Imex records its best show yet

A record number of hosted buyers, exhibitors and visitors made last month’s Imex in Frankfurt the most successful to date. The three-day show saw a total of 7,000 visitors (an increase of 13% over 2004), 3,000 exhibitors from 140 countries (up 20%) and more than 3,000 hosted buyers (up 6%). Chairman Ray Bloom said that the show’s above average year-on-year growth comes from the quality of both the show’s exhibitors and buyers, which created a focused environment for business. "The 25,000 appointments made online before the show had even started demonstrates that our buyers really intend to do serious business here and make contacts," he said. Imex 2006 will take place from 30 May to 1 June in Frankfurt.

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