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2017-10-06 Key figures for about 2,600 exhibitions in Europe

Key figures for about 2,600 exhibitions in Europe
Exhibitor and visitor figures for 2,590 exhibitions in Europe are contained in the brochure entitled “Euro Fair Statistics 2016” now published by UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry. Go to press info

2017-09-20 Positive mood in the economy boosts strong first half-year for German trade fairs

Positive mood in the economy boosts strong first half-year for German trade fairs
The reason for the positive results in exhibitor and visitor participation in the first half-year of 2017 was, first, the strong consumer and investment climate in Germany. Another factor is the widespread confidence in the German economy regarding the effectiveness of trade fairs as an instrument. Go to press info

2017-09-12 AUMA publishes „German Trade Fair Industry Review 2016“

AUMA publishes „German Trade Fair Industry Review 2016“
The review details developments in the trade fair industry in 2016 and provides an outlook for the future. The chapter “Exhibitions abroad“ examines the market situation around the world. Go to press info

2017-09-04 Trade fairs in Germany in 2016: More than 3 million foreign visitors for the first time

Trade fairs in Germany in 2016: More than 3 million foreign visitors for the first time
The spectrum of foreign visitors is by no means limited to Europe. Around 740,000 people, or 23% of all foreign visitors, came from countries outside Europe. Go to press info

2017-07-24 Certified data for exhibition planning

Certified data for exhibition planning
The Chairman of FKM – Society for Voluntary Control of Fair and Exhibition Statistics, Klaus Dittrich, explained: “FKM data allow exhibitors and visitors to clearly identify how relevant an exhibition really is for them; above all, exhibitors can assess whether they will encounter their target group”. Go to press info

2017-07-10 More exhibitors from the Middle East and Africa at German trade fairs

More exhibitors from the Middle East and Africa at German trade fairs
In 2016, there were significantly more exhibitors from Africa, the Middle East and Latin America at German trade fairs than in previous years. Growth drivers in the international participation numbers, however, also, remain China as well as South, East and Central Asia. Go to press info

2017-06-15 ExpertsForum highlighted the theme of science at trade fairs

ExpertsForum highlighted the theme of science at trade fairs
How can the contacts between research institutions and companies at trade fairs be fostered more effectively and what role does the exhibition organiser have in that? This question was the focus of the ExpertsForum "Trade Shows as Innovation Hubs – Science to Business" Go to press info

2017-06-14 German trade fair organisers post record sales in 2016

German trade fair organisers post record sales in 2016
Trade fair developments in Germany have not been significantly impaired by the more difficult foreign trade conditions. The 186 exhibitions held in 2016 again showed slight growth over their respective preceding events – despite uncertainties due to the upcoming Brexit as well as protectionist tendencies in major foreign markets. Go to press info

2017-06-13 German exhibition centers invest in quality

German exhibition centers invest in quality
An AUMA survey in 2017 showed that exhibition centers of regional significance have a total hall floor space of 381,815 m², which means that Germany currently has nearly 3.2 million m² of hall space available for exhibitions. Go to press info

2017-04-21 Global Exhibitions Day on 7th June 2017

Global Exhibitions Day on 7th June 2017
The Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA) is planning to hold an expert forum entitled “Trade Shows as Innovation Hubs – Science to Business” at the Technical University Berlin. Go to press info

2017-01-31 Exhibitions in Germany: Strong programme in 2016 fuels record numbers

Exhibitions in Germany: Strong programme in 2016 fuels record numbers
International and national exhibitions in Germany posted exceptionally good overall results in 2016: the year’s 186 fairs registered around 191,000 exhibitors who booked more than 7.5 million square metres of stand space. Go to press info