Visitors awarded the new event good marks: 77% of the visitors gave a ‘positive’/‘very positive’ assessment of the show.

The event was organised by Reed Exhibitions Deutschland GmbH and the European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA), supported by media sponsor Reinforced Plastics magazine. It was co-located with Reed's Aluminium trade fair, offering a new source of visitors for the composites exhibitors.

Around 45% of the visitors to COMPOSITES EUROPE came from the automotive and transport sector; the aerospace (29%), building and construction (23%) and sports and leisure (22%) sectors were also well represented. Around 58% of visitors came from outside of Germany, mainly from the Benelux countries, Great Britain and France, and nearly 80% of visitors said that they made new contacts.

COMPOSITES EUROPE was accompanied by the 9th International Congress of the Federation of Reinforced Plastics eV (AVK).

COMPOSITES EUROPE 2007 will take place in Stuttgart, Germany, on 6-8 November.