48th International Agricultural Show 19-27 February 2011

The 47th International Exhibition of Agriculture has closed its doors Sunday, March 7, 2010 after allowing 652,189 visitors, including 93,301 trade professionals and nearly 7,000 international attendees, all looking to meet with industry peers and admire the 1 098 exhibitors and 3,513 animals presented by 850 breeders in the General Agricultural Competition for animals. The Paris International Agricultural Show continues to be a political and media event of the first order. The exhibition attracted 1, 945 journalists in 2010, 205 international journalists, as well as official visits from 55 politicians. Visits from numerous foreign delegations from Europe, Africa, the US, South Africa, countries in the Middle East and Asia. Highlights of the 2011 show : 19 to 27 february. The 48th Paris International Agricultural Show will include the 120th annual General Agricultural Competition for Animals, Products and Wines. This event, a recognized tradition among agriculture professionals, truly demonstrates the excellence of French breeds and top-quality products. To enhance each visitor’s experience, the show is creating self-guided tours of the exhibition by topic that can be viewed at the event’s Web site. Visitors can prepare their visit in advance and print out an itinerary for seeing prizewinning products from the General Agricultural Competition, regional gourmet products or products that meet official quality standards, as well as a tour designed specifically for children. More details on the web site www.salon-agriculture.com