IICF 2017 : 5th International Innovative Craft Fair 2017


“International Innovative Craft Fair” or IICF is the arts and crafts product trade and exhibition fair held by The SUPPORT Arts and Crafts International Centre of Thailand (Public Organization) – SACICT. This year, IICF 2017 will be held on 23th – 26th March 2017, at Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), Hall 103-104 between 10.00 – 20.00 hrs.

IICF has been organized for six consecutive years since 2012. This year’s theme is “Today Life’s Crafts”, introducing new perception of crafts for our everyday life. The fair aims to build awareness of Thai craft and encourage exchanging knowledge on arts and crafts between local and international craft masters and craftsmen, to provide opportunity for craftsmen and handicraft makers to showcase their skills and craft products development and to emphasize SACICT’s role as a part of Thailand’s Creative Economy on Culture.

The fair has been the center of trading and networking amongst importers, exporters, manufacturers, traders, retailers, designers, distributors, wholesalers, merchandisers, and buyers from lifestyle businesses such as restaurants, hotels, etc. The fair has been widely appreciated and supported by the arts & crafts network locally and internationally.

Selected craft products at IICF 2017 portray the new designs, product development techniques, authentic and innovated materials, and integration of innovation and local wisdoms. The array of heritage, traditional, contemporary and innovative craft products are selected to join the fair to fulfill diversified needs of visitors. In addition, other activities which are crafts exhibition, competition exhibition, seminar, and DIY projects are featured at the fair.

  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Number of Exhibitors 181 units 210 units 280 units 300 units 300 units 350 units
Number of exhibitor countries More than 20 countries More than 30 countries More than 30 countries More than 30 countries More than 30 countries More than 30 countries
Exhibition areas 4,200 sqm. 5,240 sqm. 9,600 sqm. 9,600 sqm. 9,600 sqm. 9,600 sqm.
Number of Visitors 7,000 visitors 10,000 visitors 15,000 visitors 20,000 visitors 20,000 visitors 20,000 visitors