Worldwide sector expertise with strong trade fair brands

Finding the right business partners – at Messe Frankfurt’s international innovation platforms

We act as an interface between supply and demand and between trends and markets. Messe Frankfurt offers tailor-made trade fair formats worldwide with an international target audience. As a reliable marketing partner, we are synonymous with performance, quality and trust. This can be seen from the success of our customers.


Messe Frankfurt created the ‘Texpertise Network’ to bring together its expertise as global market leader for organising trade fairs and other events for the textile industry, including leading international trade fairs such as Heimtextil, Techtextil, Texprocess, Texworld and Intertextile. We showcase the trends and themes that are driving the textile and fashion industries at about 60 trade fairs worldwide with more than 23,000 exhibiting companies and over 600,000 trade visitors. Be it Berlin, Buenos Aires, Frankfurt, Moscow, New Delhi, New York, Paris, Shanghai, Tokyo or Addis Ababa – we create momentum for the entire textile value chain.

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The digitisation and decarbonisation megatrends are having a dramatic impact on mobility and logistics. Connected cars, autonomous driving and renewable energy drive systems are the hot-button topics in the sector. At our international events such as Automechanika and Hypermotion, it is not only key accounts from the automotive sector who engage in dialogue. We provide the right interaction formats for intelligent ideas relating to transport systems of the future. Not to mention events in the fields of commercial vehicles, motorcycles and logistics.

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Both as everyday utensils and design objects, they are an important economic factor. They can also contribute pure emotion to our lives. Globalisation, digitisation and new distribution forms are changing the industry at a breakneck pace. With a brand family that includes Ambiente and Beautyworld, Messe Frankfurt has the internationally leading business platforms that help business take advantage of the opportunities of the future.


Digitisation, networking, safety and security are some of the most pressing issues of our time. Messe Frankfurt has 26 events in Europe, Asia and South America that address these themes and offer key solutions. They provide innovative interaction platforms for efficient building management, intelligent networking, security of supply, design and sustainable usage of scarce resources, namely energy and water. The two international flagship events ISH and Light + Building are of particular interest here.


Messe Frankfurt is one of the world’s leading organisers of events for the growth field of civil security, with eleven events in Asia, Germany, the Middle East, Russia, South America and East Africa. We have responded to the growing global market in this sector by offering an excellent means of gaining access to the world’s most dynamic regions with international brands such as Intersec and Secutech.


The increasing scarcity of fossil fuels, growing global energy demand, access to clean water, waste disposal and recycling are all amongst the major challenges facing the world in future. These challenges are also creating new opportunities in these markets worldwide. The world needs intelligent technologies and innovative companies. Eco Expo Asia is an example of the platforms we offer throughout the world to foster exchange in the growing market for environmental technology.


With the ever-increasing importance of Industry 4.0, digitisation, safety, security, textile care and cleanrooms have become essential components. Messe Frankfurt events throw a spotlight on industry’s latest innovations in key fields, creating the ideal platform for discussions with business partners and customers. With Texcare International in Frankfurt, Texcare Asia in Shanghai and various conferences taking place under the Texcare Forum brand, Messe Frankfurt has established a presence in strategic markets for textile care, while the specialist Cleanzone fair focuses on hygiene and cleanroom technologies.


Sustainable and responsible food management for a growing global population presents challenges for which the industry has concrete solutions. Innovative ways of ensuring the safe, secure, efficient and economical production and packaging of food are the focal point of our four trade fairs for the food industry. The industry's top themes are resource efficiency, production optimisation, food safety, digital solutions and food trends. With IFFA, an event that has been taking place since 1949, Messe Frankfurt is responsible for organising the international flagship event for the meat industry in Frankfurt am Main. The company’s other three events in this industry are located in China, Russia and Argentina.


Music, shows and other forms of live performances are taken to a new level of experience. This is made possible by technology and services relating to production, staging and digital networking. The international Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound brands showcase the latest industry trends. This is where decision-makers, planners, creatives and visionaries get together with current and future professionals.

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Intelligent process optimisation, complexity and agility: Messe Frankfurt provides focused B-to-B platforms for each of these fields in growth regions worldwide. These include trade fairs and congresses, such as Formnext and RosMould for additive manufacturing and intelligent production processes, Wire & Cable Guangzhou for the wire and cable industries, and Zellcheming Expo for decision-makers in the chemical pulp and paper industry.


Automation and digitisation of production and processes: These are the challenges facing exhibitors and visitors at our trade fairs for the Electronics & Automation Technologies sector. With SPS IPC Drives (electric automation), SMTconnect (systems integration in microelectronics) and PCIM (power electronics, intelligent drive technologies and energy management), Mesago Messe Frankfurt is responsible for the most important forums for their industries internationally.