Fira Barcelona, the cities trade fair area., Barcelona
Barcelona's trade fair tradition dates back to the Universal Exhibitions of 1888. In 1920, the first general trade show was held and, in 1929, the Universal Exhibition, which led to the creation of the Montjuïc exhibition centre.
Fira de Barcelona, which was officially constituted in 1932, is of major strategic importance for the Catalan and Spanish economy. It provides an exceptional meeting and exchange place for the different economic and social sectors. FHT can arrange student group visits to the exhibition grouds to see how it operates and promotes trade in the region.