Agromek attendance of 64,997
Agromek 2008 in Herning, Denmark closed on Saturday
last with a total attendance of 64,997.
Attendance at Agromek in 2007 was higher at 67,818. The 2008 figure is not
entirely comparable with the figures for the past years. Formerly, the numbers
of foreign visitors related to the total number of visitors and guests
regardless as to whether they attended Agromek for one, two or three days.
In the past week, Agromek has had a total foreign attendance of 9,688 from 67
The majority of these foreign visitors came from Germany with a total of
1,797 guests and Sweden had a total of 1,217. Norway had 1,132 and Finland 515
The Chairman of Agromek, Peter Hansen, commented that the exhibition was good
"with an impressive number of enquiries and orders from Danish and foreign
"This year, we have only been open for five days and it seems that exhibitors
and visitors have accepted that the VIP day on the Monday has been dropped. In
view of this, we can only be pleased that we have attained an attendance of
Hansen also noted that Agromek is being increasingly used as a venue for
meetings and conferences.
"Again this year, we can note that, among other groups, pig producers hold
their meetings and conferences in connection with Agromek - and I feel certain
that this is a tendency that will increase in the future."
The next Agromek Exhibition will be held during the period 25-29 November
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