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The Canadian Furniture Show will not be held in 2020

Sep. 10th, 2019

After nearly 50 years of existence, the QFMA Team announces that it will not proceed with the 2020 edition of the Canadian Furniture Show.

“Since the relaunch of the Show in 2015, we have implemented many suggestions brought to us by various collaborators. We invested a lot of time, money and effort but the results simply didn’t justify continuing in this direction”, says Tony Melis, Director of the Canadian Furniture Show.

Over its long history, the Show helped shape the Canadian furniture industry, bringing buyers and sellers together in one location. “Both the furniture and the tradeshow landscapes have changed tremendously over the years. Our decision reflects this change”, says Gilles Pelletier, President and CEO of the Canadian Furniture Show. “It was a difficult decision, but one that had to be made. After surveying stakeholders since May, we came to the conclusion that the Show could not continue in its current format.”

The QFMA and Show Team cares deeply about the industry and knows this news will be disappointing to some. We would like to thank everyone who has contributed to the Show over the years: exhibitors, visitors, show partners, collaborators and team members.