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The Right Place

Michigan Furniture Industry Symposium

Time and Date

May 13, 2021 9:00AM – 3:00PM

Location

Virtual
https://pmbc.connect.space/mfis/details

Registration

This is a no cost event but registration is required; registration is separate from the supplier application.

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MEDC’s Pure Michigan Business Connect is partnering with Lakeshore Advantage and The Right Place to host a virtual Michigan Furniture Industry Symposium, strengthening Michigan’s position as a leader in the commercial furniture manufacturing industry. This no-cost event will include an educational session on industry trends, followed by one-on-one buyer-supplier meetings to discuss procurement opportunities.

The purchasing needs include various manufacturing services, parts and materials not exclusive to the commercial furniture manufacturing industry. This event will provide suppliers with manufacturing capabilities in various industries a great opportunity to enter and/or identify new business opportunities in the commercial furniture industry market. Buyers are looking for metal, fiberglass, plastic, molded and other components, machining services, prototyping and much more. Participating purchasing companies include Corral Design, DeskMakers, Enwork, Genesis Seating, Herman Miller, Howard Miller, Indiana Furniture, Inscape, KI Furniture, Knoll, Nuvar, Stylex Seating and Trendway.

Participants will:

  • Hear from cutting-edge industry leaders
  • Learn about the state of the commercial furniture industry in Michigan and beyond
  • Attend one-on-one virtual buyer- supplier meetings *
  • Explore new market entry opportunities for non-traditional Michigan suppliers

*A supplier application is required for one-on-one meetings; not all suppliers will be selected. Submit your supplier application no later than April 30, 2021

View the event agenda for more details.

Please contact pmbc@michigan.org with any questions.