FESPA Eurasia 2017 is a hit
It has been yet another successful year for FESPA Eurasia, as the Istanbul-based exhibition welcomed 8,761 unique visitors over the course of four days in December. The final figure represents an increase when compared to FESPA Eurasia 2016, which registered 8,232 unique visitors during the same four day period.
Visitors from the host country, Turkey, made up the majority of the audience, with visitors also travelling from further afield. The top 10 attending countries outside Turkey include: Bulgaria, Tunisia, Iran, Greece, Iraq, Germany, China, Algeria, Russia and Morocco.
The specialty print event saw over 150 companies, including over 500 print brands such as HP, Mimaki and Roland, as well as local manufacturers including Optimum Digital Planet, Turan Kimya, SDS and Solvetex and local distributors FPI (d.gen distributor), Tecpro (Epson distributor), Saatçioğlu (Durst distributor) and Folpa (Mutoh distributor), showcasing their latest technology, equipment and applications to the region’s sign and print companies.
Buying intent was high at the exhibition with an average budget of €134,678 per visitor. 80 percent of visitors confirmed they had plans to buy at the exhibition or within the next 12 months and 93 percent of attendees were decision-makers or involved in the decision-making process.
The majority of visitors viewed FESPA Eurasia as a key opportunity to meet with international manufacturers and suppliers to learn more about current market trends and discover new product information, while 82 percent felt that attending FESPA Eurasia would prove beneficial for business.
Also at the event, Ivan Tenchev was crowned Wrap Master for the third year running, in the World Wrap Masters Eurasia competition, sponsored by Hexis and Carwrapper 3D. The contest took place every day of the show and provided vehicle wrappers with the chance to show off their skills to an international audience. “It is an honour to be recognised once again as the winner of this exciting competition,” commented Ivan. “I’ve enjoyed competing against so many talented wrappers and I look forward to attending the World Wrap Masters Final in Berlin at FESPA 2018.”
FESPA Eurasia 2018 will take place 6th to 9th December 2018. For Further information on FESPA Eurasia 2018 visit: www.fespaeurasia.com