Every other year, the Jämsä Myllymäki industrial area fills up with big machines when FinnMETKO, Finland’s biggest profession exhibition for the machinery sector, gathers together the world’s machinery manufactures. The exhibition area, covering over 300 hectares, becomes home to over 400 exhibitors from the land construction, logging, logistics and bioenergy sectors. The event, which features machine demonstrations and competitions, draws in around 35,000 professionals ans spectators. The FinnMETKO event offers an excellent and diverse overview of the latest products and machinery available. The machine demonstrations have become particularly popular, and the event offers a large number of these. The extensive but compact exhibition area and well-functioning services make a great setting for exhibition visitors to enjoy. The quality professional skills of the exhibitors and the investment in customer service and product demonstration create the good, relaxed atmosphere for which the event is highly praised.
In 2018, this popular event gathered a large audience – a total of 34,700 visitors. In addition, the number of international guests increased in both quantity and diversity. The visitor survey carried out after the 2018 FinnMETKO event indicated that the exhibition’s top strengths were its comprehensive scope and the physical presence of all the work machines. All the machines, devices, brands and new products at the event are on display. This ensures that the visitor gets to view and compare products all in one go and in a multifaceted way. In addition, Jämsä’s excellent location and comprehensive accommodation capacity provides a good setting for holding the event. As with previous years, the FinnMETKO event received a lot of praise for its pleasant and straightforward atmosphere. Overall levels of satisfaction remain at an excellent level.
The next exhibition, FinnMETKO 2020, will be held in Jämsä from 3 to 5 September 2020.
This will be the 18th time that this popular event has been held.
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