The Vientiane Furniture Fair 2019 will be held next month with an aim to promote locally made furniture products.
The fair will be held at Lao ITECC (old building) in Vientiane Capital on March 23-31, Vice President of the Lao Furniture Association, Mr Kongmala Phommalay told a press conference on Feb 27.
The fair also aims to promote the exchange of experiences on hard skills, marketing and sustainable exploitation of forest resources.
The fair also aims to promote the competitiveness of Lao furniture products at local and overseas markets and Visit Laos-China Year 2019, said Mr Kongmala.
To be on display and for sales will include wooden furniture products, products made from rattan and bamboo, and non-timber forest products, handicraft products, consumer goods, among others.
During Vientiane Furniture Fair 2019, there will be wood carving demonstrations, a mini concert, cultural performances by Lao and Thai artists, cultural performance by students from Eastern Star school and a talent competition of under 18 children.
Present at the press conference were Head of the Trade Promotion Department, Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Mr Xaysomphet Norasing, Vice President of the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mrs Chanthachone Vongxay.
Source: Lao News Agency