Practical Conference “SELL FOR EXPORT”

If you export or intend to sell furniture abroad, you should definitely attend this event. European furniture cluster experts and trade representatives from different European countries will share their PRACTICAL experience.

February 28, 2019
12:00 – 18:00
Conference room 2, Exhibition hall 1, International Exhibition Centre, 15 Brovarskyi Ave., Kyiv

Registration for participation is obligatory!

 

 

Registration

PROGRAM OF THE CONFERENCE

12:00 – 12:30 Registration of the participants

12:30 – 12:40 Opening of the conference/welcome speech of the organizers

  • Valerii Sukhytskyi, moderator of the conference, head of SV & Partners design studio, administrator of Ukrainian product designers community, representative and expert of EF Cluster
  • Yana Cherniavska, director of furniture and interior exhibitions of Kyiv International Contract Fair
  • Liubov Suknenko, representative of EF Cluster, founder of TRADEX GROUP, TRADEX TM and WoodWorkingFest REMESLO TM

12:40 – 13:00 What kind of Ukrainian furniture can be sold abroad successfully within the range of products by Ukrainian furniture manufacturers, review

Moderator: Valerii Sukhytskyi, head of SV & Partners design studio, administrator of Ukrainian product designers community, representative and expert of EF Cluster

13:00 – 13:30 Experience of entering export markets, story of ELIO Home
Speaker: Yurii Korostylov, General director, founder of ELIO Home

National peculiarities of international markets, search of respective niches:

13:30 – 14:00 Specific features of the furniture markets of the Baltic countries, Germany and Italy
Speaker: Raik Hebes, Germany, international buyer, head of Baltic Export Service

14:00 – 14:45 Specific features of the furniture markets of the Netherlands and Denmark
Speakers: Jan Keij, the Netherlands, international buyer, head of Seats and Sofas
Cees Donkers, urban designer, the leading architect of Eindhoven (the Netherlands), founder of Dutch Design Week

14:45 – 15:15 INFO-BOX product, informational and analytical support of the furniture business
Speaker: representative of the analytical department of SV & Partners design studio

15:15 – 15:45 Coffee break/networking

15:45 – 16:00 Graphic “content” for furniture companies that sells
Speaker: Valerii Sukhytskyi, head of SV & Partners design studio, administrator of Ukrainian product designers community, representative and expert of EF Cluster

16:00 – 16:15 Collaboration experience of the international design studio Solid Supply with Ukrainian furniture manufacturers. Peculiarities of the collaboration
Speaker: Rashid Abdurakhimov, representative of Solid Supply in Ukraine

16:15 – 16:30 “Retail” and “E-commerce” as international furniture operators
Speaker: expert in international online sales

16:30 – 17:00 Logistics and customs registration during furniture export
Speaker: representative of Ost-West Express company

17:00 – 17:15 Investments for furniture companies. Services review of Horizon Capital company

17:15 – 17:30 Summing up of the conference and closing speech of the organizers

17:30 – 18:00 Networking