Irish Furniture and Homewares Three Years of Burgeoning Exhibitions and Deals

Irish Furniture and Homewares Three Years of Burgeoning Exhibitions and Deals

Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate, “Furniture UK” earns from qualifying purchases.

Between the 20th and 23rd of August 2016, the Irish Furniture and Homewares Show will kick off at the National Show Centre in Dublin. The Irish premier homewares and furniture trade display bring innovation and design under a single roof, bringing over 100 different businesses together in the event. The Irish Furniture and Homewares Show 2016 is the third since the show started. It gives UK and Irish firms a chance to engage in business within a wonderful and relaxed environment, with furniture trade being the agenda. Attendees meet in welcoming surroundings where they can view great innovative ideas and fresh products and access exclusive deals and discounts, all within the biggest furniture show in Ireland.

The Venue

The Irish Furniture and Homewares Show are in a modern conference and exhibition venue close to the Dublin Airport. From the M1, the National Show Centre is two minutes away, while the M50 is just four minutes away. The closeness to the Dublin Airport makes the centre a strategic exhibition area and not easy to miss. Attendees are also guaranteed a place to stay since there’re so many hotels around the Show centre. This makes it a strategic location and highly convenient for exhibitors and delegates.

Registration and attendance

Irish Furniture and Homewares Show require that businesses register to attend. The show team contacts each registered attendee to confirm their trade credentials before fully completing the registration. The show is free to enter but not open to the general public; instead trades customers only.

Expanded exhibitions

The third event of the Irish Furniture and Homewares Show has also expanded its exhibition area. It includes more exhibitors showcasing their homewares and furniture products to more than 1000 trade buyers in Ireland attending the display. It’s touted as the larger of all the other two events. A massive contingent of exhibitors is expected to exhibit at the furniture show, such as Sofa Source, TCS Imports, Lebus Upholstery, Julian Bowen, Global Bowen, Global Home, Furniture Link, Kettle Interiors, Derry’s, Classic Furniture, Buoyant, Blue Bone and Annaghmore.

Others include Image Furnishings, Abbey Furniture, Scatter Box, Arch Furniture, Balmoral, Bluebone, Bobby Harper Agencies, Brennan’s Furniture and Carpets, Burswood Furniture, Irish Celtic Art Studio, Richard Heath Furniture Ltd, Rugrats, Classic Furniture, World Furniture Emerald Upholstery and Breasley, among others. The show is the biggest trade fair across Ireland and connects over 70 exhibitors who will make it to the venue.

The first Irish Furniture and Homewares Show in 2014 at Dublin’s National Show Centre had 24 exhibitors, including Bluebone, Annaghmore, Heartlands, World Furniture, Sofa Source, Gleneagle Furniture, Image Furnishings and Gannon’s Furniture, among others.

The event organiser, Mark Gannon, had intimated that the event would be bringing UK and Irish furniture trade businesses together in a tranquil surrounding where the attendees will be able to view new and creative products, access great discounts and deals and enjoy innovative, unique and original ideas from the diverse furniture and homewares businesses exhibiting. The event was created after the furniture fair Dublin event was cancelled.

Record the first Irish Furniture show

In the second Irish Furniture and Homewares Show 2015, around 50 individual furniture and homeware businesses were brought together.  This fo owed to the success of the initial show, which saw many different exhibitors interested in the Dublin show. The first event attracted over 600 attendees who transacted around €5 million in various homeware and furniture deals for the four days the show took place.

Due to the hugely positive feedback from past years Irish Furniture and Homewares Show promises to continue being an excellent experience for all attendees. The show seeks to keep on glowing and growing in leaps and bounds and promises something for every trade attendee. With the exhibition hall’s newly expanded space, there’s enough room to house more than 70 homeware and furniture exhibitors from the UK and Ireland. The 2016 event is expected to feature Norah Casey, a guest celebrity judge reviewing all the show’s entries.

Who needs to attend?

Anyone who wants to source or buy new homeware products and innovative furniture from retailers, contract buyers, interior designers and other trade customers. Anyone tending the show is promised unique and exclusive deals not available elsewhere.