The organizer of the 18th period of the Plastics and Rubber International exhibition (Miano May 29th till June 1st, 2018) has released the brief statistics related to this highly appreciated international exhibitions and have publicized it since to day.
Mr. Mario Maggiani, the director of PLAST 2018 has explained in his circular that:
First of all, thank you for participating at the 18th edition of PLAST, just ended.
It is here available the statistics resume with the main figures of our exhibition.
In such resume, you will find also the link to the overall attendance at The Innovation Alliance joined by PLAST 2018, as well as the statistics of previous editions of PLAST (even though they are not perfectly comparable, for the reasons outlined in the same resume).
As usual, we welcome any comment, suggestions or proposals by your side to improve our exhibition, in view of the next edition of PLAST, which will be held in 2021 in dates which will be confirmed shortly, always in Fiera Milano, Rho.
Thanks for your kind attention.
And now the resume is as follow:
Dates: 29 May / 1 June 2018 (four days, within The Innovation Alliance)
Venue: FieraMilano (Rho), Halls 9-11, 13-15, 22-24
Exhibiting area: 55,000 sqm net (103,000 sqm gross)
Exhibits’ sectors: 75% machinery, 20% materials and products, 5% services
Exhibitors in total: 1,510 (57% from Italy and 43% from abroad, 1,049 direct and 461 through representatives)
Countries of origin of the exhibitors: 55
Satellite-shows: Rubber (for the rubber industry), 3D Plast (3D printing and similar technologies),
PlastMat (innovative materials)
Visiting hours: from 9.30am till 6pm
Visitors: 63,000 (27,5% from abroad, coming from 117 Countries)
Origin of foreign visitors: Europe (66,67%), Asia (21,35%), America (6,29%), Africa (4,94%), Oceania (0,75%)
First fifteen Countries of origin of visitors: Spain (8,86%), France (7,54%), Germany (6,23%), Turkey (5,54%), Switzerland (4,66%), Russian Federation (4,34%), Poland (3,63%), Slovenia (3,51%), Greece (3,04%), Rumania (2,99%), United Kingdom (2,53%), Portugal (2,25%), Belgium (2,19%), Netherlands (2,12%)
Percentage of visits: Tuesday (21,70%), Wednesday (29,16%), Thursday (28,49%), Friday (20,65%) Overall attendance at The Innovation Alliance:
Last PLAST editions’ statistics (2015 and 2012, five days, no coincidence with other exhibitions joining The Innovation Alliance): https://plastonline.org/archivioFiles/doc/PLAST%20it.pdf
PIMI, at the position of an exhibitor is now more hopeful to future, specially with respect to new and other changes which will happen in the future. Also PIMI is ready and promising that if there will be a necesity to helping hand from a media we are the one that are ready to cooperate.