FESPA 2017 Sets Records for Attendance
FESPA 2017 (Hamburg, May 8-12) brought together printers and signmakers from 139 countries, making it the most international FESPA ever. The largest visitor groups were from Germany, the UK, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Denmark and Poland. Of the 20,456 unique visitors who came to FESPA 2017 and its co-located events, the majority opted to stay at the event for two days, bringing total attendance to 39,224.
With almost 100 first-time exhibitors on the show floor, visitors had access to a comprehensive line-up of suppliers of technology, materials for printing and signmaking, consumables and accessories. Numerous significant announcements of new textile printing solutions were made by many vendors in Hamburg, and developments in soft signage a dominant topic of discussion with visitors. Printed interior décor applications were also prevalent throughout the event.
During the show, FESPA took reservations for almost 80% of the available floor space at FESPA 2018 in Berlin, requiring two further halls to meet exhibitor demand.
FESPA 2018 incorporating European Sign Expo will take place at Messe Berlin, Germany from May 15-18, 2018.