The newly reinvigorated FURNITEX connect will host the annual Australian Furniture Industry Awards (AFIA) this coming July at Melbourne’s iconic Royal Exhibition Building. The AFIA awards are the highlight of the Furnishing Industry calendar and acknowledge excellence, encourage innovation and design within the Industry and celebrate the success of the Australian furniture sector.

These NATIONAL Australian Furniture Industry Awards represent a tremendous opportunity for all sectors of the furniture industry to engage in a collaborative way to put the Australian Furniture Industry on the world map – and help achieve the ultimate goal of Australian Furniture for every room in world!

Award categories have been consolidated for 2015 and continue to evolve to meet industry demand.

The award categories are as follows:
• Product Awards 2015 (Winners of the product categories will have their pieces exhibited in Shanghai as part of the International Pavilions Trade Mission)

• Industry Master Award 2015

• Supplier of the Year 2015

• Retailer of the Year 2015

AFIA product entries will be on public display as part of the FURNITEX connect exhibition and Nominations are open to AFA members and non-members in all states and territories in Australia.

The Application Forms and full competition information is available at:
The National Award Winners will be announced at the Australian Furniture Industry Awards Gala Cocktail Event on Saturday 11 July 2015.

For more information contact Bryan Furtado on 98561608 or email