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Theme for 2017: Partnership network

Record number of visitors at Alihankinta trade fair – glimpses of light for the
industry and economy

The Alihankinta trade fair held in Tampere on 27–29 September received a record number of visitors: 18,422 professionals from different industrial fields. All five exhibition halls were filled with a positive buzz about the future, and the AlihankintaHEAT event, held for the first time during this year's trade fair, will also take place next year. The next Alihankinta trade fair will be held on 26–28 September 2017, focusing on the theme of the partnership network which is continuously growing in significance.

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2016: 1000 exhibitors from 20 countries were present

"This could put the gears of the industry spinning"

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The Subcontracting 2016 Trade Fair showcased the entire Finnish industry and its top companies.

With its one thousand exhibitors from twenty countries, the Trade Fair occupied all five halls of the Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre. This year over 2,000 innovations were presented. The Trade Fair exhibited subcontracting industry as a whole with up to date themes and trending topics ranging from Lean innovations to digitalization within the industry.

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“We beat the previous record
of 17,992 visitors, and Tampere once again proved its attractiveness as an event city.

We have strengthened our credibility as a venue for major exhibitions by launching a new successful trade fair this year, and I believe that the image of Tampere Trade Fairs as an organiser of successful
professional exhibitions increases interest among professionals. The corridors were filled with an exceptionally positive buzz, possibly predicting a glimpse of light for the Finnish industry and economy.

This could put the gears of the industry spinning,” says Jani Maja, Product Group Manager at Tampere Trade Fairs

Lean management - a theme in 2016

AlihankintaHEAT connected startups with industrial companies

Messuväkeä heat
A major cultural change regarding methods is often not achieved, unless we focus on the systematic development of the organization’s internal problem-solving ability. If we don’t, lean management never develops into anything more than just a tool for the personnel responsible for development, and it will never be an asset that changes the modus operandi of the entire organization,” says Kalle Arsalo, Executive Manager of Lean Association of Finland.

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“This proved to be an excellent start. We saw that there has been a true need for such an event, and we are in a good position to move forward. We are developing next year's event together with startups, industrial companies and partners so that we are able to respond to everyone's needs and expectations as well as possible. AlihankintaHEAT will be even hotter in 2017,” promises Tanja Järvensivu, event and communications manager at Finland Events.

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The most significant get-together of Finnish industry

Three days for business
and networking

Etusivu 3 days of business and networking
The entire Finnish industrial scene, including the top companies, will be represented at the trade fair. The event will offer a cross-section of the products, services and solutions available in the subcontracting industry. Every year our exhibitors develop some 2000 new innovations, so it is virtually impossible to get this much up-to-date information on the current selection and prospects anywhere else. The Subcontracting Trade Fair is a chance to meet both current and future customers during the three days of the biggest event of the Finnish industrial business. In addition, the fair opens doors for far-reaching meetings and discussions. The presence of foreign companies also provides an opportunity for creating international networks.

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