CALENDAR OF TRADE FAIRS IN 2O15
PMT POZNAŃ FAIR MAGAZINE special issue
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Good condition of Polish economy
Construction materials and technologies fairs
BUDMA / CBS / GLASS / INTERMASZ / INFRATEC / STONE / WINDOR-TECH
Industrial technology fairs ITM POLSKA / EPLA
Entrepreneurship fairs FRANCHISING FORUM / DNI PRZEDSIĘBIORCZOŚCI POZNAŃ / SUBCONTRACTING
Power industry fairs
EXPOPOWER / GREENPOWER
ZIELONE AGRO SHOW - POLSKIE ZBOŻA / KWZH / ROLTECHNIKA / AGRO-PARK
Garden and floristry fairs
Food industry fairs
GARDENIA / SPECJAL DAYS POLAGRA FOOD / TASTE OF THE REGIONS / POLAGRA TECH / PAKFOOD / BAKEPOL
Hotel and catering fairs
INVEST HOTEL / POLAGRA GASTRO
Automotive fairs MOTOR SHOW
Fashion fairs POZNAŃ FASHION FAIR
Beauty and fitness fairs LOOK / beautyVISION / FIT-EXPO / POZNAŃ SPORT FAIR
Fairs of wood and furniture technologies DREMA / FURNICA / SOFAB / DREMASILESIA
Interior design and arrangement fairs MEBLE POLSKA / ARENA DESIGN /HOME DECOR
Medical fairs POZNAŃ OPTICAL EXHIBITION
Sacred fairs SAKRALIA
Green fairs POLEKO / KOMTECHNIKA
Fairs for self-governments GMINA
Printing and advertising fairs POLIGRAFIA / REKLAMA 36O
Ladies and Gentlemen, A fair is more than just a place. It is a meeting of people. Such meetings always evoke emotions, which are in fact the quintessence of today’s fair. The other important ingredients include a dynamic and interesting presentation of the upcoming trends as well as an exchange of knowledge and views among experts. We have been taking care of all the ingredients for many years, organizing fair events and congresses. Additionally, a fair also stands for competition in renowned contests of Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie for such prestigious awards as the Gold Medal and Acanthus Aureus. The finishing year, 2O14, leaves us with lots of memories. I believe the coming years will also leave a mark in your memory by means of passion and professionalism of the whole team of Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie. Our Company is still developing, trying to meet the needs of its partners and customers. It offers much more than just a place, modern infrastructure and professional services of fair events, conferences and congresses. I am very pleased that I was given the chance to be the leader of the Fair over the last five years, from 2OO9 to 2O14. It was the period of global crisis Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie managed to go through successfully, increasing its exhibition market share, the number of fair events in Poland and abroad, the number of Polish and foreign visitors, as well as it managed to modernize its fair and congress infrastructure and take over the management of Lublin Fair. Together with my friends, the vice chairman Przemysław Trawa and Tomasz Kobierski, I would like to thank all our partners and guests, who contributed to the fair success. I myself will be at your disposal as far as the promotion of your companies, industry, agriculture and services in France is concerned, as this is where I was delegated to become our country’s ambassador by the President of Poland. The year 2O15 will commence with a new Board taking over the control of Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie. I am convinced that the Fair will not go astray and will keep providing you with lots of positive emotions, giving partner advice in many different fields and realizing even the most challenging ideas you may have, thus successfully promoting the domestic and foreign aspects of the Polish economy and its entrepreneurs. Andrzej Byrt Chairman of the Board of Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie
Education fairs EDUCATION FAIR / BOOKS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE / SCHOOL AND NURSERY EQUIPMENT EXHIBITION
TOUR SALON Fairs of passion and free time AQUA & ZOO / KNIEJE / BOATEX / RYBOMANIA / AKTYWNI 5O+ / CAVALIADA Poznań / CAVALIADA Warszawa / CAVALIADA Lublin / PGA / HOBBY / MUSIC LAB / HAPPY BABY / ART & CRAFT FESTIVAL
From left: Tomasz Kobierski, Andrzej Byrt, Premysław Trawa
Poznań Fair Magazine (special issue). An official magazine of Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie. Issued from 1959. Editor-in-Chief: Katarzyna Supa, email@example.com, Editing: Karolina Bartołd-Michalak, Renata Hille, Ewa Kozłowska, Karolina Makowska, Ewa Mrożek, Marta Radowska-Karpińska, Ilona Rosiak, Marta Rybko, Maria Szczepaniak-Kowalska, Katarzyna Świderska, Paulina Wasiluk, Marta Wiśniewska, Tomasz Wojciechowski, Miłosz Zagórski Advertising: Katarzyna Probala, firstname.lastname@example.org / Graphic project: Brandswork / Photogrphies: Archiwum MTP, Marcin Melanowicz, Piotr Piaseczny, Piotr Piosik, Dana Puciłowska / Print: Zakladały Poligraficzne Serigraf / Redaction: Głogowska 14, 6O-734 Poznań / Publisher: Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie Sp. z o.o. / Głogowska 14, 6O-734 Poznań, Poland, tel. +48 61 869 2O OO / e-mail: email@example.com, www.mtp.pl O2 / POZNAŃ FAIR MAGAZINE
Przed podjęciem decyzji o udziale w targach prosimy sprawdzić daty wydarzeń na stronie internetowej www.mtp.pl
26.O2 – 28.O2 GARDENIA Garden and Landscape Architecture Fair www.gardenia.mtp.pl
26.O2 – 28.O2 SPECIAL DAYS Holiday and Special Occasion Products Fair www.special-days.mtp.pl
O6.O2 – O8.O2 RYBOMANIA Angling Fair www.rybomania.com.pl
1O.O3 – 13.O3 BUDMA International Construction and Architecture Fair www.budma.pl
O6.O2 – O8.O2 BOATEX Swimming Equipment and Water Sports
O6.O2 – O8.O2 KNIEJE Hunting and Shooting Exhibition www.knieje.pl
1O.O3 – 13.O3 CBS Sports & Leisure Constuction Fair www.cbs.mtp.pl
1O.O3 – 13.O3 WINDOOR-TECH Fair of Machines, Tools and Components for Window, Door, Gate and Facade Production www.windortech.pl
17.O2 – 2O.O2 HOME DECOR Interior Fair www.homedecor.pl
1O.O3 – 13.O3 GLASS Glass Industry Fair www.glass.mtp.pl
17.O2 – 2O.O2 ARENA DESIGN www.arenadesign.pl
O7.O3 – O8.O3 AGRO – PARK Agricultural Fair - Lublin 1) www.agro-park.pl
17.O2 – 2O.O2 MEBLE POLSKA Furniture Fair www.meble.mtp.pl
25.O2 – 27.O2 POZNAŃ FASHION FAIR NEXT SEASON Exhibition of Clothing and Accessories - Autumn-Winter 2O15/2O16 FAST FASHION Exhibition of Clothing and Accessories – Spring-Summer 2O15 BTS Exhibition of Shoes and Leather Goods www.targimodypoznan.pl
Before deciding to participate in the fair, please check the date of the event on the www.mtp.pl
12.O3 – 15.O3 CAVALIADA WARSZAWA Horse-Riding Equipment Fair 4) www.cavaliada-warszawa.pl
27.O3 – 28.O3 Poznań Optical Exhibition 2) www.pso.mtp.pl
2O.O3 – 22.O3 Education Fair www.edukacja.mtp.pl
19.O2 – 22.O2 CAVALIADA LUBLIN Horse-Riding Equipment Fair www.cavaliada-lublin.pl
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2O.O3 – 22.O3 School and Nursery Equipment Exhibition www.wyposazenieszkoly.pl
O6.O5 - O9.O5 INTERMASZ International Fair for Construction Machinery, Vehicles and Specialized Equipment www.intermasz.pl
O6.O5 - O9.O5 INFRATEC International Trade Fair of Technologies and Materials for Infrastructure Construction www.infratec.mtp.pl
27.O3 – 28.O3 AKTYWNI 5O+ Fair for Everyone over the Age of Fifty www.5Oplus.mtp.pl
15.O5 – 17.O5 27TH NATIONAL BREEDING ANIMALS EXHIBITION 5) www.kwzh.pl
17.O4 - 19.O4 DREMASILESIA Exhibition of Woodworking Machines and Tools - Chorzów www.dremasilesia.pl
15.O5 – 17.O5 FIT-EXPO Fitness & Sport Park www.fitness.mtp.pl
O9.O4 – 12.O4 MOTOR SHOW www.MotorShow.pl
26.O5 – 28.O5 EXPOPOWER International Power Industry Fair www.expopower.pl
18.O4 – 19.O4 LOOK Hairdressing Forum www.look.mtp.pl
26.O5 – 28.O5 GREENPOWER International Renewable Energy Fair www.greenpower.mtp.pl
18.O4 – 19.O4 BEAUTY VISION Cosmetics Forum www.beautyvision.mtp.pl
26.O5 – 29.O5 POLIGRAFIA International Fair of Printing Machines, Materials and Services www.poligrafiaexpo.pl
21.O4 – 22.O4 DNI PRZEDSIĘBIORCZOŚCI POZNAŃ 13) Fair of Services for Business Poznan Metropolitan Economic Forum Start it UP! Poznań www.poznan.pl
28.O5 – 3O.O5 CHINA HOMELIFE FAIR POLAND 7) www.homelife.com.pl
21.O4 – 22.O4 FRANCHISING FORUM International Fair of Networking Systems 8) www.forumfranczyzy.pl
3O.O5 - 31.O5 ZIELONE AGRO SHOW - POLSKIE ZBOŻA – Sielinko near Opalenica www.polskiezboza.com
Before deciding to participate in the fair, please check the date of the event on the www.mtp.pl
2O.O3 – 22.O3 Books for Children and Young People - 14th Poznań Trade Fair Meetings www.targiksiazki.pl
PROGRAMME OF TRADE FAIRS IN 2O15 < O9.O6 – 12.O6 INNOVATIONS TECHNOLOGIES MACHINES POLAND (ITM POLAND), including:
21.O9 – 24.O9 POLAGRA – FOOD International Trade Fair for Food www.polagra-food.pl
21.O9 – 24.O9 POLAGRA GASTRO International Trade Fair for Gastronomy www.polagragastro.pl
HAPE - Exhibition of Hydraulics, Pneumatics and Drives MACH - TOOL - Machines and Tools Exhibition METALFORUM - Exhibition of Metallurgy and Metal Industry SURFEX - Exhibition of Surface Treatment Technologies TRANSPORTA WELDING RESEARCH FOR INDUSTRY WORK SAFETY IN INDUSTRY
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O9.O6 – 12.O6 SUBCONTRACTING Industrial Subcontracting Exhibition www.subcontracting.pl
22.O8 – 23.O8 ROLTECHNIKA –Agricultural Exhibition - Wilkowice near Leszno concurrently: Festival of Old Tractors 3) www.roltechnika.pl
21.O9 – 24.O9 PAKFOOD Fair of Packaging for Food Industry www.pakfood.pl
21.O9 – 24.O9 EPLA Plastics and Rubber Fair 6) www.epla.pl
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O2.O9 – O4.O9 POZNAŃ FASHION FAIR NEXT SEASON Exhibition of Clothing and Accessories - Spring - Summer 2O16 FAST FASHION Exhibition of Clothing and Accessories – Autum - Winter 2O15 / 2O16 BTS Exhibition of Shoes and Leather Goods www.targimodypoznan.pl
21.O9 – 24.O9 INVEST – HOTEL Hotel Equipment Trade Fair www.investhotel.pl
1O.O9 – 12.O9 CEDE Central European Dental Exhibition 9) www.cede.pl
O6.1O – O9.1O DREMA International Trade Fair of Machines and Tools for Wood and Furniture Industries www.drema.pl
19.O9 – 22.O9 TASTES OF THE REGIONS www.smaki-regionow.pl
O6.1O – O9.1O FURNICA International Trade Fair of Components for Furniture Production www.furnica.pl
21.O9 – 24.O9 POLAGRA – TECH International Trade Fair of Food Processing Technologies www.polagra-tech.pl
Before deciding to participate in the fair, please check the date of the event on the www.mtp.pl
O4.O9 – O5.O9 Poznań Optical Exhibition 2) www.pso.mtp.pl
29.O9 - 1.1O REKLAMA36O International Fair of Advertising Goods and Printing Advertising www.reklama36O.eu
O6.1O – O9.1O SOFAB International Fair of Upholstery Fabrics and Components for Upholstered Furniture www.sofab.pl
> PROGRAMME OF TRADE FAIRS IN 2O15 27.1O – 3O.1O GMINA Fair of Products and Services for Local Governments www.gmina.mtp.pl
O9.1O - 11.1O POZNAN SPORT FAIR www.sportfair.mtp.pl
11.1O XVI Poznań Marathon 12) www.marathon.poznan.pl
27.1O – 3O.1O INVESTFIELD Property and Investment Exhibition www.investfield.mtp.pl
1O.1O – 13.1O BAKEPOL Baking and Confectionery Industry Fair – Lublin www.bakepol.pl
27.1O – 3O.1O DWORZEC Local and Regional Public Transport Exhibition www.dworzec.mtp.pl
15.1O – 17.1O TOUR SALON Fair of Regions and Tourist Products www.tour-salon.pl
28.1O – 29.1O Congress of Local Governments www.kongresgmina.pl
16.1O – 18.1O POZNAN GAME ARENA Entertainment and Multimedia Show www.gamearena.pl
18.11 – 2O.11 SAKRALIA Trade Fair of Church Furnishings, Liturgical Objects and Devotional Items www.targisakralia.pl
17.1O – 18.1O HOBBY Meeting people with passion www.hobby.mtp.pl
18.11 – 21.11 STONE Stone Industry Fair www.stone.mtp.pl
17.1O – 18.1O AQUA & ZOO Pet Exhibition www.aquazoo.mtp.pl
O4.12 – O6.12 Art & Craft Festival www.festiwal.mtp.pl
17.1O – 18.1O HAPPY BABY Fair of Toys and Goods for Children www.happybaby.mtp.pl
17.1O – 19.1O MUSIC LAB Fair of Music, Stage and Lighting www.targimuzyczne.mtp.pl
O4.12 – O6.12 CAVALIADA Horse-Riding Equipment Fair www.cavaliada.pl
1) Co-organiser: Targi Lublin SA 2) Organiser: Inter- Province Guild of Optical Crafts, Poznań 3) Organiser: Lipno Municipality 4) Co-organiser: Polish Horse-Riding Association 5) Co-organiser: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
27.1O – 3O.1O POLEKO International Trade Fair of Environmental Protection www.poleko.mtp.pl
6) Co-organiser: Business Image Publishing House 7) Organiser: Meorient International Exhibition 8) Co-organiser: Akademia Rozwoju Systemów Sieciowych Sp. z o.o. – Warszawa 9) Organiser: Exactus sp.j. 1O) Co-organiser: Union of the Provinces of the Republic of Poland
27.1O – 3O.1O KOMTECHNIKA International Trade Fair of Municipal Technologies www.komtechnika.pl
11) Co-organiser: Presspublica Sp z o.o. 12) Organiser: Poznań Sports and Recreation Centres 13) Organiser: City Hall of Poznań
Before deciding to participate in the fair, please check the date of the event on the www.mtp.pl
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WHAT CAN WE DO FOR YOU? Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie has lots more to offer than just space, great infrastructure and professional services, which are indispensable in organizing fair events, exhibitions, and congresses. We are a business partner assisting in satisfying all promotion and communication needs. Moreover, we are a friend with a head full of ideas and solutions on how to support business, particularly as far as economy is concerned. Without problems we will organize mare than you can think of, including a movie event, a special occasion, a gala, a banquet, and a premiere of a product.
We boast more than a 1OO-year-long experience in organizing fair events and conferences. There are more than 8O fair events as well as 2,OOO conferences and congresses for nearly all branches of economy held on the premises of MTP. Every year, 11,37O entrepreneurs from 82 countries take advantage of our experience and support presenting their products and services for more than 6OO,OOO visitors coming from the whole world. What you can count on when you are participating in a fair organized by us is a complex offer, which is tailored to your needs. You need not be a large company to get promoted at a fair event. We will do our best so that you feel good and we will offer a wide range of services, which will make your presence at an exhibition even more interesting and effective.
Our know-how allows us to plan and realize a successful promotional campaign within the country as well as abroad. We are capable of realizing a commercial campaign in the Polish and foreign media, both printed and the online ones. We will prepare promotional gadgets, organize press conferences, branch conferences participated by experts presentations of different products, matchmaking meetings and many other activities. Take adventage of our experience. So far, our team specializing in the fair abroad carried out promotional activities for Polish businessmen in Brazil, China, the U.A.E, France, Canada, Kazakhstan, Germany, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, and the USA. We leave the range of our promotional tools at your disposal. Tell us what you need, and we will prepare a strategy of communication and promotion activities addressed at your target customers. Next, we will realize it for you step by step. You can also ask us to carry out a particular tasks. Our Contact Center will see to your invitations, folders and any other promotional materials being sent to particular recipients according to your selection criteria. We offer telemarketing and mailing. There are more than 2 million contacts in our database including companies which are economically active, classified according to particular branches, a type of business offered, and a company’s parameters – it is Poland’s best database of business contacts!
The MTP TV Fair Television runs the coverage of anything that is happening at the fairgrounds. On www.mtptv.pl you can watch live broadcast of the events and find out what the branch leaders are saying. Would you like to have a video coverage of your participation in the fair on your website? The MTP TV will prepare HD reports, video clips, and recordings of company celebrations for you. Our creative team and capacity of MTP TV platform will let you capture the essence of your showcase at the fair. We can organize a successful advertising campaign for you. Our team of experts from the Promotional Services Department (TUP), using their vast experience of the advertising, will prepare an offer tailored to your individual needs. We offer advertising activities in large format (we offer nearly 4OOOm2 of advertising area), online ads, publications in special editions of the Poznań Fair Magazine, the support of PR and Media Relations departments as well as non-standard adverts. Taking advantage of various promotion means during a fair event (outdoor means on the fair premises, advertising installations, hostesses and dressed-up people) you can reach a wide range of recipients of Poland and abroad – more than 622,OOO people yearly (the number of visitors in 2O14)! The promotional campaigns are carried out by the TUP and reach inhabitants of Poznań via a variety of advertising means located on the façade of the fair buildings in the very city center!
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> MTP – PARTNER IN MAKING PROMOTION STRATEGY The Press Center actively cooperates with Polish and foreign journalists of printed, online, radio and television media, offering up-to-date press information on the fair events, congresses, cultural meetings thanks to the conferences and press briefings. It is really worth taking the advantage of the potential. Cooperation with journalists, bearing fruit in a variety of publications, as well as reports with media representatives make the Press Center successful at helping the exhibitors reach media representatives as part of the Exhibitor’s Press Service. Entrepreneurs can order a distribution of press information they had prepared reaching a chosen group of MTP journalists, upload personal data of a person responsible for contacts with the media via the website devoted to a particular event, as well as upload the materials for the media in the display located in the Press Center.
Searching for a reliable branch? We’ll help you! As part of the Exhibitor Site – Business Leverage (www.strefawystawcy.pl), which has been prepared in cooperation with the InfoCredit company, we offer access to professional industrial reports and information on the structure of ownership, financial statements, and analysis of indicators of more than 1OO million business entities from 21 countries. A quick analysis of the reports provides you with information on how reliable a company is, and how transparent its activities are. Additionally, it is possible to take advantage of the recommendations network and verified opinions on the company.
Are you looking for a possibility of spending time in a less formal atmosphere after a tiring day at the fair? Why don’t you join in a partner program of Fair after Work. A special offer prepared by the program partners, including hotels, restaurants, pubs, music clubs, recreation centers, beauty salons will make your stay in Poznań pleasant. Participation in the program is a guaranty of a lot of fun, high quality services and good prices. In order to become the Fair after Work Card holder, it is necessary to register at the MTP24 service or visit the www.targipogodzinach.pl website, or pick up your card at Fair Service Centers during the fair.
We are experienced in organizing large-scale events. Every year we prepare nearly 2,OOO events in the micro version (up to 2,OOO people), which encompass conferences and congresses, corporate events, company special occasions, concerts, spectacles, movie premiers, high rank sports events. In terms of macro events, we have proved our value as the organizer of the UN world climate summit – COP14 (14th United Nations Convention on Climate Change Conference), which was participated by more than 12,OOO guests from 189 countries; the 32nd Taizé European Youth Meetings participated by nearly 3O,OOO people from 5O countries; as well as the UN Climate Change Conference – COP19 in Warsaw (19th UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Conference of Parties) participated by more than 1O,OOO delegates from 194 countries. A wide scope of services connected with organizing events encompasses the lease and servicing of the halls and conference rooms, lighting and sound services, space arrangement, construction and servicing of computer, tele-information, energetic systems needed for the very event, catering, organization of congress office, press center, press conferences, preparation, printing and distribution of promotional materials, artistic performances, transportation and accommodation of guests. What events can we organize for you?
We can build and arrange anything anywhere you may need it. The team of IDEAEXPO.MTP finds it easy to create the event and fair area. They deal with designing and building fair stands, arranging the area of outdoor events, sports events, preparing concert stages. They are successful, realizing Polish national presentations on foreign markets at such important fair events as GrüneWoche in Berlin, CeBIT in Hannover, Salon International de la Lingerie in Paris, book fair in London, Bologna and many other places.
We make great coffee and we cook well! Find out about that by visiting the MTP Café coffee points as well as the MTP Bistro restaurants. The MTP Bistro restaurants offer breakfasts and lunches, with meat and for vegetarians, salads, soups, pasts, as well as hot and cold drinks, fresh fruit juice, and delicious desserts. All the dishes are made with fresh products by very skilled cooks nearly in front of the customers. MTP Cafés offer a moment of relaxation with a cup of aromatic coffee after a series of business meetings.
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> POLISH ECONOMY
GOOD CONDITION OF POLISH ECONOMY Polish economy has for years been increasing its competitiveness. We are taking advantage of the opportunities given to us with the European Union membership, as well as of those opportunities created by the demand on other markets. Our openness to the latest technologies, innovative thoughts and searching for the most effective solutions result in our products and services getting more and more recognizable not only in Poland, but also abroad.
GDP – on the plus side for years
In terms of the Gross Domestic Product, Poland has for a few years been distinguishable compared to the other EU countries, noting the indicator’s increases. The year 2OO9 was spectacular as the GDP rise equaled 1.6 per cent. That wouldn’t have been so positively commented on had it not been for the fact that it was the only positive result of all EU countries. The following years gave even better results – the rise of the Polish GDP of 3.9% in 2O1O was the third greatest rise in the whole EU, whereas in 2O11 the rise of 4.5% got Poland ranked 4th in the European Union. The economic crisis of 2O12 slowed the economic growth down in Poland. According to the data by Central Statistical Office (GUS) the GDP rose by 1.9% in 2O12. Thus, according to the data by GUS and Eurostat Polska ranking, Poland was ranked in the 5th place in terms of economic growth compared to the other European Union countries. Despite the fact that the year 2O12 proved Poland’s economy dependant on the economic situation of Europe, and the fact that the year 2O13 was yet another strong slowdown of the economic growth in the Euro zone and Poland, we already noticed a clear, yet slow improvement, of the situation. In terms of the GDP value, Poland has recently reached the level of two thirds of EU’s average. In the years 2OO4-2O13, Polish GDP per capita rose by 46%, whereas that of the Czech Republic by 23%, of Germany by 14% and of Hungary by 13%. The forecast for 2O14 is more optimistic for the Euro zone. According to the European Commission, the rise of GDP is estimated at 1.1% for the EU. In case of Poland, the European Commission’s prognosis is also positive. It is estimated that GDP will rise from the 2O13 level of 1.3% to 2.5% in 2O14. O6 / POZNAŃ FAIR MAGAZINE
Taking advantage of opportunities
One of the factors which contributed to the economic growth was Poland’s accession to the European Union in 2OO4. Joining the EU provided the country with strong support for its development thanks to the structural funds, awarded as part of the EU’s policy. In 2OO7-2O13 Poland was one of the biggest beneficiaries of the European funds. It is estimated that the EU budget equaled nearly EUR 68b those years. Another large inflow of EU funds is forecast for the years 2O14-2O2O. EUR 115m of the EU’s budget have been planned for Poland, EUR 82.5 m of which will be devoted to consistency policy, including investments in the transportation infrastructure (roads and railways), green energies, the making of information society. The biggest part, however, will concern innovativeness and support for entrepreneurs.
Over the last few years Poland has been distinguishable in the Central Europe in terms of the direct inflow of foreign investments. According to the data by UNCTAD from May 2O13, the total value of foreign investments in Poland totaled USD 94.9b in the years 2OO6-2O11, apparently
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companies invested mostly in such countries as Canada, Lithuania, Russia, Australia, Norway, the Czech Republic, Germany, Austria. The sectors which concentrate most investments include the petrol, extractive, financial and construction industries. The IT branch also holds a strong position abroad. Based on the data by Eurostat, www.paiz.gov.pl, www.inwestor.msp.gov.pl
Polish economy: Is resistant to the outside disturbance thanks to its large inner demand as well as a wide range of assortment structure of Polish exportation. In terms of a stable growth and low inflation, it offers safe conditions for running your own business and long-term planning of investment projects. Is characterized by a low risk of a financial crisis, compared to the other EU countries (the public sector debt equals 57% of GDP, whereas Europe 27’s average is 87.1% GDP In terms of modernizing the infrastructure and implementing modern technologies into entrepreneurs it offers a wide range of investment opportunities. Source: PAIiIZ (www.paiz.gov.pl)
Poland in figures:
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being the region’s highest. The year 2O11 was particularly positive as the value of direct foreign investment (according to NBP – National Bank of Poland) totaled EUR 13.567 billion. The year 2O12 saw a fall, as Poland experienced the inflow of direct investment of EUR 4.716 b. According to the Central Bank of Poland, the falls in 2O12 were caused by single transactions of special purpose entities and did not give a clear picture of a real engagement of the investors.
Opening up to foreign markets
Despite the economic slowdown in Europe, Poland managed to note an increase of the exportation of goods. In 2O12 the export totaled EUR 114b and was higher by 6.9% compared to 2O11. According to GUS, that score contributed to the GDP at the level of 2.1%. We also had an opportunity of observing the rise in export in 2O13. Foreign sale of Polish companies reached EUR 152.8b in 2O13, which is our export record. Compared to 2O12 that means a rise of 6.5%. Polish entrepreneurs are more and more willing to search for investors among Non-western European contractors. In 2O12-2O13 Polish
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> CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGIES FAIRS
BUDMA International Construction and Architecture Fair
CBS Sport & Leisure Construction Fair
www.budma.pl BUDMA International Construction and Architecture Fair has for years been the flagship project of Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie. It is not without the reason that it tends to be called the most important meeting of the construction industry in Poland and in the Central-Eastern Europe. The fair’s slogan is “Materials, systems, technologies” and it emphasizes the very idea of planning and taking advantage of all its elements while constructing buildings which comply with all the current norms and requirements. The four fair days in Poznań are dedicated for tradesmen, architects, contractors and investors, and they make for a source of inspiration and motivation for establishing new contacts and new business contracts. An interesting program of accompanying events refers to the current issues on the market, is rich in different shows, conferences, workshops, debates, and competitions for the best professionals in their fields. Thematic scope: › construction materials › windows and doors woodwork, profiles and finishing elements › machines, devices and woodwork accessories › interior finishing elements › construction chemicals › bathroom, wellness & SPA › designing and IT › tools, machines, construction equipment › sports facilities furnishings › machines › glasswork devices and accessories › glass and glass products
www.cbs.mtp.pl CBS Fair, co-organized by MTP and the Polish Sports Infrastructure Club, is the place where the latest trends and technologies of sports construction, sports centers and spa furnishings are presented. The event is dedicated mostly to the representatives of those local governments and investors who are planning to construct or modernize sports facilities ranging from football pitches, through swimming pools, sports parks and finishing with playgrounds. The fair is accompanied by a rich content-based program consisting of seminars, consultations, and experts’ advice. Thematic scope: › sports halls and gyms › stadiums and sports fields › sports surfaces – artificial and natural (grass) › swimming pools and aqua parks › wellness and spa › tennis courts › golf, fitness and leisure › winter sports infrastructure › playgrounds and recreation areas › sports equipment › lighting and amplification systems for sports facilities › security of sports facilities › access control systems › specialist construction materials and systems › design, financing, construction and operation of sports facilities
Dariusz Muślewski / director of BUDMA, CBS, INTERMASZ, INFRATEC Fair The construction market is an essential sector of the Polish economy and the Polish export specialty. Polish construction is characterized by increasing production outputs and unique dynamics of development and implementation of the latest technologies and techniques. The market value is estimated at EUR 4O billion annually. The research by ASM-Market Research and Analysis Center shows that 7 in 1O Polish construction entrepreneurs are planning to develop in terms of export. BUDMA Fair, which is visited by over 5O thousand professionals from around the world, is a great opportunity to establish fruitful, international cooperation.
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WINDOOR-TECH Fair of Machines, Tools, and Components for Window, Door, Gate and Facade Production
GLASS Glass Industry Fair
STONE Industry Fair
held every other year
The WinDoor-tech fair is an opportunity for producers of windows, doors, gates, and façade systems, as well as for designers and scientific environments to get familiar with the full market offer. Production and distribution companies dealing in machines and components for the sector present their latest, efficient and energy-saving technologies. The event takes place alongside Budma, which results in an interesting business synergy; as Budma exhibitors, representatives of the window, door, and gate industry meet recipients of ready-made products on one hand, and on the other hand, as WinDoor-Tech visitors, they can get familiar with the offer of suppliers of technologies and production components.
The presentation of a wide spectrum of how you can use a material, which offers almost unlimited applications due to its universality. Aesthetics, ecology, economy, safety, modernity are the topics around which the GLASS exposition is concentrated. It is here where you can find out about new offers and advantages of ready products as well as the latest technological achievements in terms of glass processing.
A key exhibition event for the stone industry in Poland, where beautiful types of stone and the latest machines are presented. The STONE Fair is addressed to all those who find stone the basis of their actions or, at least, a part of it, i.e. stone masons, stone suppliers, architects, and the representatives of the vast construction industry. There will be a test zone of machines and devices for processing the stone, lectures and debates, and market’s latest products awaiting the fair visitors.
Thematic scope: › structural and profile systems › semi-finished products materials and production aids › glass and glass products › hardware, fixing and safety equipment › shading and ventilation technique › machines, installations and tools for glass processing, woodworking, plastic processing, metalworking › measurement and testing systems › IT solutions › service, associations, professional publications
Thematic scope: › machinery, equipment, and accessories for the processing of flat glass › flat glass used in industry and indoors (artistic and technical glass) › ready glassware (stained glass, alloy glass (fusing), mirrors, glass shelves, stairs, floors from glass, doors, sinks, bathtubs, shower trays, aquariums, terrariums) › new technologies using glass
Konrad Fleśman / director of WINDOOR-TECH Fair The industry of window and door producers in Poland is very important. The production value of windows and doors in Poland reaches EUR 2.35 billion annually, half of which is exported. In 2O13 the income of export reached EUR 1.2 billion. Our windows and doors reach 1OO countries, mostly in the Western European market, including Germany, France, Italy, and Great Britain. Every third window sold in the European Union comes from Poland. The experts of CAB (Center of Branch Analyses) forecast that 12.7 million windows will be produced by Polish manufacturers in 2O14, which means 1O% more than a year before. The estimates show that the export of windows will rise by more than 1O%. The windows and doors signed ‘made in Poland’ provide a warranty of the highest quality, owing to the fact that they comply with strict technical norms, and implement modern technologies, which the WinDoor-tech presents plenty of.
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Thematic scope: › natural stone › semi-finished products and stone products (blocks, slabs, boards, tiles, sculptures, fireplaces, fountains and tombstones) › stone finishing elements › machines and equipment for quarrying, processing and working of stone › electric and pneumatic stoneworking and cutting tools, abrasive materials and consumables › spare parts and components › auxiliary equipment for loading, transport and unloading stone › tombstone accessories › chemical substances for stones › stone renovation › computer software
Joanna Mizerska / director of STONE Fair Polish stone industry processes around 4 million tons of stone per year. Aggregate materials, including blocks, slabs and imported ready elements constitute around 1.2 million tons. At the STONE Fair, it will be possible to get familiar with a rich offer of natural stone from nearly the whole world, and to test the machines and devices for stoneworking. We concentrate our attention on educational activities directed at students of architecture and design.
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INTERMASZ International Fair for Construction Machinery, Vehicles and Specialized Equipment
INFRATEC International Trade Fair of Technologies and Materials for Infrastructural Construction
held every other year
held every other year
A dynamic exhibition of the latest offer of construction machines producers and distributors. The first edition proved INTERMASZ to be a perfect spot for making comparisons of the market leaders’ offer in terms of machines, vehicles and construction equipment as well as for making business contracts as a result of the comparisons. The fair is supported by Association of Construction Machines Distributors and its members, and it was prepared particularly for all the professionals who are connected to the construction, road engineering, exploitation, waterworks, and extractive industries. The fair’s exposition and program are dedicated to the representatives of construction companies, investors, service providers, users and developers. Thanks to the Operator’s Day, it is also a family event – the program includes a lot of attractions for women and children.
The event is thematically dedicated to specialists in the fields of railway, roadwork, water and sewage system industries, who are looking for the latest technologies for their branches.
Thematic scope: › machines and auxiliary equipment at a construction site (specialist construction vehicles and machines, cranes and transportation equipment, machines and devices for primary processing, transport, concrete and mortar transfer, concrete thickening, shuttering and scaffolding, construction site equipment and fittings) › machines and devices for raw material acquiring and processing, mining › machines and devices for production of construction materials › accessories, spare parts for machines, tools and construction devices › construction services › work safety and hygiene
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Thematic scope: › materials and raw materials for infrastructural construction › produce and semi-finished products for infrastructural construction › railway engineering (materials and raw materials for the construction of railway lines, electronic systems and IT for traffic management) › geo-technique and foundation engineering › construction services (executive, design, and consulting companies, laboratories, service, repairs, banks, insurance and leasing companies) › work safety
Bartosz Zeidler director of a Group of Products The second edition of an exhibition of great potential is ahead of us. One more time, Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie will host the most advanced machines, devices, technologies, and materials for infrastructural construction. The first edition of INTERMASZ and INFRATEC experienced very positive feedback of the industry, which proved ‘a step in good direction’. Therefore, the time has come to continue the project. Surprisingly, the second edition will come year after year. However, according to the original idea, the fair will be taking place every other year. Thanks to new funds from the European budget, Poland will again become a construction site. There are 2,22O km of new roads to be built, and nearly PLN 16O billion devoted to be invested for their construction and maintenance. There are also works in progress concerning another National Railroad Project, a governmental strategy tool which encompasses projects of the total value of PLN 52.3 billion. All that results in the infrastructural construction awaiting a great challenge, yet it offers a great development opportunity. The aims of the INTERMASZ and INFRATEC in May are the further development of the industry, effective promotion of the latest technologies and materials, as well as an opportunity to present the capabilities of the machines and devices. The fair will present the latest offer in a dynamic and spectacular way. Such events as “Construction Site Live” and a competition for operators “Machine Tamers” are arranged. The fair will take four days, starting Wednesday and finishing Saturday. Similarly to the previous years, the last day will be dedicated to machine operators, who will have an opportunity to visit the fair with their families. The program will also include numerous meetings with the infrastructural construction industry experts. There are also plans concerning the 1st Congress of Transportation Infrastructure as well as seminars and conferences directed at contractors and investors.
Professional team of experts representing relevant fields of economic life award innovative, functional products that boast high quality and attractive design
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Effective organisation and clear procedures: the Exhibitor learns about the award much in advance, which gives them more time to prepare a marketing campaign of the awarded product
High-impact promotion of Winners continues long after the trade fair, among others at product websites, in industry press, industry web portals, advertisements and publications in national press, outdoor as well as MTP publications that reach 500,000 visitors
MTP Gold Medal - Consumersâ€™ Choice - for best products awarded at the trade fairs
> INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY FAIRS INNOVATIONS TECHNOLOGIES MACHINES ITM Poland Innovations-Technologies-Machines Poland organised annually
Poland’s largest fair events of machines and the widest offer of the Polish and worldwide industry. At the ITM Poland about 1,4OO machines and devices at work are presented. That the event is recognizable abroad is proven by the number of nearly one thousand exhibitors from Poland and abroad, as well as numerous national presentations of various companies from Switzerland, Baden-Württemberg Land, Taiwan, China and India. Every year the event is visited by more than 16,OOO professionals interested in investing money in machine parks; 7O% of whom come to the ITM Poland and it is the only fair event in Poland they are interested in. There are seven various branch exhibitions which make it possible to present particular stages of making a modern product, ranging from its conception and the project, through various stages of the whole process including machining, molding, welding, varnishing, transportation, to the final stages and work safety.
BHP Work safety in Industry Exhibition www.bhp.mtp.pl
SURFEX Exhibition of Surface Treatment Technologies www.sufrex.mtp.pl
Thematic scope: › personal and collective protection equipment › protective clothing and fabrics for its production › fall arrest equipment › hygiene and sanitary supplies › cleaning and treatment products and equipment › workstation architecture and ergonomics › measurement and control devices and systems › safety signs › services and trainings › institutions and organizations
The Exhibition includes: • Testing Ground
METALFORUM Exhibition of Metallurgy and Metal Industry www.metalforum.mtp.pl
RESEARCH FOR INDUSTRY www.nauka.mtp.pl
MACH-TOOL Machines and Tools Exhibition www.machtool.mtp.pl
Thematic scope: › metallurgical raw materials › machines and devices for metallurgy and foundry engineering › professional organizations and institutions
The exhibition includes: • Maintenance • Automatics and robotics • CAD/CAM exhibitions
The exhibition includes: • Foundry Theme Park
HAPE Exhibition of Hydraulics, Pneumatics and Drives www.hape.mtp.pl
Thematic scope: › machine tools for machining of metals › machines for cold working › machines and devices for hot working › rolling mill practice › tools › workshop and laboratory measuring devices › assembly machines and devices › industrial manipulators and robots › units and elements for drive transfer in machines › device and materials for rapid technologies › other specialist machines and devices › cooling and lubricant substances
Thematic scope: › pumps › industrial fittings, elements and units › drives and controls for pumps and industrial fittings, elements and units › sealings for pumps and industrial fittings › accessories › compressed air › electric machines and devices and their elements › conduits and connectors › steering and control › accessories for automatic systems and their elements › analogue and digital technology › professional organizations and institutions
Thematic scope: › cleaning and preliminary treatment of metal surfaces › heat and thermo-chemical surface treatment › electroplating › lacquering, enameling, plastic and rubber coating › measuring and monitoring devices, research equipment
Thematic scope: › offers of research institutes concerning products, technologies, solutions and services for industry WELDING www.welding.mtp.pl Thematic scope: › devices for submerged arc welding and weld surfacing › accessories for submerged arc welding › plasma welding › surfacing and cutting machines › laser cutting and welding machines › waterjet cutting machines › industrial robots and automates › specialized welding stations › mechanization and automation means for welding technology › electron beam welding station › devices for gas welding and cutting › devices for metal spraying › welders and welding mandrel machines › refrigerations and radiators › stations, devices and accessories for brazing and soldering › welding stations equipment › stand and individual protection means › plastic welding equipment › inspection equipment for welded joints › and information › education and certification
Joanna Kucharska / director of ITM Poland Fair Innovations and entrepreneurship are two definite features which should characterize every company looking forward to being successful on the market. It is enough to take a look at the statistics of the European Commission to see Poland as one of the most enterprising countries in the European Union. The presentation of a complex industrial offer at the ITM Poland makes it easier to find solutions which will support innovations, reach a wide group of recipients with your offer and have business meetings with partners around the world. Every third person visiting the ITM Poland constitutes a part of the managerial staff who are decision-makers in terms of purchasing. The June trade fair is also recognized by a wide range of interesting seminars and conferences which make it possible to get vital information, as well as a debate among professionals and experts.
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EPLA Plastics and Rubber Fair organised annually
www.epla.pl The event concentrates around raw materials and is dedicated to the representatives of the plastics and rubber industries. It is a venue where professionals, including suppliers of materials and entities processing plastics and rubbers meet, experiences are shared and subject-matter discussions are held. The exposition consists of the following exhibitions: materials, rubbers, thermoforming, injections, as well as machines. The fair will traditionally be accompanied by a cycle of lectures and conferences. The EPLA Fair is a joint undertaking of Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie and Business Image, the publisher of “Plastics Review”. Wiesława Galińska director of a Group of Products The latest technologies used in machines and devices can result an increase in work efficiency and decrease in production costs. The market novelties and innovations are just like the companies which make them; they are spread around the world, and for that reason collecting information about them is time-consuming. Taking that into account, every year we invite you to Poznań for an overview of the modern technological solutions and achievements of engineers, inventors, and scientists. The attainments of science and technology, presented at ITM Poland, aim at supporting innovation and transferring it to the industry, thanks to which production can be done faster, more easily and, what is most important, more economically. The ITM Poland 2O14 exposition took as many as 9 halls, where the exhibitors presented their offer of innovative technological solutions for all producers of machines, devices, metal and cast iron components.
Andrzej Półrolniczak / directror of EPLA Fair The industries of plastics and rubber face new challenges; therefore, every year we are developing by implementing new ideas and standards. The coming edition is going to bring about changes as well. EPLA 2O15 will take place together with events which are business related with the packaging and food industries. According to the estimates by Plastics Europe Association, the consumption of plastics per capita in Poland equals 71 kg (Europe’s average is 92kg). The industry of plastics in Poland comprises 7,6OO companies employing 14O thousand people. The turnover is estimated at EUR 15b per annum.
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SUBCONTRACTING Industrial Subcontracting Exhibition
FRANCHISNIG FORUM International Fair of Networking Systems
We wish to invite industrial companies offering services for medium, large, and corporate production business to visit SUBCONTRACTING. The fair is accompanied by pre-arranged cooperative meetings which make it easier to find potential customers from Poland and abroad. The SUBCONTRACTING Fair provides an opportunity to find a way of taking advantage of the potential of your machine park, thus boosting your income.
It is a meeting with representatives of companies which present checked and effective network chains together with people who are interested in joining in the network. FRANCHISING FORUM provides the visitors with a wide selection of companies which are market leaders as well as the advice of professional and well-skilled advisors. This is where you can find inspirations and ideas for your own company, find out more about the formal side of running a business, find funding sources, and partners for your own business. The fair events are accompanied by a specialist program of conferences and trainings. The fair events are co-organized together with Network Systems Development Academy.
Thematic scope: › metal processing (machining, plastic, chemical, electro-chemical, and heat processing, hot galvanization, welding, oxygen cutting, laser cutting, water cutting, plasma cutting, cleaning, painting, semi-finished products, connecting elements) › wood processing › processing of plastics and rubber › electronics, electro-techniques › services for industry (designing, engineering, research, quality control)
Thematic scope: Trade: › clothing and footwear › household and garden articles › food and industry articles › household and electronic goods › cosmetics and jewelry › articles for children › pharmacies and health products › gas stations › automotive products Services: › gastronomy › education › banking and finances › beauty and fitness › real estate › services for individual clients › services for business and Internet › tourism › legal and economic counseling
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DNI PRZEDIĘBIORCZOŚCI POZNAŃ Fair of Services for Business Poznań Metropolitan Economic Forum Start it UP! Poznań organised annually
dniprzedsiebiorczosci The event which is organized by the Council of Poznań facilitates entrepreneurship and establishing economic cooperation in the local, regional, and international scope. It is a place where the people interested in starting up their businesses as well as various entrepreneurs of different branches and of various business experience will find programs and services that will support their initiatives. Poznań Entrepreneurship Days also foster co-operation of education and innovative companies. Every time, the event gathers nearly 5,OOO participants, who can take part in a dozen of meetings, workshops, discussion panels, and get familiar with the offer of Poland’s most popular franchising systems and companies which provide services for business.
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> POWER INDUSTRY FAIRS
EXPOPOWER International Power Industry Fair
GREENPOWER International Renewable Energy Fair
AGRO-PARK Agricultural Fair
organised annually in Lublin
EXPOPOWER is not only the venue of exchanging experience and knowledge of the power industry decision-makers, but it is also an opportunity to present innovative technologies and to discuss the direction of the branch development among the greatest companies. The exhibitors’ stands at the EXPOPOWER Fair are visited by representatives of designing offices, energy companies, executive companies, electro-technical warehouses, companies’ energy departments and industrial plants, as well as associations and institutions of the electro-energy industry. The exposition of the exhibitors is additionally enriched by special areas including, Lighting Salon, Transport in the Power Industry, Ecological Vehicles. The fair is also rich in free power trainings, seminars and conferences.
GREENPOWER means meetings of Polish and foreign decision makers of the renewable energy industry. The tradeshow of green energy in Poznań is a great opportunity to get familiar with the latest market offer, as well as to take advantage of free access to the know-how, including product workshops (biogas, wind energy) as well as cyclical conferences on photovoltaic and energy-saving technologies. The fair events are organized in cooperation with Polish Economic Chamber of Renewable Energy. The GREENPOWER Fair is participated by private investors interested in energy-saving technologies and modern renewable energy solutions, representatives of local governments (communes, regions and provinces), representatives of the companies operating in the tourist, hotel and SPA industries, as well as conventional energy producers.
One of the largest agricultural events in the Eastern Poland, organized in cooperation of Lublin Fair, Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie and Polish Economic Chamber of Agricultural Machines and Devices. Various conferences which are participated by well-known experts are held during the fair events. Additionally, the competition “Farmer of Lublin Province” finishes determining the best farmer of the region. In 2O15 the organizers are planning an exposition participated by about 25O exhibitors, including producers, importers, and dealers of agricultural machines and devices, who will be visited by nearly 2O thousand representatives of the agricultural industry coming from such countries as Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania.
Thematic scope: › power industry – production, industry and distribution of electrical and heat energy › electro-techniques › electrical machines and devices › cables and switches › operation and control, accessories of automatic systems, lightning protection installations › energetic construction › environmental protection
Thematic scope: › wind power, hydropower, solar power, geothermal energy › solid and liquid bio-fuels › biogas › consulting and financial institutions › energy efficient technologies, IT solutions; branch institutes, chambers and associations
Marcin Gorynia / director of EXPOPOWER and GREENPOWER Fair The production of energy in Poland will have increased by about 4O% until half of the century. At present, energy making is mostly based on fossil fuels. The first position is, and most likely will continue to be, coal (hard and brown coals) which provides 85% of the supply. That trend, according to experts, will continue until 2O3O. What will rise though is the importance of renewable energies, wind energy in particular, as well as natural gas. The EXPOPOWER and GREENPOWER fair events are an ideal place where you can extend your knowledge, present and find out about the latest technical and technological products, as well establish contacts with new market supplies of the market of electrical energy and non-renewable energies.
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Thematic scope: › machines and devices for agriculture (including orcharding) › sorting and packing fruit › nursery material › modern irrigating systems for orchards, greenhouses, plastic tunnels › structures for orchards, nurseries and vineyards › construction and equipment of cooling units chemistry › fertilizers, plant pesticides › seeds › breeding equipment › feeds and fodder additives › control - measuring apparatus › finance for agriculture › regional product › agricultural-food processing › trade publishing houses and the entities providing services for agriculture
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ZIELONE AGRO SHOW – POLSKIE ZBOŻA
27TH NATIONAL BREEDING ANIMALS EXHIBITION
ROLTECHNIKA Agricultural Exhibition
organised annually in Sielinko near Opalenica
held every other year
An outdoor fair organized in cooperation with the Polish Chamber of Commerce for Agricultural Machines and Facilities and Greater Poland’s Agricultural Counseling Center in Poznań, where an offer for cattle breeders and crop producers from the whole Poland is presented. Model plots are an important part of the exhibition, where the latest checked species of ripe seed, crops, grass, legumes, corn, beetroot, potatoes, and others are presented. There are presentations of green forage machines, harvesting machines, spraying machines, cattle presentations, as well as stands with chemical substances and accessories for plant production awaiting the visitors, including individual farmers, distributors, and producers which are connected to agricultural production.
A specialist exhibition for animal breeders from the Central and Eastern Europe is Poland’s most important presentation of Polish and foreign animals connected with promoting the idea of healthy nutrition. The exhibition is accompanied by a breeding exhibition where the visitors will have an opportunity to find necessary breeding equipment as well as machines and devices which are essential in an animal farm. The event is organized by Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development as well as by the National Animal Breeding Center.
Thematic scope: › tractors, machines and accessories for growing plants and fruits › spare parts, machines and devices components › spare parts and accessories › agricultural plant seeds › potatoes › oilseeds › legumes › root vegetables › other industrial plants › vegetable seeds › fruit trees seedlings › storage devices › packaging for vegetables and fruits › plant protection means
www.roltechnika.pl An outdoor exhibition of modern and historical agricultural equipment. A meeting of professionals in a family-like picnic atmosphere. The event is accompanied by a unique-scale gathering of collectors and enthusiasts as part of the National Festival of Old Tractors and Agricultural Machines. Thematic scope: › spare parts for machine and devices › agricultural machines, devices and tools › off-road cars › chemical substances and seeds › financing and counseling
Thematic scope: › animals presented by Polish and foreign breeders › horses › beef and milk cattle › swine › sheep › goats › fur animals (rabbits, chinchillas, coypus) › poultry › ostriches › domestic breeds exposition (cattle, horses, swine, poultry, sheep, goats, fur animals) › bees › freshwater fish › snails and frogs › pigeons
Łukasz Rachubiński / director of ROLTECHNIKA, AGRO-PARK, KWZH, POLSKIE ZBOŻA-ZIELONE AGRO SHOW There are nearly 2.3 million farms in Poland. Polish agriculture supplies 3% of GDP yearly, similar to highly-developed countries. There are more and more modern farms. It is estimated that by 2O2O the area of cropland, level of fertilization, use of production means will be growing as it is necessary to develop plant production. At the agricultural events we organize, the visitors can get familiar with the latest products on the market, talk to the exhibitors at the stands, take advantage of counseling in order to prepare your farm and company optimally for the coming season. Obviously, agricultural activity involves many generations and families; therefore, we are trying to provide attractions for ladies and children as well.
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SPECIAL DAYS Holiday and Special Occasion Products Fair organised annually
www.specialdays.mtp.pl An innovatory project which aims at creating a meeting arena for representatives of decorative articles industry and florists. As part of the exposition, it is possible to come across everything that makes Christmas and other exceptional occasions beautiful in our houses and gardens. SPECIAL DAYS is also an interesting meeting with industry experts, representatives of associations and the branch media. Thematic scope: › Christmas products › seasonal decorations (Valentine's Day, Easter, Halloween, etc.) › occasional items and decorations (name days, birthdays, garden parties, etc) › candles and fragrance products › decorative tapes and packaging › greeting cards › costumes (carnival, Halloween, etc.)
GARDENIA Garden and Landscape Architecture Trade Fair organised annually
The most important exhibition event for the gardening sector in Poland which attracts international audience. The first two days are dedicated to business (trade, garden, landscape architects representatives, as well as specialists dealing with city green areas). One day is dedicated to the widely-understood audience and garden lovers. Thinking of all the target groups, special exhibition areas and accompanying events will be prepared. These will include trainings, conferences, workshops, which will be prepared in cooperation with the fair partners. The exposition will also be enriched with the Plant Fair. Thanks to participating in the fair, your marketing information is likely to reach more than 22 thousand visitors from Poland and abroad, including 11 thousand professionals. Thematic scope: › plant material › seed material › gardening machines, tools and equipment › peat and derivatives › greenhouses and foil tunnels › auxiliary materials › irrigation and watering accessories › garden chemicals › garden architecture › garden furniture, umbrellas, tents, pavilion roofs › grills and grill accessories › ponds, playgrounds and playground equipment › landscape architecture › gardening clothing and shoes › professional publications, services
Jakub Patelka / director of GARDENIA Fair Recently the Poles have been investing more and more time in their gardens, which are becoming a sort of an indicator of the social status. An average Pole spends about USD 76 per year to make their dreams of having a beautiful garden come true. GARDENIA is a great venue for extending your gardening competences while meeting the industry professionals and experts. For the professional, on the other hand, the fair gathers the greatest leaders and representatives of all gardening sectors, thus, becoming an opportunity to establish new trade contacts in an international company. Every year, GARDENIA gains more and more interest among foreign visitors. In 2O14 the fair was participated by the industry representatives from Austria, Belarus, Denmark, France, Holland, Lithuania, Germany, Portugal, Russia, Sweden, and Great Britain.
Natalia Tarachowicz director of SPECIAL DAYS Fair The Poles like to get engaged in their surroundings during Christmas and other holidays, and they are willing to look for inspirations in the field. SPECIAL DAYS Holiday and Special Occasion Product Fair provides inspirations for fashionable arrangements of our surroundings. What deserves particular attention is florist shows carried out at the highest possible level by florist masters. An abundance of Christmas and whole-year decorations presented in beautifully prearranged stands is a great offer for owners and managers of garden centers, DIY chains, flower shops, and homing galleries.
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> FOOD INDUSTRY FAIRS
POLAGRA FOOD International Trade Fair for Food
TASTES OF THE REGIONS
A meeting of the food industry offering an overview of the international market offer, as well as a wide range of accompanying expositions, ranging from matchmaking meetings, through specialist trainings, to thematic conferences. POLAGRA FOOD gathers mostly professionals due to the possibility of establishing long-lasting contracts. The fair is visited by domestic and foreign buyers, tradesmen, representatives of retail chains, food warehouses, retail stores.
A festival of Polish, traditional and certified food. Each Polish region promotes its regional delicacies such as jams, smallgoods, processed products, cheese and liqueurs. The culinary delicacies can be tasted and bought. The unique exposition also provides a meeting venue for producers of regional, traditional and certified food with such recipients as representatives of delicatessens and restaurants and individual clients. The ‘TASTES OF THE REGIONS Fair Medals’ are given to the best products, natural and traditional food of the European Countries which were submitted to the competition and presented at the stands. The fair is directed to the wide audience, whom we have prepared the program for. This includes culinary shows, folk bands performances, and competitions.
Thematic scope: › meat and meat products › egg-diary industry products and venison › fish and fishing products › milk and milk products › crop products and pastas › bakery products › confectionery products › fruit, vegetables, fungi and related products › sugar industry products › mineral waters and soft drinks › fat and oil industry products › food concentrates industry products › natural condiments, herbs, spices, dried dainties › culinary and ready-to-cook products › frozen products › honey and beekeeping products › food for children › ecological, dietary, healthy foods › para-pharmaceuticals and dietary supplements › tobacco and tobacco products › spirits and yeast industry products › wine products › brewery and malt products
Marta Torzewska director of POLAGRA FOOD and TASTES OF THE REGIONS Fair Polish food deserves the name of extraordinary delicacies. We produce great bread, delicious smallgoods and sausages, perfect dairy products, rich juices and sweets. Our domestic products are recognized worldwide, which is proven by the amount of export, which in 2O13 equaled nearly EUR 2O billion. Whether we maintain the result in the coming years will depend on acquiring new target markets. Therefore, in 2O15 we are going to take intensive actions in order to get foreign buyers, including those beyond the European Union, to the POLAGRA FOOD Fair. Next year we will also continue the Private Label program. This way we wish to intensify the cooperation of producers and network retailers in terms of own brands even more. The sector is still evolving both in terms of its products and their positioning on the store shelves.
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PAKFOOD Fair of Packaging for Food Industry
BAKEPOL Baking and Confectionery Industry Fair
held every other year
held every other year in Lublin
PAKFOOD is an ideal place for presenting the latest technological and aesthetic solutions for food packaging. It is the best place in terms of an overview of the industry’s latest trends as well as rich source of information about the industry itself. The complex offer is packed with new technical and technological things concerning food packaging. Thematic scope: › raw materials and semi-finished products › packaging materials › packaging › packaging machines and equipment › machines for the packaging production
Marcin Gruszczyński / director of PAKFOOD Fair In business we tend to say that it is not a big deal to produce something, but to sell a product, and the packaging plays a crucial role in that case. Especially if 7O% of decisions on buying a food product are taken on the spot. What boosts the demand for innovative solutions in the sector of packaging is the rapidly changing consumer habits. For example, due to more and more purchase transactions online, the packaging must be capable of being opened and closed on multiple occasions. Moreover, the rising consumer awareness requires that packaging producers respect the rules of sustainable development. Poland has for nearly 2O years been one of the largest markets of packaging in Europe. At present the Polish industry comprises 7 thousand companies, 4.3 thousand of which are considered important on the market. 2.3 thousand of them are producers, whereas 1.2 thousand make for companies offering packaging services or services for the packaging industry, and 8OO of them are distribution companies.
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Filip Bittner / director of a Group of Products Respect for bread is a part of our heritage. It seems that no matter how fast we or the world goes forward, the loaf of bread on the table will always symbolize something more than just a baked product of flour and starter. And yet, the consumption of bread in Poland is decreasing. Over the last decade, it has dropped by 3O%. The Poles are changing their eating habits replacing bread with snacks. What shall be done to change it? Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie is still cooperating with associations of the industry craftsmen; not only on the domestic, but also the worldwide level. In 2O14, at POLAGRA TECH, we hosted the First World Congress of the International Union of Bakers and Confectioners. Actively participating in the event organization, we had an opportunity to get familiar with the global challenges which bakers and confectioners are facing, and which influence upon local bakers and confectioners. Some methods of attractive promotion of bread and confectionery products were worked out at the congress. Technological matters connected with improving on bread quality which is available on the market were discussed, as well as essential matters for the branch connected with professional succession and other educational changes, topped with encouraging the youth to pursuing the profession. We are very happy that the POLAGRA TECH in Poznań, organized in even years, as well as BAKEPOL in Lublin, held in odd years, have for years been realized in the spirit of creating places for professionals, where they will have opportunities to establish beneficial business contacts, as well as will gain knowledge concerning marketing, technology, law, which in result will enable them to change their bakeries so that they become very popular suppliers locally.
It is the largest branch fair in Poland in 2O15, which will be full of business meetings, baking and confectionery art shows. At the fair, the exhibitors will provide a complex offer of all that is necessary at a modern baker’s or confectioner’s. It will be possible to see all technological lines at work live, and to get inspiration at various shows organized by baking and confectionery masters. The fair will be interesting for technologists, bakery and confectionery shop owners, baking and confectionery craftsmen, as well as students of baking and confectionery schools. Thematic scope: › machines and technological equipment for the baking industry › the confectionery industry and ice cream industry › forming, batching and packaging machines › baking and confectionery and ice cream ingredients and components › refrigeration installations › logistics › packing, and storing › measurement apparatuses › means of transport › work safety and hygiene
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POLAGRA TECH International Trade Fair of Food Processing Technologies organised annually
www.polagra-tech.pl The largest meeting of food technology industry in the Central and Eastern Europe. The POLAGRA TECH fair is a venue where the latest products are presented and business relationships are established among specialists from nearly the whole world, looking for specific technological solutions, which influence upon the quality and performance of food articles. The fair consists of thematic exhibitions. Every year the Food Processing Technologies Exhibition is presented. Every odd-numbered year it is the Meat and Fish Technologies Exhibition, whereas every even-numbered year it is the Bakery and Confectionery Technologies Exhibition. • Meat and Fish Technologies Exhibition held every other year in odd-numbered years Thematic scope: › machines and technological devices for meat industry, egg and poultry industries, and fish industry › components and additional products used in the meat and fish industries › means of transportation › hygiene and insects protection • Food Processing Technologies Exposition organised annually Thematic scope: › machines and devices for the fruit and vegetable industries, dairy, pasta, juice, drinks, mineral water, industries › devices for the spirits, yeast and wine industries › devices and technologies connected with refrigeration industry › machines for forming, dosing and exposing food products › food additives › means of transport › hygiene and insects protection
Joanna Jasińska / director of POLAGRA TECH and BAKEPOL Fair Polish companies are willing to implement innovations which increase their quality and boost production output. For specialists and managerial staff of production plants, as well as technologists, participation in the POLAGRA TECH is a great opportunity to see machines and devices, and even whole technological lines at work, as well as to get familiar with numerous market novelties concerning machines and devices, extras and components for food production, control and measuring devices, and means of transport. This year’s new product in the POLAGRA TECH will be the presentation of technologies for the fish industry. While having talks with our exhibitors, we have noticed the need to extend the offer particularly for the potential sector of food technologies.
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> HOTEL AND CATERING FAIRS
POLAGRA GASTRO International Trade Fair for Gastronomy
INVEST HOTEL Hotel Equipment Trade Fair
In 2O15, the POLAGRA GASTRO International Trade Fair for Gastronomy and the INVEST-HOTEL Hotel Equipment Trade Fair will be taking place under one common slogan “HoReCa’s MEETing in Poznań.” The event will offer a complex presentation of gastronomy and hotel equipment facilities. The exhibitors’ offer will be so complex that the visitors will have an opportunity to get familiar with the latest solutions in terms of hotel and restaurant fittings, ranging from their surroundings to partial fittings for the kitchen, bar, restaurant hall, reception, hotel room, and the bathroom. The exposition will encompass building and finishing elements, furniture, appliances and decorative elements which are to make the atmosphere of a place. It also involves food for the HoReCa sector. The POLAGRA GASTRO and the INVEST-HOTEL events are dedicated to owners of restaurants, hotels, cafes, chefs, gastronomy equipment distributors, catering companies, hotels, representatives of sanatoriums, health resorts, spa and wellness as well as of smaller relaxation facilities as well as investors, architects, and interior designers. As every year, the fair’s exposition will be enriched by numerous extra events, including culinary shows, workshops and competitions for baristas, trainings and conferences concerning hotel services marketing, personnel management, and investment counseling. Also, the jubilee 15th edition of Polish Culinary Cup will take place during the fair; it is Poland’s most prestigious competition for cooks, which is supported by all most important culinary association as well as the most important branch media. Thematic scope of POLAGRA GASTRO fairs: › fittings and appliances for gastronomy, trade and professional kitchens › gastronomy accessories › food products for gastronomy › coffee and coffee equipment › confectioner’s and baker’s items › means of transportation › work safety and hygiene › services for gastronomy Thematic scope of INVEST HOTEL fairs : › fittings for hotel rooms and bathrooms › hotel fancy goods › fittings for conference and training centers › equipment and specialist devices for the SPA sector › equipment and specialist devices for fitness centers › equipment and specialist devices for games facilities and discos › interior decoration elements › garden elements and outdoor relaxation zone fittings › garden tools and plants › cleaning articles, cleaning devices and accessories for maintenance departments › construction and fitting materials and services › specialist clothing and footwear for gastronomy and hotels
Donata Paszkiewicz / director of POLAGRA GASTRO and INVEST-HOTEL POLAGRA GASTRO and INVEST-HOTEL have for some years been taking place simultaneously. This year we wish to go one step forward towards their integration. The hotel and gastronomy branches have many things in common. We are planning to take advantage of that and create the largest arena for presenting equipment and fittings for the HoReCa entities. We are planning to have the best and most innovative companies among the exhibitors, which will offer modern and original, yet complex solutions for the gastronomy and hotel industries. That should make it possible for the visitors, i.e. restaurant, hotel and café managers, to take care of the interior arrangement, equip a restaurant or a hotel with proper appliances for providing services, as well as to arrange the surrounding space that will become its trademark and provide the customers with comfort and extra attractions. Europe’s GDP gastronomy share totals 3.7% on average, whereas in Poland it is only 1.7%. We have potential for development through facilitating changes in Poles’ lifestyles, their habits of eating out, which concern big cities in particular.
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NEW PLATFORM FOR EXHIBITORS www.strefawystawcy.pl/en How to use the Exhibitor’s Zone / Business Leverage platform A new PIF platform created in order to enable the Fair clients to settle the most important matters related to the promotion of products at the Fair via the www.strefawystawcy.pl/en website. For the fair marketing support, a products catalogue, published on the Internet in mobile and traditional version, has been created. In addition, the platform allows you to view the placed and accepted orders together with a preview of issued invoices and registering products in competitions, such as the PIF Gold Medal competition. The platform also provides an access to InfoCredit reports, very valuable for business, enabling the verification of your contractors' financial condition. The database includes information on more than 4 million Polish enterprises and 9O million companies from 21 other countries. Each exhibitor has an access to two reports on domestic entities without any fees. In addition, economic reports and publications will be available.
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> AUTOMOTIVE FAIRS
MOTOR SHOW organised annually
Definitely the greatest automotive fair in Poland where importers and producers of cars, motorbikes, quads, scooters, as well as campers, which are real houses on wheels, present their latest offer. Every year more than 5O cars experience their premiere here. The event does guarantee real experience of motorization; you can have a look at the expositions of world famous brands at a high level. You can touch and check out a lots of models of cars, motorbikes, and campers. Traditionally, Motor Show is also a perfect festival for the lovers of old cars. The new thing about the 2O15 edition will be the Exhibition of Trucks. No other Polish automotive event gathers more than 2OO companies, more than 5OO journalists and 93 thousand visitors. As usual, there will be a lot of surprises awaiting the visitors.
Marcin Gruszczyński / director of MOTOR SHOW The last months of 2O14 meant a constant increase in the sales of new cars and motorcycles. Some forecasts speak of as much as a few dozen percent increase compared to the previous years (which would mean the continuation of the increasing trend noted in the previous years). Although we are still far away from the Western European countries in that respect, the current data will let us look into the future optimistically. MOTOR SHOW is an event directed at all enthusiasts of motorization, the number of whom reaches a few million. Year by year, the event is getting more and more popular with audience and the media, which results in the exhibitors getting more and more involved and the exposition getting more and more extended. We can ensure as early as today that the coming edition of MOTOR SHOW will be record-breaking again.
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> FASHION FAIRS
Poznań Fashion Fair held twice every year
Poznań Fashion Fair is Poland’s largest contracting fair for the fashion industry. The event is directed to producers, tradesmen, and designers. The fair’s aim is to make it possible for the exhibitors and visitors to establish international business contacts. Every edition’s exposition presents collections for the current as well as the coming season. The program is rich in authorship and business fashion shows, lectures on issues connected with the industry as well as various ceremonies where prestigious awards are presented. Poznań Fashion Fair is accompanied by the POLSKA MODA program which presents clothing and footwear made in Poland only as well as the YOUNG FASHION FOR SALE project which concentrates on gifted passionate individuals who, using their own brands, create clothing, footwear, accessories, and other fancy goods characterized by original patterns, high quality of materials and care about every single detail. The exposition of Poznań Fashion Fair consists of three different thematic exhibitions: NEXT SEASON Exhibition of Clothing and Accessories This is where producers and distributors present clothing for women, men, teenagers, and children, fancy goods, underwear and beach fashion as well as hosiery goods for the coming season. FAST FASHION Exhibition of Clothing and Accessories This is where producers and distributors present clothing for women, men, teenagers, and children, fancy goods, underwear and beach fashion as well as hosiery goods for the current season. BTS Exhibition of Shoes and Leather Goods This is an exhibition of footwear, leather goods and clothing, special-purpose machines, footwear and leather accessories.
Elżbieta Roeske director of a Group of Products The Polish Fashion Program is the outcome of our talks with clothing and footwear producers, who were interested in a joint promotional campaign for domestic fashion brands. The meetings with the entrepreneurs as well as market analysis allowed us to create a project which will make it possible for the designers and producers to boost the image of Polish companies amongst business clients and consumers. The project’s marketing scope involves participation in an exclusive fashion show at Poznań Fashion Fair, making collections distinguishable in stores thanks to Polish Fashion tags attached to the clothes and footwear, as well as online promotion. The www.polskamoda.mtp.pl website, where Internet users can find the latest offers of the industry, is one of the online campaign elements. It involves information on people interested in joining in the program. The Polish Fashion Campaign is a cyclical event; therefore, the applications may be submitted all year round.
Edyta Bonin-Kanikowska / director of POZNAŃ FASHION Fair Two greatest advantages of Poznań Fashion Fair are great quality and good design; this is how the idea for the Polish Fashion program came on. It aims to present the two on both the domestic and the foreign markets. As stated by the Ministry of Treasury, the value of the Polish clothing and footwear market in 2O13 in Poland rose by 3% up to EUR 6.9 billion. In its analysis titled “The clothing and footwear market in Poland”, the PMR company forecasts the growth of the market’s value beyond EUR 7 billion, and beyond EUR 9 billion in 2O19. Young Poles are very eager to set up small clothing companies making unique clothes, footwear, fancy goods and jewelry. It is not uncommon that they sew according to individual orders. Our clothes are becoming very popular on foreign markets. It is already possible to come across shops with Polish clothes in Berlin, Vienna, Croatia, and even in Qatar. Due to its business characteristics, Poznań Fashion Fair supports Polish producers and designers in reaching foreign contractors, as well as in helping foreign brands get into Polish shops. Every single edition is participated by 5 thousand owners of clothes shops, showrooms, and retail chains from Poland and abroad.
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> BEAUTY AND FITNESS FAIRS
LOOK Hairdressing Forum
beautyVISION Cosmetics Forum
www.look.mtp.pl LOOKbeautyVISION An annual festival of creativity, colors, and unusual ideas for hair trimming, dying, and hairstyles. LOOK is Poland’s largest hairdressing fair. Its program is addressed to the most demanding stylists who are constantly improving their professional and artistic skills. Spectacular shows performed by domestic and foreign hairstyling stars as well as prestigious competitions and national struggles for scissors and combs masters all constitute an inseparable part of the event. The participants of the LOOK Hairdressing Forum have an opportunity to get familiar with the trends for the coming season and to purchase the latest products. The fact that 18 thousand professionals visit the fair is an ideal opportunity for the exhibitors to promote their products. Thematic scope: › formulations for hair (paints, shampoos, coloring foams, care shampoos, anti-dandruff shampoos and formulations) › therapeutic formulations › lacquers, foams, gels, care formulations, hair nutrients and balms) › hair ornaments › wig products › hair extensions › specialist hair salon equipment › protective clothing; services and trainings
www.beautyvision.mtp.pl LOOKbeautyVISION The beauty VISION Cosmetics Forum should be visited by every single person looking for professional knowledge in terms of modern cosmetology. It is Poland’s largest cosmetics fair which every year gathers thousands of specialists interested in the latest products and treatments, new on the European market. The exposition is accompanied by a cycle of seminars dedicated to care and color cosmetics, a congress addressed to the employees and owners of beauty parlors, aesthetic medicine salons and SPAs. As part of the fair, Open Championship in Professional Make-up takes place. Thematic scope: › care cosmetics › color cosmetics › articles for hand care, foot care and nail care › nail tips and nail extensions › nail varnish and nail enamels, nail ornaments › sun beds and sun bed cosmetics › perfume articles › materials for producing cosmetics; cosmetics packaging › specialist equipment for shops, beauty parlors, revival salons, sun beds › protection garments › services and trainings in visage, manicure, pedicure, nail extensions, tattoos › aesthetic medicine salons, wellness, spa, fitness
Barbara Vogt / director of LOOK and beautyVISION Polish hairdressing and cosmetics branches are noting relatively good results on the domestic market and getting a stronger and stronger position on foreign markets. According to the estimates of the PMR research center, Polish market of cosmetic articles is to reach PLN 23 million until the end of 2O16. There are about 1OO large and over 3OO small and tiny cosmetics producers, followed by hundreds of laboratories, research, chemical, biotechnological companies and packaging producers. Most of them present their offers at LOOK and beautyVISION fair events. Both, in terms of the value of the domestic market as well as in terms of export, Poland is ranked 6th in Europe. Only Germany, Great Britain, France, Italy, and Spain are bigger markets. Nearly half of the cosmetic products produced in Poland goes abroad, to nearly 13O countries across the world.
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FIT-EXPO Fitness & Sport Park
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Poland’s largest and most active event of fitness industry attracts specialists including personal trainers, owners and managers of fitness clubs and sports centers, as well as a number of enthusiasts of an active lifestyle. The complex event consists of an exposition of the latest products, specialist conferences and training workshops which attract hundreds of participants. The event is an opportunity to get familiar with the latest sports equipment, learn from the best professionals in the field of fitness industry and get better in chosen activities. Thematic scope: › sports and fitness centers (gyms, sports and fitness clubs, swimming pools, saunas, sun beds, wellness centers, beauty parlors, dance schools, martial arts schools, recreation-treatment centers, local, town and commune sports and recreation centers, theme parks) › sports and fitness equipment (sports and fitness center equipment, fitness and cardio equipment, weight-lifting equipment, stationary bikes, sports equipment for houses, sport trophies – cups, medals, statuettes) › fashion (clothing, footwear, sports underwear, beach and swimming pool fashion, martial arts outfits) and accessories (glasses, hats, scarves, and others) › care and cosmetics (foot, hands and nails and body care, sun bed cosmetics, sport cosmetics line, fitness make-up) › health (medicine and pharmaceutical substances, herbs, products for weight loss, dietary advice, physiotherapy, glasses and lenses) › supplements for sportsmen (supplement for increasing mass, power, supplements for weight loss, vitamins and minerals, joints regenerators, energetic drinks) › other services
PoznanSportFair POZNAN SPORT FAIR is an exhibition of producers and representatives of leading sport brands and accessories for such disciplines as running, cycling, team, racket, winter sports, as well as sport clothing and outdoor equipment. What is also presented is the offer of coaching and physiotherapeutic services, as well as offers of sports facilities, centers and schools. The event finishes with Poznań Marathon, which is a very popular running event. The route of the marathon goes through the whole city of Poznań. However, the marathon’s heart is on the premises of Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie, where the Start and an extended Finish zones are located.
Anna Myślak / director of FIT-EXPO and POZNAŃ SPORT FAIR Poland has for some years now been experiencing the boom for a healthy lifestyle. The Poles are getting more and more conscious and aware of the benefits of being physically active, they pay attention to healthy food, staying in a good shape, and looking attractive. All that is connected with health and physical activity. What follows is the increasing number of fitness clubs which are continually being equipped with more advanced training equipment, whose value equals as much as 6O% of the whole investment. It is estimated that Polish fitness industry is worth PLN 1.5 billion at present. Despite the fact that only a few dozen percent of the Polish society does sport, the spendings on jogging have increased by more than 9OO%, and for fitness about 4OO%, which is more compared to any other European country.
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> FAIRS OF WOOD AND FURNITURE TECHNOLOGIES
DREMA International Trade Fair of Machines and Tools for Wood and Furniture Industries
www.drema.pl An event presenting the latest technologies for the wood and furniture industries. The DREMA Fair is included in the list of world’s greatest events supported by EUMABOIS European Federation of Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers. It is created in cooperation with DROMA Association of Manufacturers of Woodworking Machinery, Devices and Tools. The fair involves the presentation of a complex offer concerning machines and devices for the wood and furniture sectors. In one place it is possible to get familiar with a wide range of solutions ranging from solutions for round wood processing to advanced technologies for the furniture industry. Apart from the companies and their representatives, it is also possible to come across the offer concerning forestry, a wide range of wood and biomass chemicals at the fair. The visitors mostly include the representatives of large enterprises specialized at wood processing, furniture production, and the widely-understood lumber processing as well as the owners of small and medium-size woodworking companies. Thematic scope: › machines and technical equipment for primary processing (production of semi-finished products) › machines and technical equipment for surface finishing › machines and technical equipment for assembly, packaging › materials handling, warehousing and commissioning technology › robotics › machines and plants for special processes and special product groups › auxiliary machines, equipment and devices and other › use of residual wood (dust, chips, firewood, bark), generation of energy and heating using wood fuels › energy saving, environmental protection, occupational safety, fire prevention and air-conditioning › measuring, testing and control systems › delivery of complete plants, financing and leasing companies › independent computer software (CAD, ERP, production planning and control, etc.) › services for the wood industries › paint shops › glues for wood industry › chemical substances
Andrzej Półrolniczak / director of DREMA and DREMASILESIA Fair The wood and furniture industries in Poland make for a crucial element of the Polish economy, whereas Polish furniture is the pride for our country around the world. Apart from the great export results, Polish furniture making is the leading employment provider in the industry. The results are based on the wood resources, and their proper management. A wide offer of the wood sector, presented annually at the DREMA and DREMASILESIA Fair, are constantly being extended with incoming branches which significantly impact upon its development. While organizing the fair, we pay particular attention to our partners’ knowledge and experience. For years we have been inviting the visitors and the exhibitors to participate in numerous events and conferences organized alongside the fair.
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DREMASILESIA Exhibition of Woodworking Machines and Tools
FURNICA International Trade Fair of Components for Furniture Production
SOFAB International Trade Fair of Upholstery Fabrics and Components for Upholstered Furniture
FURNICA is the only so prestigious a meeting of the furniture components industry in Poland. It is appreciated by professionals in Poland and abroad, and participated by leading manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors of components, materials and accessories, which will make it possible for you to realize even the most ambitious furniture collections. By participating in the fair, you gain an opportunity to establish new or keep the existing contacts with those professionals in the field who are actively searching for the best possible solutions.
The fair offers abundance of the latest products, and provides a sort of a platform where ideas about proposed patterns, functional and design concepts dedicated to the upholstered furniture are shared. A lot of interest is also seen among the special zones, such as Trends Forum, Textile Designers Zone, presenting trends in patterns for the coming years. Participation in the fair offers a lot of possibilities for furniture producers, the majority of whom are such decision-makers as managers, owners and board members.
The DREMASILESIA Fair is a complex offer for small and medium-size companies of the wood and furniture industries. The exhibitors present not only the machines, but also devices and tools for wood processing and furniture production, components for the production of wood products and furniture, glues and chemical substances for the wood and furniture industries, as well as the offers of producers and dealers of doors, windows, terraces, floors and other products made of wood. Except for the presented models of veneering machines, woodworking machines, sewing machines, formatting machines, CNC millers, and power tools, there will also be an opportunity to come across a wide range of elements for furniture, veneers and foils, upholstery materials, furniture boards, terrace planks, as well as machines for the production of pellet and briquette. The DREMASILESIA’s thematic scope does not only include tools and machines for woodworking, but also a wide range of materials and innovative products. The organizers have decided to open up for producers and dealers of doors, windows, terraces, floors and other products made of wood. DROMA Association of Manufacturers of Woodworking Machinery, Devices and Tools has taken the honorary patronage over the fair.
Thematic scope: › materials (exotic and domestic wood, wood materials: glued boards, chipboards, MDF/HDF boards, millboard, plywood) › auxiliary upholstery materials (foam materials, veneers and foils, veneer boarders, springs, profiles, glass) › plastics › covering textiles and leathers › adhesives and varnishes › semi-finished products and finishing elements (frames, working boards, spring systems, fronts, friezes, battens, sliding doors, furniture elements, MDF profiles) › accessories (furniture wheels, feet, rails and slideways, handles, locks, hinges, mechanisms, furniture hardware, packaging for furniture, lighting for furniture) › connectors (wood screws, joints, bolts, pegs, staples) › furniture designing software
Thematic scope: › materials (covering materials, trimmings, auxiliary materials) › elements and systems (furniture feet, furniture casters, pneumatic springs, spring units, fittings for swivel chairs, functional fittings) › semi-finished products (inlets and cushions, upholstery frames, spring bases, spring cores, spiral nets) › upholstery materials (felts, foam rubber and expanded plastics, shaped upholstery, upholstery blanks, upholstery products, sewing treads) › fabrics and leathers (simulated leather, bonded fabrics, leather, micro fiber materials, printed fabrics, seating shells, upholstery fabrics, mattress ticking) › engineering and consulting services
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> INTERIOR DESIGN AND ARRANGEMENT FAIRS
MEBLE POLSKA Furniture Fair
An ideal venue for presenting and promoting the latest collections as well as for establishing business relations and signing contracts with furniture buyers from around the world. For the last six years, the fair event, being the largest in the Central and Eastern Europe, have been taking place in a strictly business-oriented, contract-like form. MEBLE POLAND is a great opportunity for the exhibitors to present their latest offers to both Polish and foreign furniture distributors. The 2O14 edition was visited by 17,5OO furniture distributors from about 5O different countries, which means that 1 in 4 visitors were from abroad. For the visitors, the event is world’s largest presentation of the Polish furniture market. HOME DECOR, organized alongside, is yet another attraction where the representatives of furniture shops may place their orders to purchase interior equipment articles. The arenaDESIGN event, on the other hand, is a great opportunity to have a look at the latest trends as it hosts designing stars from around the world. Thematic scope: › home furniture › period furniture › rattan and wicker furniture › kitchen furniture › bathroom and furniture › garden and leisure furniture › furniture for public service buildings › computer software for furniture and interior designing › services for the furniture industry
Józef Szyszka / director of MEBLE POLAND, SOFAB, FURNICA Fair The Polish furniture industry has long traditions and happens to be called Polish export specialty. We are considered to be Europe’s and worldwide export and furniture production leaders. Our furniture is recognizable owing to its high quality while keeping a relatively low production costs. Foreign buyers are interested in our market to a high extent. Last year, except for the Polish guests, the representatives of distributors from Germany were the most numerous. Apart from that, the other numerous groups came from Lithuania, Czech Republic, Great Britain, France, Russia, Turkey, Holland, Ukraine, Belgium, Latvia, Slovakia, Hungary, Belarus, Sweden, Italy, Spain, Kazakhstan, Romania and Estonia. In order to assist our producers and help them establish good business relations we are carrying out an active traders activation, particularly emphasizing the acquisition of furniture shops and furniture chains representatives from abroad. We offer a VIP package as part of the hosted buyers program to our key clients.
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Cyclical event presenting the best industrial design. arena DESIGN is Poland’s only business event, where designers establish cooperation with producers. The following editions concentrate of pattern design elements. In 2O14 these concerned materials – both the innovative ones as well as the best-known ones reused in new ways, however. In 2O15 the event’s theme will again concentrate around materials; this time, however, from a new perspective of using them in a design process. As part of arenaDESIGN, young architects and design studios, higher schools, companies offering modern solutions in designing will present their portfolios. A product exhibition of the prestigious finalists of TOP DESIGN Award, as well as the FORUM Zone including lectures by the stars of European Design will take an important part of the event. arenaDESIGN zones: TOP DESIGN – an exhibition of products nominated in the competition promoting innovative design solutions and companies investing in good designs FORUM – workshops, lectures, discussion panels including outstanding personas of the designing world. CREATIVES – young designers, designing studios and offices present the scope of possibilities offered by industrial design EDUCATION – a presentation of offers of higher academies of design profile INNOVATIONS – an offer of modern materials, technologies, and software for designers
> MEDICAL FAIRS
HOME DECOR Interior Fair
Poznań Optical Exhibition
> SACRED FAIRS
SAKRALIA Trade Fair of Church Furnishings, Liturgical Objects and Devotional Items
A presentation of the latest products and inspirations. The contract-like character of the event makes it possible to find new wholesale recipients and distributors, as well as a possibility to come across the exhibitors’ offers among designers and interior architects. What constitutes a great asset of HOME DECOR is the presence of the furniture shop representatives, as it is more and more often that they are extending the offer of their shops with interior decorative articles. The exhibitors’ offers are enriched with seminars and trainings concerning the latest interior trends.
The branch meeting of opticians and optometrists is co-organized by Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie and the Interprovincial Guild of Optical Crafts, where expositions of renowned optical industry companies are presented. The meeting is participated by producers, importers, distributors of a wide range of optical products.
The SAKRALIA Fair is western Poland’s largest presentation of products and offers for parishes, monasteries, and church institutions. High percentage of clergy visiting the fair is a huge advantage of the event. The percentage of clergy in the last editions reached 89%. The fair is visited by priests, people connected with consecrated life, representatives of parish councils and catechists. Other people attending the event include owners and workers of warehouses and shops of devotional industry, searching for new ideas on how to expand their assortment and contacts to new producers and suppliers. The exposition is enriched by a unique program of conferences aimed at those responsible for investments in parishes and monasteries.
Thematic scope: › decorative articles › lighting › textiles › glassware and ceramic ware › kitchen and bathroom accessories › interior arrangement services
Thematic scope: › glass frames › glass lenses › contact lenses › lenses and lens care products › optical materials and instruments › equipment for optical shops › assistance products for those who have problems with sight › sunglasses › protective and specialist glasses › software › professional publishers and literature
Thematic scope: › liturgical attire and garments › garments and clothing for spiritual persons › equipment for parish offices › liturgical vessels and equipment › hosts, incense › sacramental wine › sacred construction › liturgical and special occasion decorations › pilgrimage tourism › religious publishers › teaching aids for catechists › devotional items
Monika Wietrzyńska director of POZNAŃ OPTICAL EXHIBTION Research shows that every other Pole has problems with seeing, whereas about 1O million Poles already use corrective glasses. Today, glasses do not only serve health purposes, but they are one of the basic fashion articles. More and more people own a few pair of glasses, including corrective ones and sunglasses. For glass wearers it is important, however, to choose proper glasses in terms of vision quality. Poles are starting to choose the best technological solutions, choosing more and more expensive models and better lenses. The latest trends in the glass fashion and all the important issues in terms of the modern optics and optometry are presented at Poznań Optical Exhibition.
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POLEKO International Trade Fair of Environmental Protection organised annually
At the moment the most recognizable fair within the country, concentrating around ecology, environment protection, waste management, recycling, sewage system management, air and climate protection, and renewable energies. Participation in the POLEKO fair provides a chance to share experiences in terms of eco-innovations among enterprises, research and pro-innovative institutes, and representatives of governmental administration. Another strong asset of the fair comes with the multiple forums, debates, seminars, conferences, which are organized in close cooperation of branch partners discussing key topics in terms of regional sustainable development. The cyclical events include the Clean Energy Forum, Recycling Forum, as well as the Globe Full of Energies. • Recycling Exhibition – where companies present a wide range of solutions concerning storing, sorting, recovery of industrial waste, including paper, cardboard, plastics, rubber, glass, and wood, as well as iron and non-iron metals, construction materials from building demolition, car scrap • Clean Energy Forum – which presents the latest offer of boilers, solar collectors, heat pumps, wind farms, pellets, biogas and biomass components. Thematic scope: › water and sewage › waste recycling and soil › air › climate › energy › renewable energy › air › noise › vibrations › risk detection and emergency protection systems › counteraction against serious industrial failures › municipal and power building industry › environmental organizations and consultancies › control systems and IT solutions for environment protection and municipal management › professional publishers › scientific, research and development institutes › land recultivation › revitalization
Łukasz Lohr / dyrektor targów POLEKO i KOMTECHNIKA Poland produces on average 58 million m3 of municipal waste. 13O million tons of industrial waste and 1 million tons of dangerous waste. How to manage and utilize them well? The exhibitors of POLEKO and KOMTECHNIKA provide answers giving presentations of products and services in terms of environmental protection and municipal management. For the last 25 years Poland has been through a huge transformation towards green management, based on knowledge and innovation. The dynamic development of environmental technologies is based on the principles of the Polish energy policy (one of its aims is to increase the share of renewable source of energy in the final energy balance to 15% in 2O2O and to 2O% in 2O3O), availability of funds for research and development, as well as the increasing ecological awareness of Polish citizens. Recipients around the world find the innovativeness of Polish environmental technologies attractive.
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KOMTECHNIKA International Trade Fair of Municipal Technologies
GMINA Fair of Products and Services for Local Governments
The KOMTECHNIKA Fair complements and extends the offer of the solutions which are presented at POLEKO and deal with ecology in terms of municipal management. The thematic scope encompasses the issues of summer and winter road and hard shoulder management, maintenance and conservation of green areas, keeping things clean and in good order. The exhibitors will present solutions concerning municipal equipment including waste collection vehicles, sewage cleaning vehicles, special and multi-purpose vehicles as well as disassembly systems. Moreover, KOMTECHNIKA also presents devices, tools and chemical substances for surface sweeping, waste bins cleaning and conservation, green areas maintenance equipment including lawn mowers, wood splitting machines, crushers, and tree replanting machines. The professionals visiting the fair include the representatives of municipal management companies, waste management, storing and processing companies, as well as the representatives of local governments interested in the latest offers of machines, vehicles and technologies. Additionally, the visitors coming in large numbers include professionals of designing companies, making and maintenance of green areas, road maintenance, as well as the representatives of developing companies and settlement managing companies. Thematic scope: › cleanness and order management › local and collective transport › maintenance and conservation of green areas › maintenance of municipal facilities › services and counseling
It is an event promoting innovative solutions which help improve regions functioning. The GMINA Fair of Products and Services for Local Governments and the INVESTFIELD Property and Investment Exhibition facilitate various meetings among professionals of the private and public sectors, making it possible to establish valuable business relationships between Polish and foreign investors. This is a place which opens new possibilities, yet being a perfect opportunity to discuss problems of local governments, to search for new solutions and get inspiration and knowledge during meetings with Polish experts. What the visitors consider an asset of the fair is the wide range of the products and services offered. The exhibitors include enterprises dealing with the arrangement of city space, organizations and management of traffic within the city and the metropolitan area, management of public services, informatization and digitalization of city areas, as well as with financial counseling. The fair events are also participated by local governments, special economic zones, technological parks, euro-regions, investor service centers, banks, mortgage funds, leasing and consulting companies. Thematic scope: › urban space planning and solutions (playgrounds, outdoor gyms, hiking and cycling trails, street furniture, landscape architecture items, lighting, solutions for people with disabilities) › planning and management of urban and agglomeration traffic › public services management (waste disposal, provision of electricity service, water and sewage network) › computerization and digitization of urban areas › financial advising – fund acquiring › providing information and economic promotion › non-governmental organizations, unions, chambers and associations The GMINA Fair is accompanied by GMINA Congress of Local Governments, which is organized in cooperation with Presspublica publisher, which offers a constructive debate on regional development and the current needs and problems of local communities and authorities, as well as two thematic exhibitions. INVESTFIELD Property and Investment Exhibition A place where the investment offers of towns and villages, special economic zones, and region supporting institutions are presented. DWORZEC Local and Regional Public Transport Exhibition The presentation of innovative solutions in terms of construction, modernization, revitalization of the existing infrastructure of road and railway public transport.
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REKLAMA 36O International Fair of Advertising Goods and Printing Advertising organised annually
www.reklama36O.eu An event where practice meets theory, empiricism meets the vision of future, and routine meets creativity. Participation in the Reklama36O event provides an opportunity to come across the offer of products and advertising services, and establish valuable business contacts. The fair is participated by representatives of machines and advert material producers, advert material producers and distributors, suppliers of advert services, practitioners and experts of the media world. The expositions are accompanied by the CREATIVE ARENA zone, where those willing to present interesting products, new marketing solutions meet to share inspiring attitudes towards creativity and produce. An improved form of Reklama 36O Fair constitutes a unique and one-of-a-kind Golden Marketing Conference. It is a conference for marketing directors, managerial staff, specialists responsible for creation and communication. Participation in the fair is a guarantee for establishing valuable business contacts and a full success of the marketing strategy carried out.
POLIGRAFIA International Fair of Printing Machines, Materials and Services held every other year
www.poligrafia.mtp.pl In 2O15, Poligrafia International Fair will for the first time ever open itself for issues concerning ethics and printing for packaging. A lot of attention will be devoted to personalized printing as well as other directions, which should be taken into account in the development of any printing house. The expositions offered will be based on more interaction with the visitors, which will make it possible to test the product on the site. A rich program of accompanying events, dedicated to particular sectors, will make it possible to refresh the image of the Printing Fair, thus emphasizing the position of Poland’s largest festival of the printing industry. Thematic scope: › Printing presses › paints and printing components › digital print › printed package manufacturing devices › labeling devices › pre-press and post-press
Thematic scope: › visual communication (Digital Signage, LED screens, lighting adverts, transit adverts, car stick adverts, balconies, banners, roll-ups, flags, masts, coffers, tents, advert constructions, carriers) › advert production machines and materials › promotional and advertising articles › advertising services (advertising agencies, radio and television commercials, advertising photography, engraving) › suppliers of advertising services › POS › exhibition services
Piotr Kamiński / director of REKLAMA 36O and POLIGRAFIA Fair The optimistic prognosis of the NPES Report (The Association for Suppliers of Printing) forecasts a moderate, yet stable increase of the printing market value in Poland of 1.5% annually until 2O17. It will be possible on condition that the demand for printing services in Poland will not fall drastically, and at the same time Polish printing industries will invest in their machine parks, thus developing the export branch offering competitive solutions for foreign markets, particularly in terms of ethics and printing for packaging. The new energy and ideas of the POLIGRAFIA 2O15, which will focus on changes, will be surprising. One of the most important aspects is to separate it from the event titled REKLAMA 36O. Both the projects have already become mature enough to provide transparency of their expositions, yet taking care of professional visitors interested in particular topics.
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Books for Children and Young People - 16th Poznań Fair Meetings
School and Nursery Equipment Exhibition
www.edukacja.mtp.pl EdukacjaMTP What interesting profiles are offered by high schools? How to learn languages? Will the education you gain be enough to find work in your profession? What are the chances for abroad grants? The answers for these and many other questions can be found during the Education Fair. It is the best ever place to get familiar with an offer of state, private, Polish and foreign schools and universities as well as other educational places of various levels and fields. The fair is to help the youth choose further education, and will provide teachers with professional knowledge, as it is accompanied by interesting conferences. It also attracts representatives of local governments, school directors, those employed in education, pedagogues, all of whom will have the chance to observe the directions of changes in education here. The Education Fair is a joint undertaking of Poznań Teacher Training Center, the Marshal Office of the Wielkopolska Region, and Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie. The School and Nursery Equipment Exhibition and Poznań Fair Meetings – Books for Children and Youth are an integral part of the Education Fair.
www.targiksiazki.pl KsiazkaMTP The event promotes books and reading among the youngest readers. The event provides a meeting place for writers, translators, illustrators, publishers, bookstore owners, librarians, and scientific environment. An interesting program makes it possible to get people interested in books through many different means including exhibitions, workshops, authorship meetings, and competitions for young readers. The Poznań Fair Meetings – Books for Children and Youth is organized by Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie, Polish Book Publishers Association, and Culture Center ‘Zamek’.
www.wyposazenieszkoly.pl The exhibition is dedicated to the representatives of local governments, school principals, teachers and pedagogues, who are interested in solutions concerning teaching effectiveness, school and nursery management. As part of the exhibition, the latest information and communication technologies, attractive didactic aids, offers of ‘green schools’ and interesting trips for children and teenagers are presented. This year, the exhibition will for the first time ever present furniture and equipment for nursery classroom, playgrounds, didactic aids for PE teachers, educational toys and games, as well as articles for art and movement classes.
Zofia Strzyż / director of EDUCATION FAIR According to the prognosis prepared by Young Digital Planet, education of the future means lifelong learning, without any limits, which is aimed at particular professions and which is more and more based on the latest technologies and the media as well as self-studying. The educational trends can be observed in Poznań by running an overview of the exhibitors’ offers. These can get crowds of young people, who are on the verge of selecting their future schools, looking for answers on the best ways of developing their passions and interests at particular educational levels, interested in their actions. In 2O14, nearly 28 thousand people from Poznań and the Wielkopolska region as well as from other regions familiarized themselves with the fair offer.
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TOUR SALON Fair of Regions and Tourist Products
AQUA & ZOO Pet Exhibition
MUSIC LAB Fair of Music, Stage and Lighting
TourSalon This is where you will find tourism offers from A to Z and feel the climate, listen to music, and get to know a variety of tastes from different regions of Poland and other places in the world. TOUR SALON is Poland’s largest meeting of experts in the field of tourist services, which presents countries, regions, and the latest offers and tourist attractions. They are characterized by abundance of conferences, trainings, presentations, workshops, for both business as well as individual clients connected with the industry. The TOUR SALON Fair is also an opportunity to meet outstanding travelers. Its varied program is created by experts for experts. Thematic scope: › national and regional tourism promoting organizations › health SPAce (Spa and wellness resorts › health resorts, sanatoriums › health farms and recreation centers) › business tourism › active tourism – extreme › tour operators / travel agencies › accommodation › transport › services for tourism › publications and on line portals
Do you love animals? Are you looking for people sharing the same passion? Do you want to exchange your opinions and find out about the latest products for zoology? Visit AQUA & ZOO Pet Exhibition. It is a paradise for the lovers of aquariums and terrariums, dogs, cats, guinea pigs, reptiles, amphibians, and other domesticated animals. This is a place where enthusiasts meet, including both renowned breeders and amateur passionate individuals who are looking for an opportunity to exchange their experiences and advice on feeding and taking care of home pets. For all the professionals, participation in the fair makes for a great opportunity to get together with business partners and learn about the latest knowledge in terms of marketing and selling zoological services.
TargiMuzyczne It is Poland’s only music fair of that sort. Apart from the traditional exhibition of musical instruments, equipment and accessories, sound system elements, lighting and stage equipment, it will also be possible to listen to pieces of young artists and polish your music skills. The event is directed at both professionals and amateurs of the music and stage industries who are looking for new impressions, sound, and equipment. Thematic scope: › music instruments: guitars, key instruments, percussions, string instruments › stage construction elements › sound systems › lighting › studio equipment › equipment for DJs › brass instruments and other articles of the music industry
Dariusz Wawrzyniak director of MUSIC LAB Fair The music industry is a complex machine which requires well-trained professionals. Their task is to make sure every single piece of that complex unit works perfectly. The Polish music industry needed to wait a long time for a really professional music fair. Our mission as the MUSIC LAB organizers, therefore, is to put all the pieces of the vast area of music with its technical aspects together including the stage and lighting as well as other legal aspects, such as authorship rights or selling music pieces online. The base of the exposition is the equipment itself though, accompanied by technical and technological solutions, latest products, which make for the spine of stationary and online music stores, as well as philharmonics, clubs, recording studios, concert halls and music schools.
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POZNAŃ GAME ARENA Entertainment and Multimedia Show organised annually
www.gamearena.pl PoznanGameArena Great emotions, lots of attractions, endless possibilities! Premiere game displays, cosplay shows, numerous competitions, a few hundred computer stands, consoles and simulators! The largest and the most spectacular even in Poland is a real feast for both the big ones and the small ones, professionals and amateurs. Generally for all those who value cyber entertainment without limits. The PGA is visited by nearly 4O,OOO professionals, game and multiplayer enthusiasts, as well as 4OO journalists and bloggers. The branch character of the fair is emphasized by the PGA VIP DAY, participated by the representative of the business sector, including producers, publishers, distributors, as well as game makers themselves.
HOBBY Meeting people with passion organised annually
www.hobby.mtp.pl TargiHOBBY Great exhibitions, people full of passions, power of attractions and a family-like atmosphere. HOBBY is Poland’s largest event gathering enthusiasts including model makers, collectors, and lovers of social games, stamps collectors, and individuals passionate about comic book stories. The events also involve stamp and coin collecting exhibitions. The fair is accompanied by numerous shows, workshops, and competitions for models. Mock-ups of impressive sizes constitute another attraction.
Łukasz Wołonkiewicz / director of Poznań Game Arena The market of computer games is a huge branch of the world’s economy, whose sale on a global scale goes beyond EUR 4O billion and is growing fast. It is estimated that by 2O15 the sale value will have risen by more than 4O%, thus exceeding EUR 6O billion. Polish companies are getting more and more important on that market thanks to the international successes of Polish game makers. Polish game sell in millions worldwide, and the value of the Polish market , which is made by nearly 12 million active players, is estimated at USD 4OO million (ca. EUR 32Om). The majority of Polish game producers have such games in their portfolio that the world’s greatest studios would be proud of. Thousands of video game fans from the whole Poland stand face to face with the producers of their favorite games and their beloved equipment at the PGA. They can try out new gadgets and learn about things they cannot learn about elsewhere. The Independent Game Makers’ Zone is one of many PGA’s attractions. The news about it has already reach distant abroad places, thus attracting developers from Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and France to Poznań fairgrounds. What we are distinguishable for, compared to foreign events, is the atmosphere, buzzing with emotions, you can come across nowhere else. Enter the game and find out for yourself it is worth it!
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KNIEJE Hunting and Shooting Exhibition
held twice a year (in Poznań and Lublin)
www.rybomania.com.pl Rybomania The largest angling fair in Poland! Hundreds of exhibitors, a few dozen thousand square meters of exposition area and other exceptional events. RYBOMANIA is a place of meetings for enthusiasts, including both the experienced ones, characterized by great knowledge, as well as amateurs and those who are just starting their adventure with angling. It is therefore an exceptional opportunity to share experience and get familiar with thousands of the latest products presented by the best domestic and foreign companies. RYBOMANIA is also a place of interesting discussions panels and inspiring exhibition zones. The event integrates all angling environments and presents the potential of the whole industry. Thematic scope: › fishing equipment: fishing rods, spinning wheels and accessories › baits and lures › clothing and accessories › floating equipment › tourist offers › angling tourism › sea expeditions › special fishery offers
www.knieje.pl TargiKnieje A great opportunity for hunters to get familiar with the latest offer of firearms and melee weapons, ammo, optical devices, as well as clothing and footwear for hunting. There will also be a chance to see a dynamic presentation of dogs and falconry shows. Interactive events, culinary events, off-road vehicles, meetings with interesting personas, movie screenings, and lots of other attractions will await the visitors. The KNIEJE Exhibition is aimed at members of hunting and shooting unions, associations, clubs and trusts, members of OHZ (Game Breeding Center), vets, lovers of hunting dogs and all those interested in hunting. Thematic scope: › firearms › melee weapon › optical devices › ammo › clothing and footwear › hunting accessories › tourist equipment › cynology › falconry › equipment for shooting-ranges › hunting tourism › off-road cars and vehicles
RYBOMANIA Angling Fair
BOATEX Swimming Equipment and Water Sports organised annually
www.boatex.pl TargiBoatex This event is directed at all lovers of sailing, enthusiasts of water sports and water recreation. Every person, who finds water a way of life or an opportunity for good fun and recreation will find something for themselves there. You will also see great yachts, boats, and all inevitable accessories and clothes. Sailing clubs, diving clubs and branch organizations will have their own expositions. Polish Sailing Union took the auspices of the events. Thematic scope: › sailing boats, motor yachts, hybrid boats › engines and drives › sails and rigging, equipment, navigation apparatus › diving › surfing › rescuing, safeguarding equipment › materials for yachts building, fixing and conservation › clothing and footwear for sailors › yacht electronic systems › port and marinas equipment › water equipment transportation vehicles › floating trailers › charter services › tourist offers › insurance offers for water equipment › trainings
Piotr Kamiński / director of RYBOMANIA, KNIEJE, BOATEX Fair It is estimated that more than two million people go fishing in Poland. More than 117 thousand of Poles are interested in hunting, a few less does sailing and water sports actively. Poland has perfect conditions for the realization and development of interests connected with angling, hunting, and water sports. In the era of growing digitalization, the fair is getting more and more important. It is there, at the stands, where all enthusiasts can come across the latest products, yet offering the possibility of watching and checking them thoroughly. The possibility of meeting experts and asking difficult questions is another advantag of the fair. The Rybomania, Knieje, Boatex events are created with great enthusiasm; we are aware it is essential to gather groups of people wanting to develop their interests.
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AKTYWNI 5O+ Fair for Everyone over the Age of Fifty
ART & CRAFT FESTIVAL
HAPPY BABY Fair of Toys and Goods for Children
The event is aimed at people over 5O years old. Due to the target group potential as well as their varied expectations, the product assortment and services exposed at the fair were divided into the following: health, sport, tourism, work and education, beauty and style, modern technologies and media, passion, law and finance. The fair is accompanied by a rich program of lectures devoted to such topics as health prevention, education and development workshops, movement therapy activities. Additionally, performances of Polish artists are another inseparable element of the event.
FSiPA An incredibly colorful event preceding Christmas is aimed at people who are looking for unique presents, as well as at art and craft enthusiasts. A variety of artistic works are presented by artists, craftsmen, galleries, art works, folk artists and different enthusiasts. The festival is a perfect opportunity to extend your knowledge and master your skills in terms of various artistic techniques at a number of workshops. Thematic scope: › painting, graphics, drawing, photography › artistic textile › sculpture, ceramics, glass, stained glass › artistic metalwork › jewelry › elements and tools for jewelry making › unique clothing and accessories › decorations › occasional ornaments › artistic workshops
TargiHappyBaby An exceptional event for young parents and those who are only planning to become ones, which offers a splendor of attractions for children ranging from toddlers to kindergarten kids. It is a sort of a platform of education, integration, and inspiration! Producers, importers, and distributors of toys and articles for infants and babies, companies offering care and education services will present their rich offer of products and services for kids. Moreover, there are numerous games, animations, and creative workshops awaiting the visitors. Parents can take advantage of the advice given by doctors, psychologists, and children specialists. The event is aimed at families and their children. It is, however, visited by business clients as well, including representatives of warehouses and shops, nurseries, kindergartens, and primary schools. Thematic scope: › Pregnancy planning: cosmetics, maternity wear and underwear, medical care, antenatal classes, pregnancy exercise classes › child (from a baby to a pre-schooler) › Baby care accessories, feeding accessories, clothing and footwear, baby food products, sports accessories, nurseries and baby rooms, early education and language schools, car safety seats, strollers › Mum Dad and Me! (games and plays for children and parents) › dolls and plush toys, developmental games and toys, building blocks, puzzles
Małgorzata Czubak / director of targów AKTYWNI 5O+ FAIR The society of the European Union is getting older and older. While the phenomenon has grown significantly in the recent years, the birth rate has fallen down. According to the estimates of the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy, the number of people over 5O is to grow dramatically until 2O35. In the years 2O15-2O2O the growth shall reach the level of a million people. The aging process does not only have the demographic impact, but also economic and social ones. Longer lifespan stands for the civilization achievement that we craved for, which is connected with the rise in the standard of living, medical progress, and the functioning of social security system. At the same time it does pose serious economic, social and cultural problems, which call for system changes. These include the demand for certain products and services. The increase in the number of OAPs is definitely a challenge for the country’s social policy. There is a need of creating special programs which will guarantee access to specialist social and health services, facilitating healthy aging, just like those which will make their lives socially and economically useful. A change in our attitude to the old age is so inevitable that it should be understood rather in terms of maturity, life experience, as well as a great period of life when you may devote yourself to your passions, travelling, doing voluntary work and making your dreams come true.
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CAVALIADA TOUR Poznań / Lublin / Warszawa organised annually
www.cavaliada.pl CavaliadaPoznan It is estimated that more than two million people go fishing in Poland. More than 117 thousand of Poles are interested in hunting, a few less does sailing and water sports actively. Poland has perfect conditions for the realization and development of interests connected with angling, hunting, and water sports. In the era of growing digitalization, the fair is getting more and more important. It is there, at the stands, where all enthusiasts can come across the latest products, yet offering the possibility of watching and checking them thoroughly. The possibility of meeting experts and asking difficult questions is another advantag of the fair. The Rybomania, Knieje, Boatex events are created with great enthusiasm; we are aware it is essential to gather groups of people wanting to develop their interests.
Anna Lemańska / director of a Group of Products CAVALIADA is a cup-oriented cyclical competition, which is held in Poznań, Lublin, and Warsaw. It is the only horse riding cycle in Poland, which has been officially authorized by the International Federation of Equestrian Sports (FEI). CAVALIADA, being modern and dynamic, is popular with a wide audience – families with children, horse lovers, as well as world-famous competitors. All the cities hold FEI-ranked competitions. Poznań holds the World Cup Qualifiers, and Warsaw holds the LEC World Cup Final. The event emphasizes the importance of horse riding in the history of our nation, as well as evokes the feelings of responsibility and care about the natural environment. Every edition of CAVALIADA includes fair expositions, participated by leading companies of the horse riding branch, and the exhibition is constantly enjoyed by the audience. CAVALIADA’s shows bring the equestrian world together and encourage you to start your adventure in the saddle.
Dominik Nowacki / director of CAVALIADA project Horse riding in Poland has been coming back to its time of glory. This is proven by fully-filled seats at CAVALIADA TOUR. CAVALIADA is a strong brand, well-known in the equestrian world in Europe and around the world not only by all enthusiasts of horses and horse-riding, but also by other people. We pay particular attention to families and children, as we wish to popularize horse riding and a unique way of spending free time. With our actions we are bringing the history and the role of horse riding in Poland closer, as well as we are revising the basics of responsibility for the natural habitat and environment. The sports competitions, participated by world-famous riders, are accompanied by the exposition of equestrian equipment and articles. The vast market of buyers (horse riding is practiced by nearly 3OO thousand riders in Poland) attracts the exhibitors to book exhibition areas well in advance in every city where CAVALIADA is held. The growing audience is a proof that there is an increasing need for sport, fair events, and high-quality entertainment in the Polish society.
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— three-level venue — 13 000 m2 of exhibition space — 38 conference rooms — concert and entertainment hall for 2 000 pax
Poznań Congress Center
— conferences — cultural events