A total of 8,176 trade visitors visited the SteelFab 2016 show. A further 200 visitors visiting the show included the opening ceremony party, trade consulates and embassies, press and guests accompanying trade visitors.
The four day event that exhibited more than 900 brands.Machinery sold during the show and serious buyers finalizing sales have remained as expected by exhibitors have also added why SteelFab still remains the best successful show in the Middle East as the most popular & must attend event of the region.
The 12th edition of SteelFab, featured 376 direct exhibitors this year, against 345 last year, registering an increase in participation.The trade registration figures for 2016 stand as 8,176 visitors, against the 10,324 total trade registrations in the 2015 edition.
Visitation from countries such as Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Libya, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda and Ukraine indicated the acceptance of the show as a regional sourcing platform.
This proved that SteelFab is now a worldwide accepted show and is covering the evolving African economies and Central Asian countries. This also reflected SteelFab as the “Must-Visit” trade show for metal Manufacturing and Steel Fabrication.
A slightly dip in visitation from other Middle East countries (Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar).