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Werner M. Dornscheidt continues to head company

President & CEO will remain in office until 2020   The supervisory board of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH headed by its chairman Lord Mayor Thomas Geisel, extended the contract of Werner M. Dornscheidt (64) as President & CEO until 30 June 2020. Commenting on this decision Dornscheidt delighted: “It means a lot to me that I will be able to work for this company until 2020.” Opening the Neue Messe Süd, Hall 1 in 2019 as one of the outstanding construction projects in the history of Messe...[more]

Forward-looking course charted in the operative management of Messe Düsseldorf

Wolfram Diener succeeds Joachim Schäfer The supervisory board of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH headed by its chairman Lord Mayor Thomas Geisel appointed Wolfram Diener (54) the new operative managing director in its meeting on 15 May 2018. He succeeds Joachim Schäfer (64) in this position, who will retire from the company in late August 2018 reaching his agreed retirement age. Diener will take on his new duty with Messe Düsseldorf on 1 October 2018.   Wolfram Diener will take over the divisions...[more]

TourNatur showcases over 5,000 international travel destinations

Outdoor activities such as hiking, climbing, trekking and biking constitute 25% of all sporting activity performed in Germany, according to a study published by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in November 2017. Natural oases that are easy to get to are particularly important for people that live in congested cities, and play a significant role in their quality of life. This means that spectacular landscapes like the Alps aren’t the only ones offering peace and quiet...[more]

CARAVAN SALON 2018: International Hot Spot of the Caravanning Industry

Düsseldorf invites you to participate again in the major industry event of the caravanning scene, held in late summer! CARAVAN SALON, scheduled from 25 August until 02 September 2018 (trade visitor day on 24 August), plans to offer visitors a program second to none. More than 600 exhibitors will show 130-plus caravan and motorhome brands as well as over 2,100 leisure vehicles at the largest international trade fair for motorhomes and caravans in 13 halls as well as on the outdoor exhibition...[more]

Order intake at wire, cable and tube trade fairs as good as in years

Investment has gone up worldwide – in infrastructure, the automotive sector, the electrical industry, regenerative energy projects and in oil and gas pipelines. And the upstream supplies industries wire, cable and pipes have substantially benefited from this development at the international No.1 trade fairs wire and Tube in Düsseldorf from 16 to 20 April 2018.   Across Germany steel and metal processing counts among the ten mayor sectors of industry. These sectors are strongly...[more]

The trade fair programme at a glance


24.08.-02.09.2018: CARAVAN SALON
24.08.-02.09.2018: TourNatur
10.09.-11.09.2018: Chefs Culinar*
26.09.-29.09.2018: REHACARE
09.10.-11.10.2018: ALUMINIUM*
23.10.-26.10.2018: glasstec
12.11.-15.11.2018: COMPAMED
12.11.-15.11.2018: MEDICA
27.11.-29.11.2018: Pump Summit
27.11.-29.11.2018: VALVE WORLD EXPO
28.11.-28.11.2018: TRANSGOURMET*

*Guest Events