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  Today's Date: Sunday April 20, 2014    Current MMQB Index: 5226.30 -0.00 (-0.00%) on a volume of 2,592,030 shares. Year to Date Change: -1.05%
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Events & Trade Shows
China International Furniture Fair - Show Report
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Sunday March 30, 2014 
The products on display throughout the office portion of CIFF, which covers 220,000 square meters in the China Import and Export Fair Complex, is certainly not on par in terms of quality and design as many of its North American and European counterparts, but everyone who has attended the show in the past attests that these manufacturers are getting better at what they do.

CIFF Day One Report
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Friday March 28, 2014 
Trends are also finding their way to China quicker than they once did.

On Tap: The Chinese International Furniture Fair (CIFF) opens later this week
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday March 24, 2014 
CIFF will have more than 900 exhibitors that will take up 2,368,060 square feet of exhibition space.

Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair
Monday March 10, 2014 
The scale of the show made for a less corporate, more design and product-led affair and certainly one that deserves a return visit.

Now Biotech coming the the Mart
Monday February 10, 2014 
More technology companies are going to be calling the Mart home soon, as furniture showrooms move down a notch on the ladder.

AIA-CAE To Hold Fall Conference at EdSpaces
Monday January 27, 2014 
"Moving the CAE Fall Conference to EdSpaces will allow architects in the education space to capitalize on the convergence of key stakeholders impacting the most creative learning environments."

Next Up: BIFMA Leadership Conferences Kicks Off next Monday
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday January 20, 2014 
BIFMA calls the conference an intellectual feast for leaders in the contract furniture industry that will improve the products that create the workplace and influence the way work is done.

Mart Shuffles Key Positions
Monday January 13, 2014 
With the announcement last week of 26-year executive vice president John Brennen's departure, MMPI has reorganized its senior management team.

China Office Furniture Show on Tap
Monday November 11, 2013 
From 28th March to 1st April, 2014 CIFF-Office Show, organizers say will be attended by more than 900 exhibitors.

NeoCon East: Not all that bad
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday October 21, 2013 
NeoCon East, which many thought might be a bust because of the government debacle, turned out to be a pretty good show.

NeoCon East: Business pretty much as Usual
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Wednesday October 16, 2013 
The loss of the formal GSA blessing was a definite blow to the show.

NeoCon East 2013 Preview
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday October 14, 2013 
Many exhibitors are worried that they will be greeted with a much less crowded exhibit hall Wednesday should the government workers remain furloughed.

Solomon Coyle Announces Fall Project Management Training
Sunday October 13, 2013 
The program consists of ten 60- to 90-minute interactive webinar sessions and is rich in practical content that Project Managers can immediately implement.

Teknion Sponsors Go/Pro NYC Conference For Emerging Interior Designers
Monday September 30, 2013 
This national program takes place in various venues throughout Manhattan and seeks to inspire, educate and groom future leaders in the design industry.

New brand for The Office Exhibition unveiled
Monday July 8, 2013 
The Office Exhibition - the Middle East's main trade show for the commercial fit out and commercial interior design industry - has a new name - Workspace at INDEX.

Mart says Attendance up at NeoCon
Wednesday June 26, 2013 
The Merchandise reported that NeoCon drew 41,488 interior designers, architects, and trade professionals along with more than 700 exhibitors.

BIFMA Delivers State of the Industry
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Wednesday June 12, 2013 
It was a packed meeting, one of the largest in recent memory, and one that completely filled the Wolf Point Ballroom on the 15th floor of the Holiday Inn Mart Center.

NeoCon Day 3 Wrap
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Wednesday June 12, 2013 
As the final minutes of NeoCon ticked down, many tired exhibitors shuffled from the Merchandise Mart.

NeoCon Day 2 Wrap - Day 3 Photo Stream
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Wednesday June 12, 2013 
What's going on at the Merchandise Mart? NeoCon was supposed to be a dying show.

NeoCon Day 1 Wrap - Day 2 Photo Stream
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Tuesday June 11, 2013 
This might just be the most important NeoCon of the last decade.

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