The Operator

Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of Ho Chi Minh City (HAWA) was established as a non-governmental organization and volunteer association in 1991. HAWA recently has over 600 members, operating in all the important fields of the industry, including:

  • Indoor and Outdoor furniture
  • Home accessories and handicrafts: artworks, sculptures, wall decor items, fabric and cushions, gifts, toys, and other decorative objects
  • Trade: timber, machinery, varnish, hardware…
  • Service provider: logistic, banking, and insurance

During 30 years of operation, HAWA has contributed a great deal to the development of Vietnam furniture and handicraft, becoming the most long-standing association of the industry. HAWA has been holding many important activities to promote and connect Vietnam furniture to the world.

HAWA is operating and developing a number of significant projects, including Vietnam Furniture Matching Week, Online exhibition platform – HopeFairs, Wood certification, and traceability system – HAWA DDS… HAWA also hosts a series of significant events, seminars, webinars… related to the industry. The matching and supporting B2B for HAWA’s members are comprehensively organized with both offline and online programs where international buyers can effortlessly “meet” Vietnam furniture and handicraft manufacturers!

HAWA takes proceeds from the shows and reinvests them back into the industry through supporting activities as a means of fulfilling HAWA’s core purpose of helping wood and handicraft enterprises sustain strong profitable businesses.

For more information, please contact:


Email: [email protected] 

Hotline: +84 902 507 770

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