Trade Fair for Exported Furniture and Wood

On June 6 and 7, wood producers and exporters will be meeting in Antigua, Guatemala, to explore business opportunities with international buyers.

Friday, May 11, 2018

The Living Interior Furniture Expo (L.I.F.E.) is being organized by the Guatemalan Exporters' Guild, and will be held in Santo Domingo Del Cerro, in Antigua Guatemala.

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Agexport stated that in this first edition more than 15 furniture and wood product companies will be taking part, including products such as doors, windows, flooring; currently exported to markets in: Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, Belize, Panama, the Dominican Republic, the United States, Canada, Trinidad and Tobago, and the Bahamas, among others.

The products they will be presenting consist of their latest lines in functional furniture, which transform spaces, providing more space for storage and leisure, with innovative and trendy designs.

It is a specialized fair that includes more than 100 business meetings between bidding companies and the 40 international buyers that represent regional chains in Central America, South America, Panama, the United States and the Caribbean. Some of the displays include companies that distribute doors, windows and wooden accessories in North America and the Dominican Republic. For more information, contact Agexport by email monica.carrera@agexport.org.gt.

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