The 26th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair, North America’s platform for global design, will map the newest frontier of what’s best and what’s next at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, May 17-20, 2014.
Trade – Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18 – 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Trade and General Public – Monday, May 19 – 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Trade and General Public – Tuesday, May 20 – 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center – (11th Avenue at 38th Street) – New York CityFor the four-day duration of the Fair, 165,000 net square feet (15,300 net square meters) of the Javits Center will be abuzz with more than 29,500 interior designers, architects, retailers, designers, manufacturers, representatives, distributors, and developers. On Tuesday, May 20, the ICFF opens its doors to the general public, as well.More than 500 exhibitors from all points of the globe will display contemporary furniture, seating, carpet and flooring, lighting, outdoor furniture, materials, wall coverings, accessories, textiles, and kitchen and bath for residential and commercial interiors. This remarkable throng of exhibitors creates an unparalleled opportunity to view a broad yet highly focused selection of the world’s finest, most innovative, and original avant-garde home and contract products side-by-side, under one roof.The ICFF hosts representatives from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, El Salvador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, Scotland, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, U.S., United Kingdom, and Venezuela.Making their yearly pilgrimage to the celebrated design hub will be contingents from Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, British European Design Group (BEDG), Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM, Philippines), Ceramic Tiles of Italy, Furniture New York, The Furniture Society (U.S.), Inside Norway, Interiors from Spain, JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization), and Portugal Brands.
Here are the facts – 165,000 Net Square Feet (15,300 Net Square Meters)
570 Exhibitors –
230 First Time
11 Categories – Furniture, seating, carpet and flooring, lighting, outdoor furniture, materials, wall coverings, accessories, textiles, kitchen and bath, fabricators
33 Countries – Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, El Salvador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, Scotland, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, U.S., United Kingdom, Venezuela
10 Contingents – Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, British European Design Group (BEDG), Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM, Philippines), Ceramic Tiles of Italy, Furniture New York, The Furniture Society (U.S.), Inside Norway, Interiors from Spain, JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization), Portugal Brands
11 Special Features – ICFF Talks, ICFF Studio, Schools, designboom mart, ICFF Editors Awards, Textiles*, Jasper Morrison: The Good Life*, ASID at the ICFF*, ICFF Opening Night Party at The Museum of Modern Art, Bergdorf Goodman, ICFF Public Day
* New 2014 – 29,642 Attendees – Interior designers, architects, retailers, developers, facility managers, wholesalers, store design professionals, hotel and restaurant designers, manufacturers
ICFF TEAM TELEPHONE NUMBERS
Listed below are the specific departments and their Direct Dial phone numbers. While most of the questions you may have about your participation at the ICFF should be directed to the Operations Department, the departments and functions listed below are the exceptions, and you should call them directly with any inquiries at the phone number listed.
INQUIRING ABOUT: DEPARTMENT / DIRECT DIAL NUMBERS:
On-Line Directory listing Karla Frisenda (914) 421-3290 firstname.lastname@example.org
Display Construction & Shipping Inquiries Operations (914) 421-3261
Exhibitor Badges email@example.com (800) 272-7469 or (212) 204-1060
Payment of Booth Space The ICFF Team (914) 421-3239
Public Relations & Marketing Tobin and Tucker (212) 879-5776 firstname.lastname@example.org
SET UP HOURS
CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE WILL ABSOLUTELY BE PROHIBITED DURING THE SET-UP AND DISMANTLING OF THE FAIR. THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS TO THIS RULE. Exhibitors may set up beginning on Wednesday, May 14 after the receipt of their freight. Please refer to the Targeted Floor Plan for your delivery time.
Set up hours are:
Wednesday May 14 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday May 15 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday May 16 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
All exhibitors must vacate the premises by 5:00 pm on Friday in order to facilitate the cleaning of the aisles and the laying of the aisle carpet.
All exhibits must be open and ready for business by the official open hour each day and remain fully staffed until closing time. The ICFF hours are:
Saturday May 17 10:00 am-5:00 pm Trade only
Sunday May 18 10:00 am-5:00 pm Trade only
Monday May 19 10:00 am-6:00 pm Trade only
Tuesday May 20 10:00 am-4:00 pm Trade and Public
Exhibitors will be admitted starting at 8:00 am each day and may stay until one-half hour after the Fair closes each evening. Any exhibitor wishing to conduct a meeting should contact the ICFF Team about the use of one of the meeting rooms available at the JKJCC.
The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center of New York (“JKJCC”) is located at 655 W. 34th Street, New York, NY 10001, between 34th and 39th Streets and 11th and 12th Avenues. The ICFF will be held in Halls 1A-1D from May 17-20, 2014. SURTEX, a trade show for surface design, will occupy Hall 3A from May 18-20, 2014. The signature mix™ marketplace will occupy Halls 3B-3E from May 18-21, 2014. Please call (800) 272-7469; (212) 204-1060 if you require special accessibility or arrangements during the ICFF.
ON SITE MANAGEMENT OFFICE
We will maintain a fully staffed office at the JKJCC in Room 1A02 located directly adjacent to the entrance to Exhibit Hall 1A.
ON SITE EXHIBITOR CONTACT
Please be sure to fill out our SHOW SITE CONTACT FORM to allow us to contact your representative in New York in the event of an emergency. This information will be kept confidential.