One of largest cities and busiest ports of Spain, Valencia is a major
center of economy and industry of the country. The city has enjoyed a strong
economic growth over the last decade, much of which can be contributed to
tourism, construction and trade shows industry.
Where focusing on tourism and construction has led to a great deal of
building on rural land, the trade shows sector on the other hand has
contributed in bringing business to the whole country. The luxurious
exhibition center, Feria Valencia is the biggest event venue of the country
conducting several business shows and congresses like Deco Cevider,
Laboralia and Aplimatec Expo.
Valencia is an important center for marketing of agricultural and
horticultural produce, especially oranges and lemons. While the city is also
a major manufacturing center focusing on metallurgy, chemicals, textiles,
shipbuilding & brewing.
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Founded in 1917, Feria Valencia is the most veteran institution dedicated
to the organization of trade fairs in Spain. This versatile center offers a
comprehensive infrastructure for organizing and holding any kind of
meetings, congresses, shows or expos.
The exhibition center is a co-founding member of UFI (The Global
Association of the Exhibition Industry), AFE (Asociaciin de Ferias
Espanolas) & MTFA (Mediterranean Trade Fairs Association).
The center is the biggest and most modern exhibition venue in Spain with
231,000m2 of indoor exhibition space distributed over eight pavilions. It
also counts on permanent facilities for conferences & meetings along
with 68,000m2 of parking area.
Located at just 5km from the city center, the center is well connected to
the national road system via the ring road surrounding the city. It is also
well connected by road to the port of Valencia while regular bus and metro
services link Feria Valencia to different parts of the city.