March 26, 2015
Show organisers Messe Frankfurt have announced the opening of early-bird registration for the event next year, which will take place from 30 January to 2 February 2016. There is a discount available for those booking before the end of this week – 27 March 2015. Messe Frankfurt also stated that “after this date we shall commence with the layout planning” for next year’s show.
Remanexpo@Paperworld 2015 saw a growth in terms of visitors on the 2014 show, with 42 percent of visitors interested in remanufactured cartridges – up on 39 percent the year before. Those interested in original supplies fell from 24 percent the year before to 17 percent this year, while visitors interested in both increased from 37 to 41 percent.
83 percent of visitors to the event were also said to be interested specifically in remanufactured cartridges – around 6,280 visitors – again an increase on 2014, which saw 6,765 visitors. 13 percent of the 4,899 visitors interested in printer and computer accessories were primarily focused on consumables, while 22 percent of total visitors to Paperworld were interested in printers and consumables. This made up around 8,202 of the total number of Paperworld visitors, around 37,632.
2,855 exhibitors took part in this year’s event in January across Paperworld, Christmasworld and Creativeworld, while almost 84,000 visitors from 156 countries visited the event. Of the 2,855 exhibitors, 1,641 exhibitors from 61 countries took part in Paperworld itself, with 289 of these from Germany and 1,352 from overseas.
The 2016 event will see paper, office supplies and stationery products integrated into office and stationery, with office covering office supplies for businesses and stationery covering paper and stationery for private use.
Exhibitors can register for the early-bird discount here. You can read The Recycler’s report from the show this year in issue 268.