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Piscine Global 2014 Exhibition: hailed a success


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35 years after its creation, the World Pool and Spa Exhibition - recently rebranded Piscine Global to reflect a new market position - is  still the benchmark event in its sector, and once again has been recognised and applauded by the swimming pool and spa professionals.


From right across the swimming pool and spa industry they flocked to the 2014 show, underscoring its appeal and reputation and confirming that it is now unmissable.
The international event enabled industry visitors, exhibitors, journalists, federations and institutional players to meet and discuss market trends and prospects while building genuine business opportunities.

 

559 exhibitors showcased a comprehensive range of 1000 brands dedicated to the construction, maintenance and renovation of private and public swimming pools and spas.

 

The success of the 2014 show was also reflected by the 16,771 visitors who attended - 6.9% more than at the previous show in 2012, excluding swimming pool industry manufacturers and suppliers. International visitors also rose significantly, epresenting 39% of the total and more than 100 countries outside France.

 

Noémi Petit"Piscine Global has become the occasion for all the players to develop their market and place innovation centre stage. Real bonds are being built between visitors and exhibitors, specifiers and opinion-leaders. We were delighted to see visitors interacting enthusiastically with exhibitors, who have adapted to their needs and made real efforts in terms of design, style and R&D to give the market fresh impetus,"
Piscine Global director Noémi Petit says.

 

 

The show in figures :

 

559 exhibitors

1 000  brands

16 771 : visitors

+ 6,9% : increase in visitors

 

Attendance from the following regions rose particularly strongly:

Amérique du Nord

+ 22,5%

from North America

 

Amérique du Sud

+ 51,8%

from South America

Asie

+ 34%

from Asia

Moyen-Orient

 

+ 17,5%

from Middle East

 

 

Business opportunities

 

 

Speed MeetingExhibitors were offered new networking and business opportunities in the form of speed-meetings: nearly 400 short interviews were set up for some thirty exhibitors, resulting in the signature of a number of contracts and lots of well-targeted contacts.

 

 

 

Pool Summit

Last but not least, the Pool Summit brought together 20 international federations and nearly 30 managers of large industrial groups. The aim of this event was to discuss market trends and figures from around the world, and set up a network.


 

 

Innovations and Trophies

 

Piscine Global 2014 also shone a spotlight on innovations and discoveries, presenting nearly 100 new products in the Top 100 and Pool Eco Attitude area and culminating with a ceremony during which 16 winners were awarded Innovation Trophies.

 

Pool Eco Attitude

Winner Top 100

Pool Vision

 

Trends

 

Future trends were also revealed through the Pool Vision competition, co-organised with the Archi-Europe group and in partnership with the APSP, which presented pools from the USA. 24 architects’ projects competed to showcase technical and aesthetic trends and be declared the finest pool in the world. Four projects received awards, in the following categories : private pool, public and hotel pool, spa, and special jury award.

 

 

Showroom Academy

  

Another resource provided for exhibitors was the Showroom Academy, an area highlighting the ways and means of enhancing and boosting sales and customer relations.

 

 

 

 

SO NOTE THE DATES FOR THE NEXT PISCINE GLOBAL:
15 TO 18 NOVEMBER 2016!

 

 

 

 

Find pictures of the show taken by our photographers by clicking HERE

 

 

...and by clicking here

 

 

 

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Contacter GL EVENTS [email protected] , [email protected]
Site de l'auteur http://www.piscine-global-europe.com


See also:
Voir également The PISCINE GLOBAL EUROPE exhibition: The next stages of evolution should be prepared from today - ( News )
Voir également The PISCINE GLOBAL EUROPE exhibition: Acquiring new skills - ( News )
Voir également The PISCINE GLOBAL EUROPE exhibition: Why are meetings indispensable? - ( News )


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