Messe Düsseldorf

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Messe Düsseldorf during drupa 2008

Düsseldorf Messe is a trade fair ground and organizer, based in Düsseldorf, Germany. With a workforce of 1,459 employees worldwide (2006) and a total exhibition space of 306,000 sqm (of which indoor: 262,700 sqm) in Düsseldorf, the company is one of the largest in the industry. More than 40 annual fairs are staged at the premises in Düsseldorf, including 23 leading events in their respective sectors.

History

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Based on Düsseldorf's long history of trade fairs, the Trade Fair Organisation (Messe) was founded in 1947 as Nordwestdeutsche Ausstellungsgesellschaft mbH (NOWEA), and is now Messe Düsseldorf GmbH (German form of Ltd.). In 1971, the company moved to the newly built exhibition centre in Stockum, next to the Düsseldorf International Airport. In 1993, it hosted the finals of the Davis Cup in one its halls.

Subsidiaries

name location
Messe Düsseldorf ASIA Pte. Ltd. Singapore, Template:SIN
Messe Düsseldorf North America Inc. Chicago, Template:USA
Messe Düsseldorf Moskau Moscow, Template:RUS
Messe Düsseldorf India Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi, Template:IND
Messe Düsseldorf Japan Ltd. Tokyo, Template:JPN
Messe Düsseldorf China Ltd. Hong Kong / Shanghai, Template:HKG
Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Shanghai, Template:PRC
SNIEC - Shanghai New International Expo Center Co. Ltd. Shanghai, Template:PRC
Igedo Company GmbH & Co. KG Düsseldorf, Template:DEU
Düsseldorf Congress Veranstaltungsgesellschaft mbH Düsseldorf, Template:DEU
Messeturm Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH Düsseldorf, Template:DEU
FIXXUS Grundstücks-Vermietungsgesellschaft mbH Co. & Objekt Rheinhalle KG Düsseldorf, Template:DEU
Düsseldorf Marketing & Tourismus GmbH Düsseldorf, Template:DEU
Veletrhy Brno a.s. Brno, Template:CZE
GEC - German Exposition Corporation International GmbH Berlin, Template:DEU

Areas of activity

  • Machinery, plant and equipment
  • Retail and trade, skilled trades and services
  • Medicine and health
  • Fashion and lifestyle
  • Leisure

Figures (2006)

  • Total Exhibitors: 26,222 of which 53% came from abroad
  • Total Visitors: 1,297,026 of which 25% came from abroad
  • Sales: EUR 303.753 million consolidated sales in 2006, of which EUR 212.258 million generated in Germany

Trade fairs organised by Messe Düsseldorf

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Rheinhallen of Messe Düsseldorf
  • boot Düsseldorf – International Boat Show
  • Caravan Salon International Trade Fair for Caravaning
  • drupa – International Trade Fair Printing & Media
  • EuroShop – International Trade Fair for the Retail Industry
  • GDS & GLS– International Shoe Trade Fair & Leather Goods Fair
  • glasstec – International Trade Fair for the Glass Industry
  • hogatec – International Trade Fair for the Hotel Trade, Gastronomy and Institutional Catering
  • interpack – International Trade Fair for the Packaging & Confectionary Industry
  • K – International Trade Fair for Plastics & Rubber
  • MEDICA – International Trade Fair & Congress for Medicine
  • METAV - International Fair for Manufacturing Technology and Automation
  • METEC – International Trade Fair for the Metalworking Sector
  • ProWein – International Trade Fair for Wines & Spirits
  • TourNaturInternational Trade Fair for Hiking and Trekking
  • Tube & Wire – International Trade Fair for the Tube & Wire Industry
  • Valve World Expo International Trade Fair for Industrial Valves

Art fairs organized by Messe Düsseldorf

  • cpd – International Fashion Trade Fair
  • PSI Dusseldorf – International Promotional Products Trade Fair
  • Von hier aus – Zwei Monate neue deutsche Kunst in Düsseldorf

References

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External links

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