Vitafoods Europe has enjoyed another record-breaking year, with visitor and exhibitor numbers both significantly up on 2016.
Almost 20,000 (19,951) visitors attended the global nutraceutical event in Geneva between 9 and 11 May 13% more than last year. Furthermore, a record 1,034 companies exhibited up 15% on 2016.
This was the most international Vitafoods Europe ever, with exhibitors from 56 different countries, and visitors from 108.
Chris Lee, Managing Director, Global Health & Nutrition Network Europe, Informa Exhibitions, said: It was an incredible event the whole industry turned up. The sight of so many companies doing business, learning and networking made us really proud.This years record-breaking figures reflect the determination of the industry to innovate and overcome challenges, and were delighted to have played a part in that.
Visitors found that the events growth created even more opportunities for them to network and do business.
Inga Freimane, visiting from Aptiekas Produkcija, said The whole exhibition was bigger than before, and we enjoyed it even more. The atmosphere was great, and we were able to use the event from both sides to meet customers and suppliers at the same time. I made some very good contacts. Well definitely be back next year.