ISH, the world’s leading trade fair for HVAC + Water, demonstrated again that it successfully connects international players from the sector. The biggest visitor nations were China, Italy, the Netherlands, France, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Poland, Belgium, Austria and the Czech Republic. The largest visitor groups were industry and installation trade. Thanks to the vibrant international exchange and large number of new contacts, ISH reported market research results showed a 97 per cent satisfaction rating.
Stefan Seitz, Director Brand Management ISH, Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH commented: "We are very pleased, that ISH 2019 gave once again an impressive demonstration of its importance for both German and international visitors and exhibitors. The significantly higher level of internationality meant that ISH became even more relevant worldwide. 66 per cent of exhibitors (2017: 64 per cent) and almost 48 per cent of visitors (2017: around 40 per cent) visited the fair from outside Germany. Both exhibitors and visitors gave the fair a noticeably high rating of satisfaction. “
Both exhibitors and visitors rated the economic outlook in positive terms. On the exhibitor side, 92 per cent said it was satisfactory to good. In the case of German exhibitors, this value was even higher, at 93 per cent. On the visitor side, the overall level of satisfaction was 92 per cent; in the case of German trade visitors, 94 per cent.
The next ISH will be held in Frankfurt am Main from 22 to 26 March 2021.