EuroTier 2016 has attracted 163,000 visitors, including 36,000 from outside Germany. The total number of exhibitors was 2,629 from 58 countries, said Dr Reinhard Grandke, CEO of the show’s organiser German Agricultural Society (DLG). In a press release, the DLG stated that “EuroTier has impressively demonstrated its great appeal to animal producers and experts from all over the world, and has underlined its leading position as the leading global trade fair for modern animal production.”
2016年EuroTier 吸引了163,000名游客，其中包括36,000名来自德国境外的游客。展会组织者德国农业协会(DLG)首席执行官Reinhard Grandke博士说，来自58个国家的参展商总数为2,629人。在新闻发言中，DLG表示“EuroTier令人印象深刻，它吸引着来自世界各地的动物生产者和专家，并强调了EuroTier作为现代动物生产领先的全球贸易展览会的领导地位”。
“In addition, the EnergyDecentral exhibition, which took place alongside EuroTier, has established itself as the international meeting place for the innovative energy supply industry.”
Visitors from outside Germany
Nearly 1 in 4 visitors were from outside Germany. These 36,000 farming professionals represented 5 continents, with the leading countries represented including the Netherlands, Austria, Great Britain, Denmark, Belgium, Switzerland and Poland. The proportion of visitors originating from outside Europe increased by a large margin, with more visitors than ever before coming from North and South America, as well as the Middle and Far East.
With some 127,000 trade visitors from Germany, attendance remained at the same high level as 2 years ago.
Solutions for the pig sector
The press release goes on to indicate that “the solutions on show for the pig sector reflected the changing regulatory environment. Key drivers here included pressure to increase efficiency as well as a continued focus on growing legal and social demands.”
“One of the key features of EuroTier is its unique range of feed and animal health offerings. With this wide range of solutions, suppliers of these product segments directly meet the needs of the producers of all major livestock species at the event.”
Interest from political arenas
This year, interest from both the national and international political arenas at EuroTier increased noticeably, DLG reflected. At the invitation of DLG, a range of German members of parliament from both federal and state government, as well as a large number of high-ranking delegations from all over the world, have attended the event.
The focus was on animal welfare, especially among attendees from Germany, and this also played a central role in the ensuing discussions in EuroTier’s technical programme, according to the German Agricultural Society.
The next EuroTier, which will include the EnergyDecentral exhibition, will take place from 13 to 16 November 2018 in Hanover, Germany.