Training & Events


FIRA International Ltd delivers a wide range of conferences and training courses designed to keep its members, along with the whole furniture supply chain abreast of industry developments and business opportunities.

Our training days and events provide businesses with an ideal networking opportunity and strive to inspire and educate the industry on a breadth of issues.

FIRA puts its 65 years worth of industry experience into delivering informative, smart training courses to cater for the whole furniture supply-chain.

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Upcoming Events:

FIRA Open Day
Event Thursday 18 May, 2017 - 10:00

Find out how we can help you meet your business needs by attending one of our Open Days.

Clerkenwell Design Week
Exhibition Tuesday 23 May, 2017 - 10:00

​Clerkenwell is home to more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet, making it truly one of the most important design hubs in the world. To celebrate this rich and diverse community, Clerkenwell Design Week has created a showcase of leading UK and international brands and companies presented in a series of showroom events, exhibitions and special installations that take place across the area.

Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) Training
Training Tuesday 06 Jun, 2017 - 9:00

The Furniture Industry Research Association, in conjunction with Lighthouse Safety Training, are hosting a session on the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015). The CDM 2015 regulations aim to improve health and safety in the construction industry. Virtually everyone involved in a construction project has legal duties under CDM 2015, whether work is being carried out for commercial or domestic clients. The scope of CDM 2015 applies to designers, principal designers, principal contractors, contractors and workers.

EU Timber Regulation Awareness Training
Training Monday 12 Jun, 2017 - 10:00

FIRA's EUTR Awareness Training course is designed to enable organisations to understand their legal obligations when importing, selling and trading timber and timber products in the EU.

Flammability Course - Upholstered Furniture for Domestic and Contract Use
Training Wednesday 12 Jul, 2017 - 10:00

Understanding the requirements of the UK flammability regulations can be difficult. This course is designed to give an overview of the regulations and requirements for different types of upholstered furniture items and assistance in understanding what is needed to ensure your products are compliant.

FIRA Open Day
Event Thursday 19 Oct, 2017 - 10:00

Find out how we can help you meet your business needs by attending one of our Open Days.

Flammability Course - Upholstered Furniture for Domestic and Contract Use
Training Wednesday 15 Nov, 2017 - 10:00

Understanding the requirements of the UK flammability regulations can be difficult. This course is designed to give an overview of the regulations and requirements for different types of upholstered furniture items and assistance in understanding what is needed to ensure your products are compliant.