The responsible use of water is one of the world’s most important environmental targets.
At ISH 2011 from 15 to 19 March, sustainability was one of the focal-point themes when over 2,300 manufacturers, including all market and technology leaders from home and abroad, presented their latest products for innovative bathrooms, sustainable sanitation solutions and environmentally friendly building services technology at a fully booked-up Exhibition Centre in Frankfurt am Main.
About ISH, Frankfurt
ISH – optimum combination of water and energy
At the ISH, the world’s leading trade fair for the bathroom experience, building, energy, air-conditioning technology and renewable energies, everything revolves around energy and water, the two resources necessary for life.
The ISH brings together two trade fairs under one roof: energy building and air-conditioning technology and the bathroom experience. Held every two years under this combination the ISH draws around 2,400 companies together onto a fully booked trade fair site (250,000 square metres) – including all market and technology leaders.
This leading world trade fair has already been held for more than 50 years – more than 5 decades therefore that stand for growth, continuity and a successful trade fair concept. In short: for a half century of success.
The dominant themes at the fair were resource conservation, sustainability, efficiency and renewable energies. During the five days of the ISH, 204,000 visitors (2009: 201,000) made their way to Frankfurt am Main for the fair. There was also a significant increase in the proportion of trade visitors from outside Germany compared to the last ISH two years ago. It jumped six percentage points to 35 percent, which corresponds to approximately 71,000 trade visitors (2009: 58,000).