The 2017 show witnessed 8,909 unique visitors over the two days. (BPA Audit conducted to AEO standards).
SALTEX visitors are a very powerful group of buyers – in fact, 81 per cent of them had purchasing responsibility.
The majority of the visitors were aged between 31 and 60 and represented a wide variety of businesses and organisations – with sports clubs, local authorities and schools, colleges and universities leading the way.
In further exploring the type of sports or recreation facility that the visitors were responsible for maintaining, football led the way closely followed by golf, parks, cricket, rugby and tennis.
Almost 60 per cent attended SALTEX with a view to buying and 40 per cent said that they placed orders on the show floor.