MIDEST

The largest international network of industrial subcontracting...

 

MIDEST is the only international trade fair for industrial subcontracting. Designed as a network-host of the industry, it allows to initiate, implement and develop all opportunities for collaboration between actors involved in the design and manufacture of parts or subassemblies custom made.


MIDEST has a decisive role in sourcing and in developing relationships between contractors and subcontractors who get together in one place in a friendly atmostphere to evaluate & refine its range of subcontractors, identify the right partners, establish important contacts for the success of their projects, information & discussion on key industry topics and discover & understand the technological trends and innovations.

TARGET SECTORS

  • Screw-cutting - Machining - Special machines
  • Finishing, thermal and surface treatments in metal processing
  • Industrial fasteners
  • Forge - Foundry
  • Semi-finished products in metal processing - Metal - Processing
  • Forming processes in sheet metal work - Fabrication
  • Plastics - Rubber - Composites Processing
  • Glass, wood, technical textiles and other materials processing
  • Electronics - Electricity    
  • Other related sectors
 
  • MicrotechnicsTooling - Moulds - Models - Prototypes
  • Accessories and industrial equipment
  • Industry Services
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Additive manufacturing - 3D Printing
  • Technical textiles
  • Eco-technologies, environment & renewable energy
  • ICT
  • Smart cities
  • Transport & Logistics  
 

PARTICIPATION CONDITIONS

For exhibitors:

Your participation in the international matchmaking event at MIDEST 2016 involves a single payment of €95 (VAT excluded). An additional registration fee of €50 per person will be added in case your company wants to attend the event with two or more representatives.

The b2fair business meetings will directly take place on your exhibition booth. On specific request which can directly be formulated in the online registration form, the bilateral business meetings can also take place in the Matchmaking Area.

For visitors:

Your participation in the international matchmaking event involves a single payment of €195 (VAT excluded). An additional registration fee of €75 per person will be added in case your company wishes to attend the event with two or more representatives.

All the bilateral business meetings with other visiting companies will take place in the b2fair Matchmaking Area. The business meetings with exhibiting companies will directly be arranged on the respective exhibition booths.

OTHER SPECIAL SERVICES

  • Interpretation services will be available for participants at a price of 75.00 EUR. Please note that this amount will be charged as a global sum for all the days.
  • Consultancy services: A special service will be offered at a price of 125.00 EUR to help you optimise your participation. The Coordination Unit will guide you and suggest meetings with other suitable companies registered for the event after analysing your profile and the profiles of other participants in detail. For more information, please contact the Coordination Unit at b2fair@cc.lu

Special offer of 175.00 EUR for companies which order both the interpretation and the consultancy service

YOUR PARTICIPATION FEE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING SERVICES

  • participation in the conferences and workshops of the MIDEST 2016;
  • handover at your arrival of a complete information package as well as of your personalised appointment schedule;
  • quality check of your company / cooperation profile and its publication in the online catalogue of the event;
  • regular updates of your appointment schedule during the matchmaking event;
  • assistance and advice for cooperation agreements.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Please note that after the completion of your registration and payment, no refund will be possible.

Should you need any further information about the participation conditions, feel free to contact your local partner organisation or the Coordination Unit.

My b2fair 

STEP 1:  

Register online at www.b2fair.com/midest2016. Complete your company profile in detail. After validation by your local partner organisation, your profile will be published in the online catalogue. NB: Your profile has to be completed in ENGLISH. 

STEP 2:

After having received your username and password, go to the My b2fair section and book your meetings. The system will indicate the possible meeting slots according to the availibility of both parties. 

STEP 3: 

Once your meetings have been booked, you have the possibility to download your provisional meeting schedule immediately and to import in your personal agenda. 

STEP 4: 

A few days prior to the event, you will receive your provisional appointment schedule by e-mail. At the event, your meeting schedule will be updated regularly. You can ask your updated appointment schedule at any time at the Info Counter. You will also receive your schedule by sms and e-mail. 

STEP 5:  During the event, you will meet your potential business partners at the meeting places indicated in your schedule.

 

 

 

MEETING GUIDELINES

Please note that the business meetings have to be booked by the participating companies via this website. All the registered profiles are checked and validated within 3 working days  after the registration. Once the inscription fee is paid, your profile will be displayed in the ONLINE CATALOGUE.

HOW TO IDENTIFY POTENTIAL PARTNERS?

The registration process for the matchmaking event is very simple. After having completed your registration and payment, your profile will appear in the online catalogue.

 

From the online catalogue, you can select the companies that you would like to meet. A search engine will help you in finding the right profiles.

HOW TO REQUEST MEETINGS?

You can book your meetings in the My b2fair section of this website. In order to book a new meeting, please click on "Add meeting" and select the company which you would like to meet.

 

The system will propose different meeting slots according to the availibility of both partcipants.

 

MEETING PLACES

For the exhibitors: the b2fair business meetings will directly take place on your exhibition booth. On specific request which can directly be formulated in the online registration form, the bilateral business meetings can also take place in the b2fair Matchmaking Area.

For the visitors: all the bilateral business meetings with other visiting companies will take place in the Matchmaking Area. The business meetings with exhibiting companies will directly be arranged on the respective exhibition booths.

DURATION OF THE MEETINGS

30 minutes: Business meetings

15 minutes: Break / Preparation time to go to the next meeting

YOUR PERSONAL APPOINTMENT SCHEDULE

  • In the My b2fair section, you have the possibility to monitor at any time your meetings, to decline meeting requests asked by other participants and to add new meetings. In this section, you can download your provisional meeting schedule as well.
  • A few days prior to the matchmaking event, you will receive your meeting schedule by e-mail.
  • Updates: During the vent, you will receive several updates of your meeting schedule at the  Information Counter as well as by e-mail and sms.

PRACTICAL INFORMATION 

Dates

6th - 9th December 2016

 

Venue

Parc des Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte (Hall 6) , France

 

By car

15 min from Paris ringroad by autoroutes A1 and A3, then slip road A104, exit Parc des Expositions. 

 

Location address:
ZAC Paris Nord 2
93420 Villepinte
GPS datas: Longitude : 2°31´06´´E - Latitude : 48°58´03´´N

 

By public transportation

Coming from Paris
Take the line B of the suburban train, direction «Aéroport Roissy CDG»
Stop: Parc des Expositions
Estimated travel time: 25 min

Coming from Roissy CDG Aiport
Take the suburban train line B at the train station
Stop: Parc des Expositions
Estimated travel time: 10 min

 

By train: 14 TGVs serve Roissy station every day, which is 3 minutes by direct RER Paris- Nord Villepinte.

 

By plane: The exhibition center is only a few minutes away from the airport, by the suburban train or A1 highway. Air France , the official carrier of MIDEST offers special fares to participants.

 

Contact

b2fair Head Office Luxembourg

Chamber of Commerce of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

7, rue Alcide de Gasperi

L-2981 Luxembourg

Phone: +352 42 39 39 370

Fax: +352 43 83 26

E-mail: midest@b2fair.com

Web: www.b2fair.com/midest2016