart. For more details, please visit – www.delhi-wood.com
Pekka Paasivaara, Global CEO, HOMAG Group
INDIAWOOD is perhaps the most important platform for the Indian market. We are very happy to be part of this exhibition also in the future. Regarding the Indian market, we are very confident, it will experience strong economic growth. Our key industry which is the furniture industry is experiencing a rapid growth from an unorganized to organized industry and we are supporting this industry to move into industrial production.
Gourav Bajaj, VP Sales & Marketing, Hettich India.
INDIAWOOD 2020, has become grander and has consistently witnessed an increase in participation. Despite CoVID-19 scare, the visitor number was significantly higher than the last time. The event is a good resource base for every customer connected with the woodworking industry.
Dhanesh Bhatia, Director, Aryamman
The INDIAWOOD platform has always been a great one to launch our products and to showcase materials .The response we get from INDIAWOOD helps us to connect and develop our business with our existing and new customers at a much better level.
Gopi, MD, WOODTECH Consultants
Woodtech in INDIAWOOD has a live demonstration display of over 47 machines. We are very happy to be part of this event as it provides a great platform to showcase our technology. A lot of clients from all over India and also from countries like Africa and the Middle East visit this show to see and purchase machinery. Especially in India, the clients wait for this exhibition to buy the machines during the show. INDIAWOOD has been very satisfying for us this year. It has also helped the industry to grow in terms of creating awareness, showcasing technology and we are very happy to be a part of this show.