IFS//International Furniture Summit Kyiv, due 22, July 2020 online

Updated
2020-07-08

SUMMIT IFS is a landmark international event for the third time, now online. This summit is for everyone who cares about the development of their business wants, to be informed about the global changes and trends of the furniture and interior industry, who wants to optimize production and commercial processes in response to the new challenges. For owners and top executives who want to turn the virus-induced changes into benefits.


SUMMIT PROGRAM


  • Global change. The reaction of local furniture markets. Consumer behavior.
  • A New experience of consumer interaction with the product.
  • How now "your product" communicates with the buyer.
  • Is Ecommerce Another Choice? Export. How now and where?
  • World furniture distribution, trends.
  • International exhibitions.
  • New VS Reality Vertical Reality.

ASSISTANCE IN BUSINESS SOLUTIONS:


  1. TO IDENTIFY YOUR UNIQUE STRENGTHS
  2. TO UNDERSTAND WHAT SLOWS DOWN THE GROWTH OF YOUR BUSINESS
  3. TO FIND "LOSSES" IN THE CHAIN OF PRODUCING AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE PRODUCT. INCREASE THE PROFIT
  4. TO GET VALUABLE CONSULTATIONS FROM INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS
  5. TO FIND BUYERS, TO ORGANIZE THE SALES AT THE OTHER QUALITY LEVEL
  6. TO SHARE EXPERIENCE WITH COLLEAGUES FROM DIFFERENT COUNTRIES

Last year, the summit was attended by 500+ owners and top managers from 11 countries: Ukraine, Belarus, Italy, Germany, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Poland, Israel, Spain, Lithuania, Mongolia. More than 200 B2B meetings were held between suppliers, buyers, representatives of retail, and contract sectors. Top 15 speakers spoke about modern management tools, sales methods, shared practical cases of effective interior business.

LATEST NEWS

What made Ukraine so attractive to Israeli heart and investments? (Delo.ua)

30 June

What Ukrainian industries benefit from Israeli investors? Olha Stoliarchuk's column for 'Delo.ua' media outlet

Israeli-Ukrainian Alliance took part in the Third Ukrainian International Education Forum

29 April

Alliance’s CEO Anna Zharova joined the Forum as a speaker for the panel “International education as a key vector of Ukraine's expansion in the world” by the Global Ukraine Foundation

5 Reasons Why You Need Data Analytics Outsourcing

26 April

You’ve gathered terabytes of data, and now all you have to do is hire experts to make use of it, right? Well, it’s not all that simple.

Michael Furaev

Strategic partner

Head of Quattrgroup

Visionary leader and designer of synergistic teams

Sergey Vilner

Strategic Partner

CEO of Quattrgroup, IUA’s strategic partner in Ukraine

Over 20 years of technical and management experience in healthcare IT, including long-term cooperation with Ilex Medical Ltd

Anna Zharova

CEO of IUA

Entrepreneur and International Consultant, specializes in developing, managing and launching impact projects in commercial and social spheres

Co-founder of nonprofit organization "Israeli Friends of Ukraine"

Board Member in “Pnima” - Israeli organization, uniting public and government leaders

Eddy Dave

Chairman of IUA

15 years of experience in capital markets, investments, business development

Owner of Israeli-Ukrainian outsourcing company: 400 employees, 5 years of operations, offices in Kharkov and Kiev

Managing Partner of Camalia Capital Markets, which was successfully sold to Meitav Dash 5 years ago. Meitav Dash is the second biggest investment house in Israel with more than 50b$ at the disposal

Olha Stoliarchuk

Co-founder of IUA

Main expertise in oil and gas laws, data protection and antitrust law

Olha’s portfolio embraces positions of a Legal Counsel for NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine, a lawyer in the international law firms Schoenherr LLC and Salans LLC

Manager at the Ukraine Discovery Tour and a founder of NGO ‘Go.UA’, a member of ELSA Vienna, Law Clinic of NauKMA

Olha is an active volunteer, being a member of NGO ‘Legal Hundred’, Charity Organization ‘The Wheel of Good Deed’, actively working pro bono with soldiers in ATO zone (anti-terrorist operation), displaced children and handicapped people society in Ukraine

Daniil Tsiporukha

Co-founder of IUA

Social Media, Digital Marketing and Paid Ad Expert, Entrepreneur

Skilled in PPC, Analytics, Product Marketing, Start-ups, and Product Development

BA degree in Communications and New Media Studies IDC Herzliya, MA in Law ISU Kyiv

Co-Founder at Draw Days Tel-Aviv, IUA and Echo

Eugene Proskulikov

Communication expert

Design of social, corporate, and business relations by developing and implementing long-term communication strategies and ad hoc campaigns, based on data-driven analyst, creative approach, and coherent content policy

17 years of practice in communications as a strategist, analyst, copywriter, and marketing expert. Provided services for about 200 international and Ukrainian brands in various industries

Mykyta Khodakivskyi

Co-founder of IUA

An independent international expert that has been in software development, in particular, in cross-application development projects in global e-payments, eCommerce and FINTECH for nearly 15 years

Founder of Paris-based DevteamRadar.com, he runs consultancy and software development projects to assure successful launches for new startups and SaaS businesses

Buyers Tour:Furniture and Interior Design Industries in Ukraine

Date:

05.02 - 08.02.2019

About

As for the Export Strategy of Ukraine 2017 - 2021, presented by the Ministry of Economy and Trade of Ukraine, the IT and creative industries (services) are one of the seven key directions. Moreover, the Ukrainian Furniture market is a fast-growing segment of the economy which augments 14% annually. That is why Architects & Designers Buyers Tour was a well-time event in terms of Ukrainian Export Strategy implementation and further policy adoption.

Partners

Purpose

  • Deep dive into Ukrainian Furniture Industry and Interior Design Ecosystem.
  • Present Ukraine`s export capabilities in the sector of architecture and design
  • Lay the groundwork for long-term business relations between Israeli and Ukrainian enterprises in the sphere
  • Demonstrate the feasibility of the Ukrainian market niche.

Results/goals reached:

  • 10 - 15 participants, architects, developers and design businesses from Israel;
  • 20 - 40 B2B meetings in Kyiv and its region;
  • 60% of participants report increased business linkages with businesses in Ukraine;
  • 40 new business contacts established during the trade mission;
  • 5000 of target audience reached by the media campaign in Israel;
  • 8 B2B itineraries company-specific developed.
Study tour“Exploring Israeli FoodTech Industry”

Date:

29.10. - 02.11.2019

About

With expertise in biotech, food e-commerce and ingredient innovations, Israel holds its position as one of the biggest food tech communities globally. At the same time, Kormotech is the leading pet food producer in Ukraine. Therefore, we have found an opportunity for promising cooperation through sharing experiences with high-tech and family companies, innovation, and R&D сenters.

Purpose

  • Deeper insight into the Israeli market niche.
  • Discover the hottest technologies, get to know innovative approaches in production, business development and sales strategies on an international scale.
  • Expand and strengthen the network.
  • Sharing experience and learning from real successful cases.

Results/goals reached:

  • 7 B2B meetings with key industry companies in Israel;
  • Bringing to negotiations with 3 Israeli companies.