Some 10 months before the start of EuroShop 2014, one of the world’s leading retail tradeshows, exhibitor registration is strong and nearly 560,000 square feet of net exhibition space in 15 halls already have been reserved.
“The current registrations clearly exceed those for the previous event at the same point in time,” said Hans Werner Reinhard, deputy managing director, Messe Düsseldorf. “The conversations we had with exhibitors and retail experts prove that EuroShop is the unrivalled No. 1 trade fair worldwide for all retail investment needs. Companies deliberately align their product innovations and product portfolios with the EuroShop dates.”
Exhibitors can sign up online at www.euroshop.de/2330. This month, the process of stand space allocation will start. EuroShop is scheduled Feb. 16-20 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany.
When last held in 2011, EuroShop was a record event – with 2,036 exhibitors from 53 countries on some 1.1 million square feet of net exhibition space and over 107,000 trade visitors from all five continentsIn 2014, the booming topic of retail lighting will not only be catered to with a separate hall but a special “Lighting Designers’ Zone” area will be set up for the first time. In the Visual Merchandising area, the Mannequin City concept will be developed further, enlarging and opening up this area while keeping the elaborate design. A Design Boulevard leading diagonally across the area, various lounges, an event stage and young talent promotion will enhance Mannequin City.
Also new for EuroShop 2014 will are the different show days – from Sunday to Thursday instead of Saturday to Wednesday. This change is the response to requests from the participating exhibitors and visitors alike.
Renowned forums with high-caliber speakers, such as the EuroShop Forum Architecture and Design, the ECO-Forum, the EuroCIS Forum, the Multi-Channel Forum and the POPAI Forum (all with German/English simultaneous translation), as well as special exhibits, such as the EuroShop Designer Village and the POPAI Village, will complement the exhibitors’ extensive product ranges.
During EuroShop 2014, the popular Retail Design Conference including the EuroShop Retail Design Award ceremony and the presentation of the Retail Technology Awards Europe will again take place.
EuroShop 2014 entrance passes and show directories can be purchased online at www.euroshop-tradefair.com in advance of the show at reduced or on show site at regular rates. The tickets include free use of all public transportation within the Rhine-Ruhr regional network of Düsseldorf.