Visitor Statistics Interalpin 2015

With approximately 23,000 professional visitors from almost 80 countries, the attendance record was broken again. Besides the well-established regions including the US, France, Italy, Switzerland and Austria, emerging markets such as Kazakhstan, China, Argentina and Russia were very well represented. More than 60 % of the visitors came from overseas, further testament to the international profile of Interalpin.


Within 20 minutes from the historic city center up to 2256 m above sea level. Enjoy the spectacular view! By showing the Interalpin entry ticket at the cash desk of Innsbrucker Nordkettenbahnen you will get a discount of 30 % on all single rides. Excluded: combined ticket.

After 40 years of the Interalpin, 2015 will be bigger and more innovative than ever

On the 15th April, 2015, the doors open at the leading international trade fair for Alpine technologies
Since 1974 the Interalpin has been at the heart of the cable car world. It began as a small product presentation as part of the 3rd Ski Slope Congress at the Kurhaus in Igls, but over the last four decades it has evolved into the industry's leading international trade fair. From 15th–17th April, 2015, the Interalpin will once again be taking place at Innsbruck Exhibition Centre and will be the focal point for the entire industry. The main themes at this year's trade fair range from all forms of lifts and any related products and services for summer and winter use on the mountain, but it is also showcases urban transport solutions.

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In black and white – the Interalpin is the leading International Trade Fair for Alpine Technologies

21,600 trade visitors – more than ever before – from over 70 nations and more than 600 exhibitors from 45 countries came to Messe Innsbruck in April 2013. A representative visitor and exhibitor survey carried out by the Swiss market research institute Wissler & Partner confirms the Interalpin’s uncontested position as the leading International Trade Fair for Alpine Technologies. Both exhibitors and visitors gave the Interalpin 2013 top grades for service quality and for the presentation of world premieres. The survey also provides further noteworthy details: With a rate of 37 percent, the largest number of visitors came from Germany, followed by Switzerland, Italy, and 20 percent came from various other countries. Almost 80 percent of visitors come to the Interalpin to see the presentations of new products and due to the presence of certain exhibitors.

The following facts go to show that the Interalpin is the world’s most popular platform for top decision makers within the industry: 37 percent of the Austrian visitors come from areas in top management and 10 percent from middle management. An amazing 51 percent of foreign visitors are in top management positions. These decision makers come from the following branches of the industry: 57 percent come from cablecar and lift companies, the rest are from service providing and commercial enterprises, authorities and municipalities, tourism and sport associations, as well as various other branches of the industry.

“The continuing success of the Interalpin is also confirmed by the high level of exhibitor interest already expressed more than a year in advance of the next edition, which is due to be held at the Innsbruck Exhibition Centre from April 15 to 17, 2015. Once again in 2015, the top players within the industry will present a whole variety of new products and technologies, and we will address the latest trends.” explains the Interalpin project manager Stefan Kleinlercher.

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INTERALPIN Golftrophy 2014

The anniversary event of the INTERALPIN Golftrophy at the Olympia Golfclub in Igls near Innsbruck was blessed with glorious weather. Following invitations from the INTERALPIN project manager Stefan Kleinlercher, the who’s who of the cable car industry, tourism industry and business enterprises gathered together at the end of September, for the fifth time, to enjoy a great session of chipping, pitching and putting. Around 70 participants from all around Europe took advantage of the leisurely sporting atmosphere and networking opportunities to socialise and build new contacts. “Fantastic conditions, high spirits and a laid-back atmosphere – what more could a golfer’s heart desire?” exclaimed organiser Stefan Kleinlercher as he beamed with joy in light of a successful 5th INTERALPIN Golftrophy event. The tournament was played over 18 holes according to Stableford: gross winner among the ladies was Birgit Strobl-Wolfram with 28 points, gross winner among the men was Harald Strobl with 33 points.

Interalpin goes Russia 2014

Congress Messe Innsbruck and the Ertzog Expo agreed to continue the successful cooperation between INTERALPIN and the “Moscow Ski Build Expo”. Under the banner of “Interalpin Russia” Congress Messe Innsbruck offers INTERALPIN exhibitors to join a group stand in Moscow. The Ski Build Expo takes place from 24th to 26th October in the traditional exhibition hall “Gostiny Dvor” in Moscow. As the world leading trade fair for Alpine technologies INTERALPIN stands for innovation, a comprehensive product overview and quality. The CEO of Congress Messe Innsbruck Director Christian Mayerhofer states: “We are looking forward to support companies in the markets of Russia and Eastern Europe under the umbrella of INTERALPIN.” Project Manager Stefan Kleinlercher adds: “It’s our pleasure to share our experience at the most important meeting place for the Russian market.”