World Flooring Forum draws global audience to Shanghai

Home News World Flooring Forum draws global audience to Shanghai

Shanghai, China—The organizers of Domotex asia/ChinaFloor and the China National Forest Products Industry Association will be hosting the fifth international Wood Flooring Forum (WFF). The forum will give wood and resilient flooring manufacturers, buyers and associations an overview of the opportunities and obstacles in the international flooring market.

WWF will address topics such as legal, trade and environmental issues affecting the flooring industry. Carrying the theme “energizing new growth drivers and forming new patterns,” the forum will promote industry networking worldwide along with the Chinese flooring industry. Simultaneous interpretations will be provided at all sessions of the Forum.

A highlight of the conference is a global market overview presented by eight keynote speakers from Europe, the U.S., Australia and China. They will share their perspectives on the current status and future market trend of the flooring industry in China, Europe and North America. Speakers include Man WANG, secretary general, China Forest Industry Federation (CFIF) and executive president, China National Forest Products Industry Association (CNFPIA); Feng SHI, president, China National Forest Products Industry Association(CNFPIA);  Bin LV, secretary general, flooring committee of CNFPIA; Chris Zizza, chairman, National Wood Flooring Association; Bruce Zwicker, former CEO, J.J Haines; Karl Scheucher, managing director, European Producers of Laminate Flooring Association; Xinjian LUO, director, Research Institute of Forestry Policy and Information (RIFPI); and Jun DU, purchasing director, VANKE Group.

The conference also includes four consecutive panel discussions. More than 400 top leaders from the biggest Chinese manufacturers and global distributors will get together to discuss market trends, technology innovation, material applications, distribution and branding. Panelists include Ke LU, general manager, Swiss Krono China; Xiaolong CHEN, president, Power Dekor; Zhiwen ZENG, general manager, CFL Flooring China; Xuebin  SHE, president, NATURE; Kai ZHANG, president, Treesum Flooring; and Hongpeng YAO, president, DER Group.

WFF is organized by the China National Forest Products Industry Association (CNFPIA) and the Chinese Academy of Forestry. It is hosted by the Flooring Board Special Committee of CNFPIA, the Research Institute of Wood Industry and VNU Exhibitions Asia. WFF also received official support from the State Forestry Administration and the Shanghai Municipal Government.

For more information, visit: domotexasiachinafloor.com.

Must Read

Happy Feet, Welspun partner on charitable product offering

Dalton—Happy Feet International is expanding its offerings to include new products from Welspun Flooring where a portion of every Welspun sale will go toward...

Coverings releases 2023 education lineup

Orlando, Fla.—Coverings, the preeminent event for North America's ceramic tile and natural stone industry, unveiled a sneak peek of featured education for Coverings 2023,...

Tried and true digital marketing tips from the trade

As technology advances and more companies turn to the digital realm for their marketing needs, it’s important for companies to stay up-to-date on how...

John McGrath retires from INSTALL

Washington, D.C.—INSTALL has announced the retirement of its executive director, John T. McGrath Jr., who played a significant role in revolutionizing floorcovering installation training...

Cali updates BCXL collection

San Diego—In response to customer demand and shifting color trends, Cali is adding three new styles to its popular Cali Vinyl Builder’s Choice XL...

Schönox debuts new subfloor products

Florence, Ala.—Schönox HPS North America debuted two subfloor products in response to needs expressed by the professional installer community in the field with Schönox...
Some text some message..
X