The Expo F 2018, International Trade Fair for Hardware & Tools, attracted 2 524 visitors. The second edition of the trade fair took place from 20 - 22 September in Panama. Next year the trade fair, whose premiere still took place in October last year, will be moved forward once again by two months and will take place from 25 to 27 July 2019. In total 88 exhibitors from 25 countries and regions presented their products at the Atlapa Convention Center this year. According to the organiser America Expo Group, the most important exhibitor nations were Panama, the United States, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Spain, Brazil, Argentina, Japan, China, India, and Taiwan.