More than 73,000 trade visitors from 78 countries
came to Munich. According to a survey by marketing-research institute
TNS Infratest, visitors were extremely satisfied with the outcome of
the fair: 96 percent gave the fair a rating of good to excellent.
Besides Germany, the countries with the largest contingents of visitors
were Italy, Austria, Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Switzerland,
France, the Russian Federation and the USA, in that order. The number
of visitors from Canada, the Russian Federation, Turkey, the USA, the
Czech Republic, Austria and Asia saw a significance increase. Nicole
Schmitt, Exhibition Group Director for electronica: "The large
percentage of international guests proves once again that electronica
is the world's leading trade fair for the electronics industry."2,669 exhibitors from 49 countries
presented their products and technologies. Besides Germany, the
countries with the largest numbers of exhibitors were China, Taiwan,
the USA, Great Britain, Italy, Hong Kong, France, Switzerland and
Japan, in that order. A summary of the most important information is available here.