SARS-CoV-2: Current information
The spread of SARS-CoV-2 has presented us all with new challenges. The top priority for us as trade fair, congress and event organisers is and remains the protection of our fellow human beings. In order to enable customers and partners to meet each other in person and do business together again after hard months of social distancing and isolation, Messe Frankfurt has developed measures and concepts which make that possible in a highly secure environment. Under the following link you will find all relevant information on this topic.More information
Messe Frankfurt – the marketing and service partner for trade fairs, congresses and other events
As a reliable partner to individual sectors, Messe Frankfurt creates innovative network platforms. Thanks to its extensive global presence and longstanding digital expertise, Messe Frankfurt still managed to organise some 200* events (2019: 423) worldwide even under the very difficult conditions of the year 2021. The diversity of these events helps to come up with new, clearly defined solutions for the various questions facing business and society today – from artificial intelligence, renewable energy and mobility concepts to new forms of learning, intelligent textiles, personalisation and Smart Cities.
We know which future trends are currently of great 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.
Messe Frankfurt: the partner of choice for successful events
Every year, our locations play host to around 250 events. Why not use our flexible, state-of-the-art locations and customised services for your event too?
Right at the heart of Germany and Europe and with enviable transport connections, the Messe Frankfurt exhibition grounds are the ideal venue for trade fairs, conferences, AGMs or product launches. Our congress and event locations offer you the right venue for congresses and conferences and for concerts, shows and other events – whether for 1,000 or 15,000 visitors.To the site map
All trade fair services from a single source
As well as exhibition space, we offer a wide range of services, including logistics, stand construction, marketing, food services and catering, all of 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 to create value for our customers.Overview of services offered by Messe Frankfurt
Whether delivering your goods, storing material or renting out forklifts and cranes, Messe Frankfurt offers a wide range of logistics services on its exhibition grounds. Fast, reliable and perfectly coordinated.To the logistics services
Effective marketing is central to successful trade fair activities, as it helps you to raise your company’s profile. You can convey your messages directly to interested members of your target group at the Frankfurt exhibition grounds and via online media.To the marketing opportunities
Leave it to the experts. After all, the Fairconstruction specialists will be designing and constructing your stand on their own home base: the Frankfurt exhibition grounds. For you, this means short, time-saving distances, superior quality and competitive conditions.To the stand construction options
Messe Frankfurt: Business model for global business
Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. For some 800 years, we have been bringing people together at our events, both in Frankfurt and throughout the world. Whether with our trade fairs, congresses or other events, with digital or analogue services – everything we do has always been focused on interaction between people. This is something that we have perfected throughout our long history.
With approximately 2,300* employees at 30 locations, we work virtually around the clock and around the globe to further the interests of our customers. Despite the very difficult conditions in 2021, some 1.6* million visitors (2019: 5.1 million) and more than 37,500* (2019: 99.246) exhibiting companies put their trust in the efficiency of our international network the quality of our events and the digital expertise of Messe Frankfurt.
Messe Frankfurt brings together future trends with new technologies, people with markets, and supply with demand. Where different perspectives and industry sectors come together, we create scope for new collaborations, projects and business models.About the company
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Global textile business back in Frankfurt: Techtextil, Texprocess and Heimtextil Summer Special close with strong international presence and high visitor satisfaction
With a total of 117 participating nations, around 63,000 visitors and 2300 exhibitors, a brilliant re-launch of the international textile fairs at the Frankfurt exhibition center was achieved. Across all three events - Techtextil, Texprocess and the one-time Heimtextil Summer Special - Italy, France, Turkey, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Poland, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Portugal, Pakistan and the USA formed the top visitor nations. On all three business platforms, in addition to brisk order activity and high visitor quality and satisfaction, the concentrated positive energy of personal global encounters was particularly noticeable.
In 2022, Frankfurt is once again a favourite destination for the international event sector
The restrictions on holding events necessitated by the spread of COVID-19 were lifted at the beginning of April. Since then, it has been business as usual on the Messe Frankfurt exhibition grounds. 35 guest events with a total of 110,000 participants are taking place in May. While almost 70 percent of guest events had to be postponed or cancelled in 2021, around 140 trade fairs, congresses, concerts and other events are scheduled to be held in Messe Frankfurt locations in the second half of 2022. This is on a par with a normal six-month period before the last two challenging years.
Successful and emotional: IFFA 2022 exceeds expectations
The global meat and protein industry seized every minute of IFFA from 14 to 19 May: for intensive networking, to see innovations and to do business. Sustainable production, automated processes and digitalisation in all areas of processing, packaging and sales characterized the range of products at the booths. The high interest in alternative proteins also showed the great future and growth potential of this market. Around 50,000 visitors from 129 countries travelled to Frankfurt am Main for the leading international trade fair IFFA – Technology for Meat and Alternative Proteins.
* preliminary figures for 2021