24 March 2018 
11 October 2017

New 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. The brochure presents data provided by 14 organisations operating in 25 countries, including Germany's FKM - Society for Voluntary Control of Fair and Exhibition Statistics.

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Key figures for about 2,600 exhibitions in Europe are contained in the brochure entitled “Euro Fair Statistics 2016”.
With these statistics the countries involved aim to facilitate the planning of exhibitions and evaluation of exhibition success, in particular for companies operating Europe-wide. In total, the exhibitions reported 724,000 exhibitors, 71.6 million visitors and 24.8 million square meters of stand space. Of the registered exhibitions, 38 per cent were fairs for trade visitors, 30 per cent events for consumers only and 32 per cent were fairs for trade visitors and the general public. UFI estimates that the events in this report represent about 60 per cent of the European exhibition market.

The exhibitions covered took place in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Luxemburg, Moldavia, Monaco, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Turkey and Ukraine. In each case, public accountants or industry organisations ensured the relevant rules were observed. The FKM – Society for Voluntary Control of Fair and Exhibition Statistics is responsible for the auditing system and the body of rules in Germany and for auditing a number of exhibitions in Italy.

Here you can download the brochure entitled "Euro Fair Statistics 2016".



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