E – The 25. edition of the ExpoReclam was held from January 16-18, 2013, in Hall 10 of the Ifema Convention Centre in Madrid – around a month earlier than the traditional venue date of mid-February. The show is organised by Reed Exhibitions Iberia. Registering 150 exhibitors (2012: around 200) the exhibition hall was not completely full. Several elaborately designed stands dominated the appearance of the show, but at the same time there were a lot of small uniform stands as well as the joint stands of the Spanish industry organisations FYVAR and AIMFAP. Furthermore, the distributor and supplier association FYVAR also celebrated its 60th anniversary hosting a gala dinner in the evening of the second day of the show.
In addition to Spanish suppliers also numerous international importers such as Mid Ocean Brands (who wasn’t present at the PSI in Düsseldorf this year) as well as specialists presented their portfolios. Two suppliers – JHK Trader and Toppoint – attracted plenty of attention in the exhibition hall with show trucks. As usual the Spanish show was dominated by promotional textiles, plus a special zone was dedicated to the suppliers of sustainable products this year.
The exact attendance figure was not available by the editorial deadline, nevertheless many exhibitors were satisfied with the number of guests especially on the first two days.
A detailed report will be printed in eppi magazine No. 91 (February 13, 2013).