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Major Trade Fairs
A selection of trade fairs in Germany, the U.S., and beyond

German Trade Fairs

International Trade Fairs in Germany and the U.S. 

The list below features a selected set of major trade fairs in Germany, the U.S., and beyond. 

August 22-26, 2022
ACHEMA Pulse – The leading trade fair and congress, dedicated to chemical engineering, biotechnology, and environmental protection
Venue: Frankfurt on the Main  

August 24-28, 2022 
gamescom – Europe’s biggest trade fair for interactive games and entertainment 
Venue: Cologne 

August 26 - September 4, 2022
Caravan Salon – The world’s largest trade fair for motor homes and caravans 
Venue: Dusseldorf 

August 30 - September 1, 2022 
POWTECH – The leading trade fair for power and bulk solids, processing, and analytics 
Venue: Nuremberg 

June 1-6, 2026
Interschutz – World’s leading trade fair for fire and rescue services, civil protection, safety and security
Venue: Hanover

September 2-6, 2022
IFA Berlin – Europe’s leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances
Venue: Berlin

September 3-5, 2022
ILM Autumn – International leather goods fair 
Venue: Offenbach on the Main

September 6-9, 2022 
SMM 2021 – International trade fair for the maritime industry 
Venue: Hamburg 

September 8-10, 2022
Kind & Jugend – The world’s leading event for baby and toddler outfitting products 
Venue: Cologne

September 12-16, 2022
Drinktec – World’s Leading Trade Fair for the Beverage and Liquid Food Industry 
Venue: Munich 

September 12-17, 2022 
IMTS – The largest American automation and mechanical engineering trade fair  
Venue: Chicago, IL  

September 13-17, 2022
Automechanika Frankfurt – The world’s leading trade fair for the automotive service industry 
Venue: Frankfurt on the Main

September 13-17, 2022 
AMB – International exhibition for metalworking 
Venue: Stuttgart

September 14-17, 2022
REHACARE – The world’s leading trade fair self-determined living in rehabilitation, care, and inclusion 
Venue: Dusseldorf 

September 14-17, 2022
Expopharm – The most important pharmaceutical trade fair in Europe
Venue: Munich

September 14-17, 2022 
GaLaBau – International exhibition for gardening, landscaping, and green-design 
Venue: Nuremberg 

September 15-17, 2022
InterTabac – Europe’s leading trade fair for tobacco and smoking accessories 
Venue: Dortmund

September 17-25, 2022
INTERBOOT – International water sports exhibition
Venue: Friedrichshafen 

September 20-23, 2022 
glasstec – The world’s largest trade fair for the glass industry and its suppliers 
Venue: Dusseldorf

September 20-23, 2022 
InnoTrans – The leading international trade fair for rail and transport technology 
Venue: Berlin  

September 20-23, 2022 
Security Essen – The world’s forum for security and fire prevention 
Venue: Essen 

September 20-25, 2022 
IAA Nutzfahrzeuge – International motor show for commercial vehicles 
Venue: Hanover 

September 20-25, 2022
IAA Transportation – The world’s leading mobility trade fair 
Venue: Hanover

September 21-22, 2022
DMEXCO – The meeting place for key players in digital business, marketing, and innovation 
Venue: Cologne 

September 25-28, 2022 
Eisenwarenmesse – International hardware fair  
Venue: Cologne 

September 27-30, 2022 
WindEnergy Hamburg – The world’s largest trade fair for wind energy 
Venue: Hamburg  

October 4-6, 2022
EXPO REAL – The international trade fair for property and paper investment 
Venue: Munich 

October 4-7, 2022
Motek – The international trade fair for automation in production and assembly 
Venue: Stuttgart

October 4-9, 2022
Intermot Cologne 
– International motorcycle fair 
Venue: Cologne 

October 10-12, 2022
Bar Convent Berlin – International Bar and Beverage Trade Show 
Venue: Berlin 

October 11-13, 2022
Chillventa – The leading international trade show for energy efficiency, refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, and heat pumps 
Venue: Nuremberg  

October 11-13, 2022
International Suppliers Fair (IZB) – Europe’s Leading Trade Fair for the Automotive Supplier Industry 
Venue: Wolfsburg 

October 11-13, 2022
Parts2Clean – The trade show for new products and innovative processes for cleaning industrial parts and surfaces 
Venue: Stuttgart

October 17-20, 2022
CAMX – The largest composite and advanced materials trade fair for products, solutions, networking, and advanced industry thinking in North America  
Venue: Anaheim, CA

October 17-21, 2022
Fakuma – The international trade fair for plastics processing  
Venue: Friedrichshafen 

October 19-23, 2022
FRANKFURT Book Fair – The world’s largest and most important trade show for the print and digital content business, as well as an outstanding social and cultural event. 
Venue: Frankfurt on the Main

October 19-26, 2022 
K – The world’s leading trade fair for plastics and rubber 
Venue: Dusseldorf

October 24-26, 2022
BIO-Europe – Europe’s largest partnering conference serving the global biotechnology industry 
Venue: Leipzig

October 24-30, 2022 
Bauma – The international trade fair for construction machinery, building material and mining machines, construction vehicles, and equipment 
Venue: Munich 

October 25-27, 2022
it-sa – Europe’s biggest IT security exhibition 
Venue: Nuremberg

October 25-28, 2022 
EuroBLECH – International sheet metal working technology exhibition 
Venue: Hanover 

October 25-28, 2022
Interbad – The international trade fair for swimming pools, saunas, and spas with congress for pool and bath technology 
Venue: Stuttgart

October 25-29, 2022 
ORGATEC – A leading furniture trade for modern office and facility 
Venue: Cologne   

October 27-29, 2022 
Eu’Vend & Coffeena – A trade fair focused on the vending and coffee sector which brings together all decision-makers in the office and facility market 
Venue: Cologne 

November 8-10, 2022 (Will Resume November 14-16, 2023)
CANCELED: BrauBeviale – The world’s leading capital goods exhibition for the beverage industry 
Venue: Nuremberg

November 8-11, 2022
SPS – International exhibition for electric automation – systems and components 
Venue: Nuremberg

November 12-18, 2022
ARGITECHNICA – International DLG exhibition for agricultural machinery 
Venue: Hanover 

November 14-17, 2022 
MEDICA – The world forum for medicine - international exhibition and conference (with COMPAMED - international trade fair for high-tech solutions for medical technology) 
Venue: Dusseldorf

November 15-17, 2022
Hypermotion – Trade fair and conference for smart solutions for mobility and Logistics   
Venue: Frankfurt on the Main

November 15-18, 2022   
electronica – 
The world’s leading capital goods exhibition for the beverage industry 
Venue: Munich

November 15-18, 2022
EuroTier/EnergyDecentral – EuroTier -The World’s Leading Trade Fair for Animal Production and EnergyDecentral - International Trade Fair for Innovative Energy Supply 
Venue: Hanover 

November 15-18, 2022 
formnext – International exhibition and conference on the latest in additive manufacturing technologies and tool making 
Venue: Frankfurt on the Main 

November 16-20, 2022
ART COLOGNE – International art fair 
Venue: Cologne 

November 22-24, 2022
PMRExpo – International trade fair for secure communications
Venue: Cologne

November 23-24, 2022
Cleanzone – International trade fair for contamination control and cleanroom technology 
Venue: Frankfurt on the Main 

November 24-26, 2022   
MUTEC – International trade fair for museum and exhibitions technology  
Venue: Leipzig

November 28-30, 2022
ISPO 2022 Munich – International trade fair for the sporting goods and sport apparel industry 
Venue: Munich 

November 29- December 1, 2022   
Valve World Expo –
The world’s largest fair for industrial valves  
Venue: Dusseldorf

November 29- December 1, 2022
Enlit Europe – Formerly European utility week POWERGEN Europe 
Venue: Milan, Italy 

December 3-11, 2022
Essen Motor Show – The festival of the year for performance cars
Venue: Essen

December 5-6, 2022 
Aviation Forum – Europe’s key event connecting aerospace suppliers with OEMs and systems integrators  
Venue: Hamburg 

December 7-8, 2022
Vds BrandSchutz Tage – The meeting place for the fire prevention and protection industry 
Venue: Cologne

January, 2023
International Green Week – Exhibition for food, agriculture, and horticulture 
Venue: Berlin

January 10-12, 2023
PSI – The leading European trade show of the promotional product industry 
Venue: Dusseldorf 

January 10-13, 2023
Heimtextil – International trade fair for home and contract textiles
Venue: Frankfurt

January 12-15, 2023 
DOMOTEX – International trade fair for flooring 
Venue: Hanover

January 16-21, 2023 
imm cologne – The international furnishing fair 
Venue: Cologne

January 21-29, 2023
boot Düsseldorf – International boat show 
Venue: Dusseldorf  

January 24-27, 2023
IPM Essen – The world’s leading trade fair for horticulture 
Venue: Essen

January 24-29, 2023
JAGD & HUND – Europe’s largest hunting exhibition
Venue: Dortmund

January 27-29, 2023 
opti – The international trade show for optics and design 
Venue: Munich 

January 31 - February 03, 2023 
ISE  –  Leading international trade fair for audiovisual systems integration 
Venue: Barcelona 

February 2023, tba 
LEARNTEC – Europe’s largest event for digital education 
Venue: Karlsruhe

February 1-5, 2023 
Spielwarenmesse® – The world’s largest toy fair 
Venue: Nuremberg

February 3-7, 2023 
Christmasworld – International trade fair for seasonal and festive decorations 
Venue: Frankfurt on the Main 

February 3-7, 2023
Paperworld – International trade fair for stationery, office supplies, and writing instruments 
Venue: Frankfurt on the Main 

February 3-7, 2023
Ambiente – Leading international consumer goods fair 
Venue: Frankfurt on the Main 

February 4-6, 2023
spoga horse – Leading trade fair for equestrian sports
Venue : Cologne 

February 4-7, 2023
Creativeworld – International trade fair for hobby, art, and craft supplies 
Venue: Frankfurt on the Main

February 7-9, 2023 
E-world energy &water – International trade fair and congress 
Venue: Essen 

February 8-10, 2023 
FRUIT LOGISTICA – International trade fair for fruit and vegetable marketing 
Venue: Berlin 

February 14-17, 2023
BIOFACH+ VIVANESS – World’s leading trade fair for organic food/ international trade fair for natural and organic personal care 
Venue: Nuremberg 

February 24-27, 2023
INHORGENTA MUNICH – International trade fair for jewelry, watches, design, gemstones, and technology 
Venue: Munich 

February 28- March 2, 2023 
Asia-Pacific-Sourcing – Tools and products for home and garden from the far east 
Venue: Cologne 

March (TBD), 2023
InPrint – Exhibition for innovative print technology in industrial manufacturing
Venue: Munich

March (TBD), 2023
GrindTec  – International trade fair for grinding technology
Venue: Augsburg

March 2-3, 2023
GeoTHERM – Europe’s largest geothermal trade fair
Venue: Offenburg

March 2-5, 2023
IWA OutdoorClassics 2023 – Leading international trade fair for hunting and sport shooting
Venue: Nuremberg

March 7-10, 2023
Intec – International trade fair for machine tools, manufacturing, and automation
Venue: Leipzig

March 8-12, 2023
ITB – The world’s largest tourism trade fair
Venue: Berlin

March 11-19, 2023
EQUITANA – The world’s largest equestrian trade fair and exhibition
Venue: Essen

March 13-17, 2023
ISH – The world’s leading trade fair for bathroom, building, energy, air-conditioning technology, and renewables
Venue: Frankfurt

March 14-18, 2023
IDS – The world’s most important trade fair for dental medicine and dental technology
Venue: Cologne

March 22-24, 2023
OutDoor by ISPO – Europe’s largest outdoor trade fair
Venue: Munich

March 28-30, 2023
European Coatings Show– The gathering of the coating and painting industry
Venue: Nuremberg

April 13-16, 2023 
FIBO – The leading international trade show for fitness, wellness, and health 
Venue: Cologne

April 17 - April 21, 2023
Hannover Messe – The world’s leading trade fair for industrial transformation 
Venue: Hanover 

April 25-27, 2023
DMEA – Europe’s leading platform for digital healthcare 
Venue: Berlin 

April 2023, tba 
Anuga FoodTec – International trade show for food technology 
Venue: Cologne

April 26-29, 2023 
LASER World of Photonics – One of the world’s leading photonic congresses in Europe 
Venue: Munich

April 2023, tba
Prolight+Sound – International trade fair for light, sound, theater, stage, display and media technology
Venue: Frankfurt on the Main

April 2023, tba
Musikmesse 2022 – Europe’s largest trade fair for musical instruments and music production
Venue: Frankfurt on the Main

May 4-10, 2023
interpack – The world’s leading trade fair for packaging processes and machinery 
Venue: Dusseldorf 

May 9-11, 2023
Labvolution – Europe’s flagship fair for innovative lab equipment 
Venue: Hanover 

May 9-12, 2023
Transport Logistic  – The world’s leading trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT, and supply chain management 
Venue: Munich 

May 9-12, 2023
Interzum – The world’s leading trade show for furniture production and interiors 
Venue: Cologne

May 14-16, 2023
IT-TRANS – International conference and exhibition on the intelligent urban transport systems   
Venue: Karlsruhe 

May 15-19, 2023
Ligna – The world’s leading trade fair for machinery, plant, and tools for the woodworking and timber processing industry 
Venue: Hanover 

May 15-17, 2023
Zoomark 
– Italy’s largest trade show for the pet product industry
Venue: Bologna

May 23-25, 2023
IMEX – International trade fair for the congress, meeting, event and incentive industry
Venue: Frankfurt on the Main

June 12-16, 2023 
GIFA – International foundry trade fair with technical forum
Venue: Dusseldorf

June 13-16, 2023
Moulding Expo – The trade fair where the top exhibitors of the branch present the best European tool construction, pattern, and mould making 
Venue: Stuttgart 

June 18-20, 2023
spoga+gafa – The leading trade fair for gardening and leisure
Venue: Cologne

June 21-23, 2023
Tube – International tube and pipe trade fair
Venue: Dusseldorf

Jun 27-30, 2023
automatica – The leading exhibitions for smart automation and robotics
Venue: Munich

June 21-25, 2023
EUROBIKE –The leading fair in the bicycle industry 
Venue: Frankfurt 

June 24-26, 2023
HAM Radio – Premier platform for HAM enthusiasts from all over the world
Venue: Friedrichshafen

 

2023 TBD
METAV – International exhibition for metalworking technologies
Venue: Dusseldorf

September 5-10, 2023 
IAA Mobility – Leading trade fair for mobility, transport and logistics
Venue: Munich 

September 11-15, 2023 
Schweissen&Schneiden – One of the world’s premier trade shows for the welding sector 
Venue: Essen 

September 12-15, 2023
DSEI – The world’s leading defense and security event 
Venue: London

September 12-15, 2023
HUSUM Wind – The meeting place, workbench, and shop window of the wind industry 
Venue: Husum

September 18-23, 2023 
EMO – One of the world’s premier trade shows for the metalworking sector 
Venue: Hanover

October 10-13, 2023 
Inter airport Europe – Leading international exhibition for airport equipment, technology, design, and services
Venue: Munich

October 17-20, 2023
Interlift – The world’s pre-eminent exhibition for lifts, components, and accessories  
Venue: Augsburg

October 22-26 2023 
iba – The world’s leading trade fair for the baking and confectionery industry 
Venue: Munich

October 24-27, 2023
Aquanale – One of the world’s biggest and most important marketplaces for the swimming pool, sauna, and wellness industry
Venue: Cologne

October 24-27, 2023
A+A – The international trade fair for safety, security, and health at work 
Venue: Dusseldorf  

November 7-10, 2023
Blechexpo – The international trade fair for sheet metal working 
Venue: Stuttgart 

November, 14-16, 2023
BrauBeviale – The world’s leading capital goods exhibition for the beverage industry 
Venue: Nuremberg

November 14-17, 2023 
Productronica – The world’s leading trade fair for innovative electronics production 
Venue: Munich 

 

January 16-18, 2024
EUROGUSS – International trade fair for die casting
Venue: Nuremberg

February 19-23, 2024
R+T digital – The world’s leading trade fair for roller shutters, doors/ gates, and sun protection systems 
Venue: Stuttgart

April 15-19, 2024
Wire – International wire and cable trade fair
Venue: Dusseldorf

April 23-26, 2024
Techtextil – Europe’s leading international trade fair for technical textiles and processing of technical/flexible materials
Venue: Frankfurt

April 23–26, 2024
Ceramitec – The meeting point for the international ceramics industry
Venue: Munich

May 7-10, 2024
Interzoo – The world’s leading trade fair for the pet industry 
Venue: Nuremberg

May 13-17, 2024
IFAT
– World’s leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste, and raw materials management
Venue: Munich

June 5-9, 2024
ILA Berlin – Leading trade fair for the aerospace industry in continental Europe
Venue: Berlin-Schönefeld