The MAISON&OBJET exhibition held on 7th to 11th September 2007 in Paris-Nord Villepinte, grouped together 2,916 exhibitors, who presented their latest new products in over 118,000 net metres of stand space.
For five days, they received 73,638 trade buyers i.e. an increase of almost 10% on September 2006. With the strong increase in foreign visitors (28,857 foreigners, i.e. a 15% increase on September 2006), the MAISON&OBJET platform confirms its positioning as a key international exhibition for buyers and specifiers.
For the first time during a September session, Italy comes first amongst the TOP 10 of international countries: Japan swaps places with Spain and for the 10th ranking, Portugal gives up its position to Greece. It is also necessary to highlight the 11th position of Russian visitors, with a 30% increase on September 2006 (501 visitors).
The strong points that marked this last session:
The noticeable launch of a new annual event, MAISON&OBJET OUTDOOR_INDOOR, dedicated to outdoor lifestyles.
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