For more than 50 years EquipHotel has been helping international hospitality and catering professionals decode trends, discover innovations and build their networks, with the firm intention of offering new solutions and growth drivers for everyone operating in the hospitality and catering industry. EquipHotel is a source of inspiration for architects, decorators and designers from all over the globe.
// EquipHotel 2016 takes place at Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles from 6 to 10 November 2016
⦁ Comprehensive offering
EquipHotel is a major meeting place for the entire industry, offering concrete solutions to more than 111,000 professionals over the five days of the show. With 30 exhibition sectors and 1,600 exhibitors across five exhibition halls, the show presents a broad-based, comprehensive offer spanning the entire market: ensuring that any professional can come here and find solutions tailored to their needs.
⦁ International platform
In 2014, hotel bookings in the Paris region totalled 66.7 million room nights – confirming the French capital’s status as the world’s No.1 tourist destination – and EquipHotel is every bit as international as the hospitality and catering industry it serves. In 2014, 19.2% of the 111,064 professionals visiting the show were international. The top 10 countries in terms of international visitor numbers ranked as follows: Belgium, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the UK, Germany, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and the Netherlands. On the offer side, 30% of the show’s 1,600 exhibitors were international.
EquipHotel is the perfect platform for international business – an event where leading buyers from all continents can launch and successfully execute their projects for the future.
⦁ Innovations and trends
EquipHotel is dedicated to driving progress in the hospitality and catering world. Supported by a panel of high-profile experts with a passion for the industry, EquipHotel decodes trends, analyses new consumption patterns and showcases innovations (INNOV16) – anticipating the impact of future change on the sector. The show harnesses and focuses industry expertise with a single concern in mind: customer experience.
⦁ Experience the hotel of the future: EquipHotel’s STUDIO16
One of the show’s most striking features will be the amazing pop-up hotel sited at the heart of Pavilion 7, with three storeys and a total floorspace in excess of 4,000 m². From the lobby to the individual rooms, from meeting spaces to innovative catering and bar solutions, here EquipHotel showcases everything that will make the hotel of the future a place for living, for connecting and for inspirational experiences.
Networking and business will also be top of the agenda at the 2016 edition. EquipHotel’s Top
Buyers’Club is designed to promote networking and forge connections between buyers and exhibitors.
⦁ Inspirational – and fun!
EquipHotel will feature a pulsating programme of culinary competitions and demonstrations in the Studio des Chefs. And Bar Off will be back in 2016 – its festive, comfortable setting is the perfect place to continue those conversations.
⦁ A unifying force
EquipHotel – the only event supported by all trade associations across the HORECA sector – brings the entire profession together via its wide-ranging network of partners and ambassadors operating across France and internationally.