Both fairs have had the participation of more than 360 exhibiting companies from the packaging, logistics and transport sectors.
Empack and Logistics & Automation, the main fairs in the sector organized by Easyfairs, which in their 2023 edition have broken all records. During the two days of duration (November 29 and 30), both events have registered the total attendance of 10,644 unique visitors, which represents an increase of 6% compared to the last edition, 38,361 commercial interactions and the participation of more than 360 exhibiting companies distributed over 20,500 square meters of surface (6% more compared to last year). All this has meant an economic impact of about 11.5 million euros.
“We close the 2023 edition of Empack and Logistics & Automation with a very positive balance. Not only have we exceeded our own expectations, we have set new standards in the industry. The active participation of the exhibiting companies and the record number of visitors are clear indicators of the growing interest and relevance of these fairs and the central role they play in promoting innovation and progress in the packaging, logistics and transportation sectors.” , stated Oscar Barranco, general director of Easyfairs Iberia.
Likewise, he adds: “We observe with great satisfaction how the packaging, logistics and transportation sectors have evolved and strengthened, demonstrating a notable capacity to adapt to changing market dynamics and emerging trends.”
As for Empack, which has celebrated its 15th edition these days, it has had a total of < a i=3>150 exhibiting brands from the packaging sector, with special focus on aspects such as automation, robotics and sustainability. In addition, it has offered an extensive program of conferences and round tables in which more than 50 experts from the industry have participated.
Laura Sanz from Syria, general secretary of the Business Confederation of Industrial Ecopackaging (CONFECOI), has valued the celebration of Empack and its contribution to the sector: “After attending as visitors last year, we made the decision to participate as exhibitors in this edition. Throughout these two days we have seen a very high level, as well as a lot of innovation and information. For example, he highlights that more sustainable systems and more reusable packaging are increasingly being used, which is why there are many QR and machinery topics at the fair. All this allows us to think about the future and consider how companies have to prepare for what is to come.”
Simultaneously, the 13th edition of Logistics & Automation has closed with more than 210 companies exhibitors related to areas of logistics and automation, such as storage , transportation, monitoring, last mile and fleet management, or cargo handling and security. To this we must add five presentation rooms and round tables by the main protagonists of the sector.
“The Logistics & Automation has been a great experience. With an increasingly demanding, specialized and interested public, not only in innovation, but also in the opportunities offered by different agents in the supply chain to improve their international trade operations. We are facing an event that is evolving to meet the needs of the logistics sector and that this year has achieved a new success in terms of attendance,” said Nuria Lacaci, general secretary of the Shippers Association. of Spain (ACE).
Once again, both fairs have proven to be crucial for the promotion of innovation and logistics development in Spain, serving as essential platforms for collaboration, the exploration of business opportunities and reflection on the future of these industries.