Uratex for Business participated in the biggest gathering of engineering, building, trade and specialty contractors expo, the PHILCONSTRUCT VX 2021 last March 24- 30, 2021. For the first time, the biggest and most successful expo of its kind in Southeast Asia is held in a virtual edition. PHILCONSTRUCT VX gave companies an opportunity to network with top-level professionals.
Uratex for Business took part in the first ever ASEAN International Furniture & Furnishings Show 2021 VX (AIFFS 2021 VX), held last March 9 to 18, 2021. Organized by the ASEAN Furniture Industries Council (AFIC), the 1st ASEAN International Furniture and Furnishings Show VX was set to bring together the best players in the furniture industry into a single virtual platform. The countries who supported and participated in this exciting event included Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, and Vietnam.
“We have found an ideal event partner in VX Events because everything is made easy for both exhibitors and buyers to the event. It is also equipped with a Content Management System (CMS) to allow exhibitors to upload information directly into the platform, as well as data analytics after the event. An end-to-end solutions..”, a statement from Mr. Eduardo Zuluaga, the AIFFS VX Chairman.
For the very first time, the entire ASEAN furniture industry has gathered together for one unified virtual show. The trade associations who participated were The Chamber of Furniture Industries of the Philippines (CFIP), Thai Furniture Industry Club (TFIC), Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC), Myanmar Forest Products & Timber Merchants Association (MFPTMA), Malaysian Furniture Council (MFC), Lao Furniture Association (LFA), Indonesia Furniture Industry & Handicraft Association (ASMINDO), and the Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of HoChi Minh City (HAWA).
Uratex for Business representatives presented their furniture solutions virtually via the AIFFS VX platform. During the entire 9-day show, visitors were able to connect with the exhibitors through chat, live video call, email, and calendar appointment. In replacement of the common face to face interaction during the tradeshow, exhibitors like the Uratex for Business team, were able to communicate digitally with their prospects, share business challenges, as well as moving forward solutions on how to overcome the current pandemic situation.
Truly, the COVID-19 pandemic did not stop the enthusiastic trade association participants from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, with the main objective of coming together and support each others businesses through an alternative online platform, where every members can showcase their products and services to potential buyers and clients from all over the world. The continuous participation of Uratex for Business on trade shows such as AIFFS VX highlights the company’s unceasing support to the furniture industry in the Philippines.