Looking back on 1995

SPACE 1995: mobilizing more and more professionals

9th edition

1 052 exhibitors of which 173 international

82 209 visitors of which 2 792 international from 55 countries

40% of visitors visit SPACE for the first time

Exhibition area: 37 020 m² 

Outstanding events of the year

The exhibition Centre:

Animals productions are gathered together under halls

Construction of hall 10A: 5000 m²

Construction of the main ring with row of seats: 3 000 m²

15 000 m² outdoors are asphalted

New marquees are set up for conferences, restaurants, animals display...4000 m² in total

SPACE team:

Jean Michel LEMETAYER becomes Chairman of SPACE


 But also...

1st visit of a Minister of Agriculture: Philippe VASSEUR inaugurates the Show

Milking robot de traite Lely Astronaut: 1st installation in France in 1995 in Mayenne



Many novelties:

Dates change: from wednesday to saturday.  mercredi au samedi. 80% of SPACE 1994 exhibitors wanted the removal of Sunday

Creation of the operation '1st Presentation': 39 novelties are awarded (50 applications submitted). The operation will be called Innov'Space in 1996.

SPACE Infos, the daily news of the Show, is published every day

1st participation of Prim'Holstein from Pays de la Loire to the interregional competition

Special focus: '1st Presentation'

'SPACE 1st presentation' to highlight the exhibitors' products! Launched for the first time in 1995, this operation aims to make known to visitors, but also to the specialized press and to other exhibitors, a new product, equipment or service, created or adapted. 

20 years later, more than 1 000 products or services have been awarded thanks to this operation. Innov'Space is now a recognized brand all over the world.  

The 39 first prize-winners are listed below:


Pictures of SPACE 1995