With four trade shows and a tech-focused conference, Premium Group was the most ambitious project during Berlin Fashion Week. And after reporting an 11% increase in footfall the company demonstrates it was well worth it.
The trade show that closed Monday saw its attendee numbers stabilize after a drop for the 2016 edition following the terrorist attack on Paris. Some exhibitors were optimistic while others felt traffic was still too low.
Engagement ring boxes equipped with spy-cams and diamond-dusted hourglasses were some of the most eye-catching items showcased among more than a thousand jewelry booths at Japan's biggest jewelry exposition on Tuesday.
The LTF ended its January edition on a high note, attracting 5,300 visitors despite the economic uncertainty. "Brexit doesn’t seem to have affected in any way the commercial relationships," said show organisers.
The recently-ended menswear tradeshow in Florence recorded a 2.8% drop in visitor numbers. A decline tempered by a stable attendance of foreign buyers and a very successful edition, said Pitti Uomo organisers.
Messe Düsseldorf announced that falling attendance has prompted it to give up the GDS shoe trade show. Igedo will acquire the show after the February edition and move it to Düsseldorf's Areal Böhler in late August.