Free, safe, in nature. The holidays en plein air were the trend of the summer and the camper, with an increase in registrations of 38.36% in the first half of 2021, is entered the top list of Italians preferences. For all fans and for those who want to get closer to the wonderful world of living by traveling the Salone del Camper opens from 11 to 19 September 2021 at Fiere di Parma.
Organized with APC, Association of Caravan and Camper Manufacturers, with its 150 thousand square meters the Salone del Camper is confirmed one of the main international events in the sector. THE major brands have signed up transforming the Salone del Camper into a living catalog for those who want to enter this world e touch all the models and news on the market in a single moment. The fair is spread over 5 pavilions which host different product areas: Caravan and Camper, where the most important European companies in the sector are present; Accessories for vehicles and accessories useful to make the holiday even more comfortable; Shopping, with products for outdoor life and for small spaces; Routes and destinations, tourism promotion section to learn about ideal places and destinations for free tourism. So many news and appointments designed for the 2021 edition: from “Cooking in Camper” to “Camper Facile: a motorhome school”. Without forgetting photography internships, book presentations, the Outdoor & bike area, the 4-legged friends area, the Salone Gardens and Kinderheim, the tent in the woods, a special space for children to keep and entertain.
I am over 190 direct exhibitors who have signed up for the twelfth edition of the Salone del Camper. “A result that confirms the importance of the Fiere di Parma appointment at an international level – he underlines Antonio Cellie, CEO of Fiere di Parma -. All the major brands are present with the latest news in the sector: more than 600 models to meet the expectations of the more than 100,000 visitors, who have come together every year since 2010 at the Salone del Camper. The exhibition is aimed at all enthusiasts, who have made the camper a philosophy of life, but also looks carefully at a new frontier of travelers, who increasingly seek contact with nature and want to move freely. The future of tourism is increasingly outdoor: passions are combined with traditional itineraries, so here is the combination of camper and bike and the search for a new way of enjoying free time. The Salone del Camper at Fiere di Parma is ready, with a complete exhibition and initiatives always in line with the new trends ”.
The high adhesion shown by the major manufacturers is an indication that the sector is expanding. There growing passion for motorhome travel is reflected in the data, in constant growth of the sector. “The trend of registrations in the first half of 2021 in Italy – underlines Simone Niccolai, APC President – it was extremely positive: + 38.36% on the same period of the previous year, with over 4,800 new registrations. The Italian production of motorhomes has surpassed all previous production records and is confirmed as the third manufacturer of motorhomes in Europe, after Germany and France: in the first half of the year, the increase in production of motorhomes in Italy was 75.16% compared to the first half of 2020. In addition to the demand from the domestic market, the sector is driven by tradition, also and above all by exports. In Europe, in fact, in the first four months of the year, the average increase in registrations of campers and caravans was as much as 45.7%, with Germany largely in the lead for the number of new registrations ”.
To the Salone del Camper di Fiere di Parma everyone can find their ideal vehicle. Those who go on adventurous trips are looking for an agile and practical camper like the compact semi-integrated, present at the Salone del Camper with 210 models. The families they will opt for a wider one Attic, while those who love to treat themselves to free time en plein air with the utmost comfort and luxury will choose a Motorhome. Elegant, comfortable, functional and with attention to every detail, the Motorhomes can be seen beyond 100 proposals. One of the most popular types of campers is certainly that of Van, present at the show in 205 models of the most prestigious brands. Symbol of the holiday in freedom, the Van is renewed today with new garments, but with unchanged characteristics. It remains the most compact and agile means of leisure time, loved above all by the youngest, but it is perfect for responding to a new working style, born from a particular contingent moment and destined to become an increasingly stable mode. The large-scale activation of the smart working it has indeed opened up new perspectives. The laptop allows you to work without leaving your home, but allows you to do it from anywhere else, even in itinerant mode. There are several manufacturers who have understood the potential of the moment and have immediately adapted.
Enthusiasts will find their ideal solution among over 600 models present in the 150 thousand square meters of exhibition area of the Salone del Camper. In fact, all the major international manufacturers are present at the twelfth edition: Adria, Airstream, Allcar, Arca, Autostar, Benimar, Blue Camp, Buerstner, Campertre, Carado, Carthago, Challenger, Chausson, Dethleffs, Elnagh, Etrusco, Eura Mobil, Fendt , Font Vendome, Ford, Frankia, Giottiline, Hymer, Hobby, Knaus Tabbert, Laika, Life Style Camper Group Limited, Malibu, McLouis, Mercedes, Mobilvetta, Morelo Reisemobile, My Home Autocaravans, Niesmann + Bischoff, Panama, Poessl Freizeit und Sport , Rapido, Rimor, Robeta, Roller Team, Sunlight, Top Group, Tourne Mobil, Trigano, Vantourer, Westfalia Mobil. Between manufacturers of accessories and components have confirmed their participation, among others: Autohome, Brunner, Euro Accessoires, Dimatec, Dometic, Fiamma, Indel B, Mobil Tech, Sunroad, Vitrifrigo, Thetford, Teleco, Top Group, Truma, Vecamplast.