For more than two years, people from more than 100 countries have participated in the Fespa trade show
Nearly 8,000 people attended the Fespa Global Printing Expo recently held in Amsterdam, which returned for the first time since May 2019.
Despite the challenges posed by travel restrictions related to the new coronavirus, participants came from more than 100 countries. Of the 7,850 tourists to the Dutch capital, 49% were from the Benelux countries or Germany, followed by Italy, France, the United Kingdom, Spain and Poland.
The total number of page views is 11,130, which means that 42% of independent page views exceed one day, and 44% of them are owners or managing directors. Two-thirds of tourists said that they influence or make the final purchase decision in the business.
More than half of the attendees (54%) visited Fespa for the first time, including printers, indoor printing space décor, and the long-standing European station of the Wrap Masters competition.
Fespa CEO Neil Felton commented on the success of the exhibition. He said: “The feedback from exhibitors is enthusiastic. The enthusiasm for new technologies and consumables, as well as the optimism about the future. The buzzing in the hall is full of vitality, giving the impression that after so long, the delegates are once again exposed to the on-site event environment. Very confident and happy.
"For everyone in our community, the past two years have undoubtedly been challenging. In order to move forward, printers and sign manufacturers need to tap new opportunities, explore the latest technologies, and meet and share ideas with their peers. This year’s The event is an important milestone in our collective recovery. We hope that our next Global Printing Expo and European Sign Expo (will be held from May 31 to June 3, 2022 at the Berlin Exhibition Center, Germany) will finally let us The entire international community is acting again."
For those who cannot attend the event in person, Fespa offers a series of online content. Fespa's on-site meeting included dialogues with major exhibitors, printers and printing experts on the latest trends and innovations, and attracted 5,125 visitors during the four-day exhibition. These recordings can still be viewed on demand.