ISPO MUNICH 2016 – Full House, Prominent Guests and Virtual Fitness Worlds
More than 80,000 visitors from 120 countries
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Many Prominent Guests from Sports and Government
More than 80,000 industry professionals from 120 countries came to ISPO MUNICH, the world’s largest sports business exhibition, held from January 24 to 27. Visitor numbers increased from Italy, Switzerland and Austria. There were also a large number of visitors from Russia and the Ukraine. The number of exhibitors also increased again: from 2,585 in the prior year to 2,645 exhibitors at this year’s event. The high share of foreign visitors (87 percent) emphasizes the international character of the trade show. The entire 180,000 square meters of exhibition space, covering 16 exhibition halls, were fully booked.
Klaus Dittrich, CEO and Chairman of Messe München, comments: “Following the challenging pre-Christmas sales conditions the mood was definitely better than expected. The plethora of innovations and new products presented at ISPO MUNICH further strengthened the confidence of the industry to be able to weather the latest challenges presented by climate and market structure changes.”