EuroShop14_MK27306EuroShop14_BL14024GERMANY: A record-breaking 109,000 trade visitors attended EuroShop in Düsseldorf this week, the organiser has revealed.

The five-day triennial event, which ended yesterday, was spread over 200,000m² of the Düsseldorf exhibition centre.

Two thirds of EuroShop visitors travelled to Düsseldorf from 110 different countries. There were significantly higher numbers from outside of Europe, from North, Central and South America as well as from the entire Asian region. In terms of European countries, more trade visitors from the Eastern countries such as the Baltic region and the Russian Federation were represented in Düsseldorf. Delegations of large retail chains from such countries as Brazil, Colombia, Canada, the USA and China also participated.

73% of all EuroShop visitors were executives, two thirds of all visitors stated they were involved in their companies’ decision–making processes.

The 2,226 exhibitors from 57 countries included the market leaders from all these segments as well as young enterprises from growth markets.

The next EuroShop will be held from March 5 -9,