This article forms part of our special edition post show newsletter on the event which attracted 35,000 visitors over four days.
As well as interviews with Thermo Fisher Scientific, Agilent, PerkinElmer, Shimadzu and Merck among others we stopped by many stands to talk about food analysis and stay tuned to see some less familiar names appearing in our news in the coming months.
While we didn't get the chance to speak to all the 1,244 exhibitors from 40 countries my feet tell me I spoke to quite a few. So if we didn't speak to you about food analysis you can get in touch anytime via firstname.lastname@example.org and that was probably a good thing as when I came by the stand must have been busy!
But here we look at the Twitter reaction - as you can see #Analytica2016 was a trending topic at the start of the event, if that, combined with the post show figures, does not show the value of this trade show I don't know what does.