VALVE WORLD EXPO

International Valve Trade Fair and Conference

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures12/201411/201611/2018
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)32.70043.60043.600
space (net)17.87620.05717.927
domestic4.0254.5894.032
foreign13.85115.46813.895
Special show space01860
Exhibitor stand space17.87619.87117.927
hall space17.87619.87117.927
domestic4.0254.4034.032
foreign13.85115.46813.895
open air000
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors664722642
domestic136147124
foreign528575518
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)12.50012.42211.134
domestic3.863*4.0302.995
foreign8.637*8.3928.139
* = determined by a representative survey
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2018 from 38 countries
Austria: 3; Belgium: 3; Bulgaria: 1; Canada: 5; China, People's Republic: 112; Croatia: 4; Czechia: 6; Denmark: 2; Finland: 2; France: 15; Germany: 124; Hong Kong, China SAR: 1; India: 37; Ireland: 1; Italy: 107; Japan: 8; Korea, Republic: 13; Lithuania: 1; Luxembourg: 1; Mexico: 2; Netherlands: 17; Norway: 1; Poland: 6; Portugal: 4; Romania: 1; Russia: 6; Serbia: 1; Slovakia: 1; Slovenia: 3; South Africa: 1; Spain: 39; Sweden: 3; Switzerland: 8; Taiwan: 27; Turkey: 15; United Arab Emirates: 1; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 40; United States of America: 20

FKM Trade visitors profile 2016
Visitors total (number of entries)12.422Proportion of trade visitors99 %
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Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)32
of which
Nielsen 19
  • Bremen1
  • Hamburg3
  • Lower Saxony5
  • Schleswig-Holstein1
Nielsen 254
  • North Rhine-Westphalia54
Nielsen 3a13
  • Hesse8
  • Rhineland-Palatinate3
  • Saarland1
Nielsen 3b12
  • Baden-Württemberg12
Nielsen 48
  • Bavaria8
Nielsen 5+65
  • Berlin0
  • Brandenburg0
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania0
  • Saxony-Anhalt0
Nielsen 71
  • Saxony0
  • Thuringia0
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Fittings manufacturers26
  • End users of fittings, other industries, manufacturers24
  • Skilled trades1
  • Fittings trade14
  • Other trade6
  • Service10
  • Association1
  • Media, press, publishing2
  • University/college/polytechnic1
  • Other sectors13
  • Student1
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer14
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.17
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office15
  • Department head, group head, team leader27
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker18
  • Lecturer, teacher0
  • Trainee2
  • Other position3
  • Student1
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management24
  • Research/development/design13
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control7
  • Buying/procurement11
  • Finance/accounting, controlling1
  • Information and communication technology1
  • Personnel administration, administration0
  • Sales25
  • Marketing, advertising, PR4
  • Logistics: storage, material management, transport0
  • Maintenance/repairs3
  • Other area3
  • Planning/work preparation2
  • Design3
  • Student1
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km11
  • up to 100 km7
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km25
  • over 300 km57
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)68
of which
  • EU61
  • Other european countries12
  • South and Central America3
  • Middle East6
  • South-, East-, Central Asia15
  • Other countries4
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • Italy12
  • Netherlands10
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland7
  • China, People's Republic7
  • France5
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 47
  • 5 - 99
  • 10 - 4928
  • 50 - 19918
  • 200 - 49911
  • 500 - 9997
  • 1 000 and more18
  • Student1
  • Other not employed1
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively33
  • collectively29
  • in an advisory capacity/organization24
  • no12
  • Student1
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event32
  • Earlier events28
  • First visit57
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

1.70

Survey conducted by: Wissler & Partner

Industry sectorMetalworking, Welding Technology (industry 57), Subcontracting (industry 96)
Main product groupValves and Fittings, Valves, Industrial Equipment, Regulating and Control Technology, Pipelines, Compressors, Pumps, Software, Services, Accessories
Opening hourstrade and private visitors
Hotel serviceFon: +49 211 90191-281
Fax: +49 211 90191-282hotel@reedexpo.de
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No

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