The city will be held the week of the bride with the 25th edition of Barcelona Bridal Week, which includes the show and Pasarela Gaudí Brides
From 5 to 10 May the Catalan capital will host the 25th edition of Barcelona Bridal Week, an event projected Barcelona in the world through the Pasarela Gaudí Brides, which involved 23 artists of international renown and a lounge ( Noviaespaña), which each year becomes the meeting point for exhibitors and buyers from around the world.
This year it is expected the attendance of 163 buyers from the US, Italy, UK, Germany and Qatar, mainly. This figure is three times higher than in 2014, highlights the attractiveness of this fair arouses abroad and the export potential of this sector. Taking advantage of these buyers stay in the city, Barcelona Activa will offer them a tour of 3 hours (Saturday 9 May), which will allow insight into the economic and tourist potential of the Catalan capital.
The presence of such buyers is part of the internationalization strategy of the event that includes the choice of the US as guest country, Polk invitation Katharine Houghton as Special Guest Designer, and the presence Journalists and bloggers of the most important specialized publications in the US.
The good health of the bridal Catalan
Catalonia exported a volume of 218.2 million euros in dresses and accessories Bridal 2013, a +5.2% on the previous year, according to data from the Department of Enterprise and Employment of the Generalitat of Catalonia .
Despite the current context, bridal fashion in Catalonia is a very competitive sector. Since 2010, Catalan exports in the sector have increased in this period (2010-2013) a 39.95% still represents the motor Catalonia exporter whole state because the € 41.75 of the total State exports are Catalan bridal fashion.
The main export market is Europe Catalan bridal fashion: six European countries (Germany, France, Italy, UK, Portugal and Russia) account for 52.2% of sales abroad Catalan industry.
These figures demonstrate the progressive orientation towards local and foreign companies are evidence of the strength and potential of the business premises, with large companies at the forefront projected the name of Barcelona to the world.
They are also an opportunity to climb the global rankings of Barcelona as a city of international shopping. According to the index prepared by Jones Lang LaSalle for 2015, Barcelona has established itself as the tenth European city with the most international retail presence.
Courtesy Avantgarde Limousine Barcelona