The 2023 edition of Caravaning will be held as a live trade show between 07.10.2023 and 15.10.2023. The hosting location for the event will be Fira Barcelona Gran Vía and the venue will feature Covid-19 safety measures such as social distancing. Such measures will aid in protecting the health and well-being of participants. Attendees should note that due to the instated travel restrictions, they will have to present 3G entry documents upon arrival in Spain.
A Brief Overview of Caravaning
Learn about what’s cutting edge in caravaning and the outdoors lifestyle, and have the entirety of the Spanish market at your feet. Caravaning is an essential trade fair for the caravaning industry in Spain and is a source of all the newest models of vehicles, camping equipment, clothing and other accessories. Exhibitors receive attention from their intended audience and increase sales. Plus, you are in a prime position to establish yourself in the Southern European market.
Don’t be late in booking hotel accommodation for Caravaning. Thousands travel to Barcelona, Spain to experience the full breadth of vehicles and products on display. GETA ltd points you to the top hotel rates for Caravaning so you don’t spend a small fortune in the process. Have a pick from great hotels close to the Fira Barcelona Gran Vía so you don’t have to commute. GETA ltd is a veteran when it comes to hotel accommodation for exhibitions and works at every price point. There’s more that we can provide. Do you need a fast airport transfer to your hotel room? We’re on it. Our team can also book meeting rooms, build your booth and provide rent-a-cars.
Why Your Visit Is Worth It
Caravaning presents a reliable source of revenue and boost in sales for exhibitors. It’s one of the best performers even during the pandemic and continues to grow. The trade fair gathers together the whole of the Spanish market. Let’s take a look at the last edition and its more than impressive attendance numbers:
- 55,000+ public and trade visitors
- 130+ exhibitors
- 600+ vehicles
- 41% of visitors attend in order to make a purchase
You can find absolutely everything necessary for your next camping trip at Caravaning. No matter what kind of trip you want, exhibitors cover every product category – accessories, motorhomes for purchase and rental, campers, caravans, garden and terrace furniture, gastronomy, tent trailers, glamping, overland 4x4 and modules.
Be sure to stop by the special areas – Barcelona Overland, Caravaning Kids, Gastrovaning, Demo Bike Sports Area and Travelvaning – to get the most out of your visit. Caravaning has a long history. The very first edition was held in 1976 and since then every two years, Caravaning has brought the very best and freshest in caravaning at the Fira Barcelona Gran Vía. To go through the fair’s history is to see the evolution of the outdoor lifestyle. Today, the trade fair is the largest and most effective platform for the promotion of caravaning and outdoor tourism in Southern Europe.
Exhibitors connect with the general public as well as grow their professional network with buyers from all over Spain. Caravaning has proven itself to drive sales numbers. A total of 41% of visitors attend in order to make a purchase, while the rest are looking for inspiration and researching what’s new on the market. The trade fair receives generous support from the main business associations Aseicar and Gremcar. To exhibit here is to place yourself among household names.
Who Are You Going to Meet?
As a Spanish event, the majority of visitors and exhibitors are locals. After all, the trade fair is generously sponsored by ASEICAR (Spanish Association of Caravaning Industry and Commerce) and GREMCAR (Guild of Caravaning Entrepreneurs of Catalonia). As far as exhibitors go, you’ll be exhibiting side by side with national and global names like Catalunya Van, Drop Campers, Furgokaravaning, Westfalia, Ford, Iveco, Mercedes Benz, Nissan or Toyota.
You’re in good company and benefit from extra visibility. The trade fair is geared towards direct sales and the space allows for visitors to touch, experience and even drive the vehicles on display. The main type of audience are private visitors. They are travellers themselves, who want to plan their next vacation or adventure.
The vast majority of visitors (44%) are families in the age range of 35-44 years. They are followed by enthusiasts aged 45-54 (26%) and young people aged 25-34 (18%). Last but not least are seniors over the age of 55 years (12%). Visitor satisfaction is incredibly high and 93% of visitors share their intention of returning the following edition.
The entire Spanish market is represented in great detail. Visitors come from Valencia, Madrid, Catalonia, the Basque Country, Andalusia, Aragon and the Balearic Islands.
Additional Value of Attending
Caravaning is more than just the van life. It celebrates all forms of recreation in nature. It’s why one of the most popular additions to the format is the Demo Bike Area. If you’re feeling brave and adventurous, this is where to show it by test driving the bike of your dreams without having to pay a single euro. The demo area features a custom-built circuit that simulates outdoor conditions so that visitors can test out a variety of bikes properly.
Visitors have a choice from electric, mountain and urban bikes. Specialized, Orbea, Cannondale, Giant, Mondraker, Merida and Megamo are only a few of the brands, which will provide all their latest models from different ranges and sizes to ergonomics and behaviours. It’s an experience you can’t miss out on!