2015 finishes with very positive results in the Events Department of Feria Valencia. This business industry, complementary to the exhibition organisation of a nearly century-old trade fair institution, continues to gather strength. Feria Valencia has hosted a total of 40 from January to December, which represents an increase of more than 30 from the previous year.
The congresses have been the main activity in this area. The Convention & Exhibition Centre of Feria Valencia has hosted conferences as important as the National Congress of Radiation Oncology (SEOR) or the European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), the Congress of greater prestige and involvement of Europe in the field of technologies, devices and optical communication systems, an event that received over 5,000 visitors from all over the world in five days.
Shootings are another activity on the rise. And among them, the main demand comes from the motor industry. Carina Montagut, Responsible of Feria Valencia Events Department, “the shooting of vehicles are still looking for our facilities for their spots, since the venue doen’t need a special permission to cut streets, we have pavilions with total black-out and spacious and open-space areas for speeds-up very much production teams work”.during 2015 we have has 5 events of the shooting industry.
As for concerts celebration, halls 5 and 8 were chosen last year by the promoters for the Valencian large national tours stop. During 2015 have passed through the Valencian Fairgrounds popular groups such as El Barrio, Vetusta Morla, Antonio Orozco, tribute to Queen and the Electroweekend festival. On December 26th the concerts tour was completed with a performance of the musical phenomena of recent times: Gemeliers. In addition, the institution already has signed several concerts for 2016, both in Hall 8 and 5, which is the largest covered space in the city of Valencia with capacity for up to 12 000 people and where large assemblies can be developed with total security.
With respect to travelling shows hosted in Feria Valencia but not directly organised by the venue, several important events such as Biocultura, Electrostock, Manga Show, Expojoc, Imex, Melco or the Dog Show, among others, have been celebrated in the Valencian facilities.
Castings para programas de televisión, el Diabetes Experience Day, First Lego League, el World Padel Tour, y multitud de eventos de distinta índole –religiosos, graduaciones, galas de premios, etc.- así como eventos que por su privacidad no pueden ser nombrados han completado un ejercicio de gran actividad.
“ The venue’s characteristics of capacity and versatility as well as the Event’s Department Team know-how and service management are values which are highlighted by event organisers. Thanks to all these factors Feria Valencia consolidates itself as the perfect space for any kind of event. Our goal is to continue in this trend and increase the activity in 2016”, says Carina Montagut.