Foreign visitors profile
The MEBLE POLSKA 2018 Fair was attended by 23,609 people, including 20,885 professional visitors. Wholesale distributors of furniture and representatives of furniture store networks from 59 countries became acquainted with the offer of the international furniture contracting event in Poznań..
The share of visitors from abroad amounted to 34 percent. The most numerous group among foreign traders were the representatives of Germany (14.6 percent). The second position was taken by the Czechs (7.6 percent), who this year were ahead of the traders from the UK (7.5 percent). After a year of decline in the number of visitors from Ukraine, which was caused by the unstable political situation in our eastern neighbour's country, the number of visitors from Ukraine again increased significantly. Ukrainians were the fourth largest group of visitors from abroad (6.3 percent.). Very large, even sudden increase in the number of visitors was recorded in Poznań also among the guests from Russia (a threefold increase!), Romania, Belarus, Israel, Bulgaria, Denmark, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece, China and the United States. The group of attendees also included the representatives of many exotic new markets, such as Bahrain, Guatemala, South Korea, Lebanon, Iraq, Japan and Kuwait.