More than 2000 visitors from 31 countries visited the first edition of DeburringEXPO in Karlsruhe from the 13th through the 15th of October, 2015. With 108 exhibitors from eleven countries (22% from outside of Germany), event promoters fairXperts GmbH & Co. KG succeeded in putting together comprehensive, representative offerings in the areas of deburring, rounding and polishing. The unique platform drew 2038 visitors to the Karlsruhe Exhibition Centre. 14.8% of the visitors came from countries outside of Germany.
“Due to the fact that this was a premiere event, we came to Karlsruhe with minimal expectations and were pleasantly surprised. Feedback from the visitors was tremendous and practically every visitor had a concrete task in hand, for which a solution is required. Many brought components and drawings along with them, making in-depth discussions possible which resulted in tangible projects. We’ll exhibit again at DeburringEXPO in 2017”, reports Jürgen Mang from sales at Kennametal Extrude Hone GmbH.
And it wasn’t just the number of visitors that resulted in satisfaction amongst the exhibitors, but rather their high levels of technical qualification and decision making authority as well. 94.6% of the expert visitors are involved in company procurement processes. For Costa Levigatrici S.p.A., an Italian manufacturer of deburring and polishing machines, this led to definite orders: “All of the visitors came here in search of solutions for their own specific deburring tasks, some of which have to be implemented on short notice. Consequently, we were able to sell two machines directly at the event and establish lots of very valuable contacts. It was a very successful trade fair for us and I think we’ll exhibit again at DeburringEXPO 2017”, explains sales manager Roberto Martini.
The expert forum was one of the highlights at DeburringEXPO. 1473 visitors took advantage of it during the three-day trade fair in order to expand their knowledge of various issues regarding all aspects of deburring, rounding and polishing, and to exchange experience. Roughly one third of the expert visitors chose the day on which they attended the trade fair on the basis of the agenda for the expert forum.
The next DeburringEXPO to their trade fair calendars, which will take place at the Karlsruhe Exhibition Centre from the 10th through the 12th of October, 2017.