LIGNA

The World's Leading Trade Fair for Woodworking and Wood Processing Plant, Machinery and Tools

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures5/20175/20195/2023
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)220.600222.100195.000
space (net)130.337135.108113.937
Special show space5.2268.790736
Exhibitor stand space125.111126.318113.201
hall space107.695114.290104.808
domestic46.64648.53443.622
foreign61.04965.75661.186
open air17.41612.0288.393
domestic13.3307.7835.314
foreign4.0864.2453.079
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors1.5201.5281.288
domestic624551444
foreign896977844
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)92.88190.09677.351
domestic49.598*48.922*33.363
foreign43.283*41.174*43.988
* = determined by a representative survey
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2023 from 50 countries
Argentina: 2; Austria: 55; Belgium: 17; Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1; Brazil: 11; Bulgaria: 1; Canada: 14; Chile: 1; China, People's Republic: 61; Congo, Democratic Republic: 1; Croatia: 1; Czechia: 17; Denmark: 28; Egypt: 1; Estonia: 1; Finland: 21; France: 18; Germany: 444; Greece: 4; Hong Kong, China SAR: 2; Hungary: 1; India: 6; Indonesia: 1; Ireland: 5; Israel: 2; Italy: 264; Japan: 10; Latvia: 6; Liechtenstein: 2; Lithuania: 7; Luxembourg: 1; Malaysia: 2; Netherlands: 29; Norway: 2; Poland: 28; Portugal: 4; San Marino: 4; Serbia: 2; Slovakia: 1; Slovenia: 12; Spain: 30; Sweden: 35; Switzerland: 21; Taiwan: 16; Thailand: 1; Türkiye: 54; Ukraine: 1; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 15; United States of America: 24; Uruguay: 1

FKM Trade visitors profile 2023
Visitors total (number of entries)77.351Proportion of trade visitors94 %
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Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)43
of which
Nielsen 139
  • Bremen1
  • Hamburg3
  • Lower Saxony30
  • Schleswig-Holstein5
Nielsen 222
  • North Rhine-Westphalia22
Nielsen 3a9
  • Hesse5
  • Rhineland-Palatinate3
  • Saarland1
Nielsen 3b8
  • Baden-Württemberg8
Nielsen 411
  • Bavaria11
Nielsen 5+67
  • Berlin2
  • Brandenburg2
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania1
  • Saxony-Anhalt2
Nielsen 74
  • Saxony2
  • Thuringia2
Economic sector
Economic sector (%) *
  • Manufacturing industry / production48
  • Construction/interior construction17
  • Wholesale and Retail5
  • Agriculture and forestry4
  • Research and development4
  • Services provided by companies and freelancers2
  • Other service5
  • Other economic sectors9
  • Student5
  • other non-professionals1

* = determined by visitor registration

Professional position
Professional position (%) *
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer5
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.29
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office9
  • Department head, group head, team leader17
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker24
  • Lecturer, teacher1
  • Trainee4
  • Other position4
  • Student5
  • Other not gainfully employed1

* = determined by visitor registration

Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%) *
  • Management35
  • Research and development, design/construction4
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control11
  • Buying/procurement2
  • Finance/accounting, controlling6
  • Information and communication technology1
  • Personnel administration, administration0
  • Sales5
  • Marketing, advertising, PR1
  • Logistics: material management, storage, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs3
  • Other area27
  • Student5
  • Other not gainfully employed0

* = determined by visitor registration

Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km7
  • more than 50 km up to 100 km9
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km23
  • over 300 km60
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%) *57
of which
  • EU58
  • Other european countries13
  • Africa2
  • North America7
  • South and Central America6
  • Middle East2
  • South-, East-, Central Asia9
  • Australia/Oceania4

* = determined by visitor registration

Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%) *
  • Poland5
  • Austria5
  • Belgium5
  • France4
  • Italy4

* = determined by visitor registration

Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 414
  • 5 - 99
  • 10 - 4922
  • 50 - 19918
  • 200 - 49910
  • 500 - 9995
  • 1 000 and more11
  • Student10
  • Other not employed1
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively26
  • collectively26
  • in an advisory capacity/organization22
  • no17
  • Student10
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event30
  • Earlier events37
  • First visit49
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

1.9

Survey conducted by: Wissler & Partner

Industry sectorWoodworking, Furniture Production (industry 39), Agriculture, forestry, fisheries, livestock, veterinary medicine (industry 49), Surface Treatment Technology (industry 63)
Main product groupAutomation, Energy Management, Forestry Engineering, Veneer Industry, Fork-Lift Truck, Wood Working, Timber Processing Machinery, Wood Felling, Wood Craft, Wood Transport, Woodworking Machinery, Wood Materials Industry, Wood Industry, Industrial Automation, Industrial Furniture Production, Industrial Robots, Power Heat Technology, Components, Logistics, Solid Wood Processing, Furniture Machinery, Surface Mount Technology, RFID (Radio Frequency Identification), Round Timber Storage, Drying Installations, Sawmill Technology, Tools, Carpentry Machines, industrial coating technology
AccessTrade visitors
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No