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Major Trade Shows in Germany and the U.S. in 2014 - 2015

Date

2014

Trade Show

Location

 

November

   

25 – 27

SPS IPC Drives
International Exhibition for Electric Automation Technology
www.mesago.de/de/SPS/

Nuremberg

December

   

2 – 4

VALVE WORLD EXPO
9th Biennial Valve World Conference & Exhibition
www.valveworldexpo.com

Dusseldorf

     

2015

   

January

     

6 – 9

International CES
The Global Stage for Innovation
www.cesweb.org

Las Vegas, NV

7 – 9

PSI
The Leading International Trade Show for the Promotional Product Industry
www.psi-messe.com/

Dusseldorf

9 – 11

opti
The International Trade Show for Optics and Design
www.opti.de/en

Munich

14 – 17

Heimtextil 2015
International Trade Show for Home and Contract Textiles
More Information

Frankfurt

16 – 25

International Green Week Berlin
Exhibition for Food, Agriculture and Horticulture
www.gruenewoche.de/en/

Berlin

17 – 20

DOMOTEX HANNOVER
The World of Flooring
www.domotex.de/home

Hannover

17 – 25

boot Düsseldorf
One of the Largest Boating Trade Shows in the World
More information

Dusseldorf

19 – 24

BAU
World’s leading Trade Fair for Architecture, Materials and Systems
www.bau-muenchen.com/en/

Munich

19 – 25

imm Cologne
The International Interiors Show
www.imm-cologne.com/

Cologne

27 – 29

LEARNTEC
The Leading International Trade Fair and Convention for Vocational Education
www.learntec.de/en/home/

Karlsruhe

27 – 30

IPM
The Central Stage for Worldwide Commerce in the Green Sector
www.ipm-essen.de/world-trade-fair/

Essen

28 – 2

Spielwarenmesse
International Toy Fair
www.toyfair.de/

Nuremberg

30 – 03

Christmasworld
The World of Seasonal Decoration
More information

Frankfurt

31 – 03

Creativeworld
The World of Art and Craft Supplies
More information

Frankfurt

31 – 03

Paperworld
The World’s Leading Fair for Paper, Office Supplies and Stationery Products for Private and Business Use
More information

Frankfurt

February

 

1 – 4

ISM
The World’s Biggest Confectionery Trade Fair
www.ism-cologne.de/

Cologne

3 – 8

JAGD & HUND
International Exhibition for Hunting and Fishing
www.jagdundhund.de/

Dortmund

4 – 6

FRUIT LOGISTICA
The World’s Leading Trade Fair for the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Business
www.fruitlogistica.de/en/

Berlin

4 – 6

GDS
International Event for Shoes and Accessories
www.gds-online.com/

tag it! by gds
(3 – 6.02.2015)
The Show for Private Label in Shoes and Accessories
www.tag-it-show.com/

Dusseldorf

5 – 8

ISPO Munich
The only international multi-segment trade show for sports business
www.ispo-munich.com

Munich

5 – 13

European Film Market
Runs for nine days as a part of the film festival Berlinale
More Information

Berlin

8 – 10

spoga horse (spring)
International trade fair for equestrian sports
www.spogahorse.com/

Cologne

9 – 12

ZOW
Supply Fair for Furniture Industry and Interior Design
www.zow.de/en/home.html

Bad Salzuflen

10 – 12

E-world energy & water
Trade Show for the Energy and Water Industry
www.e-world-essen.com/en/home/

Essen

10 – 12

LogiMAT
International Fair for Distribution, Material and Information flows
www.logimat-messe.de/en

Stuttgart

10 – 12

Tire Technology Expo
International tire design and manufacturing exhibition
www.tiretechnology-expo.com/

Cologne

11 – 14

BioFach + Vivaness
International Organic Trade Fair
www.biofach.de/en/

Trade Fair for Natural Personal Care and Wellness
www.vivaness.de/en/

Nuremberg

13 – 17

Ambiente
Trade Fair for the consumer goods sector
www.ambiente.messefrankfurt.com/

Frankfurt

20 – 23

INHORGENTA MUNICH
Trade Show for Jewelry, Timepieces and Lifestyle
www.inhorgenta.com/

Munich

24 – 26

embedded world
The World’s Largest Trade Fair for Embedded Technologies
www.embedded-world.de/en/

Nuremberg

24 – 26

EuroShop / EuroCIS
The Leading Trade Fair for Retail Technology
www.eurocis.com/

Dusseldorf

24 – 27

Z
International subcontracting fair for parts, components, modules and technologies
www.subcontractingfair.com/

Leipzig

24 – 28

didactica
The Education Trade Fair
www.didacta-hannover.de/home

Hannover

24 – 28

R + T
Leading world trade fair for roller shutters, doors / gates and sun protection systems
www.messe-stuttgart.de/en/r-t/

Stuttgart

27 – 1

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

Offenbach

March

 

4 – 8

ITB Berlin
The World’s Leading Travel Trade Show
More information

Berlin

6 – 9

IWA & OutdoorClassics
The World’s Leading Exhibition for Hunting and Sporting Guns
www.iwa.info/en/

Nuremberg

9 – 11

Energy Storage
International Storage of renewable Energies
www.energy-storage-online.com/

Dusseldorf

10 – 14

ISH
The World’s Leading Trade Fair for the Bathroom Experience, Building, Energy, Air-Conditioning Technology, Renewable Energies
ish.messefrankfurt.com/

Frankfurt

12 – 15

Leipziger Buchmesse – Leipzig Book Fair
International Book Trade Fair
www.leipziger-buchmesse.com/

Leipzig

13 – 18

INTERNORGA
International Fair for the Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Banking and Confectionery Trades
www.internorga.com/en/homepage/

Hamburg

14 – 22

EQUITANA Open Air
Equestrian Sports World Fair
www.equitana-openair.com/

Neuss

15 – 17

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

Dusseldorf

16 – 19

GrindTec
International fair for grinding technology
www.grindtec.de/en/

Augsburg

16 – 20

CeBIT
Leading international IT exhibition & conference for professionals
More information

Hannover

23 – 27

NPE 2015
The International Plastics Showcase
www.npe.org/

Orlando, FL

24 – 26

ALTENPFLEGE
The leading exhibition for the care service industry
www.altenpflege-messe.de/english/facts

Nuremberg

24 – 27

Anuga FoodTec
The international trade fair for food and drink technology
More information

Cologne

24 – 27

WASSER BERLIN INTERNATIONAL
Trade Fair and Congress for Water Management
www.wasser-berlin.de/en/

Berlin

27 – 29

h+h Cologne
International forum for textile design and hobby works
www.hh-cologne.com

Cologne

27 – 29

BEAUTY DÜSSELDORF
The Leading International Trade Fair for Cosmetics, Nail, Foot, Wellness and Spa
www.beauty-international.com

Dusseldorf

28 – 29

TOP HAIR INTERNATIONAL – Trend & Fashion Days
Trade Fair, Show and Congress for the International Hairdressing Industry
www.top-hair-international.com/

Dusseldorf

April

 

9 – 12

FIBO
The Leading International Trade Show for Fitness, Wellness and Health
www.fibo.de/

Cologne

13 – 17

HANNOVER MESSE
A Showcase of Industrial Technology
www.hannovermesse.de/home

Hannover

14 – 16

Aircraft Interiors Expo
The Global Market Leader for the World’s Aircraft Interiors Industry
www.aircraftinteriorsexpo.com/

Hamburg

14 – 16

conhIT
Connecting Healthcare IT
www.conhit.de/en/

Berlin

15 – 18

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

Friedrichshafen

15 – 18

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

Frankfurt

15 – 18

Prolight + Sound
The Leading International Trade Fair of the Event-Technology Sector
www.pls.messefrankfurt.com/

Frankfurt

16 – 18

EducationUSA
Fairs in Hamburg and Heidelberg are two upcoming international student recruitment events
More information

Hamburg
Heidelberg

16 – 19

ART COLOGNE
International Art Market
www.artcologne.com/

Cologne

17 – 18

Invest
Trade Fair and Congress for Finance and Investment
www.messe-stuttgart.de/en/invest/

Stuttgart

21 – 23

European Coatings SHOW
Plus Adhesives, Sealants, Construction Chemicals
www.european-coatings-show.com/en/

Nuremberg

30 – 3

TUNING WORLD BODENSEE
The International Exhibition/Event for Car Tuning, Lifestyle and the Tuning-Club-Scene
www.tuningworldbodensee.de

Friedrichshafen

May

 

4 – 7

Techtextil
Leading International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens
www.techtextil.messefrankfurt.com/

Frankfurt

5 – 7

SMT Hybrid Packaging
System Integration in Micro Electronics / International Exhibition & Conference
www.mesago.de/en/SMT/

Nuremberg

5 – 8

Control
International Trade Fair for Quality Assurance
www.control-messe.de/en/control/

Stuttgart

5 – 8

interzum
The international meeting point for the supplier industry
www.interzum.com/

Cologne

5 – 8

transport logistic
Leading International Exhibition for Logistics, Mobility, IT and Supply Chain Management
www.transportlogistic.de/en/

Munich

11 -15

LIGNA
The most important event for the timber and woodworking industry worldwide
www.ligna.de/home

Hannover

18 – 21

AWEA WindPower
Conference and Exhibition for Wind Power
www.windpowerexpo.org/

Orlando, FL

19 – 21

PCIM Europe
International Exhibition & Conference for Power Electronics, Intelligent Motion, Power Quality
www.mesago.de/en/PCIM/

Nuremberg

June

 

3 – 5

SENSOR+TEST
From Sensors to Evaluation: A Comprehensive Overview of System Expertise for Measuring, Testing, and Monitoring Tasks in all Industries.
www.sensor-test.de/welcome-to-the-measurement-fair-sensor-test-2014/

Nuremberg

8 – 13

interschutz
International Exhibition for Rescue, Fire Prevention, Disaster Relief, Safety and Security
www.interschutz.de/home

Hannover

9 – 11

PowerGen Europe
POWER-GEN Europe is this region's largest power generation event
www.powergeneurope.com/

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

10 – 12

Intersolar Europe
The World’s Largest Exhibition for the Solar Industry
www.intersolar.de/en/

Munich

15 – 19

ACHEMA
World Forum and Leading Show for the Process Industries
www.achema.de/en.html

Frankfurt

16 – 20

GIFA
International Foundry Trade Fair with WFO Technical Forum
www.gifa.com/

Dusseldorf

16 – 20

THERMPROCESS
International Trade Fair and Symposium for Thermo Process Technology
www.thermprocess-online.com/

Dusseldorf

16 – 20

NEWCAST
International Trade Fair for Precision Castings
www.newcast.com/

Dusseldorf

16 – 20

METEC
International Metallurgical Trade Fair with Congresses
www.metec-tradefair.com/

Dusseldorf

22 – 25

LASER World of PHOTONICS
The international trade fair for the laser and photonics industry
www.world-of-photonics.net/

Munich

25 – 26

CO - REACH
The Leading European Trade Fair for Modern Dialogue Marketing
www.co-reach.de/en/

Nuremberg

July

 

15 – 18

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

Friedrichshafen

August

 

5 – 9

gamescom
The Largest Trade Fair and Event Highlight for Interactive Games and Entertainment
www.gamescom.de/

Cologne

26 – 29

EUROBIKE
International Bicycle Trade Exhibition
www.eurobike-show.com/

Friedrichshafen

28 – 6

CARAVAN SALON DÜSSELDORF
Trade Show for Motor Homes and Caravans
www.caravan-salon.com/

Dusseldorf

29 – 1

Tendence
Tendence is the Consumer-Goods Event with the most International Product Range for Giving & Living
www.tendence.messefrankfurt.com/

Frankfurt

29 – 30

Hair & Beauty
Home of the Hairdresser
hair-beauty.messefrankfurt.com/

Frankfurt

30 – 1

spoga+gafa/spoga horse (autumn)
International Trade Fair for Sports Goods, Camping Equipment and Garden Furniture / International Trade Fair for Equestrian Sports
www.spogagafa.com/

Cologne

September

 

4 – 9

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

Berlin

10 – 13

Kind + Jugend
The Leading Global Fair for the Baby and Toddler Outfitting Sector
www.kindundjugend.de/

Cologne

15 – 18

HUSUM Wind
Home of wind industry
www.husumwind.com/

Husum

17 – 27

IAA Nutzfahrzeuge
International Motor Show
www.iaa.de/en/

Frankfurt

18 – 20

Inter-tabac
International Trade Fair for Tobacco Goods and Smoker's Requirements
www.inter-tabac.de/

Dortmund

22 – 24

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

Stuttgart

N.A.

dmexco
Leading the global digital industry
www.dmexco.de/

Cologne

N.A.

SMM
Internationale Plattform und Forum der maritimen Wirtschaft
www.smm-hamburg.com

Hamburg

N.A.

AMB
www.amb-messe.de/

International Exhibition for Metal Working

Stuttgart

N.A.

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

Frankfurt

N.A.

photokina
The world of imaging
www.photokina.de

Cologne

N.A.

EXPOPHARM
Europe’s Largest International Pharmaceutical Trade Fair
www.expopharm.de/

Munich

N.A.

GaLaBau
International Trade Fair for Urban Green and Open Spaces
www.galabau-messe.com/

Nuremberg

N.A.

I.L.M. (Summer Styles)
International Leather Goods Fair
www.messe-offenbach.de/

Offenbach

N.A.

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

Essen

N.A.

WindEnergy Hamburg
The global on- & offshore expo
www.windenergyhamburg.com

Hamburg

N.A.

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

Berlin

N.A.

POWTECH + TechnoPharm
International Trade Fair for Mechanical Processing Technologies and Instrumentation
www.powtech.de/en/

International Trade Fair for Life Science Process Technologies: Pharma – Food – Cosmetics
www.technopharm.de/en/

Nuremberg

October

 

1 – 4

RENEXPO ®
International Trade Fair for Renewable Energy, and Energy-Efficient Building and Renovation
www.renexpo.de/

Augsburg

5 – 7

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

Munich

5 – 8

MOTEK
The International Trade Fair for Assembly and Handling Technology and Automation
www.motek-messe.de/en/

Stuttgart

6 – 8

it-sa
The IT Security Expo and Congress
www.it-sa.de/en/

Nuremberg

6 – 8

BIOTECHNICA
Europe’s No. 1 Event for Biotechnology, Life Sciences and Lab Technology
www.biotechnica.de/home

Hannover

6 – 9

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

Munich

10 – 14

Anuga
The world’s leading food fair for the retail trade and food service and catering market
www.anuga.com/en/anuga/home/index.php

 

13 – 17

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

Friedrichshafen

14 – 17

REHACARE INTERNATIONAL
International Trade Fair and Congress. Rehabilitation - Prevention - Integration - Care
www.rehacare.com

Dusseldorf

14 – 18

Frankfurter Buchmesse
The Frankfurt Book Fair is the Largest Book Fair in the World
More information

Frankfurt

15 – 17

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

Stuttgart

20 – 22

eCarTec / MATERIALICA / sMove 360˚
International Fair for Electric- and Hybrid-Mobility
www.ecartec.de/

International Trade Fair and Congress for Material Applications, Surfaces and Product Engineering
www.materialica.de/

International Fair for Smart Car Communications
www.smove360.de/

Munich

20 – 23

ceramitec
Technologies – Innovations – Materials
www.ceramitec.de/en/home/

Munich

24 – 1

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

Hamburg

N.A.

ALUMINIUM
World fair & Congress
www.aluminium-messe.com

Dusseldorf

N.A.

IT & Business / DMS EXPO
Trade Show for IT-Solutions
Trade Show for Enterprise Content Management
www.messe-stuttgart.de/en/where-it-works/

Stuttgart

N.A

Chillventa
The gathering for Refrigeration - Air Conditioning - Ventilation - Heat Pumps experts.
www.chillventa.de/en/

Nuremberg

N.A.

glasstec
International Trade Fair for glass production, processing and products (with solarpeq – International Trade Fair for Solar Production Equipment)
www.glasstec-online.com

Dusseldorf

N.A.

ORGATEC
Modern Office & Object Fair
www.orgatec.com

Cologne

November

 

4 – 16

viscom Dusseldorf
International Trade Fair for Visual Communication, Technology and Design
www.viscom-messe.com/

Dusseldorf

8 – 14

AGRITECHNICA
The world’s largest trade fair for agricultural machinery and equipment
www.agritechnica.com/

Hannover

10 – 12

Brau Beviale
Raw Materials, Technologies, Logistics, Marketing
www.brau-beviale.de/en/

Nuremberg

10 – 13

Productronica
International trade fair for innovative electronics production
www.productronica.com/

Munich

16 – 19

MEDICA
World Forum for Medicine - International Exhibition and Conference (with COMPAMED - International Trade Fair for High-Tech Solutions for Medical Technology till Nov 14th)
www.medica-tradefair.com/

www.compamed-tradefair.com/

Dusseldorf

24 – 26

SPS IPC Drives
International Exhibition for Electric Automation Technology
www.mesago.de/en/SPS/

Nuremberg

N.A.

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

Munich

N.A.

Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS)
World’s largest trade show of the international marine leisure industry
www.metstrade.com/

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

N.A.

VISION
The World’s Leading Trade Fair for Machine Vision
www.vision-messe.de/en/

Stuttgart

December

   

N.A.

VALVE WORLD EXPO
9th Biennial Valve World Conference & Exhibition
www.valveworldexpo.com

Dusseldorf