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SPACE will celebrate its 30th edition from September 13-16, 2016, in Rennes, France.

The livestock sector is going through difficult and uncertain times. Farmers and their partners are dealing with profound changes. In this volatile environment, SPACE promotes innovation by showcasing the technical and technological solutions that farmers and all livestock sectors need to compete and improve their working conditions. SPACE is also a source of new prospects, new ideas and new directions to help build the future and improve the visibility and confidence of an industry that plays a vital role in feeding humanity.


This year’s expo will look back at the changes that have occurred in the livestock sector over the past 30 years, using various materials and media. In 1987, SPACE had 260 exhibitors from 18 countries, and 32,000 visitors. In 2015, SPACE had 1,446 exhibitors from 492 countries, and 106,226 visitors. Exhibitors present this year who were also present in 1987 will receive a special distinction.