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Detailed Event Information For High Point Furniture Market Detailed Event Information For High Point Furniture Market
High Point Furniture Market -- Franchising, Furniture, Household Consumer Goods, Textile Products - Made-Up
Location/Date: High Point, NC, United States 10/13/2012 - 10/18/2012
Event Summary:
The Commercial Service (CS) Saudi Arabia is participating in the High Point Furniture Market 2012, High Point, NC – 13-18, 2012. CS Saudi Arabia is offering support to Saudi Arabian companies who are interested in attending the show. 1. The Lead Commercial Specialist in Saudi Arabia is: Wasif Shah 2. For U.S. companies, CS Saudi Arabia will provide the following services: • Matchmaking: we will introduce you to Saudi Arabian companies who are interested in your company's products. • Market Knowledge: our trade specialists' experience helping U.S. companies enter the market in Saudi Arabia is second to none • Prior to the show: contact CS Saudi Arabia so that we can help you better understand our delegation members and the market in Saudi Arabia • There are no fees for U.S. companies for these services • For more information and contact information, please see our website: http://www.buyusa.gov/saudiarabia/en/. 3. For Saudi Arabian companies, CS Saudi Arabia will provide the following services: • Promotion of company objectives in a delegation brochure (printed and distributed to exhibitors, used to match your company with suitable US firms • CS Saudi Arabia Commercial Specialist escort to assist during the show • Advance hotel booking, and pre-show registration • International Business Center (IBC) (private meeting area, telephones, fax services) • The opportunity to network with other industry professionals from around the world • Pre-departure briefing or post-departure reception for participating companies Trade Show Information: High Point Furniture Market is the largest trade show serving the home furnishings marketplace. The show represents all aspects of home furnishings, including wood and upholstered furniture; lighting, home decor, fabrics and textiles. The products offered will cover all price points in the industry and it is the premier show of its kind in the world. Encompassing some 12 million square feet of showroom space (more than one million square meters), in 180 showroom buildings, the High Point Market features more than 2,000 exhibitors launching tens of thousands of new products in every imaginable home furnishings category.

Contacts:
Maisa Al Tawil, Dhahran
Commercial Assistant
Phone: 966-3-3303200 Ext 3191
Maisa.AlTawil@trade.gov
Abuelgasim Mukhtar, Riyadh
Commercial Assistant
Phone: 966-1-488-3800 Ext 4119
Abuelgasim.Mukhtar@trade.gov
Wasif Shah, Jeddah
Commercial Specialist
Phone: +966-2-667-0080 x 4040
Wasif.Shah@trade.gov