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Major Trade Shows in Germany and the U.S. in 2017, 2018 and 2019

Date

Trade Show

Location

2017

   

May

   

22 – 26

LIGNA
World’s Leading Trade Fair for Woodworking and Wood Processing, Machinery, Paint and Equipment
www.ligna.de

Hanover

30 – 1

SENSOR+TEST
The Measurement Fair – International Trade Fair for Sensorics, Measuring and Testing Technologies with concurrent Conferences
www.sensor-test.com

Nuremberg

30 – 31

AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING EXPO
Car Body Process Chain – from concept to final assembly
www.automotive-engineering-expo.com

Nuremberg

30 – 2

Moulding Expo
International Trade Fair for Tool, Pattern and Mould Making
www.moulding-expo.de

Stuttgart

31 – 2

Intersolar Europe
World’s leading exhibition for the solar industry and its partners / international exhibition for batteries, energy storage systems and innovative production
More information

Munich

June

   

20 – 22

Rapid.Tech
International Trade Show & Conference for Additive Manufacturing
www.rapidtech.de

Erfurt

20 – 22

PowerGen Europe
conference and exhibition for the European power generation industry
http://www.powergeneurope.com/en_GB/index.html

Cologne

24 – 27

Tendence
International Frankfurt Fair
www.tendence.messefrankfurt.com

Frankfurt/Main

26 – 29

LASER World of PHOTONICS
International Trade Fair and Congress for Photonics – Components, Systems and Applications
www.world-of-photonics.com

Munich

July

   

4 – 6

ZELLCHEMING-Expo
Annual General Meeting and Exhibition
www.mesago.de/en/ZEX/home.htm

Frankfurt

14 – 16

HAM RADIO
International Amateur Radio Exhibition with HAMtronic – Electronics, Internet, Computer
www.hamradio-friedrichshafen.de

Friedrichshafen

18 – 21

OutDoor
European Outdoor Trade Fair
www.outdoor-show.com

Friedrichshafen

August

   

22 – 26

gamescom
world’s largest trade fair and event highlight for interactive games and entertainment
More information

Cologne

25 – 3

CARAVAN SALON DUSSELDORF
The world’s largest show for motor homes and caravans
www.caravan-salon.de

Dusseldorf

30 – 2

EUROBIKE
International Bicycle Trade Exhibition
www.eurobike-show.de

Friedrichshafen

September

   

1 – 6

IFA
The global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances
More information

Berlin

2 – 4

I.L.M
International Leather Goods Fair Offenbach – Summer Styles
www.ilm-offenbach.de

Offenbach/Main

3 - 5

spoga+gafa/spoga horse (autumn)
the garden trade fair, Cologne/International Trade Fair for Equestrian Sports
www.spogagafa.de

Cologne

6 – 10

AMERICANA
World Open Championship Western Riding
www.americana.de

Augsburg

10 - 13

Solar Power International (SPI)
Largest solar show in North America
www.solarpowerinternational.com

Las Vegas, NV

11 – 15

Drinktec
World’s Leading Fair for the Beverage and Liquid Food Industry
www.drinktec.com

Munich

12 – 15

HUSUM Wind
Trade Fair and Congress for the Wind Industry
www.husumwind.com/

Husum

13 - 14

Dmexco
Leading expo & conference for digital business
www.dmexco.de

Cologne

14 - 17

Kind + Jugend
The Trade Show for Kids’ First Years
www.kindundjugend.de

Cologne

18 – 23

EMO
The World of Metalworking
www.emo-hannover.de

Hanover

19 – 21

COMPOSITES EUROPE
European Trade Fair & Forum for Composites, Technology and Applications
www.composites-europe.com

Stuttgart

19 – 22

CMS
Cleaning, Management, Services
International Trade Fair and Congress
www.cms-berlin.de

Berlin

22 – 24

InterTabac
International Trade Fair for the Production of Tobacco Goods
www.intertabac.de

Dortmund

25 – 29

SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN
International trade fair joining cutting surfacing
www.schweissen-schneiden.com

Dusseldorf

26 – 28

POWTECH
World-Leading Trade Fair for Processing, Analysis, and Handling of Powder and Bulk Solids
www.powtech.de

Nuremberg

22 – 24

cinec
International Trade Fair for Cine Equipment and Technology
www.cinec.de/en/

Munich

29 - 2

INTERGEM
International Trade Fair for Gems, Jewelry and Gemstone Objects
www.intergem.de/index.php?lang=en&Itemid=101

Idar-Oberstein

October

   

4 – 6

EXPO REAL
International Trade Fair for Property and Investment
http://www.exporeal.net/

Munich

4 – 7

REHACARE International
International Trade Fair and Congress – Self-determined living
www.rehacare.de

Dusseldorf

5 - 8

Insights-X
The trade fair for paper, office supplies and stationery
www.insights-x.com

Nuremberg

7 – 11

Anuga
The leading trade fair for the global food industry
www.anuga.de

Cologne

9 – 12

Motek
International trade for automation in production and assembly
www.motek-messe.de/en/

Stuttgart

10 – 11

Bar Convent Berlin
International Bar and Beverage Trade Show
www.barconvent.com

Berlin

10 - 12

INTERGEO
Conference and Trade Fair for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land Management
www.intergeo.de

Berlin

10 – 12

it-sa
The IT Security Expo and Congress
More information

Nuremberg

10 – 13

inter airport Europe
International Exhibition for Airport Equipment, Technology, Design and Services
www.interairport.com/europe

Munich

11 – 15

Frankfurter Buchmesse
Frankfurt Book Fair
More information

Frankfurt/Main

17 – 19

IT & Business
Trade Fair for Digital Processes and Solutions
www.messe-stuttgart.de/en/it-business/

Stuttgart

17 – 20

Interlift
International Trade Fair for Elevators, Components & Accessories
www.interlift.de

Augsburg

17 – 20

A+A
Safety, Security and Health at Work – International Trade Fair with Congress
www.aplusa-online.de

Dusseldorf

17 – 21

Fakuma
International trade fair for plastics processing
www.fakuma-messe.de

Friedrichshafen

18 – 20

viscom Dusseldorf
international trade fair for visual communication
www.viscom-messe.com

Dusseldorf

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micro photonics
International Trade Fair and Congress for Optical Technologies and Microsystems
www.micro-photonics.de/en

Berlin

28 – 5

hanseboot
International Boat Show
www.hanseboot.de/en/

Hamburg

November

   

2 – 5

iENA mit START Messe
International Trade Fair Ideas, Inventions, New Products/Start-Up, Financing, Succession
www.start-messe.de

www.iena.de

Nuremberg

6 – 8

Bio Europe
BIO-Europe is the preeminent partnering conference for the life sciences
More Information

Berlin

7 – 10

aquanale/FSB
aquanale – International Trade Fair for Sauna, Pool, Ambience. FSB – International Trade Fair for Amenity Areas, Sports and Pool Facilities
www.aquanale.de

www.fsb-cologne.de

Cologne

7 – 10

BLECHEXPO
International Trade Fair for Sheet Metal Working and Schweisstec – International Trade fair for joining technology
www.blechexpo-messe.de

www.schweisstec-messe.de

Stuttgart

8 – 10

Greenbuild
Greenbuild is the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building
https://greenbuildexpo.com/

Boston, MA

12 – 18

AGRITECHNICA
International DLG Exhibition for Agricultural Machinery
www.agritechnica.com

Hanover

13 – 16

MEDICA
World Forum for Medicine - International Exhibition and Conference (with COMPAMED - International Trade Fair for High-Tech Solutions for Medical Technology)
More information

Dusseldorf

14 – 16

InPrint
Exhibition for innovative print technology in industrial manufacturing
www.inprintshow.com

Munich

14 – 17

formnext powerded by tct
International exhibition and conference on the next generation of manufacturing technologies
www.formnext.de

Frankfurt/Main

14 – 17

Productronica
World’s leading trade fair for innovative electronics production
www.productronica.com

Munich

28 – 30

PMRExpo
Exhibition on Professional Mobile Radio and Control Rooms
www.pmrexpo.de

Cologne

28 – 30

SPS IPC Drives
International Exhibition for Electric Automation – Systems and Components
www.sps-messe.com

Nuremberg

2018

 

 

January

 

 

9 – 11

PSI
The Leading European Trade Show of the Promotional Product Industry
www.psi-network.de

Dusseldorf

9 – 12

Heimtextil
One of the biggest international trade fairs for home and contract textiles
http://heimtextil.messefrankfurt.com

Frankfurt/Main

12 – 15

DOMOTEX
The world of flooring
www.domotex.de

Hanover

February

 

 

14 – 17

BIOFACH + VIVANESS
World’s Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food/
International Trade Fair for Natural Personal Care
www.biofach.de/en/

www.vivaness.de/en/

Nuremberg

16 – 19

INHORGENTA
International Jewelry Exhibition
www.inhorgenta.com

Munich

20 - 22

EMV Stuttgart
International Exhibition and Conference on Electromagnetic Compatibility
www.mesago.de/en/EMV/

Stuttgart

27 – 1

embedded world – Exhibition & Conference
Security for electronic systems, distributed intelligence, the Internet of Things, e-mobility and energy efficiency
www.embedded-world.de/en

Nuremberg

March

 

 

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EQUITANA
Equestrian Sports World Fair
www.equitana.com

Essen

1 – 2

GeoTHERM
expo & congress
www.geotherm-germany.com

Offenbach

3 – 5

I.L.M (Winter Styles)
International Leather Goods Fair
www.ilm-offenbach.de

Offenbach

6 – 8

IT-TRANS
International Conference and Exhibition on IT Solutions for Public Transport
www.it-trans.org

Karlsruhe

6 – 8

JEC World
The world’s largest trade show for composites
More information

Paris, France

7 – 8

Enforce Tac
International Exhibition & Conference
Law Enforcement, Security and Tactical Solutions
www.enforcetac.com/en

Nuremberg

7 – 11

ITB Berlin
The World’s Leading Travel Trade Show
http://www.itb-berlin.de/en/

Berlin

7 – 13

INTERNATIONALE HANDWERKSMESSE
The Leading Trade Fair for the Craft Trades and Medium-Sized Enterprises (with Garten München)
www.ihm.de

Munich

9 – 11

BEAUTY DUSSELDORF
Leading international trade fair for cosmetics, nail, foot, wellness & SPA
www.beauty-international.com

Dusseldorf

9 – 12

IWA OutdoorClassics
The leading exhibition for hunting guns, shooting sports, outdoor & security equipment
www.iwa.info/en

Nuremberg

9 – 13

INTERNORGA
International Trade Show for the Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Baking and Confectionery Industry
http://www.internorga.com/en/

Hamburg

13 – 15

ENERGY STORAGE EUROPE
Expo and conference
www.energy-storage-online.de

Dusseldorf

13 – 15

LogiMAT
International Trade Fair for Distribution, Materials Handling and Information Flow
www.logimat-messe.de/en

Stuttgart

14 – 15

LOPEC
Leading trade fair for printed electronics
www.lopec.com

Munich

15 - 18

Leipziger Buchmesse
The Leipzig book fair and its reading festival “Leipzig reads” are the spring events of the book and media sector
http://www.leipziger-buchmesse.com/

Leipzig

16 – 19

Cosmoprof – U.S. Pavilion
Europe’s leading international beauty show
More information

Bologna, Italy

18 – 20

ProWein
International Trade Fair Wines and Spirits
www.prowein.com

Dusseldorf

23 – 25

h+h cologne
International Trade Fair for Creative Handicraft + Hobby Supplies
www.hh-cologne.com

Cologne

April

 

 

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Invest
Leading trade fair and congress for finance and investment
www.invest-messe.de

Stuttgart

10 – 13

Prolight + Sound
International Fair for Technologies and Services for Events, Integrated System and Creation
http://pls.messefrankfurt.com/

Frankfurt

10 – 13

analytica
International Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology, Analysis, Biotechnology and analytica Conference
www.analytica.de/index-2.html

Munich

11 – 14

Musikmesse
International Fair for Musical Instruments, Sheet Music, Music Production and Music Business Connections
More information

Frankfurt

12 – 15

FIBO
The Leading International Trade Show for Fitness, Wellness and Health
www.fibo-power.com

Cologne

17 – 19

conhIT
Europe’s leading event for health-IT
More information

Berlin

18 – 21

AERO
International Trade Exhibition for General Aviation
www.aero-expo.com

Friedrichshafen

23 – 27

CeMAT
Leading Trade Fair for Intrlogistics & Supply Chain Management
www.cemat.com

Hanover

23 – 27

Hannover Messe
World’s largest trade fair for technological industry and the United States will be the official partner country in 2016
www.hannovermesse.de/

Hanover

May

 

 

8 – 11

OTWorld
International Trade Show and World Congress for Prosthetics, Orthotics, Orthopaedic Footwear Technology, Compression Therapy and Rehabilitation Technology
http://ot-world.com/

Leipzig

8 – 11

Interzoo
International Trade Show for Pet Supplies

www.interzoo.com/en

Nuremberg

14 - 18

IFAT – resources.innovations.solutions
Weltleitmesse für Wasser-, Abwasser-, Abfall- & Rohstoffwirtschaft
Weitere Informationen

Munich

Juni

 

 

1 - 4

ILA Berlin Air Show
Leading marketing platform for the aerospace industry in Continental Europe
More information

Berlin

5 – 7

LASYS
International trade fair for laser material processing
www.messe-stuttgart.de/en/lasys

Stuttgart

11 – 15

CeBIT
Leading international IT exhibition & conference for professionals
More information

Hannover

19 – 22

AUTOMATICA
International Trade Fair for Automation and Mechatronics
www.automatica-munich.com

Munich

     

20 – 22

Rapid.Tech
Trade Fair and User’s Conference for Rapid Technology with FabCon 3.D
www.rapidtech.de

Erfurt

Juli

 

 

25 – 29

Eurocheval
European Horse Fair
www.eurocheval.de/en/eurocheval

Offenburg

September

 

 

4 – 7

SMM
The leading international maritime trade fair
More Information

Hamburg

10 - 15

IMTS 2018
Largest American automation and mechanical engineering trade fair
More Information

Chicago, IL

11 - 15

Automechanika Frankfurt
The World’s Leading Trade Fair for the Automotive Service Industry
www.automechanika.com

Frankfurt

12 - 15

GaLaBau
Gardening, landscaping, greendesign
https://www.galabau-messe.com/en

Nuremberg

13 – 15

REIFEN
No. 1 in tires and more
www.reifen-messe.de

Essen

18 – 21

InnoTrans
International Trade Fair for Transport Technology – Innovative Components, Vehicles, Systems
www.innotrans.de/en

Berlin

18 - 22

AMB
International exhibition for metal working
www.messe-stuttgart.de/en/amb/

Stuttgart

25 – 27

FachPack
European trade fair for packaging, technology, processing and logistics
www.fachpack.de/en

Nuremberg

25 – 28

security essen
The World Forum for Security and Fire Prevention
www.security-essen.de

Essen

25 - 28

WindEnergy Hamburg
The world’s largest trade fair for wind energy – The global on- & offshore expo
www.windenergyhamburg.com

Hamburg

27 – 4

IAA Nutzfahrzeuge
International Motor Show Commercial Vehicles
www.vda.de/en

Hanover

October

 

 

3 – 7

INTERMOT Köln
International Motorcycle Scooter and E-Bike Fair
www.intermot-cologne.com

Cologne

16 – 18

Chillventa
International Exhibition Refrigeration
www.chillventa.de/en/

Nuremberg

23 – 26

glasstec
International Trade Fair for glass production, processing and products
More Information

Dusseldorf

23 - 26

interbad
International trade fair for swimming pools, saunas and spas with congress for pool and bath technology
www.messe-stuttgart.de/en/interbad/

Stuttgart

23 - 27

ORGATEC
Modern Office & Facility
www.orgatec.com

Cologne

23 - 27

EuroBLECH
International Sheet Metal Working Technology
www.euroblech.com

Hanover

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iENA mit START Messe
International Trade Fair Ideas, Inventions, New Products / Start-up, Financing, Succession
www.iena.de

Nuremberg

November

 

 

6 – 8

VISION
World’s leading machine vision trade fair
www.messe-stuttgart.de/en/vision/

Stuttgart

13 – 15

BrauBeviale
Raw Materials – Technologies – Logistics – Marketing
www.braubeviale.de/en/

Nuremberg

13 – 16

electronica
International Trade Fair for Electronic Components, Systems and Applications
www.electronica.de/en

Munich

13 – 16

EuroTier – with Energy Decentral
World’s leading trade fair for animal production
www.eurotier.com

Hanover

2019

 

 

March

   

19 – 21

European Coatings Show
Adhesives, Sealants, Construction, Chemicals
More information

Nuremburg

October

 

 

16 – 23

K
The world’s No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber
More information

Dusseldorf


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