Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / 80,000 visitors from 120 countries visit Ispo 2016
80,000 visitors from 120 countries visit Ispo 2016
01
Feb '16
More than 80,000 visitors from 120 countries visited sports business trade show Ispo Munich 2016 which was held from January 24 to 27.

“Visitor numbers increased from Italy, Switzerland and Austria, while there were also a large number of visitors from Russia and the Ukraine,” a press release from the organisers Messe Munchen stated.

According to the organisers, the high share of foreign visitors or 87 per cent emphasises the international character of the trade show.

CEO of Messe München Klaus Dittrich said, “Following the challenging pre-Christmas sales conditions the mood was definitely better than expected.”

“The plethora of innovations and new products further strengthened the confidence of the industry to be able to weather the latest challenges presented by climate and market structure changes,” he added.

“There were new exhibitors in all segments, particularly in Health & Fitness and Outdoor and the new hall distribution received positive feedback from both exhibitors and visitors,” Messe Munchen too added.

For the first time, users of the new Ispo website were able to follow the daily activities at the trade show online, while in the future, the site will provide relevant industry information all year long.

“A special editorial team will manage the site and provide news and background reports from the world of sporting goods,” the organisers informed.

An exhibitor, Martin Axelhed, CEO at Fjällräven from Sweden said, “Ispo 2016 offers the optimal platform on which we can position Fjällräven as a brand in a global environment.”

“We are pleased with the large number of international visitors to the event and the 365-day-concept promises us a lot of potential and we want to use the services even more in the coming year,” he noted.

Kai Tutschke, CEO at Dach Garmin from Germany and also an exhibitor too said, “Ispo 2016 could not have been any better for us, as this was also reflected by the interest of the media and the orders from our dealers.”

“Ispo has established itself as a fixed element of our trade show appearances for our company and we appreciate the important dialogue with our retailers, journalists, athletes and opinion leaders,” Tutschke remarked.

ISPO also attracted prominent sports officials and athletes like FC Bayern coach Pep Guardiola as well as the successful professional alpinist and this year's ISPO Trophy recipient Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner.

They also included former Olympic weightlifting champion Matthias Steiner, Philipp Lahm, FC Bayern team captain and speed skater Claudia Pechstein.

Additional guests included the world's best-known bike trial rider, Danny MacAskill and two-time Olympic champion and five-time ski racing world champion Ted Ligety. (AR)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 19th Sep 2017

Karl Mayer expands service operations in Asia

Karl Mayer, a world leader in the production of warp knitting and...

Textiles | On 19th Sep 2017

Welspun bags Made in Green label by Oeko-Tex

Welspun, a leading home textiles manufacturer, has been awarded Made...

Courtesy: SGS

Textiles | On 19th Sep 2017

SGS expands testing facilities in Naucalpan, Mexico

SGS has expanded testing facilities in Naucalpan, Mexico, creating a...

Interviews View All

Varinder Singh Jawanda
Trendy Bharat

Sizing and fitting issues are inherent problems for companies expanding...

Pinkesh Jain
Everflow Petrofils Ltd

‘An innovative technology which India needs desperately is the...

Subhashini Srinivasan
The S Studio

Ethnicwear market will see an upward trend if uniqueness and quality are...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Anisha Chaudhari
Threads & Shirts

Threads & Shirts is a freshly-tailored concept providing men/women a...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

September 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
74.5%
No
12.8%
Skip
12.8%

Total Votes: 47

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
61.7%
No
25.5%
Skip
12.8%

Total Votes: 47

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.2%
No
6.4%
Skip
6.4%

Total Votes: 47

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
70.2%
No
10.6%
Skip
19.1%

Total Votes: 47


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search