International exhibition of furniture, materials, components and equipment for furniture production and woodworking
28 - 31 March 2018 • Russia, Krasnodar, Expograd Yug

The number of UMIDS visitors in 2017 increased by 11%

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On March 29 - April 1, 2017 Krasnodar hosted UMIDS 2017, the 20th International exhibition of furniture, materials, components and equipment for furniture production and woodworking.
This year, UMIDS brought together 358 companies from 9 countries: Austria, Belarus, Germany, Italy, China, Latvia, Poland, Russia, Czech Republic. Overall, the area covered by the exhibition equaled 30,000 sq. m. Totally 11 794 visitors attended the event that is 11% more than the last year.
 
UMIDS comprised 3 exhibition sections: Furniture, Components and Woodworking Equipment. The Furniture section showed a wide range of all types of furniture for home, country house and office, as well as related decorations. This year, the number of companies that brought their products to the Components section was record-breaking: over a hundred producers and suppliers of furniture components, accessories, upholstery and coating materials showcased their products. The Woodworking Equipment section featured furniture manufacturing equipment, tools and automation solutions for furniture factories.

The official opening ceremony was attended by the following officials: Acting head of the industrial policy department of the Krasnodar Region Ivan Kulikov; Chairman of the committee for economic affairs, trade, agriculture, business, investment policy and IT development of the Krasnodar city Duma Natalia Alsheva; Deputy Head of the department of trade and consumer services of the Krasnodar City Administration Irina Kosinkova; Deputy director of the department of economic development, investments and external relations of the Krasnodar City Administration Lyudmila Pavlova; Vice-president of the Union of timber merchants and exporters of the Russian Federation Timur Irtuganov; Director General of Centerlesexpo trade fair organizer Mikhail Stepanov; Director of KAMI-Kuban Dmitry Igonin; Director General of MAKMART Rostov Sergey Monin; Director General of KrasnodarEXPO Elena Telnova.

"At UMIDS, leading manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, components and finished furniture showcase their products, technology and new solutions. It is pleasant to note that there are many companies from Kuban here, both large and S&M businesses", said Ivan Kulikov in hid welcome speech.

Key Business Programme Events
Forest and Man - the 9th Regional Forum. Woodworking and furniture production development priorities round table discussion.
Organisers: Union of timber merchants and exporters of Russia, Centerlesexpo, KrasnodarEXPO, supported by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation.

How to promote your company in 2017? Trends and efficient implementations seminar. Organiser: REKANA, marketing agency for furniture makers.

Transformation of demand for furniture products: where is the buyer and who is the buyer conference. Organisers: LesPromInform magazine and MebelNews news web portal.



Exhibition Organiser:
KrasnodarEXPO (part of ITE Group)

Co-organiser:
Tsentrlesexpo

Support:
Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
Administration of the Krasnodar Region
Administration of Krasnodar City
Department of Industrial Policy of the Krasnodar Region
Department of the Consumer Sphere and Regulation of the Alcohol Market of the Krasnodar Region
Union of Timber Manufacturers and Exporters of Russia