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 (slide 36 of the Codha visitor survey). 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 (slide 20 of the Codha visitor survey).
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%) (slide 26 of the Codha visitor survey - visitor profile breakdown).
2018 in pictures