The 17th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair will transform New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center into the international design community's destination of choice.

Saturday, May 14–Tuesday, May 17, 2005.  North America's premier event for contemporary design, the yearly Fair draws the most diverse assemblage of design professionals to an extraordinary display of the world's cutting-edge modern furniture, a rigorous curriculum of programs, and a full calendar of ancillary exhibits and features.

During the four days, the Fair's 145,000 net square feet (14,500 net square meters) will teem with more than 18,000 interior designers, architects, retailers, facility managers, wholesalers, store design professionals, hotel and restaurant designers, manufacturers, students, and members of the general public.

More than 500 exhibitors will display contemporary furniture, seating, lighting, carpet and flooring, wall coverings, textiles, accessories, kitchen and bath, outdoor furniture, and materials for residential and commercial interiors.  The combination of domestic and international exhibitors provides easy access to the best and hippest home and contract products.  The ICFF creates a global nexus of design: the Fair welcomes representatives from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, and U.S.  Contingents will also make the annual quest to this celebrated design hub: BEDG (British European Design Group), Furniture New York (New York), ICEX (Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade), Left Edge (California), Royal Danish Consulate General (Denmark), Swedish Trade Council (Sweden).

Saturday, May 14–Monday, May 16
10:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.