10 Jul, 2018
Top 13 FMCG Expos
Consumer behavior is consistently changing, which leads to structural changes in trade and commerce presenting consistently new challenges to the industry. Online-Shops and digital payment systems, to name just two aspects, require adaptation of business processes. Expos and fairs accordingly retain their positions as major sources of information to present and learn about new trends, innovations and solutions. No other medium is capable of presenting such a comprehensive overview in such concise form. The world’s leading trade fairs in diverse branches are listed below.
ANUGA (Cologne, Germany, 5−9 October 2019) is the largest and the most important industry meeting point as the figures of 2017 once again impressively demonstrate: with 7,405 exhibitors and around 165,000 visitors it is clearly the number one event!
SIAL (Paris, France, 21-25 October 2018) in 2018 will be a bigger source of inspiration than ever for the world’s food industry. 7,020 companies from more than 109 countries will be presenting their products to retail and foodservice professionals.
Cosmoprof Worldwide (Bologna, Italy, 14−18 March 2019) aims at facilitating networking and business opportunities for 150,000 visitors and 2,822 exhibitors: companies, retailers and professionals visiting the show, creating a tailor made fair to meet the specific needs of each sector, both under the perspective of exhibitors and attendees.
ProWein (Dusseldorf, Germany, 17−19 March 2019) is the world’s leading trade fair for wine and spirits, the largest industry meeting for professionals from viticulture, production, trade and gastronomy.
FRUIT LOGISTICA (Berlin, Germany, 6−8 February 2019) covers every single sector of the fresh produce business by 3,239 exhibitors from 84 countries and provides to 78,000 visitors a complete picture of the latest innovations, products and services at every link in the international supply chain.
IBA (Munich, Germany, 15−20 September 2018) is the world’s leading trade fair for bakery, confectionery and snacks since 1949. 1,309 exhibitors from 57 countries present the industry’s latest innovations, trends and technical developments to 77,814 visitors from 167 countries
BIOFACH (Nuremberg, Germany, 13−16 February 2019) the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food, connect organic marketplaces with international demand. It is the meeting place for 3,218 exhibitors and 50,000 trade visitors from 134 countries: supply and demand, raw materials and convenience products, manufacturers and buyers, as well as politics and media.
ISM (Cologne, Germany, 27−30 January 2019) is the largest and most important sweets and snacks fair in the world (1,656 exhibitors, 37,500 visitors). Every year the international sector meets to introduce, discover and discuss the latest trends, the newest products and the most up-to-dates perspectives. The entire global market is reflected in ISM’s range of products, which is broader than that of any other comparable trade fair
INTERZOO (Nuremberg, Germany, 19−22 May 2020) is the world’s biggest trade fair for the international pet industry, manufacturers, wholesalers and service providers from 1,989 exhibitors from 66 countries present products for pets and innovative pet supplies.
INTERNORGA (Hamburg, Germany, 15−19 March 2019) is the leading international HoReCa show, a trend driver in this dynamic market, constantly creating new highlights in the out-of-home market. This is where market leaders and newcomers alike meet the industry’s top decision-makers (1,300 exhibitors from 25 countries and around 100,000 visitors).
IGW Green Week (Berlin, Germany, 18−27 January 2019) is the origin of the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA). This is where over 80 international ministries and food producers meet — their displays reveal the fascinating world of the food and beverage industries.
Ambiente (Frankfurt, Germany, 8−12 February 2019) At the world’s most important consumer goods trade fair you’ll be able to experience all the latest ideas and products at first hand — from the global market spectrum to industry trends and future visions. And interest in the fair is increasing as the high number of buyers makes Ambiente attractive to even more exhibitors from around the world. This year 4,376 exhibitos from 88 countries come to Ambiente.
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