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Vice President of Marketing, Home Furnishings
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Eleven Vietnamese Producers Showing in New High Point Showroom
High Point, N.C. (Friday, September 13, 2013) – Eleven Vietnamese furniture and handicraft producers will be showing in a new permanent showroom at the High Point Market being held Oct. 19 to 24.
The companies are exhibiting under the umbrella of the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (VIetrade) in a 4,428-square-foot showroom in the IHFC’s Green wing, Space 578. Vietrade is a governmental group that supports and promotes industry and trade.
Asia Manufacturing Construction Co. Ltd.
Beds, tables, chairs and bars in bamboo, and housewares in water hyacinth and sea grass.
Gia Nhien Co. Ltd.
Hand-crafted, high-quality wooden model boats and ships.
Hiep Long Fine Furniture Co.
Outdoor teak furniture and indoor furniture made of high-quality imported hardwoods, including tables, chairs, sun loungers, benches, tea trolleys and parasols.
Ho Nai Co. Ltd.
Quality bedroom and dining room furniture, including consoles and cabinets, using Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified pine, oak and acacia.
International Furniture Corp.
High-quality bedroom furniture in a variety of styles and materials, including stock designs and custom orders, using FSC-certified wood.
Lavanto Home Décor by Gia Long Fine Arts
Decorative items, including paintings, vases, lamps, trays, mirrors and frames, in poly resin, composite and foam.
Lien Thanh Group Co. Ltd.
Bedroom, dining room, kitchen, living room and office furniture featuring solid pine from New Zealand and oak from the United States.
Minh Duong Furniture Corp.
Dining room, living room and bedroom furniture in pine, oak, ash and rubber wood.
Scansia Pacific Co. Ltd.
Dining and bedroom furniture in rattan, bamboo and wood, and outdoor furniture in rattan and bamboo.
S.E.A. Furniture/Manh Thong Joint Stock Co.
Bedroom and dining room furniture in a range of styles, including contemporary.
Thien Thuong Trading-Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
Hand-crafted wood souvenirs and collectibles, including sailboats, planes and cars, combining wood, ceramics, bamboo, lacquer and resin.
“Vietnam is known for its solid-wood furniture and handicraft factories offering good quality and competitive prices,” said Luong Quoc Binh, manager of Vietrade, about the range of companies showing this market. Vietnamese producers also are focusing increased attention on using sustainable woods in their products and minimizing environmental impact, he added.
Along with the new showroom, Vietrade is developing a www.vietrade.biz Web portal that will feature detailed information about Vietnamese furniture and handicraft manufacturers and product lines. The new site will launch Dec. 9.
“The new Vietrade showroom adds another strong international dimension to the High Point Market,” said Julie Messner, vice president of leasing for International Market Centers. “Their decision to add a permanent showroom at the world’s leading home furnishings market demonstrates the important role the market plays in helping companies establish a presence in North America — and the world.”
About International Market Centers
International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC) is the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. IMC owns and operates 11.5 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C. and Las Vegas. IMC buildings in High Point include International Home Furnishings Center (IHFC), Showplace, Showplace West, 200/320/330 N. Hamilton, Market Square & Suites, Market Square Tower, Plaza Suites, Furniture Plaza, National Furniture Mart, Hamilton Market and 300 S. Main Street.
IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. For more information on IMC, visit imcenters.com.