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VISITOR STRUCTURE of LogiMAT 2018

‘Quality meets Decision-Makers’ - this is certainly true when you look at the facts and figures for LogiMAT 2018.

41.1 % of the trade visitors came to Stuttgart with a specific intention to invest. 5 % of the visitors placed orders directly at the fair. 17,4 % made a firm commitment to the exhibitors to do so after the fair.

As an efficient ‘B2B fair for decision-makers’, this sector platform more than does justice to its ‘quality first’ claim.

68,3 % of the visitors were satisfied until very satisfied with the achievement of their goals.

    Member of the Society for Voluntary Control of Fair and Exhibition Statistics

Trade Visitors 84,1 %

Origin of the visitors

Up to 50 km 

20,9 %

Up to 100 km

15.1 %

Up to 300 km

26,5 %

More than 300 km

37,6 %

Origin of the foreign visitors

From countries of the European Union

71.6 %

From other European countries

17,4 %

From Non-European countries

10,9 %

Number of employees

1-9 employees

7,1 %

10-49 employees

10,2 %

50-999 employees

42,6 % 

 More than 1,000 employees

37,4 % 

Economic Sectors

Industry

59,4 %

Wholesale

10,2 %

Retail

4,0 %

Forwarders/Carriers

6,4 %

Handcraft

1,4 %

Other service providers

10,5 %

Students/Schoolchildren

1,0 %

Main fields of interest

Materials handling and storage technology  

52,1 %

Warehousing and operational equipment

26,9 %

Warehouse and production controls / Robotics

24,8 %

Ground conveyors

32,1 %

Packaging, weighing, measuring

25,0 %

Software for warehouse systems, inventory management, distribution and transportation

48,3 %

Identification and labelling

20,7 %

Order-picking systems, Simulation

38,3 %

Outsourcing / Logistics Facilities

17,4 %

Loading technology and distribution

13,8 %

Other exhibition areas

63,3 %

Reasons for visiting the trade fair

First orientation

26,9 %

Information about novielties and trends

54,6 %

Information about products, systems and applications

52,2 %

Information about prices and conditions

18,2 %

Cultivation of existing business relations

24,6 %

Initiation of new business relations

30,2 %

Study of competitiv environment

15,5 %

Further education 

22,6 %

Visitors role in procurement decisions

Key

20,3 %

Influential

39,5 %

Advisory

27,7 %

Propensity to invest

Visitors, who came to Stuttgart with the concrete intention to make an investment

41.1 %

Visitors, who placed an order at the fair

5,0 %

Visitors, who stated to do so after the fair, because of their visit

17,4 %

The Visitors became aware of LogiMAT

through an invitation of an exhibitor

24,6 %

through an recommendation of their business partners or colleagues

43,5 %

Source:

Visitor survey LogiMAT 2018, carried out on site by the independent Swiss research institute Wissler & Partner, Basel