- International Dental Show (IDS) 2019 was Held in Koelnmesse, Germany
The IDS 2019 was held in Koelnmesse, Germany, on Tuesday, March 12th through Saturday, March 16th.
Over 2,327 companies from 64 countries attended the 38th IDS Exhibition, which was more than the previous year. Over 160,000 dental professionals, commerce and industry personnel from 166 countries attended.
To promote our 100th Anniversary in 2021, we had a “Ireko Box” designed by architect Kengo Kuma, a renowned architect around the world who also designed the New National Stadium, the main venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
The booth design attracted a large number of visitors from around the world.
At the booth, we promoted everX Flow, which contains glass fibers, EXACLEAR, GC Initial® LiSi and GC Initial® LiSi Press which related initial products, also composite resin products such as GRADIA® PLUS, Essentia and EQUIA®.
New products from GC Europe, such as Essentia, were also promoted at the hands-on corner, which attracted attention and interest from many people.
In addition to a compact oral scanner Aadva IOS 100, a chair built-in Aadva IOS 200 was also exhibited as CAD/CAM related products.
We also introduced the world’s first products for oral function tests, such as “DENTALPRESCALE II”, “JMS tongue pressure measuring instrument”, “Peco-panda” and “Gluco sensor GS-II”, which have been listed in Japanese health insurance in recent years.
In addition, the live demonstration booths featured demonstrators from European countries that introduced GC Initial and GRADIA® PLUS engineering-related products. There were a total of 30 demonstrations.
From Japan, our initial seminar instructors, Dr. Katsuya Seki, Dr. Hiroyuki Kito, and Dr. Shunsuke Koide, gave live GC Initial LiSi demonstrations, which attracted many people.
As usual, after the second day of the exhibition (Wednesday, March 13th), we held a happy hour at the booth, which introduced visitors to Belgium Beer (Hoegaarden) and Pretzel.
On the third day (Thursday, March 14th), we invited our customers to hold a “GC & Friends Party” Event in the Flora Köln, where we provided live band performances and DJs. We enjoyed the German night through music and dancing.
The next IDS will be held from Tuesday, March 9th to Saturday, March 13th, 2021.