Yet again this year, international experts from the core segments of hunting and sporting guns, classic outdoor equipment and law enforcement equipment met in Nürnberg, Germany for the IWA & OutdoorClassics held March 9 – 12, 2012.
Organizers of IWA & OutdoorClassics agree that the event went very well, after the four days of the exhibition. This year there were more exhibitors and visitors than ever before. This was the 39th edition of the international exhibition which featured categories for hunting and sporting guns, classic outdoor activities and security equipment. Enforce Tac, the new special exhibition for the needs of security experts, also experienced a promising premiere at the event.
The results for 2012 reveal 1,204 exhibitors and over 36,000 trade visitors from over 100 countries visited the event. This corresponds to growth in all segments over the previous year’s event in 2011, when 1,166 exhibitors and 35,220 visitors came to Nürnberg. Not only has the number of exhibitors increased in 2012, but the display area also grew to over 74,000 m². Three-quarters of the exhibitors and almost two-thirds of the visitors come to Nürnberg from countries other than Germany – this makes IWA & OutdoorClassics one of the most international exhibitions at the location. Besides the constantly growing key figures and the high degree of international exposure, IWA & OutdoorClassics stands out for its comprehensive spectrum of high-quality products and it’s environment rich with networking opportunities and potential contacts.
Enforce Tac: special exhibition for special forces
Enforce Tac, a development of the highly specialized Law Enforcement segment and the Official Agencies Day at IWA & OutdoorClassics, formed a separate segment for the first time. Some 1,400 experts from official agencies enjoyed an extensive program of presentations at the European Policetrainer Conference and the Police Management Academy Conference on 8 March, plus a presentation of service products from the 62 exhibitors in Sydney hall of the NCC Ost congress centre.
Make a note: 40th anniversary in 2013
IWA & OutdoorClassics will celebrate it’s 40th anniversary next year – once again with many new products and innovations for hunting, shooting sports, outdoor activities and security… even after four decades. The Be sure to reserve March 8 thru 11 of 2013 for next year’s fortieth birthday in the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg.
To learn more about IAW & OutdoorClassics, visit www.iwa.info.