Messe Frankfurt Group


1st German organiser, 3rd trade show organiser worldwide

Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds.

Messe Frankfurt is a global company with its head office based in Frankfurt am Main. The company is owned at 60% by the city of Frankfurt am Main and 40% by the State of Hesse. The Group has 29 subsidiaries and employs about 2,600 people worldwide. Moreover, it covers 190 countries with its more than 50 sales partners around the world. Messe Frankfurt’s strategic orientation is towards long-term and sustainable growth. 

With about 800 years of experience, Messe Frankfurt has organized 423 events from which 155 tradeshows in various industries (2019 figures):

  • Consumer Goods (AmbienteBeautyworldPaperworld, etc.)

  • Building Technologies (ISH, Light+Building, etc.)

  • Safety, Security & Fire (Intersec, Secutech, etc.)

  • Environmental Technologies (Wastetech, Watertech, etc.)

  • Food Technologies (Iffa, Meatpro, etc.)

  • Textile care, Cleaning & Cleanroom Technologies (Texcare, Cleanzone, etc.)

  • Electronics & Automation Technologies (Sps, Pcim, etc.)

  • Manufacturing Technologies & Components (Formnext, Wire&Cable, etc.)

  • Textiles & Textiles Technologies (HeimtextilIntertextileTexworld, etc.)

  • Mobility & Logistics (AutomechanikaHypermotion, etc.)

  • Entertainment, Media & Creative Industries (MusikmesseProlight+Sound, etc.)

These shows have gathered about 100.000 exhibitors and 4 million visitors worldwide in 2019. The Group sales has hence approached 736 million euros.

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