Every two years there is one focal point in the sector: photokina, the world’s leading imaging fair. photokina brings together the industry, trade, professional users and end consumers with a passion for photography — in a way no other event can match. Be sure you don’t miss the world’s most important platform for placing orders, gathering information and enjoying exciting experiences — from September 16 to 21, 2014 in Cologne.
Final Report 2012: photokina - the leading sector fair - now more international than ever
photokina reaffirms its position as the world's leading innovation and business platform for the photography and imaging sector
Some 185,000 visitors from around the globe come to the fair in 2012
Greater international scope than ever before
Cologne is the central meeting place for the global photo and imaging industry
The 32nd photokina, which ended on Sunday, 23rd September 2012, was a great success. Some 185,000 visitors from 166 countries attended the world's leading fair for the photography and imaging sector, which marked an increase in visitors from the prior event in 2010 (181,464). The share of trade visitors was 48.8 per cent; 42.5 per cent of these visitors came from abroad, a significant increase (7.5 per cent) compared with the equivalent figure for the prior event. In particular, photokina recorded a substantial increase in the number of specialist dealers and imaging professionals from Asia (16 per cent), North America (26 per cent), and Eastern Europe (40 per cent). "The further increase in the international scope of the fair and the extensive ordering activity by trade visitors underscored photokina's significance as the world's leading business platform for the sector," said Gerald Böse, CEO of Koelnmesse GmbH.
photokina 2012 figures:
A total of 1,158 companies from 41 countries participated in photokina 2012, with 63 % of the exhibitors coming from abroad. The exhibiting firms included 280 exhibitors and 140 additionally represented firms from Germany and 523 exhibitors and 215 additionally represented firms from abroad. Including the estimates for the last day of the fair, around 185,000 visitors from 166 countries came to photokina 2012.
The next photokina Köln - World of Imaging - will take
place from Tuesday, 16th September to Sunday, 21st September 2014.
There are plenty of reasons to join us FOR THE PHOTOKINA COLOGNE Trade Fair .
You will meet knowledgeable industry leaders who will address a range of topics, link informative strategies for building your business, and learn how European demographics and psychographics differ from those in the U.S.
Put simply, if you want to tap into the vital European business market, you need to be at the PHOTOKINA COLOGNE Trade Fair and Trade Show with TTI Travel, the Trade Fair Travel Specialists!
photokina | Globally unique and successful
September 16 - 21, 2014
photokina - No. 1 in the sector
185,000 visitors from 166 countries attended
1,158 companies from 41 countries participated in photokina 2012
63 % of the exhibitors coming from abroad.