The organisers of Caffe Culture have revealed that last week’s show attracted almost 4,700 visitors, a record for the event.
Around 230 brands also exhibited at the show, which is one of the biggest turn-outs it has had since the event was launched ix years ago.
This year’s exhibition was attended by many large catering equipment brands that are keen to tap the cafe and coffee shop sector, including Rational, Manitowoc and Williams.
Event Director, Elliot Gard, said the show’s popularity reflects the vibrancy of the market place.
“We have had phenomenal feedback from both exhibitors and visitors who recognise that Cafe Culture offers a unique opportunity to gain vital support, business information and access to a fantastic range of international suppliers,” he said.
Caffe Culture introduced a number of different initiatives this year to keep the show fresh, including a more varied programme of events and a special taste experience.
Gard claims 40% of exhibitors have already rebooked their stands for next year’s show, which will also take place at London Olympia.