The main objective of the Fostering Single EU Market, Grabbing Third Countries Markets project (FGOI) is to establish a European Strategic Cluster Partnership that promotes cross-regional cluster cooperation in the furniture and related industries. Over a period of 36 months, the partnership aims to enhance collaboration within the EU and with four third countries: […]
May marked a significant milestone in our internationalization journey as we successfully organized the inaugural business matchmaking mission of our Furniture Go International project, aimed supporting SMEs in expanding into third markets. The mission was driven by ambitious goals: forging connections between European and North American companies, identifying synergistic business opportunities, drawing inspiration from foreign markets […]
Like every country, the USA has its own special requirements for furniture. Among these requirements are for example Furniture Comfort, Safety, Sustainability, Durability etc. The US market has its specific requirements for office furniture defined in the so-called BIFMA Standards. BIFMA is the not‐for-profit trade association for business and institutional furniture manufacturers. Since 1973, BIFMA […]
Between December 15 and 16, the FGOI delegation, in coordination with the Wood Industry Cluster of Slovenia, travelled to Cairo, Egypt, to visit the international Cairo Wood Show fair (www.woodshowglobal.com/cairo ) and to gathered insights on Egypt furniture market as preparation for next year FGOI business delegation in Egypt. The objectives of the Exploratory visit were […]
Between June 13 and 16, the FGOI delegation, in coordination with the Wood Industry Cluster of Slovenia, travelled to Chicago, USA, to visit the NeoCon trade fair and to gathered insights on USA furniture market as preparation for next year FGOI business delegation in the USA. The objectives of the Exploratory visit were in line […]
The Russian invasion and the subsequent outbreak of military hostilities in Ukraine has sent shock waves throughout the international community. The European Commission (DG GROW and EISMEA) invites all to contribute mitigating the adverse effects for European citizens and businesses and supporting Ukrainian people and businesses. Several concrete initiatives in this sense have been launched […]
Introduction of Market Insight Reports Furniture Go International – FGOI – will help SMEs to reach new markets through collaboration and innovation.The project will establish a European Strategic Cluster Partnership to intensify cooperation opportunities infurniture and related industries, within EU and towards four third countries, namely USA, Canada, Egypt, andSouth Africa. The 36 months project […]
Aproape 70 de companii europene au participat la primul eveniment public al proiectului Furniture Go International (FGOI), care le va permite să ajungă pe noi piețe precum Statele Unite, Canada, Egipt și Africa de Sud. Cunoașterea și înțelegerea clientului din altă țară și a nevoilor pieței constituie principala provocare pentru succesul acestui proiect și pentru […]
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