The 37th edition of FITUR, International Tourism Fair, organized by IFEMA, will take place in Madrid between 18 and 22 January 2017.
FITUR will host the 3rd edition of the FITUR Shopping section.
Since 2015 FITUR has fostered this section specialized in developing and promoting tourism shopping.
GENERAL FIGURES FITUR 2016
200 Hosted buyers
Presidents / CEOs
Director of Marketing / Sales
Senior sales executives
Ministers and tourism authorities
IN THE NET
FITUR Shopping targets malls, tax free refund agencies, tourist destinations, shopping streets, financial institutions, means of payment, fashion brands and accessories, designers, art galleries, crafts, specialized travel agencies, wineries or gastronomic markets.
50,000 million euros is the European tax free volume spent by non-EU tourists (EY/ Global Blue)
125,000 million euros is the European volumen of shopping (EY/ Global Blue)
217,000 million euros is the worldwide volumen of shopping (Deutsche Bank/ Bain)
FITUR Shopping 2017 will have a renovated space where shopping tourism will have a stronger presence following three lines of work:
Workshop with hosted buyers B2B
Exhibitors will have a schedule of meetings with international hosted buyers interested in shopping tourism.
Exhibition stand within the section
Each participant will have a booth to display their offer and approach customers and prospects.
Program of activities
Parallel to the exhibition a conference program will take place to discuss key factors of shopping tourism and activities to show the available supply.