How to find suppliers?
Building a website can cost less than a thousand dollars, and out of what you find on the three first pages of google (January 2019), only 2 furniture factories are actually worth working with. In a matter of facts, most of the biggest furniture factories do not even have a website.
Fairs and Exhibitions:
The issue here is the same than with internet. The entry ticket to exhibitions is cheap and any small unreliable furniture suppliers can afford their way in.
However, Indonesian Furniture Suppliers exhibiting in Europe usually are medium and large factories with important cash flow and production capacity which is most welcome in our industry. Beware to some exceptions that definitely do not deserve their positive reputation.
At Sourcing.Furniture, we know personally hundreds of factories, we know their reputation and even internal information we use to assess their ability to deliver,