The Opportunities Fair, Fisaldo 2023, has closed its doors today after five days of shopping at the best price in Infecar, consolidating itself as one of the most popular fairs in Gran Canaria and recovering pre-pandemic figures with a large increase in visitors and volume of business.
Fisaldo closes its 23rd edition with more than 23,000 visitors, who have enjoyed the offers of the 63 participating exhibitors and an intense program of complementary activities.
Fisaldo 2023 reaches the figures prior to the pandemic by registering more than 23,000 visitors from Wednesday May 31 to today, June 4, when the Opportunities Fair has closed its 23rd edition. This increase in visitors translates into more business volume, which consolidates Fisaldo as a meeting point for small and medium businesses in Gran Canaria and a dynamic event for the local economy.
Promoted and financed by the Cabildo de Gran Canaria and organized by Infecar, the Gran Canaria Fair, Fisaldo has been the place and the occasion for buyers looking for quality products at the best price, while helping businesses to free stocking for new seasons.
The special prices and the wide variety of offer, with exhibitors of fashion, footwear, swimwear, accessories, children’s fashion, furniture, household appliances, entertainment, beauty and perfumery, among other sectors, have called thousands of buyers to discover Fisaldo’s proposals, and save money with your purchases at Infecar.
The technical coordinator of Economic Development, Energy Sovereignty, Climate and Knowledge of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, Raúl García Brink, has confessed that he is «very satisfied with the results» of this 23rd edition of Fisaldo, where citizens «have been able to find bargains that are difficult to find obtain during the season”, in an appointment that is “the opportunity to find that sought-after product at a special price”.
In the same way, for the business world it is also «a formula to release part of that stock» so for the 63 participating exhibitors it is also «an opportunity» that has had «magnificent results».
Raúl García Brink has celebrated «the great participation and volume of visitors in this edition» which has been «spectacular», which means «more than meeting the objectives set for Fisaldo 2023» which was «recovering the pulse after the pandemic». With the figures reached after these 5 days of shopping, «Fisaldo is consolidated with a great response from the public» and this is confirmed by the participating exhibitors who have been very satisfied with the level of sales, he said.
This has been confirmed by the business community that has opted for Fisaldo, such as Yaret Jacobo de la Nuez, from Cofabe, which has been released for the first time in this edition and is «very happy with the sales», since they have exceeded their forecasts both in bedding products, pillows, as well as mattresses and sofas. With a wide range of products, this specialist sleep company ensures that it will return next year.
Lola Romero-Girón, from the exhibitor Lolita Pluma, had participated by sharing space and this year she has chosen to have her own. «This year there have been more people and they are more encouraged to buy,» she said. Chains and anklets for the summer have been the best-selling products.
This Opportunities Fair has also welcomed a sector that is trending, that of caravan camping. José Manuel Conde, partner of the van camping company, IslaFurgo Camper, has confessed that he is «very happy with the participation in Fisaldo», since «They have exceeded their sales expectations and attract new customers for the future».
A Sunday to enjoy family shopping
At Fisaldo 2023, shopping and entertainment have gone hand in hand, with a gastronomic area with 7 food-trucks that have been fully booked and have been the ideal place to recharge energy. The live performances have been an attractive complement to this space, which today has had the talent of saxophonist Juan Martín to liven up the day.
Pavilion 5 has been equally complete with the popular Fisaldo catwalks, where brands such as Ragat Stock have shown fashion proposals for the beach or pool, for day-to-day use and for formal events.
Also amidst applause, Guerrero & Damfilter has paraded, showing its unique products screen-printed with its Canarian stamp.
Top Trendz & PC Store has shown the most comfortable way to enjoy the summer, with swimwear and a show full of color.
These have been some of the products, among others, that the 28 lucky ones of the ‘Dinero Fisaldo’ raffles have also been able to acquire, who have won a check for 100 euros with their entry to spend in the exhibitors.
The 23rd edition of Fisaldo, the Opportunities Fair, is promoted and financed by the Cabildo de Gran Canaria and organized by Infecar; it has Cajasiete as an official collaborator; and the Chamber of Commerce of Gran Canaria as a collaborator.