MILLING and GRAIN WAS MEDIA SPONSOR OF IBATECH İSTANBUL 2016
IBATECH İSTANBUL 2016: More “International” than ever
International Trade Fair for Bakery, Patisserie Machinery, Ice Cream, Chocolate and Technologies took place for the 9th time from 14 to 17 April in Istanbul Expo Centre.
IBATECH İSTANBUL 2016, which is the only exhibition offering the most comprehensive technologies in the region, is organized by Messe Stuttgart Ares Fuarcılık in 5 Halls on an area of 50,000 square meters. The fair hosted companies from 20 countries from 4 continents.
The exhibition hosted National German Participation for the first time presented by Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and supported by VDMA – German Food Processing and Packaging Association.
Ibatech İstanbul is supported for the first time by the Turkish Ministry of Economy and promoted the exhibition in targeted countries through the Turkish Attaches. Visitor delegations from many countries are hosted: Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kosovo, Tunisia, Oman, Cameroon, Oman, Bulgaria etc.
The exhibition is opened by the Investment Minister; Mr. Cevdet Yılmaz. He shared the following message: “I especially invite the investors to here. Together with our support policies, we are always next to our producers.”
366 Exhibiting Companies met 74,563 Visitors
From 14 to 17 April, 74,563 visitors (2014: 63,696) met 366 exhibitors (2014: 289). Exhibitors mentioned high satisfaction level regarding the visitors.
The next IBATECH Istanbul will be held in Istanbul from 12 to 15 April 2018. The meeting place for the sector in Turkey alternates between Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir. Ibatech Izmir will be held between for the first time this year from 8 to 10 December 2016 in İzmir. Ibatech Ankara will be held from 9 to 12 March 2017 in Ankara.
Hakan Gencoglu, Messe Stuttgart Ares Fuarcılık General Manager-Prof.Dr. M. Hikmet Boyacıoglu, Milling and Grain’s International Editor.