IPF 2013 - Bangladesh International Plastics, Packaging, Printing and Food Processing Industry Fair staged the 8th time at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) from January 23th to 23th. This immense event was jointly organized by Bangladesh Plastic Goods Manufacturers & Exporters Association (BPGMEA), ES Event Management SDN BHD (Malaysia), and Yorkers Trade and Marketing Service Co., Ltd (Hong Kong).
Over 250 exhibitors' early registration taking up 350 booths from 13 countries & regions (Austria, Bangladesh, China, U.A.E, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Switzerland) with 4 country pavilions (Bangladesh, China, India, Taiwan) will showcase a comprehensive range of industrial products, technologies, and services to meet the needs of industry upgrading.
The exhibition area covers 8,000 sqm with 17,890 trade visitors, the onsite turnover was around U.S. $ 60 million during the 4 days event. Most of the participants were satisfied with the performance and fruitful outcome of the exposition. The venue was crowded with business visitors showed their interests to learned state of the arts industrial technologies as well as onsite order.
IPF 2013 not only creates the opportunity for an excellent gathering of the international suppliers and buyers, but also brought foreign investment and economic growth to Bangladesh. The visitorship of IPF 2013 has grown up 20% compared to the last edition which indicates the potential for the Bangladeshi Plastic and Packaging Industry. Certainly, the successful event has become "must-attend" when it comes to Plastics, Printing and Packaging industries in South Asia next year.
IPF 2014 is scheduled from February 20rd to 23th, 2014 again. The organizers had received 70% on spot booking, and the most of the existing participants are confident that IPF 2014 will be more successful and thriving.