CLOSING REPORT

12-Mar-2018

The 45th edition of IWA OutdoorClassics, the world’s leading trade fair for hunting, shooting sports, outdoor activities and security, ended on a positive note after four successful days, which saw 1,558¹ exhibitors and almost 47,000¹ trade visitors from around the world meet for their annual industry highlight at the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg from 9 to 12 March 2018.

Exhibitors from almost 60 countries and trade visitors from about 130 countries gave the 45th edition of IWA OutdoorClassics even more of an international flavour than last year. The only exception: attendance from the German-speaking world was down a little, reflecting a somewhat recessive situation in the industry in those countries. This year, eight out of ten exhibitors and almost two-thirds of the trade visitors travelled to Nuremberg from locations outside Germany.

Exhibitors from almost 60 countries and trade visitors from about 130 countries gave the 45th edition of IWA OutdoorClassics even more of an international flavour than last year. The only exception: attendance from the German-speaking world was down a little, reflecting a somewhat recessive situation in the industry in those countries. This year, eight out of ten exhibitors and almost two-thirds of the trade visitors travelled to Nuremberg from locations outside Germany.

Save the date: IWA OutdoorClassics 2019
The next IWA OutdoorClassics will take place in the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg from Friday 8 to Monday 11 March 2019.

IWA OutdoorClassics is organised by NürnbergMesse. Honorary sponsors are the Verband Deutscher Büchsenmacher und Waffenfachhändler (VDB - the German gunsmiths and traders association) and the Verband der Hersteller von Jagd-, Sportwaffen und Munition (JSM – the German firearms and ammunition manufacturers association). Access is expressly limited to trade visitors; children and young people under the age of 18 will not be allowed to enter the exhibition. Entry tickets for IWA OutdoorClassics will be issued only to visitors from the relevant specialist trades, specialist authorities and security companies upon presentation of proof of eligibility.

Contacts for press and media
Guido Welk, Ariana Brandl T +49 9 11 86 06-82 85 F +49 9 11 86 06-12 82 85 ariana.brandl@nuernbergmesse.de

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