Exhibitors and exhibition promoter, Wirtschaftsgemeinschaft Zoologischer Fachbetriebe GmbH , announced record-breaking results at the end of the recent 31st Interzoo in NÃ¼rnberg, Germany. With 4% more exhibitors and 3% more trade visitors from 117 countries compared to 2008, the event has exceeded expectations.
More than 38,000 trade visitors attended to find information
on petfood, grooming aids, accessories and services.
A total of 1,502 companies from 53 countries presented their innovations and trends for four-legged pets, ornamental birds, fish and reptiles for the four days of the exhibition on a record gross display area of over 90,000 square meters.
International exhibitors also rose from 77 to 79%. Besides Germany, the most exhibitors came from China, Italy, the Netherlands, Great Britain, the USA, France, Belgium, Spain and Poland.
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