The dynamism of the bakery and confectionery industry was expressed in the Europain&Intersuc 2016 edition offering: 679 exhibitors and brands (26 per cent international from 25 countries) came to introduce their ranges to 63,282 professional visitors (including 27 per cent international from 137 countries). Three major contests illustrated the creativity and vitality of the sector and 140 workshops and conferences delivered by exhibitors, partners and highly motivated trade associations attracted a record audience.