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Navalia ratifies its international nature with the certification granted by the Government of Spain

Vigo’s trade fair has been recognized with this distinction consecutively since 2008 after meeting the State Commerce Secretary’s requirements.

The ninth edition of Navalia, to be held from 21st to 23rd of May 2024, will once again have the International Trade Fair certificate, a recognition granted by the Ministry of Economy, Commerce and Business, specifically by the Secretary of State for Commerce. This distinction, achieved by Vigo’s trade fair since 2008, is obtained after meeting a series of requirements, such as the number of foreign exhibitors, previous editions regularity, the number of foreign visitors, the support of the sector and the positive progression results of the event, as well as the reports accredited by the Territorial Directorate of Commerce and ICEX.

Additionally, it is highly valued the fair includes the maximum percentage of both manufacturing and exporting companies within the sector and it must be a real or potential Spanish export offer; as well as the fact that the venue (in this case Vigo) matches the geographical area where there is the highest concentration of manufacturers, among other aspects.

Added to the prestige of being included in the Official Calendar of International Trade Fairs is the dissemination and publicity of the event, in this case Navalia, as it is distributed among institutions and administrative bodies, business organizations, Spain’s commercial offices abroad that also will broadcast its content among various economic operators, etc.

In addition to Navalia, also in Galicia region, the fairs: Funergal, Semana Verde de Galicia (Abanca International Fair), Termatalia, Conxemar and Xantar have achieved this certification for 2024.