GMF - World Trade Fairs Guide

World Trade Fair Guide

How to consult

The GMF - World Trade Fair Guide is divided into 4 parts.

Part I illustrates The world of exhibitions with analysis, opinions and plans of protagonists in the European an global trade fairs market.

Part II records Exhibitions in alphabetical order. Very useful for itinerant events, it enables you to trace the progressive number of the exhibition and find it in Part IV for a more complete description.

Part III contains Exhibitions by commercial categories (more than 110), with indications of country, town, dates, name of the event and its progressive number for Part IV.

Part IV records Exhibitions by geographical order, by country, city, date, name. Here you find the most detailed information about each event, showing the exhibition venue, commercial field, statistics and web site. It also contains the names, contact persons, phone numbers, fax numbers and email of organizers, worldwide agents and representatives in Italy.

Keys to abbreviations

To make worldwide easy the comprehension of the information and contain, at the same time, the volume's size, recurrent terms are replaced by abbreviations. You can find their key, in five languages (Italian, French, Spanish, English, German), in the paperboard insert's flap at the beginning of IV Part.
Keeping the flap open during the consultation of IV Part, you can immediately understand all abbreviations.

(I): int.l; (N): national; (R): regional;
(L): Local
A: first held
Aa: exhibition approved by
Am: worldwide agent
Ane: foreign net rented area
Ant: total net rented area
C: categories
Cn: statistic control body (year)
E: edition number
Ee: total No. of foreign direct exhibitors (represented firms)
Et: total No. of direct exhibitors (represented firms)

F: frequency
Gse: event venue operator
N: additional note
O: opening hours
Org: organizer
P: public
Pmq: rental fees per sq. metre
Pmqa: rental fees per sq. metre (shell scheme)
Rap: representative for Italy
T: trade visitors
Tpr: booking dead-line
V: No. visitors (previous edition)
Ve: number of foreign visitors

Dates and sites of exhibitions may always vary. We decline all responsability for incorrect information. Those who are interested in taking part to an exhibition should check the dates and sites with the organizers.