Blumaq at the fist edition of Bauma Africa
The first edition of Bauma Africa took place last week in Johannesburg where our sales team was exhibiting with other spanish companies. The valuation of the fair has been very positive, our colleagues have not stopped receiving visits. Bauma Africa has entered the African market with a bang, with more than 60,000 square meters of exhibition space, which makes it the biggest industry event for the sector in Africa. At the Gallagher Convention Centre, all in all, there were 754 companies, 123 from South Africa and 631that are headquartered abroad. From 38 countries attended bauma Africa. Besides South Africa, the top exhibitor countries were China, Germany, India, Italy, Korea, Spain, the UK and the US. The feedback has been succesfull 84 percent of the visitors came from South Africa, six percent from other African countries and a further ten percent from other continents. The top ten visitor countries were South Africa, Mozambique, Germany, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Italy, Namibia, United Kingdom and India – in that order.