Biofach drawed some 50,000 visitors
At Biofach/Vivaness 2018, two new halls, the "Next Generation" focus topic and the special show "Organic right from the start" on organic cultivation and breeding inspired some 50,000 visitors from 134 countries. 3,218 exhibitors prestented their products.
More than 150 individual sessions at the Biofach and Vivaness Congress attracted the interest of 9,000 participants. The highlights included one of the sessions on Next Generation entitled ‘Generation Y & Z: Starting up BIO. The organic market is determining how to reach the target group of young adults’ by Simon Schnetzer, a researcher in the field of youth, which welcomed 175 attendees. Altogether, the biggest number of participants was again counted at congress sessions devoted to the development of the sector in 2018.
At Biofach, ‘The German organic market: Facts, figures and analysis’ attracted 203 attendees and the ‘Global Organic Market Overview’ lecture had an audience of 181. At Vivaness, 125 people were inspired at ‘the natural and organic cosmetic market in 2017’ with a review and outlook.
The international sector will next meet at the Biofach and Vivaness from 13 to 16 February 2019. Some 96 per cent of this year’s visitors have already saved the date and said that they definitely intend to return.