The World Of Hospitality Issue 12 2015 - Page 118

118 January furniture show 2016 the World Of Hospitality Be In Good Company At The 2016 January Furniture Show I f you want to be among the best of the best when it comes to furniture and furnishings, then make a date to visit the 2016 January Furniture Show (24-27 January) at the NEC in Birmingham. With new exhibitors, new innovations and new developments – specialising in the hotel, restaurant and contract markets – the show features some of the biggest UK names, major European brand names and global design styles all under one roof. Said Laraine Janes, director of the January Furniture Show: “The 2016 show has returned to a Sunday opening and a four day duration to suit visitor and exhibitor needs. With the NEC’s five main halls filled with a host of top names it is an ideal venue for retailers, interior designers, contract buyers, architects and developers to see what’s new in the world of hospitality.” Parker Knoll, Lebus, Ultra Furniture, VIDA, Serene DATES: 25-27 January 2016 Furnishings, TCS, Rauch, Nolte Mobel, Tetrad, Alstons, Sherborne, Buoyant Upholstery, Baker Furniture, Gallery Direct, Blue Bone, Duresta, Willis & Gambier and Stone the Crows are just some of the exhibitors that are showcasing their latest designs in 70,000 sq m of dedicated exhibition space. “The show is not just for the retail trade,” said Laraine. “It appeals to commercial buyers and specifiers who want to meet with the exhibitor’s senior design teams to see the very latest in furniture design for the contract markets. “As well as furniture, the discerning buyer can also see a multitude of furnishings from fashionable fabrics and flooring to contemporary lighting, accessories and art.” Online registration for the January Furniture Show has already opened and visitors can see the full list of exhibitors for 2016 and secure their free badge by visiting VENUE: NEC Birmingham Website: