There were 1,512 companies from 62 countries; 391 of them came from Germany while 1,121 arrived from abroad. With 266 companies Italy was most strongly represented, followed by Turkey with 101 companies. In total this showed an increase of 7% compared to the previous event (2011: 1,412)

Opinions from a cross section of the main players are as follows:
Hubert Schwarz, managing director of Blum GmbH: "This year’s interzum was one of the best we’ve ever experienced and reinforces it as the leading trade fair internationally for the supplier industry."

Dr Andreas Hettich, ceo, Hettich: "We assessed the internationality of visitors as very good, and the same applied for the quality of visitors."

Claus Sagel, managing director of Vauth-Sagel Holding GmbH & Co KG: "All important trading partners were on site with their customers and the most important markets were present."

Hubert Höglauer, head of marketing at the Egger Group: "Visitors were characterised by their high quality and an international mix. The products we displayed were well received."

Christof Rauen, managing director of Resopal GmbH: "The quality and quantity of the audience exceeded our expectations. Resopal will be among the exhibitors once again in 2015."

Andreas Albig, furniture division head, Rehau AG + Co: "In particular the first two days saw exponential growth when it came to visitor numbers compared to interzum 2011."