Trade fairs in Germany on the rise, according to new AUMA figures Europe

New figures released by AUMA, the association of the German trade fair industry, show that exhibitions in Germany had an average of 1.5% more exhibitors than their previous editions. They also showed an increase of around 1% more stand space. Visitors numbers, on the other hand, showed a slight decrease of around half a per cent. These growth rates occurred despite considerably greater uncertainty about...

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German organisers have already planned 324 overseas exhibitions for 2019 Europe

A new brochure titled “German Trade Fair Quality Abroad 2019”, published by the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA), shows that German exhibition organisers are planning 324 foreign trade fairs in 37 countries next year. The brochure provides an overview of events organised by members of AUMA. The main region continues to be Southern, Eastern and Central Asia, where 167 events will be taking place,...

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The venue developments you need to know about in Germany Features

Several of Germany’s top exhibition venues are being given a makeover. Chantelle Dietz investigates.   Germany has long reigned supreme as a destination for exhibitions. Its venues are among the best – and the biggest – in the world, and its central location within Europe makes it easily accessible. According to AUMA, the German Trade Fair Industry association, two thirds of all leading international trade...

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Germany’s expanding trade fairs attract more exhibitors in first half Europe

More exhibitors attended trade fairs in Germany in the first half of 2018, according to preliminary figures released by AUMA, The Association of the German Trade Fair Industry. In the first half of 2018, international and domestic trade fairs registered roughly 2% more exhibitors and 1% more stand space than their respective events in previous years, according to AUMA. While the growth figures are lower...

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The highest revenue exhibitions companies in the world EuropeWorld

A study completed by the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA) shows that five companies from Germany rank among the top ten for revenue in exhibitions. Reed Exhibitions topped the list (€1.264bn) ahead of UBM (€979m). Messe Frankfurt were third at €669m, with Informa closed behind on €631m. Four additional German businesses ranked 7thto 10th: Messe Dusseldorf (€370m), Koelnmesse (€360m), Deutsche Messe Hanover...

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AUMA publishes German Trade Fair Industry Review 2017 Europe

How strong is the exhibition industry in the digital age? What consequences does protectionism have for international trade fairs? And is the German exhibition industry still growing? These are some of the topics of the 2017 Trade Fair Industry Review, which the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA) has now published. Covering 88 pages, the review details developments in the trade fair industry...

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