Poznań International Fair – the way to enter the Polish market

If not via internet than what would be the best way to get to Poles with your product? Try Poznań International Fair – the most recognisable fair mark in Poland and one of the most popular in Europe. It has almost 55% share in the exhibition market in the country. It is the 21st largest fair in the world.

A bit of history

MTP (from Polish: Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie) exists since 1921, when the first trade fair took place. During the WW2 it stopped to operate and 85% of its infrastructure has been destroyed. Yet in 1946 it started to operate once more and very quickly, in 1947, it has regained its international character.

In 2015 MTP fairgrounds were participated by almost 10 000 exhibitors and visited by over 600 000 of visitors. Those numbers are quite impressive.

MTP (from Polish: Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie) exists since 1921, when the first trade fair took place.

MTP (from Polish: Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie) exists since 1921, when the first trade fair took place.

How can a fair increase your sales?

Organising an exhibition is usually very profitable. There’s nothing better than a direct contact with a client. Why? First of all you get familiar with your customer’s needs. Secondly, you shake hands and gain eye contact and, hence, the interest. Thirdly, meeting your client during the fair helps you get straight to business next time you meet – you already know each other. And last but not least – fair helps you present your product’s advantages immediately. This can really strengthen the interest.

Participating in MPT can help you enter the Polish market, no matter the branch. According to FEBELUX (Federations of Fairs and Exhibitions in Belgium and Luxembourg) ¾ of all trade guests have definite action plans. Almost half of all transactions being discussed during the fairs end with a successful sale or cooperation. A discussion during a trade show is 2 times more effective than a traditional visit paid to a prospective client.

Why MTP?

Poznań is a constantly growing city, good transport accessibility and perfect localisation 3 hours from Warsaw and Berlin by highway. Poznań International Fair is the place to search for new products and services, thus should be considered the most appropriate place to offer those. Both Polish customers and exhibitors know full well how inspiring the MTP is. Its role in Polish market is invaluable. It operates on the Polish exhibition market for almost one hundred years and it looks like another hundred is at its reach.

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