Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of Ho Chi Minh City (HAWA), Vietnam is a voluntary organization, founded in 1990. Until December 2015, there are 361 enterprises (of which, 100% are legal entities) in the industries as mentioned in its name.
Due to the shrink of industrial land capacity within Ho Chi Minh City, our members have to extend their production site to provinces outside. As well, for our activities have been developing more intensively; enterprises from other provinces as Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Long An, Hanoi, Ben Tre, … after learning about our prestige also want to join into HAWA. Almost of them are exporting companies.
HAWA is the organizer of the biggest international furniture trade fair in Vietnam, VIFA EXPO since 2007 (every March); and the domestic furniture trade fair, VIFA HOME since 2010 (every November). For more details, visit the website: www.vifafair.com).
We are also the organizer of the most famous furniture design competition annually in Vietnam (Blossom Apricot Award), to search new talent for Vietnamese furniture industry since 2002. For more details, visit the website: www.hawa.org.vn).
HAWA is a member of the following international organizations:
– ASEAN Furniture Industrial Council (AFIC)
– Forest Legality Alliance (FLA) – USA
– Forest Sector Support Partnership (FSSP)
– Vietnam Trade Facilitation Alliance (VTFA)