The two exhibitions, to be held in the Rho-Fiera Milano exhibition centre from 29 May to 1 June, are attracting keen interest amongst international buyers.
IPACK-IMA and MEAT-TECH, leading exhibitions of technologies and materials for processing & packaging and of supplies for the meat industry organised as part of the Innovation Alliance, are seeing growing numbers of visitor pre-registrations.
Two months before the shows are due to begin, more than 30,000 professional visitors have already applied for entrance tickets.
Pre-registered visitors come from more than 90 countries and represent all the business communities present at the show: Pasta, Bakery & Milling; Food, Fresh & Convenience; Confectionary; Beverage, Health & Personal care; Industrial & Durable Goods, Chemicals, Industrials & Home; Fashion & Luxury.
Besides Italy, the countries with largest numbers of pre-registered visitors to date are China, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, France, Turkey, Greece, UK, Israel, Portugal, Kosovo, Poland, Croatia, USA, Slovenia, Egypt, Algeria, the Netherlands, Tunisia, Lebanon, Iran, Mexico, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Ethiopia and Kazakhstan.
Visitors are highly qualified and generally hold important decision-making roles within their companies. Some 73% are CEOs, technical directors or R&D or production managers.
Visitors represent a wide range of leading Italian and international companies.