Trade Events

International Innovative Craft Fair 2013 (IICF 2013)

May 2 - May 5, 2013
BITEC Exhibition & Convention Center

Event Name : International Innovative Craft Fair 2013 (IICF 2013)

Theme : Inspired Hospitality through Innovated Craft

Opening Ceremony : May 2, 2013

Duration : May 2 – 5, 2013 (10.00 – 20.00 hrs)

Venue : BITEC Exhibition & Convention Center

Organizer : The Support Arts and Crafts International Centre of Thailand (Public Organization)
59 Moo 4 Changyai District, Bangsai, Ayutthaya 13290, Thailand
Tel : +66 (035) 367-054-059
Fax : +66 (035) 367-051
Website :

Supporters :
Ministry of Commerce
Handicraft Industry Club, The Federation of Thai Industries

Product Categories :
• Fabric and products made from fabric
• Pottery
• Basketry
• Jewelry and accessories
• Gifts and home decorations
• Other Innovative products

List of Exhibits
1. Show’s Participants :
1.1 SACICT’s members : Producers, Exporters Designers, Young designers, Importers, Artisans
1.2 Alliance’s members : Department of International Trade Promotion, The Lifestyle Products Federation, Indy Group, Green Group, University Students

2. Invited Lecturers : representatives from the government and private sector

3. Shows from the product demonstration : Expert specialists focusing on particular field of production technique training, Artisans providing lecture on the creation of art and craft products, and Representatives from the government and private sector focusing on providing new professions from art and craft.

List of Participating Countries : Thailand, ASEAN, East Asia, Europe

Number of Exhibitors : Mininum of 150 companies/210 booths from both domestics and overseas

Major Activities :
1. Exhibition – Organise 4 main exhibitions
1.1 “SACICT’s Prototype Product Design Gallery” : Demonstrating SACICT’s Prototype Product from Maison et Objet Projects and Thai Navataslip.
1.2 “International Creative Exhibition” : Displaying arts and crafts products from guest of honor country.
1.3 “Local wisdom through Thai Handicraft” : Showing the potential of the arts and crafts products in terms of innovation and design through 4 mini-exhibitions as follow:
(1) Innovative Craft Award Exhibition
(2) Green Craft Exhibition
(3) New Heritage Exhibition
(4) Marvelous fiber… Natural Ways of Life Exhibition

2. Seminar – Provide lectures on the important role of Innovative Craft and Green/the fundamental knowledge of the property right/Handicraft from hobby to business

3. Trading – Organize innovative craft booths from both Thai and foreign countries with approximately 210 booths

4. Demonstration – Demonstrate hands-on experience workshops and DIY activities

Exhibition Area : 5,240 sqm.

Visitor Profile :
1. 3R Buyer’s Groups : residence group, resort groupo and restaurant group
2. Representatives from the government and private sector interesting on craft products. Interior Designer, Architecture and handicraft sourcer
3. Buyers, importers, traders, retailers, distributors, wholesalers, department stores, restaurants, resorts and hotels, local consumers and foreign tourists are expected

Number of Visitors (expected) : 12,000 visitors

Special services :
1. Shuttle bus from BITEC to Official Hotels
2. Hotel packages and/or recommended hotel lists with special rate

Contact Person :
Marketing Department / Panwilas Paepuang
Tel : 089-901-9162 Fax : 035-367-050-1
Email :

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