Tag: Germany


New ground handler announced for IMEX Frankfurt Europe

The IMEX Group has announced it is changing its ground handler for its Frankfurt show, awarding the contract to Germany based DMC Compass Tours Incoming. Compass Tours Incoming has been awarded the contract to provide transportation for attendees and exhibitors at IMEX in Frankfurt which takes place 21–23 May 2019, with a special focus on transfers for hosted buyers. Compass Tours Incoming has offices in...

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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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Messe Frankfurt centralises its sales operations Europe

Messe Frankfurt has announced it will be centralising sales operations for its Locations business field, and has appointed Silke Calder to head the sales department. Locations encompasses all trade fairs, congresses/conferences and other events that are held as guest events at the company’s Frankfurt base. Every year, Messe Frankfurt hosts over 260 such events. Johann Thoma, vice president of Guest Events at Messe Frankfurt, explains:...

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Messe Frankfurt takes over Clean Show Europe

Messe Frankfurt has finalised a deal with the Clean Show Executive Committee (CEC) to purchase the largest trade fair for textile care in the Western Hemisphere. The Clean Show is held every two years rotating throughout the US. As a part of the acquisition, the five industry associations that are involved in the sale will maintain their close involvement and Messe Frankfurt aims to continue...

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Europa Showfreight expands into Germany with new partnership Europe

Europa Showfreight, a dedicated division of logistics provider Europa Worldwide Group, has forged a new partnership with German transport and logistics company Cretschmar MesseCargo. Europa will now be the UK partner of Cretschmar Cargo for exhibition logistics. The companies have a combined total of more than 150 years’ experience in the industry, and will work together on specific exhibitions across Germany. Jeff Broom, Showfreight Manager...

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Deutsche Messe to ‘streamline’ its event portfolio and cancel CEBIT Europe

Organiser Deutsche Messe announced today (28 November) that it will be streamlining its event portfolio, cancelling computer show CEBIT and integrating the topics into Hanover Messe. Certain CEBIT topics will also be developed into specialist events. The realignment is due to reduced space booking for CEBIT 2019. Deutsche Messe cited technological developments in the digital economy as a reason that demand has reduced for the...

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Diversity and the ‘new world of work’ at IMEX Frankfurt EuropeWorld

IMEX, the worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events, returns to Frankfurt from 21–23 May 2019, with exhibitors and planners set to meet with over 3,500 suppliers from every sector of the global meetings and events industry. IMEX’s pre-show education day, EduMonday, will take place on 20 May and includes She Means Business – a conference celebrating the role of women in the meetings...

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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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Italian culinary trade show Bellavita comes to Hamburg Europe

Italian food & beverage trade show Bellavita Expo is coming to Germany for the first time, bringing an Italian pavilion to INTERNORGA in Hamburg. INTERNORGA is a trade fair dedicated to hotels, restaurants, baking and confectionery, which takes place in Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH from 15-19 March 2019. Italian exhibitors will include small artisan manufacturers alongside market leaders. Claudia Johannsen, business unit director at...

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UK organiser Mack Brooks Exhibitions partners with ADITUS Europe

UK-based organiser Mack Brooks Exhibitions has announced a new partnership with German ticketing and registration tech company ADITUS GmbH. Mack Brooks will be using ticketing, exhibitor management and admission solutions from ADITUS for seven trade fairs in Germany and Switzerland. Liljana Goszdziewski, Exhibition Director at Mack Brooks Exhibitions, commented: “One of the convincing factors was that ADITUS offers comprehensive, tailor-made solutions for the complex German-speaking...

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