8th International Funeral and Cemetery Fair NECROEXPO
About the event
As many as 105 companies from 11 countries, more than 2,500 metres of exhibition space and 1,500 visitors - this is the 2019's expo-related facts and figures.
The surveys carried out during the expo show that as many as 92% of exhibitors declared that they would join the 9th NECROEXPO in 2021.
The 8th International Funeral and Cemetery Fair NECROEXPO has even further strengthened its position and status of Poland’s and Central and Eastern Europe's most important funeral event. The exhibitors list included companies from Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Russia, Italy, Spain, Germany, USA, France, Ukraine, Great Britain and Poland. The latest hearses were on show - the models from world-famous brands such as Jaguar, Mercedes, Citroen, Volkswagen and Melex were presented to the B2B public. The first Pilato Hearses Rally and fans get-together has proven to be really popular.
Sebastian Rubin, the President of the Polish Funeral Chamber Association, which is the co-organizer of this year's trade fair took part in the ceremonial expo opening. And also the senator of the Republic of Poland, Krzysztof Słoń, Marek Cichewicz - First Vice President of the World Organization of Funeral Operatives FIAT-IFTA and Marcin Różcki, Vice Mayor of the City of Kielce, who officially read out the expo opening formula graced the NECROEXPO 2019 with their presence too.
- I am very happy that cooperation with Targi Kielce continues - I congratulate the organisers of the exhibition which enjoys an international reputation. This is certainly the best and biggest event of the industry in Poland - said Marek Cichewicz during the ceremony.
- I am glad that the industry has been meeting in Kielce for years. I would like to thank Targi Kielce for professional preparation, involvement of the team responsible for the expo organisation - added Sebastian Rubin, President of the Polish Funeral Chamber Association.
On the first day NECROEXPO also hosted the Chief Sanitary Inspector Jarosław Jan Pinkas. The Inspector visited the exhibition and also took part in the in-camera meeting with the members of the Polish Funeral Chamber.
All about funeral services
NECROEXPO is one-stop-shop for the whole business sector - ceremony organisation, a wide selection of gravestones ranging from traditional to professional, funeral florist services and many other. Urns which have become more and more popular in Poland were also in demand. The Targi Kielce exhibition was the display for modern urns: biodegradable as well as urns for pets. the cat-walk presentation of garments for funeral parlours employees organised by Carmen proved to be a real hit.
Expertise for funeral companies
NECROEXPO 2019, in addition to the industry novelties presentations, offered a great doze of professional knowledge. All three days of the expo were packed with industry-insiders trainings. A funeral company's brand development and enhancement, strategic marketing communication, sales processes designing and customer service standards enhanced with the modern sales tools - these are just a sample of a whole array of trainings. The seminars on a Non-religious Funeral Ceremony in a new unveiling were also open for business insiders. There was also a lecture on personalization of elegies.
NECROEXPO 2019 witnesses the business deal - Garcarek and Pilato signed the declaration on cooperation
The Kielce funeral and cemetery industry expo hosted the esteemed Italian brand which offers funeral hearses and Auto Partner Garcarek - the companies signed the letter of intent. On behalf of the Garcarek company, the Jan Garcarek , one of the owners put his signature on the dotted line. Barbara Pilato was the other signatory. Such a declaration is another, formal step to sign a proper contract between the bodies. Future cooperation encompasses Pilato vehicles services: Mercedes and Jaguar. This is warranty and post-warranty service offer. An entrepreneur facing a problem with their hearse will be offered a replacement vehicle.
- We perceive the cooperation with Pilato as a great chance. We are closer to the funeral industry. We want to offer our service quality to the Pilato cars owners - this is what Jan and Andrzej Garcarek, the Garcarek owners of the company say.
The upcoming International Funeral and Cemetery Fair in Targi Kielce is held in June 2021.