LIGNA - Linking people, driving innovation.
LIGNA is not only the place to discover innovations, conclude deals and build networks. In addition to the pure exhibition, the fair has numerous special formats to offer for the entire spectrum of the woodworking and wood processing industry. Here you will find all the facts that make one thing even clearer: participation is an absolute "must"!
More than 80,000 professional visitors from the woodworking and wood processing sectors come to LIGNA, the world's leading trade fair for woodworking and wood processing plant, machinery and tools, from all over the world to discover innovative machinery, plant and technology from across the entire wood industry. Global market leaders welcome this opportunity to stage live demonstrations of their plant and machinery in operation. Every two years the wood industry has its own season ‒ LIGNA!
LIGNA is not only the place to discover innovations, conclude deals and build networks. In addition to the pure exhibition, the show has numerous special formats to offer for the entire spectrum of the woodworking and wood processing industry that go beyond the pure exhibition area.
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Interesting facts about LIGNA
The ratio of professional trade visitors to regular attendees is high at 97 percent. This clearly demonstrates that doing business is the foremost goal and visitors come to Hannover with concrete investment plans.
LIGNA brings the core industrial sectors together at one location – from machinery for forestry, sawmill technology, tools and machinery for custom and mass production, and surface technology. This is the place where exhibitors cross the boundaries of technology and industry.
It pays to come to Hannover: Well over 40,000 trade visitors came from over 100 countries. This is how LIGNA achieves its global pull.
Exhibitors gain customers through innovation. Professional visitors to the trade show see LIGNA as the most important window to the future of the woodworking industry. With its annual focus topics, LIGNA hits the nerve of the times.
Visitors want to see and experience new things. Among the top goals of the visitors are the search for innovations and trends, the exchange of experience and information, networking and generating new business contacts.
Return visitors and first-time attendees at LIGNA balance each other out. Regular exhibitors have the opportunity to tap new target groups and foster their existing relationships.
What are the big players up to? That’s something that interests every trade show visitor. Global market leaders know that if you want to be one of the big players, you need to appear at LIGNA.
LIGNA provides everything that visitors need for their businesses. Experts hold talks on a diverse range of current trends. In daily Guided Tours visitors can gain background knowledge. Meeting areas are available for networking in lounge-like surroundings.
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