With 12,182 visitors and 515 exhibitors, this year’s PCIM Europe that took place on 7 – 9 May in Nuremberg registered another record result. As far as the Conference is concerned, the numbers were on the same level as the previous year, showing a slight upward trend with 804 international delegates.
Increase in international exhibitors and visitors
More than half of this year’s exhibiting companies are based outside of Germany; the number of American enterprises was a remarkable 14%. Furthermore, China, Italy, Great Britain, France and Japan were strongly represented. 76% of the exhibitors rated the PCIM Europe “good” or “very good” and they praised, in particular, the quality of trade visitors at their booths as well as the organization of the event.
The international trade visitors (46%) predominantly came from German-speaking countries, but also from Italy, Great Britain, France and the USA, the large proportion of decision-makers (79%) mirroring the superior quality of the clientele. 93% of the visitors would recommend the PCIM Europe to others and 75% of them intend to attend the exhibition again next year. Information on new products and trends was the most frequently mentioned objective (74%), followed by exchanging knowledge and experiences (62%), gaining an overview of the market (61%) and maintaining existing / establishing new business relations (57% and 55% respectively).
Cutting-edge Conference topics
Within the scope of the application-oriented conference, brand new topics from research and industry were presented to the public for the very first time in as many as 333 lectures and poster presentations. Delegates praised, above all, the high topicality and relevance of the shared content. 56% of this year’s attendees came from abroad; Japan being the strongest-represented country with 15%. France and the USA ranked two and three at 13% and 10%.
Power semiconductors, components and modules constituted the most popular range of topics by far (mentioned by 84% of the participants), while access to expert knowledge was the most important objective.
Further information on the structure of exhibitors, visitors and conference delegates as well as on the event itself is available for download in the press section of the website at pcim-europe.com.
The PCIM Europe 2020 will take place from 5 – 7 May 2020 in Nuremberg.
About Mesago Messe Frankfurt
Mesago, founded in 1982 and located in Stuttgart, specializes in exhibitions and conferences on various topics of technology. The company belongs to the Messe Frankfurt Group. Mesago operates internationally and is not tied to a specific venue. With 160 members of staff Mesago organizes events for the benefit of more than 3,300 exhibitors and over 110,000 trade visitors, conference delegates and speakers from all over the world. Numerous trade associations, publishing houses, scientific institutes and universities work with Mesago closely as advisers, co-organizers and partners. (mesago.com)
Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With more than 2,500* employees at 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of around €715* million. Thanks to its far-reaching ties with the relevant sectors and to its international sales network, the Group looks after the business interests of its customers effectively. A comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent). For more information, please visit our website at: www.messefrankfurt.com
*preliminary figures 2018
- Detailed Statistics on the PCIM Europe 2019 now available (docx, 118 KB)
- Infographic PCIM Europe 2019 (jpg, 183 KB)