BioFach and Vivaness 2011 - Nürnberg exhibition duo delights the global organic world
- 2,544 exhibitors and 44,592 trade buyers at world-leading exhibition
- Vivaness: 198 exhibitors inspired global natural cosmetics professionals
- Politics and sector set course for the future
BioFach, the World Organic Trade Fair, and Vivaness, the Trade Fair for Natural Personal Care and Wellness, welcomed 44,592 visitors (2010: 43,669) to the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg from 16–19 February 2011. The professional audience from 131 countries (2010: 119) were delighted with the four-day display of innovative organic food, eco-textiles and natural cosmetics. Some 1,150 media representatives from 37 countries reported on the exhibitions all over the world. Inspiring congress events provided a lively exchange of views. The internationality of the visitors rose to 43 %. Besides Germany with 24,954 trade buyers, the following countries were represented particularly strongly: Austria (1,795), Italy (1,417), France (1,344), the Netherlands (1,233) and Switzerland (906). The 2,544 exhibitors at the exhibition duo travelled from 86 countries. The international share was 70 %. Besides Germany with 752 exhibitors, Italy (419), Spain (181), France (184), Austria (104) and the Netherlands (86) were convincing with their strong contingents of exhibitors.
What the experts say
||“The mood at Vivaness was optimistic and our stand was always well visited. We held intensive talks with traders and raw material suppliers and our customers were really pleased to see us. The exhibition therefore offered us a good opportunity for cultivating close contacts with our sales partners.” Inka Bihler, Press and Public Relations, Wala/ Dr.Hauschka, Bad Boll (D)|
||“The variety of brands is impressive both in the market and at Vivaness and is becoming more and more international. The exhibition is ideal for showing your presence and talking to visitors. The congress was also interesting and many of our field service staff enjoyed using the Vivaness Forum.” Sabine Kästner, Press Officer, Laverana, Wennigsen (D)|
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BioFach GloballyBioFach Nürnberg with its daughters in Boston, São Paulo, Shanghai, Tokyo and Mumbai attracted some 3,800 exhibitors and 100,000 trade visitors from production, processing, trade and services in 2010.
BioFach Globally dates 2011:
|BioFach China, Shanghai||26-28 May 2011|
|BioFach America, Baltimore||22-24 September 2011|
|BioFach America Latina und Expo Sustentat, Sao Paulo||5-7 October 2011|
|BioFach Japan, Tokio||1-3 November 2011|
|BioFach India, Bangalore||10-12 November 2011|
Namaste and welcome India!The international organic sector meets next time in Nürnberg from
15–18 February 2012, when the world-leading exhibition BioFach focuses on India as Country of the Year.
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The full closing report and what the experts say please find for download below.
Ansprechpartner für Presse und Medien:
Barbara Böck, Helen Kreisel-Gebhard
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