Nantes: Three Good Reasons to Visit the International Fair, which Celebrates New York

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The Nantes International fair will be themed on 'New York'

The Nantes International Fair reopens Friday morning and eleven days in the park exhibitions of la Beaujoire …

The trailers are incessant back and forth and landscapers are busy for several days in the aisles. On Thursday, it was the turn of the 600 exhibitors taking possession of the premises for all the stands are ready. At the Beaujoire Exhibition Centre is preparing the 84th edition of the International Fair of Nantes . From Friday (10 am) and for eleven days, she will celebrate the City of New York, this year’s theme.



1) number and animations that are worth visiting

The program will be rich for some 85,000 visitors expected: exhibition dedicated to “Big Apple”, gospel choir singing, demonstrations American sports (hockey, roller derby, cheerleading …). There will also be the superhero wanderings or dance initiations hip-hop for children.

The ticket (€ 6.50) provides access to more traditional events, such as a feline expo, workshops, crafts, games and other wooden giant game of laser parts. “This year, hall 3 should refuel with Lego animation,” says Carole Gohel, in charge of the organization. Also new for the larger this time, a “rogue space” will be located in a corner of the hall 4.

2) This is the biggest large western commercial event

So many sights that attract each year. With a 4% increase in visits in 2015, the fair of Nantes is a true highlight for exhibitors. First Western trade event, it would represent even a quarter of annual sales to 11% of them. This year, it is the universe of the house, the decor and furnishings which is the most represented, but much is also given to leisure, “smart products”, crafts and to gastronomy.

“The fair is the ancestor of trade: the only place where the meeting is directly observes the president of Exponantes Frederick Jouët. The event complements the Internet: here people can touch and test the products … and possibly negotiate the price! ”

3) A good opportunity to go out with family or a ritual!

You hesitate to head back to the Fair because you had already visited there last year or a few years ago? Know that more than three quarters of visitors to the fair Nantes are actually used.

We find in the aisles a predominantly female audience (62%) and over half of the public inhabits the city. Also of note, 79% of visitors are couples or families: take advantage of the school holidays begin at the weekend.

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