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Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC) was established in 1981 as the official representative body of Singapore’s furniture industry. It currently represents 95% of furniture manufacturers in Singapore, 65% of whom have subsidiary manufacturing plants in the region, including China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

Its primary roles include promoting the interest of its members and the Singapore furniture industry, facilitating members’ exposure to the world market, creating more entrepreneurs through human resource development through the incorporalization of SFIC Institute, developing local talents, creating more leading-edge and boast the overall design standards through the holistics design dna program which includes organising competitions such as the annual Furniture Design Award, overseas design missions and seminars etc. SFIC also forge strategic partnerships with government and trade-related agencies, harnessing technology and knowledge for growth through the use of information technology.

SFIC, the parent company of International Furniture Fair Singapore Pte Ltd, is the organiser of the annual International Furniture Fair Singapore and ASEAN Furniture Show, Deco Asia and Hospitality Asia. SFIC also manages the International Furniture Centre at Sungei Kadut and represents Singapore in the ASEAN Furniture Industries Council (AFIC). SFIC is also represented in the Association of Small and Medium Enterprises, DesignS, Enterprise Development Advisory Council, Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers, Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Singapore Manufacturers' Federation Manufacturers' Federation as well as Specialist Trade Alliance of Singapore.




To establish Singapore as a premier furniture hub providing total solutions to the global market.




- Proactively identify and acquire the key industry capabilities that strengthen Singapore’s position as Asia’s furniture hub

- Aggressively drive a spectrum of broad-based and targeted initiatives to meet industry needs

- Leverage on SFIC’s resources, networks and industry knowledge to be the Captain and Voice of the Industry