Masters degree content to target skills shortage has been finalised

The content of an International Masters Degree, designed to tackle the furniture industry’s skills shortage, has been finalised. The IM-FUTURE project, which involves seven European partners including the British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM), has now developed

BFM feature IM-FUTURE project in display stand at January Furniture Show 2018

Delegates at BFM event learn about the IMFUTURE project

On 15th November 2017, over 50 delegates from the furniture industry learnt about the IMFUTURE project from a presentation by Jackie Bazeley, BFM Managing Director.   There were many well  known manufacturers in the audience from

IM-FUTURE in 56th Yecla´s International Furniture Show

Yecla's International Furniture Show took place last September 25th to 28th, and CETEM participated with its own stand, in which they took the opportunity to disseminate the goals and activities of the IM-Future European project

January 2017 Furniture Show

  Between 22nd and 25th of January 2017 the UK’s major furniture show took place. The BFM took the opportunity to display on its stand at the January Furniture Show an information leaflet on the

BFM members receive briefing on IM-FUTURE Project

At a design event in July 2017 BFM members receive briefing on IM-FUTURE Project.

UK trade press project coverage

      Other trade press article links: Furniture News Cabinet Maker

Master internațional pentru industria mobilei

Master internațional pentru industria mobilei

IM-FUTURE at BFM stand at Manchester Furniture Show – 16th to 18th July 2017


The British Furniture Manufacturers is one of seven European project partners working toward tackling the industry’s chronic skills shortage by developing an International Masters Degree for the furniture sector. The IM-FUTURE (International Masters Degree for