Sunday, 22. October 2017
  • From 9-12 January, 2018, Heimtextil presents upholstery and decorative fabrics on a total of five hall levels (3.0,3.1,4.0,4.1 and 4.2). The newly added Hall 4.2 will again expand the range of products and services in this segment from 2018 onwards.

    Heimtextil 2018 with additional hall

    Upholstery and decorative fabrics will be presented at Heimtextil on a total of five hall levels.
    © Messe Frankfurt Exhibiton GmbH / Jochen Günther

    From 9-12 January, 2018, Heimtextil presents upholstery and decorative fabrics on a total of five hall levels (3.0,3.1,4.0,4.1 and 4.2). The newly added Hall 4.2 will again expand the range of products and services in this segment from 2018 onwards.   more...

  • imm cologne is being enriched with interiors ideas revolving around the bathroom: From 15 to 21 January 2018, the new trade fair format Pure Architects will start at imm cologne, with the strong participation of leading sanitation brands. Important players will be at imm cologne 2018.

    imm 2018: The bathroom is coming to Cologne

    From 15 to 21 January 2018, imm cologne will take place with new trade fair format Pure Architects.
    © Koelnmesse GmbH / Thomas Klerx

    imm cologne is being enriched with interiors ideas revolving around the bathroom: From 15 to 21 January 2018, the new trade fair format Pure Architects will start at imm cologne, with the strong participation of leading sanitation brands. Important players will be at imm cologne 2018.   more...

  • The 23rd China International Furniture Expo (better known as Furniture China 2017) and its current event the 2nd Maison Shanghai successfully concluded in Pudong, Shanghai. According to the post-show statistics, visitor entry counting from all gates break 151,588 in total during the whole exhibition period.

    Furniture China: 26 per cent visitor increase

    At Furniture China and Mason Shanghai, visitor entry counting from all gates break 151,588 in total during the whole exhibition period.
    © Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co., Ltd.

    The 23rd China International Furniture Expo (better known as Furniture China 2017) and its current event the 2nd Maison Shanghai successfully concluded in Pudong, Shanghai. According to the post-show statistics, visitor entry counting from all gates break 151,588 in total during the whole exhibition period.   more...

  • China International Hardware Show 2017 (CIHS 2017) is scheduled for October 22-24, 2017 at National Exhibition and Convention Center Shanghai. This will be the 17th time the show will be held in Shanghai. CIHS 2017 will attract 3,000 exhibitors from 20 countries.

    China International Hardware Show 2017 in Shanghai

    Drills and screws, locks and keys and a lot of building tools and materials are can be seen at the Hardware Show in Shanghai
    © koelnmesse/Hardware Show China

    China International Hardware Show 2017 (CIHS 2017) is scheduled for October 22-24, 2017 at National Exhibition and Convention Center Shanghai. This will be the 17th time the show will be held in Shanghai. CIHS 2017 will attract 3,000 exhibitors from 20 countries.   more...

  • bauma CONEXPO INDIA, International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles, and iCEMA, the Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers’ Association, will cooperate closely in future.

    Strong partners: bauma CONEXPO INDIA and iCEMA

    Representatives signing the new cooperation agreement
    © Messe Mu?nchen/bauma CONEXPO INDIA

    bauma CONEXPO INDIA, International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles, and iCEMA, the Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers’ Association, will cooperate closely in future.   more...

  • The BIG Show (Builders International Gathering) is an annual international exhibition that caters to the building and construction industry in Oman, the Middle East and global markets. It takes place from 12-14 March 2018 at the Oman Convention Centre in Muscat.

    BIG Show: Building and construction industry in Oman

    Impressive architecture: The Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre in Muscat
    © _by_Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre

    The BIG Show (Builders International Gathering) is an annual international exhibition that caters to the building and construction industry in Oman, the Middle East and global markets. It takes place from 12-14 March 2018 at the Oman Convention Centre in Muscat.   more...

  • The ninth edition of Biofach India together with India Organic, is scheduled to be held from 9th-11th November 2017 at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, U.P. (Delhi-NCR), India. The event will be held concurrently with the Organic World Congress of IFOAM Organics International which is held every three years in a different country.

    Biofach India to be held concurrently with India Organic

    The ninth edition of BIOFACH INDIA willt take place on 9-11 November, 2017 in Greater Noida, U.P. (Delhi-NCR).
    © NürnbergMesse India Pvt. Ltd.

    The ninth edition of Biofach India together with India Organic, is scheduled to be held from 9th-11th November 2017 at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, U.P. (Delhi-NCR), India. The event will be held concurrently with the Organic World Congress of IFOAM Organics International which is held every three years in a different country.   more...

  • The fifth edition of ProWine China will be held from November 14-16, 2017. The event in Halls W4-W5 of Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) is set to attract an increasing number of wines and spirits producers and industry insiders from around the world.

    ProWine China 2017 with even more exhibitors

    Pro Wine China will take place on 14-16 November, 2017 in Shanghai.
    © Messe Düsseldorf / ctillmann

    The fifth edition of ProWine China will be held from November 14-16, 2017. The event in Halls W4-W5 of Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) is set to attract an increasing number of wines and spirits producers and industry insiders from around the world.   more...

  • With a new pavilion for wine production & manufacturing for the first time, Beviale Moscow will open its doors to professionals from the Russian beverage industry from 27 February to 1 March 2018. The trade fair for the Russian beverage industry covers the entire process chain, underscoring its holistic approach.

    New wine pavilion at Beviale Moscow 2018

    In vino veritas: With a new pavilion for wine production & manufacturing for the first time, Beviale Moscow will open its doors from 27 February to 1 March 2018.
    © Klaus Steves / pixelio.de

    With a new pavilion for wine production & manufacturing for the first time, Beviale Moscow will open its doors to professionals from the Russian beverage industry from 27 February to 1 March 2018. The trade fair for the Russian beverage industry covers the entire process chain, underscoring its holistic approach.   more...

  • Exhibitor and visitor figures for 2,590 exhibitions in Europe are contained in the brochure entitled "Euro Fair Statistics 2016" now published by UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry. The brochure presents data provided by 14 organisations operating in 25 countries, including Germany's FKM - Society for Voluntary Control of Fair and Exhibition Statistics.

    New key figures for about 2,600 exhibitions in Europe

    Key figures for about 2,600 exhibitions in Europe are contained in  the brochure entitled “Euro Fair Statistics 2016”.
    © UFI

    Exhibitor and visitor figures for 2,590 exhibitions in Europe are contained in the brochure entitled "Euro Fair Statistics 2016" now published by UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry. The brochure presents data provided by 14 organisations operating in 25 countries, including Germany's FKM - Society for Voluntary Control of Fair and Exhibition Statistics.   more...

  • The jury of the 21st International Fair Poster Competition has announced the 2017 winner of this prestigious, one-of-a-kind design competition. A series of posters presented by Bologna Fiere (Italy) and designed by photographer Olivero Toscani Studio, was unanimously chosen as the Grand Award winner 2017.

    Bologna Fiere wins 21st International Fair Poster

    A series of posters presented by Bologna Fiere (Italy) was unanimously chosen as the Grand Award winner 2017.
    © Cosmoprof / Bologna Fiere / Olivero Toscani Studio

    The jury of the 21st International Fair Poster Competition has announced the 2017 winner of this prestigious, one-of-a-kind design competition. A series of posters presented by Bologna Fiere (Italy) and designed by photographer Olivero Toscani Studio, was unanimously chosen as the Grand Award winner 2017.   more...

  • The aim of a new 5G prototype R&D lab is to identify future opportunities for 5G technology in the trade fair and tourism sector, the Spain-based IMDEA Networks Institute reports. It is a research hub set to develop solutions, features, and new services using 5G technology to be displayed at FITUR 2018.

    New R&D lab for the trade fair and tourism sector

    The research team for the project is comprised of 10 students from various engineering backgrounds.
    © 5TONIC | IFEMA

    The aim of a new 5G prototype R&D lab is to identify future opportunities for 5G technology in the trade fair and tourism sector, the Spain-based IMDEA Networks Institute reports. It is a research hub set to develop solutions, features, and new services using 5G technology to be displayed at FITUR 2018.   more...

  • Hosted by the Johannesburg Expo Centre, the 84th Global Congress, UFI's flagship event, will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre in the heart of the business district, from the 1-4 November 2017. An expanded congress programme will run from Wednesday through Friday - with a special focus on doing business in Africa on Friday afternoon.

    Expanded programme at UFI Global Congress

    In Johannesburg, South Africa, the 84th Global Congress, UFI’s flagship event, will take place from the 1 – 4 November 2017.
    © Aleph500Adam / CC BY-SA 4.0

    Hosted by the Johannesburg Expo Centre, the 84th Global Congress, UFI's flagship event, will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre in the heart of the business district, from the 1-4 November 2017. An expanded congress programme will run from Wednesday through Friday - with a special focus on doing business in Africa on Friday afternoon.   more...

  • Messe Frankfurt - the world's largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds - celebrated the topping-out ceremony for its new Hall 12 together with construction workers and trade fair employees. The new hall will be inaugurated in time for Automechanika 2018.

    Topping-out ceremony for new Hall 12 in Frankfurt

    Topping-out ceremny for new Hall 12 in Frankfurt
    © Messe Frankfurt GmbH / Jean-Luc Valentin

    Messe Frankfurt - the world's largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds - celebrated the topping-out ceremony for its new Hall 12 together with construction workers and trade fair employees. The new hall will be inaugurated in time for Automechanika 2018.   more...

  • Dr. Andreas Winckler (52) has been appointed to the Extended Board of Management of Messe Frankfurt as Chief of Information Technology effective 1 October 2017. This means that he will be taking over at the helm of the Information Management division, previously the responsibility of Dr. Frank Biendara, who left Messe Frankfurt at his own request on 30 September to pursue new professional challenges.

    Winckler new Chief of Information Technology in Frankfurt

    New Chief of Information Technology in Frankfurt: Dr. Andreas Winckler
    © Messe Frankfurt GmbH / Pietro Sutera

    Dr. Andreas Winckler (52) has been appointed to the Extended Board of Management of Messe Frankfurt as Chief of Information Technology effective 1 October 2017. This means that he will be taking over at the helm of the Information Management division, previously the responsibility of Dr. Frank Biendara, who left Messe Frankfurt at his own request on   more...

  • Semiconductors will play a major role at the productronica 2017: For the first time, the Munich-based trade fair takes place in parallel with SEMICON Europe. Visitors also will benefit from a comprehensive supporting program with top-rate conferences.

    productronica: semiconductors in focus

    productronica: semiconductors in focus
    © Messe München

    Semiconductors will play a major role at the productronica 2017: For the first time, the Munich-based trade fair takes place in parallel with SEMICON Europe. Visitors also will benefit from a comprehensive supporting program with top-rate conferences.   more...

  • Strategic step forward: Messe München has taken over Lab Africa, a laboratory and analytics trade fair in South Africa, to integrate it in the analytica trade fair network. In the middle of 2019, the first Lab Africa under the umbrella of Messe München will take place in Johannesburg.

    Messe München acquires trade fair Lab Africa

    Messe München acquires trade fair Lab Africa
    © Messe München

    Strategic step forward: Messe München has taken over Lab Africa, a laboratory and analytics trade fair in South Africa, to integrate it in the analytica trade fair network. In the middle of 2019, the first Lab Africa under the umbrella of Messe München will take place in Johannesburg.   more...

  • From September 21 to 23, 2017, the 10th edition of analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo was held in Hyderabad (India) at HITEX Exhibition Center. The organizer announces strong numbers: 259 exhibitors from 11 countries.

    analytica Anacon India 2017 focus on key topics

    analytica Anacon India 2017 focus on key topics
    © Dieter Schütz / pixelio.de

    From September 21 to 23, 2017, the 10th edition of analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo was held in Hyderabad (India) at HITEX Exhibition Center. The organizer announces strong numbers: 259 exhibitors from 11 countries.   more...

  • The registration is officially open for CES 2018, the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. The trade-only event will run from 9 to 12 January 2018 in Las Vegas.

    Registration is open for CES 2018 in Las Vegas

    Las Vegas welcomes visitors to CES 2018.
    © Stefan R. / pixelio.de

    The registration is officially open for CES 2018, the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. The trade-only event will run from 9 to 12 January 2018 in Las Vegas.   more...

  • The interplay between automation and energy, IT platforms and artificial intelligence is driving the digital transformation of industry. With the lead theme "Integrated Industry - Connect & Collaborate", Hannover Messe 2018 spotlights the potential of this development.

    Hannover Messe: Industrie 4.0 reaches next stage

    'Integrated Industry – Connect & Collaborate' is the lead theme of HANNOVER MESSE 2018.
    © Deutsche Messe AG

    The interplay between automation and energy, IT platforms and artificial intelligence is driving the digital transformation of industry. With the lead theme "Integrated Industry - Connect & Collaborate", Hannover Messe 2018 spotlights the potential of this development.   more...

  • With an expected 50 per cent increase in the number of exhibitors compared to last year, formnext 2017 continues its strong growth trend. The formnext exhibition is scheduled to take place for the third time on 14-17 November 2017 in Frankfurt am Main.

    formnext 2017: 50 per cent increase of exhibitors

    formnext focuses on the efficient realization of parts and products, from their design to serial production
    © Mesago/Thomas Klerx

    With an expected 50 per cent increase in the number of exhibitors compared to last year, formnext 2017 continues its strong growth trend. The formnext exhibition is scheduled to take place for the third time on 14-17 November 2017 in Frankfurt am Main.   more...

  • Larger range of products: From 12 to 14 January 2018, the exhibitors of opti will present their new products in five halls, instead of in four at the Fairground Messe München. The Halls C1 to C4 are now joined by Hall B4.

    opti 2018 with a new hall

    opti 2018 with a new hall
    © Messe München

    Larger range of products: From 12 to 14 January 2018, the exhibitors of opti will present their new products in five halls, instead of in four at the Fairground Messe München. The Halls C1 to C4 are now joined by Hall B4.   more...

  • The organizer presents strong numbers: 830 companies from 66 countries optimize prospects in the region's future medical hub. From September 6 to 9, 2017, the Medical Fair Thailand presented the full programme of medical equipment and supplies.

    Medical Fair Thailand on course for growth

    MEDICAL FAIR THAILAND on course for growth
    © Katharina Wieland-Müller / pixelio.de

    The organizer presents strong numbers: 830 companies from 66 countries optimize prospects in the region's future medical hub. From September 6 to 9, 2017, the Medical Fair Thailand presented the full programme of medical equipment and supplies.   more...

  • For four days, the Düsseldorf exhibition centre was the site of a key industry event of the German pharmacy market, the expopharm. The fair - being held from September 13 to 16, 2017 - counted more than 500 exhibitors and almost 27,000 trade visitors.

    Expopharm 2017: strong results

    For four days, the Düsseldorf exhibition centre was the site of the key industry event of the German pharmacy market, the expopharm.
    © Avoxa – Mediengruppe Deutscher Apotheker GmbH

    For four days, the Düsseldorf exhibition centre was the site of a key industry event of the German pharmacy market, the expopharm. The fair - being held from September 13 to 16, 2017 - counted more than 500 exhibitors and almost 27,000 trade visitors.   more...

  • The Global Wind Summit, to be held in Hamburg in 2018, reflects the breakthrough of wind energy. It comprises (1) WindEnergy Hamburg, the world's leading wind industry expo, and (2) the WindEurope Conference, the Global Wind Summit 2018.

    WindEnergy Hamburg 2018: Biggest wind industry meeting

    In 2016 WindEnergy Hamburg had about 1,400 exhibitors and 35,000 visitors
    © Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH/Michael Zapf

    The Global Wind Summit, to be held in Hamburg in 2018, reflects the breakthrough of wind energy. It comprises (1) WindEnergy Hamburg, the world's leading wind industry expo, and (2) the WindEurope Conference, the Global Wind Summit 2018.   more...

  • The BIOMASS fair, from 8 - 12 April 2018 in Brno, Czechia, is a very good follow-up to the traditional agricultural and forestry exhibitions TECHAGRO and SILVA REGINA. It presents possibilities of utilising biomass from fields, meadows, forests and stables.

    BIOMASS: Renewable Energies in agriculture and forestry

    Renewable energies, agriculture, forestry and hunting are the key issues next April in Brno
    © BVV Trade Fairs Brno

    The BIOMASS fair, from 8 - 12 April 2018 in Brno, Czechia, is a very good follow-up to the traditional agricultural and forestry exhibitions TECHAGRO and SILVA REGINA. It presents possibilities of utilising biomass from fields, meadows, forests and stables.   more...

  • From November 20 until 22, 2017, the Hypermotion in Frankfurt reflects the challenges of digitisation and decarbonisation which have lots of consequences for the branch today and in future. Know-how transfer and discussion will be in focus.

    Mobility and logistics in a new format

    Mobility and logistics in a new format
    © Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH / Jens Liebchen

    From November 20 until 22, 2017, the Hypermotion in Frankfurt reflects the challenges of digitisation and decarbonisation which have lots of consequences for the branch today and in future. Know-how transfer and discussion will be in focus.   more...

  • More internationality, more innovations, broader topics: The Interlift 2017 from October 17 to 20, 2017 in Augsburg will focus on the supplier industry of the elevator sector and the trendthemes IoT and software solutions.

    Interlift 2017 broadens its content

    Interlift 2017 broadens its content
    © interlift - AFAG Messen

    More internationality, more innovations, broader topics: The Interlift 2017 from October 17 to 20, 2017 in Augsburg will focus on the supplier industry of the elevator sector and the trendthemes IoT and software solutions.   more...

  • A strategic realignment of the cooperation partner ITE Group is the reason for the cancellation of the fair. So, the Transportation & Logistics Americas is not being held. The trade fair was planned for April 2018 in Atlanta, USA.

    Transportation & Logistics to be cancelled

    Transportation & Logistics to be cancelled
    © Messe München GmbH

    A strategic realignment of the cooperation partner ITE Group is the reason for the cancellation of the fair. So, the Transportation & Logistics Americas is not being held. The trade fair was planned for April 2018 in Atlanta, USA.   more...

  • Shanghai World of Packaging (swop) will introduce, for the first time, the "innovationparc" special zone onsite to highlight innovative packaging machinery and materials from all over the world. An estimated 1,000 exhibitors and 30,000 visitors will attend swop on 7-10 November, 2017 in Shanghai.

    swop with "innovationparc" special zone

    Shanghai World of Packaging (swop) will introduce, for the first time, the "innovationparc" special zone.
    © Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

    Shanghai World of Packaging (swop) will introduce, for the first time, the "innovationparc" special zone onsite to highlight innovative packaging machinery and materials from all over the world. An estimated 1,000 exhibitors and 30,000 visitors will attend swop on 7-10 November, 2017 in Shanghai.   more...

  • The 4th edition of C-star, to be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from 26 - 28 April, 2018, bears the motto "Shape the Future of Retail". The international trade fair for solutions and trends all about retail is expected to attract 150 exhibitors and some 8,000 trade visitors.

    C-star 2018: "Shape the Future of Retail"

    New retail solutions will be shown at the 4th edition of C-star, to be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from 26 – 28 April, 2018.
    © Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

    The 4th edition of C-star, to be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from 26 - 28 April, 2018, bears the motto "Shape the Future of Retail". The international trade fair for solutions and trends all about retail is expected to attract 150 exhibitors and some 8,000 trade visitors.   more...

  • 24 to 28 October 2018 sees the holding of the seventh edition of the China International Exhibition for All Printing Technology and Equipment (All in Print China) at the New International Expo Center in Shanghai. With nine halls and some 110,000 square metres of exhibition space All in Print is once again on course for growth.

    All in Print China 2018 on growth course

    In Shanghai, All in Print China will take place on 24-28 October, 2018.
    © Cornerstone / pixelio.de

    24 to 28 October 2018 sees the holding of the seventh edition of the China International Exhibition for All Printing Technology and Equipment (All in Print China) at the New International Expo Center in Shanghai. With nine halls and some 110,000 square metres of exhibition space All in Print is once again on course for growth.   more...

  • Urbanisation is one of the key words of our time. More than half the world's population already lives in cities. In its "Theme Park" inspiration area, the upcoming Heimtextil (9-12 January 2018) will reveal how urban life is likely to impact the worlds of living and working in future.

    Heimtextil 2018: "The future is urban"

    In its "Theme Park" inspiration area, the upcoming Heimtextil (9-12 January 2018) will reveal how urban life is likely to impact the worlds of living and working in future.
    © Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH / Pietro Sutera

    Urbanisation is one of the key words of our time. More than half the world's population already lives in cities. In its "Theme Park" inspiration area, the upcoming Heimtextil (9-12 January 2018) will reveal how urban life is likely to impact the worlds of living and working in future.   more...

  • CIFM / interzum guangzhou, Asia's largest and most comprehensive woodworking machinery, furniture materials and interior decor trade fair will be staged again from March 28-31, 2018 in Guangzhou with an additional feature zone in response to shifting trends from mass produced standard furniture.

    New furniture customization zone in Guangzhou

    CIFM / interzum guangzhou will be staged again from March 28-31, 2018 in Guangzhou.
    © Koelnmesse Co., Ltd.

    CIFM / interzum guangzhou, Asia's largest and most comprehensive woodworking machinery, furniture materials and interior decor trade fair will be staged again from March 28-31, 2018 in Guangzhou with an additional feature zone in response to shifting trends from mass produced standard furniture.   more...

  • With the essential elements Integrated, Ergonomic and Sustainable, LivingKitchen China / CIKB 2017 opens a new era in China's modern kitchen. The trade fair will be held on 22-24 October, 2017 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai.

    A new era in China's modern kitchen

    In Shanghai, LivingKitchen China / CIKB 2017 will take place on 22-24 October.
    © Lothar Krause / pixelio.de

    With the essential elements Integrated, Ergonomic and Sustainable, LivingKitchen China / CIKB 2017 opens a new era in China's modern kitchen. The trade fair will be held on 22-24 October, 2017 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai.   more...

  • With a 50 per cent increase in the number of exhibitors compared to last year, Formnext 2017 continues its strong growth trend. The Formnext exhibition, which is scheduled to take place for the third time on 14-17 November 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, also sets new standards thanks to its strong international presence.

    Formnext continues growth course

    Formnext will take place on 14-17 November 2017 in Frankfurt am Main.
    © Mesago/Thomas Klerx

    With a 50 per cent increase in the number of exhibitors compared to last year, Formnext 2017 continues its strong growth trend. The Formnext exhibition, which is scheduled to take place for the third time on 14-17 November 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, also sets new standards thanks to its strong international presence.   more...

  • The relocation of Iran Wire to the state-of-the-art exhibition centre Exhibiran International Fairground - currently under construction - has now been decided. The Aria Group, the owners and organisers of Iran Wire, will be holding this high-profile technology trade fair for the first time at the new exhibition centre.

    Iran Wire 2017 relocated

    In Tehran, Iran Wire will take place on 6-9 December, 2017.
    © Uwe Drewes / pixelio.de

    The relocation of Iran Wire to the state-of-the-art exhibition centre Exhibiran International Fairground - currently under construction - has now been decided. The Aria Group, the owners and organisers of Iran Wire, will be holding this high-profile technology trade fair for the first time at the new exhibition centre.   more...

  • The construction industry is booming and the order books are full. At the forthcoming bautec in Berlin, trade visitors from Germany and abroad can get an overview of the latest and future industry trends and developments.

    Four debut events at bautec 2018

    At „KarriereCenter Bau“ students and career starters will have the chance to talk to successful companies about their future
    © Messe Berlin

    The construction industry is booming and the order books are full. At the forthcoming bautec in Berlin, trade visitors from Germany and abroad can get an overview of the latest and future industry trends and developments.   more...

  • Biofach goes to Thailand: Biofach South East Asia will become the seventh member of the Biofach family when it opens its doors for the first time at the Impact Exhibition Center in Nonthaburi, Bangkok, from 12 to 15 July 2018. It will take place at the same time as the Natural Expo South East Asia.

    New Biofach trade fair in Thailand

    Organic products are in focus at Biofach South East Asia.
    © Meike Pantel / pixelio.de

    Biofach goes to Thailand: Biofach South East Asia will become the seventh member of the Biofach family when it opens its doors for the first time at the Impact Exhibition Center in Nonthaburi, Bangkok, from 12 to 15 July 2018. It will take place at the same time as the Natural Expo South East Asia.   more...

  • The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) announces this year's recipients of its individual awards program, which recognizes IAEE members and member companies who have made outstanding contributions to the exhibitions and events industry. During Expo! Expo!, the recipients will be honored.

    IAEE announces 2017 Individual Award Winners

    In San Antonio, Texas, USA, Expo! Expo!, IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition will be held 28-30 November 2017.
    © Oliver Brunner / pixelio.de

    The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) announces this year's recipients of its individual awards program, which recognizes IAEE members and member companies who have made outstanding contributions to the exhibitions and events industry. During Expo! Expo!, the recipients will be honored.   more...

  • True to it's theme on "Pressures & Profits", the programme for this year's UFI Global Congress is loaded with sessions focused on overcoming obstacles and adapting to change. The UFI Global Congress, titled "Raising the Odds - Pressures and Profits in the Exhibition Industry", will take place from 1-4 November 2017 in Johannesburg.

    UFI Global Congress to focus on security and safety

    In Johannesburg, South Africa, this year's UFI Global Congress takes place on 1-4 November 2017.
    © Aleph500Adam / CC BY-SA 4.0

    True to it's theme on "Pressures & Profits", the programme for this year's UFI Global Congress is loaded with sessions focused on overcoming obstacles and adapting to change. The UFI Global Congress, titled "Raising the Odds - Pressures and Profits in the Exhibition Industry", will take place from 1-4 November 2017 in Johannesburg.   more...

  • Messe Frankfurt is boosting its technology fair portfolio with the addition of RosMould, the international trade fair for mould-making, prototyping and 3-D technologies. The purchase agreement was signed by the fair's owner, Moldexpo LLC, and Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH, part of the Messe Frankfurt Group.

    Messe Frankfurt acquires Russian trade fair RosMould

    The next RosMould is scheduled to take place between 19 and 21 June 2018 as part of the IEC Crocus Expo.
    © Messe Frankfurt

    Messe Frankfurt is boosting its technology fair portfolio with the addition of RosMould, the international trade fair for mould-making, prototyping and 3-D technologies. The purchase agreement was signed by the fair's owner, Moldexpo LLC, and Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH, part of the Messe Frankfurt Group.   more...

  • After a construction period of a little over a year, the first section of the exhibition centre Car Park "Zoobrücke" is opening in time for the dmexco, the global business fair for digital marketing. The first 2,000 parking spaces have been available to trade fair visitors since 13 September.

    New exhibition centre Car Park Zoobrücke in Cologne

    Opening of the first section of the exhibition centre Car Park “Zoobrücke” in time for the dmexco 2017 (with the first 2,000 parking spaces).
    © Koelnmesse

    After a construction period of a little over a year, the first section of the exhibition centre Car Park "Zoobrücke" is opening in time for the dmexco, the global business fair for digital marketing. The first 2,000 parking spaces have been available to trade fair visitors since 13 September.   more...

  • Deutsche Messe's Supervisory Board granted approval for the decentralization of the company's "Marketing & PR" division. Therefore, effective immediately, all marketing and PR activities are being decentralized to three MarCom (marketing communications) departments.

    Deutsche Messe: Marketing activities decentralized

    Onuora Ogbukagu (38) is Deutsche Messe's new Company Spokesman.
    © Deutsche Messe

    Deutsche Messe's Supervisory Board granted approval for the decentralization of the company's "Marketing & PR" division. Therefore, effective immediately, all marketing and PR activities are being decentralized to three MarCom (marketing communications) departments.   more...

  • Taking place for the second time on 25 and 26 October, Aluminium USA will showcase the potential of the American aluminium industry. Following the 2015 premiere in Detroit, the trade show is moving to the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2017.

    Aluminium USA moves to Nashville in 2017

    Following the premiere in Detroit, Aluminium USA is moving to the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
    © ALUMINIUM USA

    Taking place for the second time on 25 and 26 October, Aluminium USA will showcase the potential of the American aluminium industry. Following the 2015 premiere in Detroit, the trade show is moving to the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2017.   more...

  • Formnext, international exhibition and conference on the next generation of manufacturing technologies, and the Working Group Additive Manufacturing within Germany's industry federation of mechanical engineers (VDMA) have entered into a new partnership. In it, the Working Group Additive Manufacturing will serve as the exhibition's honorary sponsor.

    VDMA becomes honorary sponsor of Formnext

    Formnext will take place on 14-17 November, 2017.
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    Formnext, international exhibition and conference on the next generation of manufacturing technologies, and the Working Group Additive Manufacturing within Germany's industry federation of mechanical engineers (VDMA) have entered into a new partnership. In it, the Working Group Additive Manufacturing will serve as the exhibition's honorary sponsor.   more...

  • Big plans are underway for the next Automechanika Shanghai, scheduled for 29 November to 2 December 2017. Each year, the show continues to expand with the scale, exhibitor and visitor figures increasing.

    Automechanika Shanghai continues to expand

    The Chinese spare parts production is expected to contribute 38.8 per cent of total auto parts revenue in the world in 2017.
    © Messe Frankfurt/Automechanika Shanghai

    Big plans are underway for the next Automechanika Shanghai, scheduled for 29 November to 2 December 2017. Each year, the show continues to expand with the scale, exhibitor and visitor figures increasing.   more...

  • The Battery Show is the leading advanced battery trade fair showcasing manufacturing solutions along the supply chain, including battery materials, manufacturing, equipment, components, testing and recycling.

    Battery Show in North America and Hanover

    The Battery Show and Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo Europe debuted April 2017 in Sindelfingen and had over 4,000 visitors
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    The Battery Show is the leading advanced battery trade fair showcasing manufacturing solutions along the supply chain, including battery materials, manufacturing, equipment, components, testing and recycling.   more...

  • With demand for electricity rapidly growing in Egypt, the Electricx, taking place from 3-5 December 2017, provides a unique setting for the latest equipment and services from the generation, transmission and distribution, lighting and renewable sectors to be featured.

    North Africa: Electricx in Cairo is growing

    Located on the banks of the Nile River, Cairo is Africa's largest city, as well as the largest city in the Arab world
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    With demand for electricity rapidly growing in Egypt, the Electricx, taking place from 3-5 December 2017, provides a unique setting for the latest equipment and services from the generation, transmission and distribution, lighting and renewable sectors to be featured.   more...

  • The world's leading trade show for industrial technology is spreading its wings. In September of 2018, Deutsche Messe is staging its first-ever Hannover Messe in the USA, the German trade fair organizer announces. The new trade fair is expected to attract some 550 exhibitors and more than 100,000 visitors and will occupy about 130,000 square feet of display space.

    Hannover Messe USA to premier in September 2018

    Vom 10. bis 15. September 2018 findet in Chicago erstmals die Hannover Messe USA statt.
    © Deutsche Messe

    The world's leading trade show for industrial technology is spreading its wings. In September of 2018, Deutsche Messe is staging its first-ever Hannover Messe in the USA, the German trade fair organizer announces. The new trade fair is expected to attract some 550 exhibitors and more than 100,000 visitors and will occupy about 130,000 square feet of display space.   more...