MEM Industrial 2022 boost business in woodworking and furniture industry

The 2022 edition of MEM Industrial, the leading trade show in Mexico catering to the woodworking and furniture industry attracted huge response as it closed in March this year.

“One of the most noteworthy aspects of the 2022 edition was its contribution to industry-related business on a local, national and international level, which can be attributed to the participation of professional buyers from 11 countries, namely the United States, Spain, Italy and Colombia, as well as attendees from every state in Mexico, but principally the Bajío region, Central and West Mexico to give a grand total of more than 4,000 visitors,” said the event director, Azul Ogazón.

Regarding the content of the show, Ogazón said that it encompassed the entire supply chain, from the forestry sector through to Industry 4.0 technologies applied to woodworking and the manufacture of furniture, and that the conference program featured 17 panellists and seven mentorships focused on three main themes: Innovation, the Circular Economy and Design.

Other highlights included the second edition of the COBO2 awards presented by the National Wood-Processing Industry Chamber (CANAINMA) and the third edition of the ‘Make-A-Thon – Makers for Good, Reinventing the Furniture Industry’ competition.

MEM Industrial 2022 In Numbers:

  • 200+ leading brands representing the industry´s entire value chain
  • 9,500 square meters of exhibition space
  • 4,000+ visitors from Asia, Europe, North America, and Latin America