The health crisis surrounding the spread of COVID-19 and the government measures implemented to remedy it are exposing economic stakeholders to very immediate difficulties. Faced with this situation, the Vinitech-Sifel team is more mobilised than ever and is on hand at all times to respond to your expectations or answer any questions you might have. We would like to reassert that we remain hard at work on preparing Vinitech-Sifel and confirm that it will be held from 1st to 3 December 2020. Guided by our Scientific and Technical Committee, Vinitech-Sifel will be addressing issues such as the latest innovations in vine-growing and winemaking for the future. We are hard at work to make sure that everyone can find the answer to their challenges at the trade show. - The VINITECH-SIFEL team

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2018 results

A rise in international attendance with visitors from more than 70 countries, the presence of qualified buyers and virtually fully-booked conferences throughout the 3 days of the event: VINITECH-SIFEL 2018 was a great vintage.

What are the key figures for the 2018 edition ?  

How effective was the trade show for contacts ?

Exhibitors considered the level of contacts made to be very good to excellent. Post-show surveys confirmed that more than 1 in 2 visitors came to VINITECH-SIFEL with a sales goal in mind. Whether prospecting for new suppliers or meeting current providers with a view to an upcoming investment, VINITECH-SIFEL visitors come as buyers.   

What was the attendance level ?  

Attendance figures for the 2018 edition were good, despite a first day hit by disruptions due to the Yellow Vest movement. The attendance level remained steady in comparison with the previous edition, with a total of 44,937 visitors.

International attendance increased significantly with growth rates of between 20% and 111%.  Visitors from nearby Spain were also severely affected by the Yellow Vest blockades. Spain nevertheless remains the leading foreign attendee.

Who are the visitors to VINITECH-SIFEL ? 

VINITECH-SIFEL is a key event on the international circuit, welcoming 45,000 professionals from more than 70 countries and 83% French visitors.

These visitors hold senior positions: 68% are company directors, executives or operation managers. The majority come from the wine sector (77%) with 24% of this group from a secondary activity.  

Among the activities represented, wine-growers hold first place for attendance (44% of visitors), followed by service providers in the wine & spirits sector (16%), wine merchants (10%), agricultural cooperatives (7%), oenologists (6%), official institutions and research bodies (6%) and fruit & veg producers (4%).  

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