FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY (Oct. 25, 3:40 p.m. ET) — P.E. Schall GmbH & Co. KG, the organizer of the Fakuma trade fair in Germany, reported visitor numbers of 44,823 this year, 20.2 percent higher than 2009 and 7.1 percent higher than 2008.
Exhibitor numbers at this year's Fakuma in Friedrichshafen were also up. There were 1,670 exhibitors over 915,000 square feet of exhibition floor space, compared to “more than 1,500” exhibitors in 2009.
Finally, Schall noted there was an increase in foreign participation. Non-German exhibitors made up 30 percent of the total, compared to 23 percent at the last event.