Trade Fairs

BEAUTY DÜSSELDORF and TOP HAIR – DIE MESSE Düsseldorf will not be held this year: New Dates in May 2021

After close consultation with the co-organiser, associations and partners Messe Düsseldorf has decided that the trade fair duo BEAUTY DÜSSELDORF und TOP HAIR Düsseldorf scheduled for September 2020 will no longer take place this year. The next BEAUTY DÜSSELDORF, the leading meeting point for Cosmetics, Nail, Foot, Wellness & Spa, will be held from Friday, 28 May 2021, to Sunday, 30 May 2021. Overlapping by two days TOP HAIR – DIE MESSE Düsseldorf, Europe’s leading event for hairdressers,...[more]

“Less Talk and More Action!”

Werner M. Dornscheidt retires leaving Messe Düsseldorf after almost 37 years Werner M. Dornscheidt has left his mark on Messe Düsseldorf: its corporate strategy, its international outlook, its state-of-the-art premises, its digital transformation and its financial stability. After almost 17 years as a President & CEO – and serving the company for about 37 years – Werner M. Dornscheidt will now resign from his office on 30 June 2020. “Trade fairs are my life,” says the outgoing CEO. “What...[more]

Messe Düsseldorf postpones interpack and drupa

Messe Düsseldorf is postponing the leading international trade fairs interpack and drupa. interpack will now take place from 25 February to 3 March 2021, and drupa will be postponed to 20 to 30 April 2021. In doing so, Messe Düsseldorf is following the recommendation of the crisis management team of the German Federal Government to take into account the principles of the Robert Koch Institute when assessing the risk of major events. Based on this recommendation and the recent significant...[more]

CARAVAN SALON Düsseldorf rescheduled: 5 - 13 September 2020

The effects of Coronavirus Covid-19 and the joint decision taken by the German Government and the German states to prohibit major events until 31 August 2020 as a matter of principle, also have an impact on CARAVAN SALON 2020, which was scheduled to start on 28 August. Messe Düsseldorf, together with the Caravaning Industrie Verband (CIVD), has decided to postpone the start of the fair by one week. The Press and Trade Visitor Day will thus take place on 4 September. CARAVAN SALON will open its...[more]

Alternate Dates established: BEAUTY DÜSSELDORF and TOP HAIR will be held from 18 - 20 September 2020

The trade fair duo BEAUTY and TOP HAIR Düsseldorf, which was postponed due to the effects of the Coronavirus Covid-19, will now be held in autumn 2020. BEAUTY DÜSSELDORF, the leading meeting point for cosmetics, nail, foot, wellness & spa, will take place in the halls 9 -13 from Friday, 18 September, to Sunday, 20 September 2020. Held concurrently on two days – Saturday and Sunday, 19 and 20 September 2020, TOP HAIR – DIE MESSE Düsseldorf will be held in halls 15-17 as Europe’s leading...[more]

New date for wire and Tube Düsseldorf: 7 to 11 December 2020

The world's leading international trade fairs for the wire, cable, tube and pipe industry, wire and Tube, will take place from 7 to 11 December 2020  at  Düsseldorf Fairgrounds. This is Messe Düsseldorf's timely response to the postponement of the industry highlights announced at the end of February. It was agreed in consultation with all partners involved in order to counteract the increasingly dynamic developments regarding the possible spread of the coronvirus. "It is very...[more]

ProWein postponed to next year

The ProWein had to be postponed due to the effects of the Coronavirus. The new dates are the regular trade fair dates from 21 to 23 March 2021. “We have taken this decision in in-depth dialogue with our partner associations and key players in the industry. The special challenge here was there is only a very tight “trade fair window” open for the wine industry – one which is additionally narrowed down by the insecure situation created by the Coronavirus,” says Erhard Wienkamp, Managing Director...[more]

Messe Düsseldorf postpones proprietary events

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH is postponing the trade fairs ProWein, wire, Tube, Beauty, Top Hair and Energy Storage Europe. In close coordination with all partners involved, the company will promptly discuss alternative trade fair dates in order to guarantee planning can reliably proceed. In doing so, Messe Düsseldorf is following the recommendation of the crisis management team of the German government to take into account the principles of the Robert Koch Institute when making a risk assessment of...[more]

SPORTSINNOVATION: The technology and industry platform for high-performance sport

With the momentum of a successful premiere in 2018, SportsInnovation 2020 will be launched from 25 to 26 March. It is the only trade fair of its kind: Established companies and innovative start-ups present the latest products and services for high-performance sport to an international trade audience under live conditions. The MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA in Düsseldorf provides the approximately 50 exhibitors with ideal framework conditions to present their latest sports technologies live during several...[more]

Strategic Moves: Wolfram N. Diener becomes new President & CEO at Messe Düsseldorf GmbH

Gathering on 4 December 2019 the Shareholders’ Meeting of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, presided over by the Chairman, Lord Mayor Thomas Geisel, appointed Wolfram N. Diener (55) as the new President & Chief Executive Officer and Erhard Wienkamp (61) as the new Managing Director Operative Trade Fair Business. The Shareholders’ Meeting has thereby followed the recommendation of the Supervisory Board of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH. In his new position, Wolfram Diener succeeds Werner M. Dornscheidt (65),...[more]