Tag: Germany


Bau 2019 - Messe München / Loske - AUMA MesseTrend 2019 Europe

AUMA, the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry, has produced a new report, AUMA MesseTrend 2019, which reveals the exhibition share of marketing budgets in Germany is increasing appreciably. The acceptance of exhibitions as part of companies’ B2B marketing is a continuing trend, the report says, with more than a quarter (29%) of German companies active in the sector, keen to invest more money...

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NürnbergMesse’s Indian portfolio grows to 16 trade fairs Europe

NürnbergMesse’s international programme of tradefairs continues to gain momentum following the acquisition of the three market leading fairs for the woodworking and furniture production industry in India in 2018 – INDIAWOOD, DELHIWOOD and MUMBAIWOOD. The company has now added another exhibition to its portfolio, which brings the portfolio up to 16 tradefairs. The India Mattresstech Expo is India’s dedicated tradefair for mattress and upholstery manufacturing....

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Messe Frankfurt Middle East appoints new Managing Director Europe

As of March, Simon Mellor will be the new Managing Director of Messe Frankfurt Middle East, Messe Frankfurt’s subsidiary in Dubai. He will be taking over from Ahmed Pauwels, who has decided to leave the company for personal reasons.  As Wolfgang Marzin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Messe Frankfurt, explains: “We are delighted to have secured Simon Mellor for our subsidiary in the Middle...

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Messe Frankfurt to switch entirely to renewable energy Europe

Messe Frankfurt has announced it will be changing to 100% renewable energy as of the year 2020. Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair organiser with its own exhibition grounds. The switch to renewable energy includes the power supply for all stands, halls and exhibition grounds at the company’s Frankfurt base. Messe Frankfurt’s average energy needs are comparable with those of a town with...

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Ungerboeck and Royal Dutch Jaarbeurs Group agree partnership Europe

Exhibition centre and event organiser Royal Dutch Jaarbeurs Group (RDJG) has launched a new partnership with software solutions company Ungerboeck. RDJG, based in The Netherlands, will use Ungerboeck’s technology to manage their venues and events. The partnership was agreed at UFI’s CEO Summit in London. Services will include exhibition planning, exhibitor management, an exhibitor portal, venue bookings, web shops, and customer relationship management. All this...

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Record BAU a barometer of booming business at Messe München Europe

Leading building sector show BAU 2019 produced a record-breaking event at Messe München (11-16 January), with 200,000sqm of exhibition space taken at the show for the first time and 2,250 exhibitors (2017: 2,120) from 45 countries showcasing their products and solutions for the sector. Organisers report visitor numbers reached 250,000, with the figures for visitors from outside Germany climbing to a new high of 85,000...

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German companies prefer trade fairs to digital, says new AUMA data Europe

AUMA, the association of the German trade fair industry, recently commissioned a survey of German exhibiting companies, comparing the advantages of trade fairs over digital tools. The survey, which was carried out by KANTAR TNS, found that German companies consider trade fairs to offer considerable advantages for their B2B communications. 99% of the exhibitors surveyed consider personal contact and the opportunity for direct networking to...

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Hamburg Messe unveils new maritime industry tradefair Europe

Marine Interiors Cruise & Ferry Global Expo, a new tradefair powered by SMM, is to launch in 2019 at Hamburg Messe in Germany. The show is the most recent addition to the maritime exhibition portfolio of Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH (HMC). The exhibition will be dedicated to the interior design and outfitting of passenger ships, and organisers are hoping it can address the strong...

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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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