Monday, July 18, 2022
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The summer edition of HOLZ-HANDWERK & FENSTERBAU FRONTALE 2022 at Nuremberg turned out to be the perfect place to connect with old companions and long-standing partners, reunion and face to face discussion on business and also establish relationships with new ones. Events are once again back, Live and face to face and for the woodworking industry, the destination for four days was Germany where companies met customers in-person and discussed business.
“There was great excitement about this face-to-face reunion in the run-up to the event, and this was also reflected by the mood in the halls,” says Stefan Dittrich, Director HOLZ-HANDWERK.
“We are thrilled by the huge response and the loyal support for the trade fair format,” Stefan Dittrich added.
At the combined HOLZ-HANDWERK and FENSTERBAU FRONTALE exhibition ‘summer edition’ featured 708 exhibitors from 33 countries. Over four days, the around 28,500 trade visitors from more than 100 countries found out all about the latest trends in woodworking and wood processing and in window, door and facade construction. The exhibition in 13 halls was complemented by an extensive supporting programme with topic-specific shows, presentation forums and other programme features.
The diverse thematic highlights included: the new forum “A practical guide to digitisation for craftspeople”, with short Ted-style talks and product presentations on the digitisation of business processes, the creatively inspiring special show “DesignObjekt – ObjektDesign” by the FSH (Bavarian Carpentry Association), the HOLZ-HANDWERK Campus as a showcase for vocational training colleges and other advanced training establishments, the government-subsidised “Innovation made in Germany” pavilion, the FENSTERBAU FRONTALE FORUM, the special show “Green Deal” on carbon efficiency and protection against climate extremes, co-organised by ift Rosenheim and NürnbergMesse, the 10th Architecture Window Facade Forum under the banner “ROBUST – Responsible use of resources – resilience – adaptability”, the GLASWELT guided tours, the new Expert Talks and the inaugural MetallbauTREFF.
Elke Harreiß, Director FENSTERBAU FRONTALE, opined: “Every sector needs a gathering. At exhibitions, industry stakeholders get plenty of opportunities to meet numerous international decision-makers, acquire new customers, see what the competition is doing and close ranks with fellow professionals. Digitalisation, sustainability, the lack of skilled personnel, material shortages and rising energy prices are some of the topical issues that dominated the discussions in the halls and various forums. With FENSTERBAU FRONTALE in 2024 we will once again be offering our customers the ideal platform to discuss the pressing issues affecting their sector.”
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