MTP – the leader of Polish exhibition industry
We are a place of international meetings of people thinking about the future
Poznań International Fair (Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie) is the leader of Polish exhibition industry. It constitutes 60% of the Polish exhibition industry and it was the first organizer of fairs in Central and Eastern Europe. MTP belongs to the organization gathering leaders of the exhibition industry from the whole world (UFI – the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry and Centrex – International Exhibition Statistics Union).
In 2013 nearly 10 thousand exhibitors, including 2,2 thousand foreign exhibitors, participated in more than 60 exhibition events organized in MTP.
In 2013 the exhibition events were visited by 486 thousand people including foreign visitors from 82 countries. Assuming that the visitors of MTP, on average, get 5 business contacts each, we can assess that in 2013 MTP provided their visitors with almost 5 million business contacts.
MTP has its representative offices all over the world where customers can obtain comprehensive information about the offer of Poznań International Fair.
Poznań International Fair has the largest exhibition and conference infrastructure in Poland – 16 high-quality, spacious and air-conditioned halls (more than 110 thousand square meters in the exhibition halls and 35 thousand square meters of open space) and 81 modern conference rooms.
Poznań Congress Center situated in MTP is the biggest conference facility in Poland and a place of numerous prestigious meetings. In December 2008 it hosted United Nations Climate Change Conference COP14 in which more than 12 thousand people from 189 countries participated. The top organizational quality of MTP was appreciated by the UN officials, Polish government and the participants of the event. At the end of 2009 and the beginning of 2010 we hosted also participants of the 32nd European Meeting of Youth Taizé which was visited by 30 thousand people from 50 countries.
In 2012 Poznań Congress Center opened one of the most modernized and biggest conference and congress halls in Poland. The Earth Hall will have a capacity of 2000, and is fitted with top quality multimedia equipment enabling to organize concerts of famous music stars as well as business events.
In 2013, as commissioned by the Ministry of Environment, Poznań International Fair carried out the most important part of the preparation to the UN Climate Change Conference – COP19 in Warsaw. The event took place at the National Stadium on November 11-22, gathering more than 10,000 visitors from nearly the entire world, including politicians, scientists, representatives of business and non-governmental organizations as well as over 1,500 accredited journalists.
Poznań International Fair is a winner of numerous awards among which can be found such prestigious titles like Ambassador of Polish Economy, President's Economic Award, Teraz Polska (Poland Now), Brand Certificate, Budowniczy Polskiego Sportu (Builder of Polish Sports), Jan Kiliński Gold Medal and many others.