Tag: Messe Frankfurt

Messe Frankfurt launches sustainable StreetScooters Europe

Messe Frankfurt has launched a new StreetScooter for zero-emission deliveries on its exhibition grounds. The electric vehicles are being used as part of a two-year trial, aiming to expand mobilty and reduce environmental impact at the same time. The Messe Frankfurt grounds are the size of 90 football pitches, and contain 11 exhibition halls. As such, it is important for exhibitors and visitors to be...

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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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New Year, new Director of Messe Frankfurt’s Congress business Europe

Romina Gowin-Becker (pictured) will be taking over at the helm of Messe Frankfurt’s department for congress and conference business, as of 1 January 2019. She will be replacing Claudia Delius-Fisher, who is retiring after 31 years of service. A Business Administration graduate, Gowin-Becker began her career at Messe Frankfurt in 2001, where she completed a dual work and study programme, specialising in trade fair, congress...

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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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The challenge posed by millennials to the exhibitions industry EuropeExpert Opinion

Carolina Delpozo of Messe Frankfurt Argentina speaks to CEO Fernando Gorboran, taking a look at how the exhibitions industry is changing worldwide, and what companies need to do to keep up with the times. Innovative, self-assured and flexible: millennials, that is to say, the generation born between 1980 and 1996, are growing up and holding more executive positions in the marketing and sales departments of...

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Messe Frankfurt aiming for US$810m in sales EuropeGallery

As far as its financial position and event portfolio are concerned, the Messe Frankfurt Group claims to remain stronger than ever in 2018. Speaking at the Corporate Press Conference, 19 June, Wolfgang Marzin, president and chief executive officer of Messe Frankfurt, announced: “We are aiming for around €700m [US$810m] in sales.” After a very dynamic first six months, projections for the second half of the...

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What millennials expect from trade fairs Europe

In cooperation with Messe Frankfurt, students from the EBS University of Business and Law conducted research into what millennials – and therefore potential future trade fair participants – would like trade fairs to offer in the future. The study found that trade fairs should develop even more pointedly into events that visitors and exhibitors do not want to miss under any circumstances. In spite of...

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Messe Frankfurt India launches Media Expo Asia

Messe Frankfurt India has announced the launch of Media Expo in Chennai, an event for marketing professionals to source indoor and outdoor advertising, printing and signage products and services.

Messe Frankfurt Group achieves record growth Europe

Messe Frankfurt Group is expecting to generate a turnover of around 645 million euros in 2015 – a new record for the company. Wolfgang Marzin, president and chief executive officer of Messe Frankfurt said that profit before tax will be over the 40 million euro mark, on a par with last year’s figure of 47 million euros.

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