Orgatec, the biennial trade fair for office and contract furniture, launches the first edition of Orgatec Tokyo
The first edition of Orgatec Tokyo, a spin-off of Orgatec, the biennial office and contract furniture show held in Cologne in October, will be held in Japan from 26 to 28April 2022. About six weeks before Orgatec Tokyo opens its doors, the entire exhibition space at Tokyo Big Sight reserved for Orgatec Tokyo is already sold out. Well-known brands such as Kokuyo, Okamura, Itoki, Uchida, Plus, Karimoku, Knoll, Wilkhahn, USM, UniFor, Kvadrat, Arper, Cassina e Häfele have already confirmed their presence.
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The Asian office furniture market is booming; companies are investing in higher quality furniture, both in design and function. And the demand for modern equipment and technology is also growing. Japan alone accounts for more than 50% of both production and sales of the total office furniture market in the Asia-Pacific area (excluding China and India). Moreover, forecasts say that this market will grow by 3.7% per year until 2025.
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Orgatec Tokyo, the first trade fair of its kind in Japan, will be focusing on professional and hybrid working environments. The event will be an occasion to explore perspectives on workplaces during the ongoing extensive digitalization. Especially in Asia coworking spaces are becoming more and more widespread, and workplaces must become increasingly modern and flexible. The rich program includes seminars and special exhibitions, allowing visitors to discover innovative solutions for tomorrow’s workplace design.
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One of the main speakers at Orgatec Tokyo is architect Sou Fujimoto, renowned for his human-centered projects. Visitors will be also able to experience the future of work first-hand in the Xperience Area (XA): from offices for hybrid workers to biophilic spaces that are sustainable and enhance employees’ well-being and creativity.
Orgatec Tokyo Tokyo Big Sight South Halls 3-11-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo