P.E. Schall, organiser of the Fakuma show, issued a statement saying that more than 80% of exhibition space has already been booked for the 23rd edition of the 2014 event. The news comes just under a month since K 2013 closed its doors in Düsseldorf for another three years.
Fakuma is known for its interesting location, seated deep on the southern border of Germany, where Austria and Switzerland meet, Those countries represent the biggest proportion of exhibitors, followed by Italy. P.E. Schall states that due to the current economic climate in Italy, manufacturers and are seeking out other International markets – hence the increased Italian uptake for Fakuma exhibition space.