International eco-business event a great success
Pollutec 2014 closed its doors on December 5th at Lyon Eurexpo.
This, the 26th show, was packed with meetings and reflected the vitality of the eco-industry market and the commitment of its various stakeholders. It is a vitality that was highlighted by Ségolène Royal, who came to open the show and to present the Business Awards for the Environment.
During her speech, the French Minister for the Environment highlighted the role that Pollutec plays as a driving force promoting ecological transition.
2,257 exhibitors, including over 600 non-French ones from all over the world, were at the show to present their environment and energy solutions.
On the visitor front, Pollutec offered a warm welcome to 61,992 visitors, 12% of whom were drawn from 120 countries from outside France, and many of those attending came with actual projects in mind.
The initial survey results reveal that 95% of these professionals were satisfied with their visit and 92% stated that they would like to return in 2016.