Each year Trade Show Executive honors the 50 fastest-growing shows in three categories: net square feet (nsf) of paid exhibit space, number of exhibiting companies and total attendance. Techtextil North America received recognition for the large increase in total attendance welcoming 5,417 visitors during the show in 2014 versus the 4,275 visitors that were recorded in 2012. Techtextil North America was also honored for the increase in exhibiting companies. In 2014, 365 companies exhibited in Atlanta versus 314 in 2012. Exhibitors from 26 countries were represented on the 2014 show floor.
"Making the Fastest 50 list is a sign of success and underlines our commitment to the industries that we serve, comments Dennis Smith, President, Messe Frankfurt North America. Also, this accomplishment is a great motivator to our team, in Atlanta and around the world that sells and organizes our textile events."
Techtextil North America was co-located with Texprocess Americas and JEC Americas, which resulted in an unparalleled event creating the largest technical textiles, nonwovens, sewn products and equipment, and composites trade show in the United States.
Trade Show Executive magazine will present the award during the Awards and Summit celebration held May 19-21, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, IL. The awards presented will be based on increase in sold net square feet of exhibit space, increase in total number of exhibiting companies and increased total attendance.
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Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is one of the world’s leading trade fair organisers, generating around €545 million in sales and employing some 2,000 people worldwide. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 28 subsidiaries and around 50 international Sales Partners, allowing it to serve its customers on location in more than 150 countries. Messe Frankfurt events take place at more than 30 locations around the globe. In 2013, Messe Frankfurt organised a total of 113 trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany.
Comprising an area of 578,000 square metres, Messe Frankfurt’s exhibition grounds are home to ten exhibition halls. The company also operates two congress centres.
The company is publicly owned, with the City of Frankfurt holding 60 percent and the State of Hesse 40 percent.
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