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Anyone who searches will find... Visitor voices 2017

Image: Dr. Sachinonandha (UK); Copyright: beta-web/Schlüter
Asked about his impressions of MEDICA, Dr. Sachinonandha answers: "It is huge and inspiring to see all the innovations. But at the moment I’m just lost."
Image: Victoria Galperina and Marina Tautsyreva (Russia); Copyright: beta-web/Schlüter
Victoria Galperina and Marina Tautsyreva are at MEDICA for professional reasons, collecting materials from the laboratory supplies. "My bag is already pretty full," says Marina (right) showing her bag.
Image: Janina, Carolin and Merle; Copyright: beta-web/Schlüter
Arrived from Lübeck, Janina, Carolin and Merle (from left) were looking around at MEDICA. "We are studying medical technology at the University of Applied Sciences and are here to see in which direction we could later specialise,"says Carolin. "But at the moment we are a little bit overwhelmed by the size and we don't know exactly which hall we want go to next," admits Janina.
Image: David, Greg and Arek (Poland); Copyright: beta-web/Schlüter
"We just arrived", says Arek (right). Together with David (left) and Greg he is visiting MEDICA for professional reasons. "We are looking for new suppliers for our company. If we are succesfull we surely will come back."
Image: Dirk Deruytere and Henk Gabriel (Belgium); Copyright: beta-web/Schlüter
Dirk Deruytere (left) was happy to have Henk Gabriel on his side. "For me it is the first time at MEDICA", he says, "but Henk knows where to go because he attended the trade fair for several years." The vice president for sales and marketing strategy and his sales manager waited for a customer to show up to their meeting.
Image: Jan Klip and Anita Brinks (Niederlande); Copyright: beta-web/Schlüter
Jan Klip and Anita Brinks are already experienced visitors to the fair. While Jan has been attending MEDICA for 25 years, it's also the tenth time for Anita. "You can see what's happening in the medical field", says Anita.
Image: Lorena Reyes and Pedro Kevin Reyes Perez (Mexico); Copyright: beta-web/Schlüter
Lorena Reyes and Pedro Kevin Reyes Perez are also attending the fair for professional reasons. They arrived from Mexico to see the wide range of products at MEDICA. "Gorgeous, big and awesome" are the words with which Lorena describes the halls. "We would like to come back, if we have the money again."
Image: Edwin Simons (Netherlands); Copyright: beta-web/Schmitz
"It is part of my professional life, so yes", answers Edwin Simons when asked if he would come back to MEDICA next year. The guy from the Netherlands attended the trade fair for his 20th time. If he had to describe it in three words, he would use: "large, everything – I mean the variety of the products and companies here – and chaotic."
Image: Teodor Ivan (Romania); Copyright: beta-web/Schlüter
Teodor Ivan from Romania is attending the fair for the second time. "It is the biggest exhibition for medical equipment, so I would definitely come back. You know, I’m working in the emergency sector and looking for new partners."
Image: Faisal Almutabagani and Atef Algamal (Saudi-Arabia); Copyright: beta-web/Schlüter
Faisal Almutabagani (left) and Atef Algamal arrived from Saudi Arabia. However, the flight has been worthwhile for them for 20 years. "It's always well organized, and the companies present themselves very well here."