Messe Frankfurt: Business model for global business
As a reliable partner to individual sectors, Messe Frankfurt creates innovative network platforms. Every year, we organise some 150 trade fairs in Frankfurt and at many other locations around the world. We know exactly which future trends are of burning importance to our customers and have close ties with policymakers, with social institutions of every hue and, above all, with the sectors represented at our trade fairs.
We also hire out our Frankfurt exhibition grounds to guest organisers, playing host to around 240 events of this kind every year. Be it congresses, exhibitions, concerts or other events, we can accommodate event formats of all kinds. In addition to Messe Frankfurt’s Congress Center and Kap Europa congress venues, our Festhalle is a multifunctional arena that offers organisers a historic and unique location.
Our offer is rounded off with a wide range of services, including logistics, stand construction, marketing, food services and catering, which help to bring out the best in your event. We are extending our range of analogue and digital services on an ongoing basis, investing wherever we see the best opportunity for creating value for our customers.
Messe Frankfurt calendar
Whether trade fairs, congresses, conferences or concerts, the Messe Frankfurt Calendar will show you all events being held this year on our Frankfurt exhibition grounds. Get web-based up to date event overviews and information through our digital Event Search. It offers detailed search and filter functions to help you find the events that are most relevant to you.
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Messe Frankfurt press releases Go to press section
Final report E2 Forum Frankfurt: Successful start for the dialogue between the elevator & escalator industry and building technology
The participants at the first E2 Forum Frankfurt took a decisive step into the future of vertical-horizontal transport in buildings and cities: Around 420 experts from the elevator and escalator industry as well as planners, constructors and operators of modern buildings and infrastructures gave the two-day conference and exhibition top marks.
New exhibitor record and more visitors at the 25th Automechanika Frankfurt
Automechanika Frankfurt concluded on 15 September following five trade fair days with a record number of exhibitors, more visitors than in 2016 and a new record for the amount of exhibition space. The event drew 136,000 trade visitors from 181 countries – another record . Of these, approx. 10,000 were at the event for the first time. 82 percent of exhibitors said they had achieved their goals for the event (2016: 78). The megatrends at the fair were digitisation, clean vehicles and classic cars.
Messe Frankfurt announces participation in inaugural China International Import Expo
Messe Frankfurt Group, the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds, will participate as an exhibitor itself in the inaugural China International Import Expo (CIIE) to be held in Shanghai this 5 to 10 November. The fair is considered a major diplomatic event for China, supported by the highest levels of the Chinese government, and will feature around 2,800 exhibitors from more than 130 countries and regions.
Kerstin Horaczek appointed Group Show Director in Technology division
Kerstin Horaczek (37) has been appointed Group Show Director of Messe Frankfurt effective 1 September 2018. In this position, she will be responsible for events worldwide in the Safety, Security & Fire, Food Technologies, Textile Care, Cleaning & Cleanroom Technologies and Environmental Technologies industry sectors.
Final Report: Nordstil – Hanseatic, practical, good
Three days of Nordstil: lifestyle and trend products from 800 exhibitors, events, workshops, live presentations and much more. The rich variety of goods for the North put the 13,500 trade visitors in a buying mood and encouraged them to place orders while making new contacts. The trade fair’s new date – at the end of the northern German summer holiday season – also contributed to the buoyant mood in the exhibition halls.