SIL - International Logistics Show, Barcelona (Spain)
The International Logistics & Material Handling Exhibition, Barcelona
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The International Logistics & Material Handling Exhibition is an annual event that has been running for over a decade and is held in Barcelona, at the Fira de Barcelona Gran Via. Now firmly established, this show attracts visitors and professionals from across the world, who are involved in some way, with the logistics industry.
Recent themes for the show have included “Logistics=Profitability” and "Logistics and Technology" as the show highlights ands promotes all aspects of the freight and logistics industry.
As a show, SIL Barcelona generated an enormous volume of business every year and its ability to increase attending companies profitability perhaps is indicative of the effort and expense some companies go to, to be at the show. There are a huge range of different businesses from a variety of industrial sectors and these always include transport and logistics systems, real estate and infrastructures, with delegates from operators, couriers and administration.
Expect also to see groups from the Telecommunication, e-business and IT solutions with professionals from data processing, identification systems, traffic management and research and development in attendance. Copanies who also deal with Equipment and material handling and warehousing, with people from industrial solutions, packaging and container logistics also make up this show.
The show also contains two of the best networking opportunities for professionals to attend anywhere in the world. The Latin American and Mediterranean Lunch Networking is an occasion for exhibitors and visitors from across the world to create contacts and develop new business relationships. The second networking opportunity is the Circulo Logistico which is a space dedicated exclusively to logistic managers. The networking lunch is an opportunity for these managers to interview the various companies that exhibit during the show and set up new business.
The simple point about this show is that this really is one of the key Freight Logistics shows in Europe which takes place annually and is a show which is always excellent for building leads within the industry. If you are heading to Barcelona, some useful sites for corporate hospitality for yourself or clients are www.barcelonaadventure.com (events specialists in Barcelona) and www.barcelonafootballtickets.com, who specialise in match tickets for the Nou Camp and who deliver tickets to your hotel as needed.
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