ABOUT THE ORGANIZERS
1. HO CHI MINH CITY’S DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY & TRADE
is a specialized department of HCMC People’s Committee, functioning in advising and assisting HCMC People’s Committee in managing industry & trade.
Established in 1990, HAWA (Handicraft & Wood Industry Association of Ho Chi Minh City) is regarded as a support organization to Vietnam Furniture Industry. HAWA’s missions are to strengthen cooperation among members as well as establish the international relationships for responding to the needs of not only the domestic but also the global markets.
With over 80% members engaged in the export of Furniture & Handicrafts, since 2008, HAWA has annually organized Vietnam International Furniture & Home Accessories Fair (VIFA) in order to link the Vietnam Furniture Industry to the global markets. Through its efforts, HAWA has successfully provided a venue for both buyers and sellers to make valuable connections and find out the perfect customer math.
3. HAWA CORPORATION
Established in 2007, as a member of HAWA, HAWA Corporation specialized in trade promotion activities for woodworking industry, handicraft and home decoration field. HAWA Corporation have successfully organized:
- 12 editions of VIFA-EXPO (for export market) since 2008
- 9 editions of VIFA HOME (for local market) since 2010
- 1 edition of VIFA WOODMAC VIETNAM (for machinery) in 2017
- 1 edition of VIFA GU (for lifestyle) in 2019