International Exhibition for Fine and Speciality Chemicals
Chemspec Europe 2016 ended with 30 % more visitors
02.08.2016 – The 31st International Exhibition for Fine and Speciality Chemicals, held from 1 to 2 June 2016 at the Basel Messe Exhibition Centre, ended with highly positive results. With a total of 394 exhibitors and 6388 attendees from all regions of the world, the specialised industry event could increase its overall attendance figure (exhibitors, visitors, media and conference delegates) by 18 % compared to the previous event in Cologne in 2015. This year’s exhibition attracted a total of 3799 trade visitors, which represents an increase in visitors by 30 %.
“We want to congratulate all participants for this success”, says Nicola Hamann, Managing Director of the organisers, Mack Brooks Exhibitions. “The record results of Chemspec Europe 2016 reinforce the show’s position as the premier trading and networking event for the fine and speciality chemicals industry in Europe. Manufacturers, suppliers, commodity traders, distributors, agents and purchasers praised the event as a high-calibre platform for expert exchange and business on a global scale. Basel, one of the central European hubs for this industry sector, offered an attractive location and the atmosphere in the modern exhibition hall was buoyant throughout the two exhibition days,” explains Nicola Hamann.
At Chemspec Europe 2016, a total of 394 exhibitors from 25 countries offered a wide choice of fine and speciality chemicals for a large range of different applications. Largest European exhibitor countries were Great Britain, Germany, France and Switzerland; major Asian exhibitor countries were China and India; and there was also a strong participation of companies from the USA. Visitors at Chemspec Europe 2016 came from 59 countries.
92% of exhibitors stated on-site that they intended to exhibit again at the next Chemspec Europe, held from 31 May to 1 June 2017, in Munich, Germany.
The 31st International Exhibition for Fine and Speciality Chemicals, held from 1 to 2 June 2016 at the Basel Messe Exhibition Centre, ended with highly positive results