A mirror image of the sector

LOPEC is a very successful trade fair. Each year, LOPEC attracts participants from the industry’s various sectors. The mix of attendees is of very high quality. Visitors come from all over the world, with more than half coming from abroad. Furthermore, the majority of visitors are decision makers.

Visitor / exhibitor profiles

These are the success figures of LOPEC 2019 (Last classical realization as a physical-presence trade fair):

  • 163 ehibitors from 19 countries*.
  • More than 2,700 participants from 44 countries, including more than half from abroad*.
  • More than 200 conference presentations from 25 countries*.

The vast majority of participants were key decision makers: 85 percent stated that they had direct influence on the decisions made within their company. 98 percent of the participant stated: The improtance of LOPEC persits or continues to grow**

*FKM-certified trade fair data. More information at

**Foundation: independent participant survey by Gelszus Messe-Marktforschung GmbH


Top 10 countries besides Germany

  1. Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  2. France
  3. Austria
  4. Finnland
  5. Spain
  6. Japan
  7. Italy
  8. USA
  9. Switzerland
  10. South Korea

The impressive range of LOPEC visitors is also reflected in the number of different industrial sectors that they represent. LOPEC is without a doubt the trade fair for the printed electronics industry where researchers, specialists, and users come together and discuss ideas.

Origin of visitors

Visitor / exhibitor surveys

Each year we ask LOPEC exhibitors and visitors to evaluate the trade fair so that we can find out exactly how we can improve.

Here is a breakdown of the results of the 2019 survey carried out by the independent research institute „Gelszus“.

The key results at a glance

Trade fair—rating by visitors

Trade fair—rating by exhibitors

Conference—rating by participants

Top reason for attending: Establishing new business partnerships

The main purpose of LOPEC is to foster new potential business partnerships. Our trade fair is a very effective way to achieve this. 84 percent of the exhibitors rate the establishment of new business contacts as “excellent”, “very good” or “good”. This also applies to the visitors, as the establishment of new business relations was an important reason for them to attend the exhibition. Cultivating existing business contacts and exchanging experiences are a high priority among exhibitors.

Participant interest and evaluation of the presented sectors

LOPEC's unique strength is its comprehensive range, covering not only materials and manufacturing processes, but also applications, devices, and services. Trade fair participants very much value this broad selection of sectors.

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At a glance
Topics and products

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Exhibition sectors
In focus

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Focus topics