If you’re visiting a trade fair or a consumer fair in Antwerp, chances are you’ll be coming to Antwerp Expo. With 4 exhibition halls, a congress and seminar centre, excellent parking facilities and about 60 fairs taking place each year, Antwerp Expo is the meeting place in Flanders for 7,000 companies and over 1.2 million visitors. Here is an idea of the fairs on offer:
Antwerp Classic Salon, 28 February – 2 March
At the Antwerp Classic Salon, 350 exhibitors from Europe and the United States present their range of old-timers, classic cars and young-timers (over 400 in total!), as well as motorcycles , new and used accessories, interiors, maintenance products, rare literature, miniature models and other automobilia, on an area of over 20,000 m2. In addition, around fifty old-timer and motorcycle clubs and various restoration companies and museums will be there. And naturally, you don’t want to miss the Concours d’Élégance!
Maintenance and Pumps & Valves, 26 and 27 March
The Maintenance trade fair provides an up-to-date overview of all the relevant developments in the area of tools, lubricators, cleaning materials, spare parts, measuring devices, services, safety management, energy management and maintenance software.
This fair coincides with the Pumps & Valves fair. During this technology fair, over 300 exhibitors will bring you up to date on all the technologies and innovations in the area of e.g. industrial pumps, (control) valves, seals, filters, piping and pipe systems. A must for engineering professionals.
Rommelant, 19 – 21 April
Do you love raking around in junk, antiques, second-hand goods and remnants? Then head towards Antwerp in your hired car and visit Rommelant, the biggest and oldest covered flea market in Belgium. Stand holders are a mix of traders and private individuals, with a huge variety of goods on offer.
Parascoop, 30 March
Under the slogan wellness for the spirit the paranormal fair Parascoop promises you alternatives for health, wellness and happiness as well as a wide perspective on the world. Have you ever in your life witnessed an unexplained phenomenon? Do you feel different from other people? Or do you want to know what the future holds in store for you? Well, you may find the answer at Parascoop. Card reading, numerology, astrology, meditation, stress control, clairvoyance, contact with the departed, magic, hypnosis… Parascoop has it all.
Antwerpfila, 5 and 6 April
Philatelists and numismatists will be in their element at the international stamp and coin fair Antwerpfila, which is held twice a year in Antwerp Expo. The fair offers a wide range of stamps, coins, letters and postal items in every quality and price category. Antwerpfila is an ideal opportunity to add to your collection.
Photography Fair, 18 May
The Photography Fair has been the most important exhibition of its kind in Belgium for 20 years for professional and amateur photographers. Everything is there – new and used – in the area of digital and analogue photography, lenses, cameras, projectors, dark rooms, tripods, antique paraphernalia and old photographs.