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

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures5/20155/20175/2019
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)195.600220.600222.100
space (net)121.195130.337135.108
Special show space5.6585.2268.790
Exhibitor stand space115.537125.111126.318
hall space102.990107.695114.290
domestic50.48846.64648.534
foreign52.50261.04965.756
open air12.54717.41612.028
domestic8.89813.3307.783
foreign3.6494.0864.245
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors1.5521.5201.528
domestic688624551
foreign864896977
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)93.09992.88190.096
domestic56.046*49.598*48.922*
foreign37.053*43.283*41.174*
* = determined by a representative survey
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2019 from 55 countries
Argentina: 3; Australia: 2; Austria: 64; Belgium: 19; Bosnia and Herzegovina: 2; Brazil: 7; Canada: 18; Chile: 4; China, People's Republic: 91; Croatia: 6; Czechia: 24; Denmark: 30; Egypt: 1; Estonia: 3; Finland: 23; France: 22; Germany: 551; Greece: 3; Hong Kong, China SAR: 2; Hungary: 2; India: 6; Indonesia: 1; Ireland: 4; Israel: 3; Italy: 276; Japan: 11; Korea, Republic: 2; Latvia: 8; Liechtenstein: 1; Lithuania: 2; Luxembourg: 1; Malaysia: 1; Netherlands: 28; New Zealand: 3; North Macedonia: 1; Norway: 2; Poland: 21; Portugal: 7; Romania: 1; Russia: 12; San Marino: 4; Serbia: 1; Sierra Leone: 1; Slovakia: 2; Slovenia: 10; Spain: 36; Sweden: 42; Switzerland: 26; Taiwan: 42; Turkey: 40; Ukraine: 5; United Arab Emirates: 2; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 11; United States of America: 37; Uruguay: 1

FKM Trade visitors profile 2019
Visitors total (number of entries)90.096Proportion of trade visitors97 %
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Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)53
of which
Nielsen 142
  • Bremen1
  • Hamburg3
  • Lower Saxony34
  • Schleswig-Holstein4
Nielsen 221
  • North Rhine-Westphalia21
Nielsen 3a7
  • Hesse4
  • Rhineland-Palatinate3
  • Saarland0
Nielsen 3b8
  • Baden-Württemberg8
Nielsen 49
  • Bavaria9
Nielsen 5+68
  • Berlin3
  • Brandenburg2
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania1
  • Saxony-Anhalt2
Nielsen 75
  • Saxony3
  • Thuringia3
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Agriculture and forestry10
  • Raw materials and production goods industry15
  • Investment goods industry3
  • Consumer goods industry6
  • Other processing industries, industry in general14
  • Building trade14
  • Skilled trades23
  • Power industry4
  • Trade8
  • Service5
  • Authority/public services3
  • Other sectors2
  • Student6
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer21
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.16
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office12
  • Department head, group head, team leader14
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker22
  • Lecturer, teacher2
  • Trainee6
  • Other position0
  • Student6
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management21
  • Research/development/design13
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control36
  • Buying/procurement4
  • Finance/accounting, controlling1
  • Information and communication technology2
  • Personnel administration, administration0
  • Sales9
  • Marketing, advertising, PR2
  • Logistics: storage, material management, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs3
  • Other area2
  • Student6
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km7
  • up to 100 km8
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km21
  • over 300 km64
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)47
of which
  • EU56
  • Other european countries9
  • Africa2
  • North America8
  • South and Central America5
  • Middle East2
  • South-, East-, Central Asia14
  • Australia4
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • France6
  • Austria5
  • Belgium5
  • Italy5
  • Canada5
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 413
  • 5 - 910
  • 10 - 4922
  • 50 - 19922
  • 200 - 49911
  • 500 - 9996
  • 1 000 and more8
  • Student6
  • Other not employed1
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively31
  • collectively26
  • in an advisory capacity/organization18
  • no15
  • Student6
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event40
  • Earlier events45
  • First visit41
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

2.00

Survey conducted by: Wissler & Partner

Industry sectorWoodworking, Furniture Production (industry 39), Agriculture and Forestry, Landscape Gardening, Fisheries, Livestock Farming (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
Opening hoursTrade visitors:
daily 09:00-18:00 h
Admission chargeday ticket EUR 33.00, season ticket EUR 48.00
Hotel serviceFon: +49 511 12345-555
Fax: +49 511 12345-556hotels@hannover-tourismus.dehttp://www.visit-hannover.com
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Space rentalone open front from EUR 214.00/m², open air from EUR 85.00
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No

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