Visit SPACE 2018

Don't miss this key event for livestock professionnals! 

Take note: the 32nd edition of SPACE will take place from Tuesday 11 to Friday 14 September 2018, at the Exhibition Centre of Rennes, in France. 


Thanks to its location, its professional base and its international orientation, SPACE is the world event for all professionnals of livestock production: cattle (milk and beef), poultry, pigs, ovine, goats, rabbits and aquaculture.


It brings together each year :

  • 1 450 exhibitors from all sectors: animal feed and nutrition, farm equipment and building, animal health, milking equipment, genetics, agrobiology, energies, aquaculture suppliers...
  • more than 110 000 professionnal visitors
  • more than 14 000 international visitors from 128 countries
  • 700 bovine and ovine in presentation
  • more than 70 conferences and symposiums

Getting to Rennes

Rennes is easily accessible, whatever the mean of transport you choose. 


At your arrvial, free shuttles will be a your disposal from Rennes city centre, the railway station, the airport, Saint-Malo and the exhibition centre. A votre arrivée, des free shuttles will be at your disposal, between Rennes city-centre, train station, airport and Saint-Malo.


To reduce traffic, don't forget carsharing when coming to Rennes!


Find here all useful information to get to SPACE

Animal competitions at SPACE

Animal competition

SPACE is a world-class genetics hub. It gathers every year the best animals from each breed, and an exhibition space is dedicated to the bovine sector and genetics.   


In 2018, the programme promises to be once again dense and unique: 

- For the first time in the history of the Show, the Partenaise breed will be in the spotlight. The Prim'Holstein France Challenge will be also celebrated.   

- 550 bovine from 13 different breeds and 200 sheep and  goats from 9 different breeds will be on competition on the main ring.  

- A multi-breed Genomic Elite auction like no other in the world (Prim'Holstein, Normande, Montbéliarde, Simmental, French Brown, Charolais, Pie Rouge).


Consult online the full programme of the ring.

Espace for the future

This space is dedicated to look ahead and think about tomorrow's big issues for livestock farmers.  Its objective is to find new ideas to make livestock farmers' working lives easier.

The Espace for the Future will focus this year 'Innovation for the improvement of working conditions'.  


More information


This year, more than 70 conferences, symposiums and meetings are organised. These interventions of experts, discussions and moments for exchanging make SPACE a unique event for the progress of livestock farming sector.


Once again, APECITA's Job service will promote employment in animal production sector. In 2017, 311 job meetings were organized, with 37 companies and 200 job offers.


Consult online the full schedule of SPACE 2018 conferences and meetings