The 11th edition of SICAM fair 2019 – an international fair for the components, accessories, and semi-finished products for the furniture industry, witnessed a significant increase in the exhibitors and visitors. These indicators point to the ever growing reliance of global furniture industry on this fair. The sector’s most qualified professionals from all over the world were in Pordenone, Italy – the show venue. Over 8,000 enterprises visited the SICAM Fair 2019 fair to create business for the over 600 companies exhibiting their technology and design products at the highest global level throughout the ten halls covering an area of 16,500 sqm of stand space. Click here for SICAM Fair 2018 report.
The truly international character of SICAM was extremely high yet again. On the exhibitor side, 27% of companies at the fair came from 32 foreign countries. Also, the visitors comprised 69% were Italian and 31% international – from 109 countries. Germany and China were the best represented among the visitors, two markets that are, in different ways, global leaders in furniture manufacturing for the different market brackets. There was also great influx from Central and Eastern European countries, above all Russia and Ukraine. There was also a strong increase in visitors from North Africa and Middle and Far Eastern countries, especially Iran.
The greatest indicator of the industry’s appreciation of SICAM’s effectiveness in this regard is seen in how many companies from all over the world return here to exhibit. ‘This year 93% of companies returned, including top level enterprises,’ explained Mr.Carlo Gobbi, the organiser of SICAM. He added, ‘The quality of attendees and exhibitions always prevails at SICAM and this is the direct reason for the quality and high international attendance rate of visitors.’
Many top players from the components and accessories sector were present in Pordenone once again this year with their innovative solutions, original products, ideas and technologies. SICAM Fair 2019 offered them focussed four days of quality business meetings. The format of SICAM is focused on developing commercial and marketing contacts between the companies offering their products at the stands and the visitors arriving from all over the world.
The 12th edition of SICAM, will be held in Pordenone from October 13-16, 2020.