Exhibition and conference on infection protection suspended on September 21 and 22
The full order books of the industry in the field of infection control, air filter systems and test systems prevent the premiere of pro.vention Stuttgart. The European trade fair and conference on infection protection planned for September 21 and 22, in cooperation between the two trade fairs in Erfurt and Stuttgart, will not take place.
Trade fairs serve to bring supply and demand together. In the case of pro.vention, however, the exhibiting companies are already working to capacity and currently see no need to participate in the trade fair. Against the background of the Germany-wide trade fair restart in autumn, this is also a positive signal for a lot of activity and efforts for a secure and successful trade fair.
“The pro.vention concept is working, and there is great interest in the event. But it is just not at the right time for Stuttgart. Everyone involved already has full order books. With a view to the upcoming trade fair business in autumn / winter, that makes us positive – in addition to the cancellation of pro.vention. We see that a lot is being done and invested by our exhibitors to make trade fairs and encounters possible again, ”reports Michael Kynast, Managing Director of Messe Erfurt.
Stefan Lohnert, Managing Director of Messe Stuttgart, adds: “We very much regret that the cooperation with the colleagues from Erfurt cannot come about. The cooperation was very constructive and was fun. I look forward to further joint projects in the foreseeable future. ”
The first pro.vention in November 2020 in Erfurt had around 130 exhibitors and around 1500 trade visitors. In addition, 30 experts rounded off the trade fair with lectures and presentations. In order to make the topics of pro.vention accessible live to a larger group of visitors and interested parties, Messe Erfurt and Messe Stuttgart agreed to hold the trade fair in Stuttgart 2021 as the central marketplace for the industry in southern Germany. Pro.vention covers the entire spectrum of everything to do with infection control and disinfection, air filter systems and cleaning, corona tests and test systems, right through to technology and software for organizing digital meetings and events.