Proforest, a major forestry machinery event, continues to grow, now with a new organization in Kalajoki
Proforest, a major forestry machinery event, will be held in Kalajoki. The new venue provides excellent accommodation and facilities for the participating companies and thousands of exhibition visitors. The next Proforest will be held in May 2021. Expomark Oy, a member of the Finnish Fair Corporation, is responsible for organizing the event.
“Kalajoki warmly welcomes the new big event and its participants. We look forward to working with Expomark and its parent company, the Finnish Fair Corporation, in good faith. It is wonderful to have a knowledgeable and nationally and internationally renowned actor make a great event for Kalajoki in cooperation with the city and tourism. Events and their development are important to Kalajoki, ”says Jukka Puoskari , Mayor of Kalajoki .
'The main partner of the event, Kalajoki, Finland's Central Booking Office is working closely with Visit Kalajoki and the tourism operators in the entire area. CEO Jorma Kortesoja is delighted.
In the first year of organization, Proforest was attended by 120 companies and 6000 visitors. In 2019, the number of participating companies increased to 170 and the number of visitors increased to 8,000. When Proforest started to grow well, the event wanted an experienced national organizer. Such is Expomark Oy, a subsidiary of Finland's largest event organizer, the Finnish Fair Corporation, which organizes major professional events throughout Finland with 30 years of experience.
“We are looking forward to growing Proforest in close cooperation with the City of Kalajoki and the best players in the forest machine industry. The team of Jtm Experts, Tomi Ruuska , Juhana Männikkö and Markku Laitinen , who led the proforest in the first two rounds , will continue to support the event. We warmly welcome forestry machinery companies and professionals to Kalajoki Spring 2021! ” says Expomark CEO Tomi Niemi .