FEA 2015 closed its gates, leaving exhibitors and visitors particularly satisfied. Within a tough economic circumstance and an environment of uncertainty about the future of the industry, the results of FEA 2015 constitute an important breath of optimism for the industry.
The Gala show of NAFA on March 23rdin the “Great Britain” hotel was the event that opened up the fur festival. On the 24th the Fur Gala Show of FEA 2015 took place charming the guests that flooded the area andmaking the best impressions. The second and third day were the best shopping days that capitalized on the last day leaving exhibitors satisfied and vindicated for choosing to present themselves at the Fur Excellence in Athens 2015.
The importance of the Fair is proven by the presence of the political leadership and their support towards the Fur industry and its people. The choice of Athens justifies the organizers of the Fair as evidenced by the large number of visitors’ influx, by the presence of the political leadership of the country and bythe exhibition areawhich is the best nationwide. Despite the adverse international conditions and the apparent decrease of visitors and of the general interest that was evident in the Hong Kong and Milan fairsthat preceded, theAthens fairrecorded an increase in the daily visits by 26% compared to last year.
The hard work for setting up the fair, the promotional activities, the great presence of exhibitors, thenew designs they presented and the venue where it was held constituted the foundations of the very good progress of the fair. The many possibilities that all interested parties had to be present in the fair, the attractive participation packages helped particularly the new businesses to have access to a new clientele andto trade visitors from around the world.