An average of 20,000 visitors per day, for each of the five days of the event, about half of them from abroad. This is the main statistic on Cersaie 2013, confirming the fair’s international profile and leading role on the worldwide scene for the sectors of ceramics and bath furnishings. The international footprint of Cersaie starts with foreign exhibitors, 302 of them at this 2013 edition– one third of the total – from 34 countries, two more(Japan and Slovenia)than in 2012. A growing global appeal confirmed in terms of international visitors, numbering 46,535, up +4.2% over the 44,640 in 2012. The ongoing crisis of the domesticconstruction market can be seen as the cause of the drop in sector professionals, registered at54,173 as opposed to 61,771 at the previous edition(-12.3%). Overall attendance atCersaie 2013 dropped to 100,769persons, after 106,846 one year ago(-5.7%). Media coverage was strong, with559 representatives on hand, including226 from abroad.