Messe Frankfurt supports exhibitors by opening up international markets for their products. As one of the world’s leading trade show organisers, we serve our customers locally in 175 countries around the globe.
2,364* experts around the world make each of our trade fairs a one-of-a-kind event. All members of our team contribute their own valuable expertise. At each venue, the event is carefully planned, prepared and implemented. As a global artisan workshop, Messe Frankfurt unites the highest quality with proximity and international orientation – at every trade fair, be it with one of our 30 global subsidiaries, 55 international Sales Partners or at our headquarters in Frankfurt.
Our organisation exemplifies internationalism. Over the course of the year, events “made by Messe Frankfurt” take place in around 50 locations. In 2016 alone, we organised a total of 138* trade fairs, of which 87* were held outside Germany.
Our company is publicly owned, with the City of Frankfurt holding 60 percent and the State of Hesse 40 percent. Frankfurt am Main has always been and will continue to be our home. This is where 43* trade fairs were held in 2016 with around 38,100* exhibitors and more than 1.4* million visitors. Comprising an area of 592,127 square metres, Messe Frankfurt’s exhibition grounds are currently home to ten exhibition halls and an adjacent Congress Center. An additional congress centre, Kap Europa, is found in the direct vicinity of the exhibition grounds.
The historic Festhalle, one of the most popular venues in Germany, plays host to events of all kinds.
With our trade fairs, we offer individual coverage of the global markets of each industry. In the Consumer Goods segment, Ambiente, Christmasworld and Paperworld are the most important meeting places for the consumer goods sector. In the realm of Textiles & Textile Technology, Heimtextil, Techtextil, Texprocess and Texcare are international highlights for the textile industry. Our industry classics and giants also include a number of major technology events within the Technology & Production and Mobility & Logistics segments, from Automechanika for the automotive sector to Light+Building, IFFA, ISH. Musikmesse and Prolight+Sound are leading fairs in the Entertainment, Media & Creative Industries business field.
Internationally famous events such as the IAA motor show, the Frankfurt Book Fair and Achema, the world’s largest chemistry trade fair, feel at home with us and value our hospitality.
* preliminary numbers 2016