EFTTEX was initiated by EFTTA for the first time in 1982. This has developed over the years into the premier trade show for the industry. EFTTEX attracts some of the most well-known names in the fishing industry and is also a place to meet new and emerging companies within the trade.efttex2017

EFTTEX exhibitors and co-exhibitors are invited to participate in the highlight of the show – the prestigious Angling International – sponsored Best New Product Awards. New products launched for the first time in Europe from January 1st this year are eligible to be entered. Judged by members of the press, the entries can be seen at the Best New Product booth during the show, with the results being announced at the Gala Dinner, which takes place on Friday, June 30th. The deadline for entries is Friday, June 9.

The categories are:

  • Rod
  • Fly Rod
  • Fly Reel
  • Fixed Spool Reel
  • Multiplier Reel
  • Fly Line / Fly Leader
  • Monofilament Line (Line Charter members only)
  • Braided Line
  • Hard Lure (Wobbler style)
  • Soft Lure (Soft plastic style)
  • Metal Lure
  • Accessory
  • Terminal Tackle (includes floats, hooks, reels, lead, swivels etc)
  • Clothing (includes waders and footwear)
  • Soft Dough / Natural Hook Bait
  • Sunglasses, headlamps and headwear
  • Boxes, Holders, Bags and Luggage
  • Innovation of the Year (all products will automatically be entered into this category)
  • Visitors Choice Award (all products will automatically be entered into this category)

This year EFFTEX is held in Budapest at HUNGEXPO Budapest Fair Center, opening times are:

  • Thursday 29th June           09.00 – 17.30   (Visitor registration opens at 08:00 to pick up badges)
  • Friday 30th June                10.00 – 17.30   (Visitor registration opens at 09:30 to pick up badges)
  • Saturday 1st July               09.00 – 16.00

Pre-registration has opened offering those attending the show a chance to save money on paying at the turnstiles. Discounted entry fees are available if you pre-register by Tuesday, June 13th. Here are the prices, including VAT:

Pre-register before 13th June 2017

  • Retailer €35
  • Wholesaler €55
  • Manufacturer €220
  • Agent €220

Paying on the day

  • Retailer €60
  • Wholesaler €100
  • Manufacturer €260
  • Agents €260

EFTTA members get free entry up to a limit of five persons from each member company. Members of the Press get free entrance. Please note there is an entrance charge per visitor. The only exemption is current EFTTA members. EFTTA reserves the right to check declared business type and deny entry with no refund if wrong business type is declared. As EFTTEX is a trade only show proof that you are part of the trade is required. Proof can be in the form of a business card or letter head. These are the only types of proof accepted.

For details on how to enter or other info, please email to info@eftta.com or marisolpinillos@eftta.com

Compiled by Nenad Ujlaki