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The Fair

PRESENTATION OF THE FAIR

Created around 25 years ago, the International Cultural Heritage Fair has grown to become not only the oldest but the leading heritage fait in Europe. Since its creation, it has naturally asserted itself as the fair not to be missed by the sector’s stakeholders: professionals from the field of built, non-built, tangible and intangible heritage restoration and preservation.

It bears witness to the diversity of heritage professionals and of their associated skills, and is an opportunity for a vast range of encounters and shared experiences on heritage protection.

A VERY SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP WITH HERITAGE PROFESSIONALS

This attractive, friendly and innovative fair draws many enthusiastic visitors (*97% of visitors to the 2016 edition were satisfied with exhibitor quality) who come to discover the great vitality and professionalism demonstrated by its exhibitors.

It also offers a moment’s exchange between visitors and professionals, thanks to the many speakers who combine to offer a programme of 30 conferences and round tables organised throughout the show.

*Source Sesa Marketing

THE FAIR IN FIGURES:

  • 20 420 visitors
  • 20% of trade visitors
  • 340 exhibitors, of which 37% new exhibitors
  • 11 countries represented and 12 French regions
  • 1866 listeners for 31 conferences and 3 films

AN EVENT NOT TO BE MISSED BY THE SECTOR’S PROFESSIONALS

With an average exhibitor loyalty of 65%, the fair has become one of the leading events in the sector’s professional calendar.

French and international exhibitors alike come to present the excellence and the singularity of their specific skills and to meet with enthusiastic and qualified visitors.

The sector is comprehensively represented:

  • Training/education
  • Institutions
  • Fine craft
  • Built heritage
  • Press/publishing
  • Services

A THEME IN KEEPING WITH TODAY’S CHALLENGES

Every year, the fair adopts a new theme. For the 2017 edition, Cultural Heritage and Tourism will be honoured. Through their renowned skills and their imposing missions, the show’s exhibitors – fine craftworkers, public institutions – strive every day to give a new boost to France’s cultural and heritage-related attractiveness, via its exceptional landscapes, its countless monuments and characterful sites, its inimitable art of living and its quite singular history which combine to form a unique and highly coveted land.

Salon Internation du Patrimoine Culturel

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