JIFFINA 2019 Will Be Present Environmentally Friendly Products
A grand exhibition of furniture and craft products industry in Java & Bali, Jogja International Furniture and Craft Fair Indonesia or known as JIFFINA will be held at Jogja Expo Center (JEC) on March 13-16 2019. This international scale event brings together producers and buyers.
This year, JIFFINA carries the theme of Indonesia Innovation Furniture & Craft Product Lifestyle for Sustainable Forest, which is a commitment of wood-based producers to help preserve nature by using materials that are more environmentally friendly.
The reason behind this theme is because furniture and craft producers are often criticized for exploiting forest products. Well, at JIFFINA 2019, producers want to show a variety of environmentally friendly innovations to preserve forests.
JIFFINA 2019 which is held for the fourth time is expected to increase the National brand in the international market, and be able to make new breakthrough with the New Consept, New Exhibition which puts buyers closer to the Industry or producers.
The number of buyers this year showed an increase compared to last year. On the 2018, overseas buyers were around 890 buyers. They come from 40 countries. This year, the number of overseas buyers increased to 910 from around 48 countries. Buyers from new countries also appeared at this exhibition. This shows that Jiffina already has allure for buyers. The number of participants also increased from 280 to 300 people. Among the participants, not only large entrepreneurs but also small and medium industries (SMIs) were in the tens. The SMIs will then take booth using facilities from the Ministry of Industry or the overseeing service.