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2018-10-28

Act in a Fair 2018 Fair products and global responsibility

Fair Handeln 2018:  Faire Produkte und globale VerantwortungRising sales figures show, fair and sustainable products are booming. The awareness of consumers to the responsibly-produced Goods has grown strongly. Of particular importance to the credibility. No wonder, then, that the Fair Act, Germany’s oldest and most important trade and consumer fair for the issues of Fair trade, and global responsibility, in this year, for the 10. Time: Around 150 exhibitors from home and abroad address from the 5. to 8. April 2018 “Fair and globally responsible Action” in its entire bandwidth. It is organized in cooperation with the Foundation for development cooperation Baden-Württemberg (SEZ).

The Fair Act will be on Thursday, may 5. In April 2018, by Theresa Schopper, Secretary of state for political coordination with the state Ministry of Baden-Württemberg, and Hans-Joachim Fuchtel, Parliamentary state Secretary to the Federal Minister for economic cooperation and development, in the presence of representatives from politics and administration, churches, communities and the economy opened. The patron of the Fair Act is the baden-württemberg Minister President Winfried Kretschmann. At the same time, the state Ministry of Baden-Württemberg Partner of the innovative and pioneering exhibition. Parallel to the exhibition, the Fair offers the Trade a high-ranking and informative program with congresses, conferences and meetings.

“The most important meeting point for the industry”

“The international trade and consumer exhibition Fair, Trade shows, Fair Trade and global responsible Action with a view to developing and emerging countries in the consumer, business, tourism, development cooperation and Finance for professionals and all Interested”, says Roland Bleinroth, managing Director of Messe Stuttgart. It is a sales platform and at the same time, information and contact exchange for the industry, for the media and for consumers. “The Fair Act has proven to be the most important international meeting of the Fair Trade industry is firmly established. Fair trade has been growing for years, unabated. New company to enrich the offer with creative ideas. Here on Fair cooperation agreements and networks are to be made to Act,“ confirms Philipp Keil, chief Executive officer of the SEZ. “We live in a globalised world. We all must therefore bear a common responsibility to ensure, that our life comes at the expense of people in other Parts of the world. We bring together consumers and decision-makers from policy, economy and society, and point the way to a responsible Action in everyday life.“

Experience the world of the need for sustainable Action

Visitors to the fair can expect a wide variety of products, from food or arts and crafts from the Fair trade, eco-fair fashion to sustainable travel offerings. Learn more about ethically meaningful and socially responsible investments, development cooperation, and companies that take their social and ecologically responsible corporate governance seriously.

“Future Fashion” as a focus

Special attention at the trade fair, the theme of “Future Fashion”. Approximately 30 hip, young fashion label to show at the fair, that sustainable clothing is nowadays absolutely portable. To this end, each visitor who donates an old cloth bag, also a shopping voucher of 8 euros for the exhibitors.

More information about the exhibition, click here.

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