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GDS whets the Appetite for the New Season Saison


Retailers interested in new Looks + High visitor satisfaction at GDS + Over 160 bloggers in “shoe fever” + Premiere of Düsseldorf Fashion Sourcing at tag it! + OUT OF THE BOX makes Düsseldorf the “shoe capital” + Trends, background information and inspirations – for three days retailers from all over the world were given concentrated information on shoes and accessories for the 2016 Spring/Summer season in Düsseldorf. At GDS alone 900 brands presented their collections. Add to this, 233 exhibitors at the concurrently held tag it! - The Private Label Show for Shoes & Accessories. read more...

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Closing report THE GALLERY


Intense Order Activities +++ Creative Poland +++ Merry Farewell +++ The 7th edition of THE GALLERY at the ›Botschaft‹ venue on Cecilienallee is drawing to a Close today. International trade visitors came to the former American Consulate General and placed their orders for 550 collections. Visitor attendance was slightly lower than at the previous event. The womenswear, menswear, accessories and lifestyle items as well as evening wear on display came from 25 countries. Both exhibitors and visitors were satisfied with the results of the trade show. read more...

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China‘s caravan industry is on the move


Successful conclusion of All in CARAVANING 2015 at the Beijing Exhibition Centre - China‘s market for caravaning and camping is growing steadily and is very popular with travellers. From 26 to 28 June, interested persons were able to gather information on all of the highlights concerning motorhomes, caravans, mobile homes, basic vehicles and accessories as well as on the diverse offers for holidays and recreation at the leading industry platform for motorhomes and caravans in China - All in CARAVANING. 294 exhibitors presented approximately 300 recreational vehicles to the more than 11,000 fans of mobile recreation at the Beijing Exhibition Centre. An accompanying supporting programme and a two-day congress with international specialist lectures completed the trade fair. read more...

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REHACARE 2015: International Trade Fair for the Rehabilitation and Care-giving Sectors


People with disabilities, chronic diseases, those requiring care and anything that makes their lives easier will be in the focus of the international trade fair REHACARE held in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 14 to 17 October 2015. Messe Düsseldorf is expecting 630 exhibitors from 36 countries for the most important trade show for the rehabilitation and care-giving sectors. read more...

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COLLECTION PREMIÈRE MOSCOW - Trend Decorations and Seminars - Ranges for Specialist Retail Expanded


The ranges on display for trade visitors at the 25th CPM – Collection Première Moscow, held in Moscow from 2 to 5 September 2015, will be extended. Selected speakers will deliver high-calibre lectures on current topics. Forming part of the accompanying programme will be the 17th edition of the RUSSIAN FASHION RETAIL FORUM (RFRF) on 3 and 4 September 2015 under the heading “Withstanding Recession and Preparing for New Growth”. The agenda comprises 15 seminars and workshops addressing such issues as “Risk-Avoiding Order Information for the S/S Season“, “Increasing Footfall”, “Situation-Driven Rationalisation”, “Optimisation of Merchandise Purchase”, as well as “Inflation-Induced Retail Pricing”. The event organiser commissioned by IGEDO, EFTEC – the European Fashion and Textile Export Council – in conjunction with PROfashion Consulting and Fashion Consulting Group (FCG), expect delegate numbers to rise again by 25% to 1,000 decisionmakers from the sector. read more...


Messe Düsseldorf Managing Director Joachim Schäfer: “The Bright World of Metals“ shines brighter than ever


Trade visitors in spirits of Investment; The world meets in Düsseldorf; ecoMetals Trails delight; After five days Messe Düsseldorf delivers a very positive summary of “The Bright World of Metals” on Saturday 20 June. The metal fairs quartet registered good marks on the exhibitors’ as well as on the visitors’ side. In particular the internationality again increased distinctly and now amounts to 56 percent at the visitors and 51 percent at the exhibitors. read more...

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glasstec 2016 kick-off – trade fair now open for registrations


Companies in glass machine manufacturing, the glass industry and the glazing trade can now register for glasstec 2016, the International Trade Fair for Glass Production, Processing and Products, which will be held at the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre from 20 to 23 September 2016. glasstec is the world’s leading trade fair in the glass industry with more than 1,200 exhibitors from over 50 countries. It covers the full spectrum and entire value chain of all facets of glass a material, featuring top companies. It also attracts a high-calibre international audience. The last glasstec in 2014 was attended by some 43,000 international trade visitors – 69 per cent of all visitors came from all over the world. read more...

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wire Russia 2015: Demand for International Know-How for the Russian Wire and Cable Industries persists


12 to 15 May saw the holding of wire Russia 2015 as the leading Russian trade fair for wire, cable and wire-processing industries at the Moscow exhibition centre Expocentre. Defying the unfavourable economic climate in Russia, the organisers – Messe Düsseldorf and Messe Düsseldorf Moskau as well as their partner VNIIKP JSC (All Russian Cable Research and Development Institute) – continued to register high numbers of both national and international exhibitors at the trade fair. To the tune of 200 exhibitors presented their product and service innovations here for four days. This underscores how important this industry platform is for the Russian Federation. To the tune of 2,500 experts from the wire, cable and wire-processing industries came to wire Russia, the all-encompassing B2B-event in Moscow. read more...

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Messe Düsseldorf Group records significant rise in profit - Plenty of events in trade fair year and therefore good revenue growth


Group revenues rise to EUR 412 Million. Consolidated net income after tax: EUR 58 Million. 70 per cent international exhibitors at the Group’s proprietary events in Düsseldorf. Roadmap MD 2030: focus on expanding the international Portfolio. read more...

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A new star has risen: first edition of C-star comes to a successful end


High acclaim from leading retailers and associations - Rebooking for C-star 2016 starting now - May 15 saw the closing day of the inaugural edition of C-star, Shanghai's International Trade Fair for Solutions and Trends all about Retail. On May 13-15 retail professionals from all around the world came to the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) to see the latest retail technologies and trends for the Chinese market at C-star. read more...

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Continuity and the Power of Innovation - Continuity is in high demand at the 25th CPM – Collection Première Moscow, to be held at the Expocentre Fairgounds in the heart of Moscow from 2 to 5 September 2015. Some 1,000 brands will be presented to trade buyers from Eastern Europe on approximately 50,000 square metres. Particularly positive to note at this point is the 5% increase in exports from the 15 EU countries to Belarus – corresponding to a volume of EUR 70.2 m – and the 17% plus (EUR 93.4 m) in exports to Azerbaijan. read more...

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SAVE FOOD Meeting 2015 at Nestlé a complete success


173 participants from 12 nations - Visible interest on the part of industry to engage in fight against food losses and waste - The SAVE FOOD Meeting 2015, held on 11 and 12 May at Nestlé in Vevey, Switzerland, was rated as a complete success by the partners, the FAO, UNEP and Messe Düsseldorf. The response from international participants from industry, politics and science as well as the representatives of NGOs was also one of great satisfaction. The Meeting was the first of its kind at the location of a brand manufacturer from the food industry, and set the pattern for regular events to be held in the years between interpack trade fair editions. read more...

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Integration. Life. Society. 2015


Continued High Demand for Solutions to Everyday Problems of Disabled People - From 22 to 24 April 2015 visitors to the fifth Integration.Life.Society.- Exhibition of Rehabilitation Equipment and Technologies, informed themselves about and exchanged on aids and care concepts for the disabled at the Moscow Expocentre. Approximately 172 international exhibitors presented the latest developments in the fields of everyday assistive technologies, mobility at the workplace and at home to over 4,000 visitors. Despite the difficult economic circumstances in Russia, the event posted an increase in both exhibitor and visitor numbers. Integration.Life.Society. 2015 reflected the efforts undertaken in this country to not only satisfy the demand for solutions to everyday problems faced by handicapped people but to also give them far-reaching independence. The city of Moscow aims to be barrier-free by 2020. read more...

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Glitz and Glamour on the Red Carpet


The Igedo Company has organised the Düsseldorf order platform THE GALLERY for four years now. Forming a fixture in THE GALLERY activities is the independent segment for evening fashion and occasion wear RED CARPET. More than 30 suppliers of cocktail and eveningwear with over 50 collections present new ideas for formal occasions at the ›Rheinlandsaal‹ ballroom of the Hilton Hotel. Particularly positive to note is the increased demand for exhibition space, especially from abroad. read more...


“The Bright World of Metals” announces record figures


More than 2,100 exhibitors and over 86,200 square metres of stand space - Numerous innovations expected: focus in the ecoMetals campaign on minimisation of resource input and energy Efficiency - The final preparations for GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST are in full swing and the four trade fairs will be reporting record figures when they are held in Düsseldorf from 16. to 20. June. For the first time in the almost 60-year history of the event, the trade fairs will be exceeding 2,000 exhibitors: a total of 2,124 have registered. The stand space booked has increased substantially too: 86,253 square metres have been reserved this year in Halls 3 to 17 of the Exhibition site in Düsseldorf. This means that “The Bright World of Metals” is one of the leading international capital goods trade fair events. The list of countries participating is truly global, from B for Britain to U for USA. Apart from Germany, which is being represented by 736 companies in total, Italian, British and French manufacturers as well as from overseas Chinese, Indian and US American companies all play a particularly prominent role on the world market and at the four trade fairs. read more...

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K 2016 – pointing the way forward for the world's plastics and rubber industry


A few weeks before the closing date for registrations, Messe Düsseldorf is recording extremely lively demand for exhibition space. - With a few weeks to go before the closing date for registrations for K 2016, one thing is already certain: the fair will again provide a complete overview of the world market of the plastics and rubber industry. Some 3,000 exhibitors will be attending the world's premier fair, which is taking place from 19 to 26 October 2016. Demand for exhibition space is extremely lively, and all 19 halls of Düsseldorf's fairgrounds will once again be fully occupied. read more...

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Excellent Atmosphere at the MEDICAL FAIR INDIA 2015 in New Delhi


Medical Trade Fair registers in excess of 10,400 Trade Visitors - In excess of 10,400 international trade visitors, i.e. some 2,400 more than at the previous event, visited the Pragati Maidan exhibition centre to learn about product innovations in the Indian health care sector from 21 to 23 March. However, the MEDICAL FAIR INDIA 2015 not only scored outstanding results in terms of visitor attendance. Exhibitor figures have also been on the constant rise over the past few years. At this event 447 exhibitors from 18 countries presented a comprehensive product portfolio on net exhibition space that has now risen to over 5,250 m². 289 exhibitors from abroad underscored the international importance of the MEDICAL FAIR INDIA, which is held alternately in New Delhi and Mumbai every year. read more...

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TOP HAIR INTERNATIONAL Trend & Fashion Days Düsseldorf delighted Exhibitors and Visitors with Strong Results


The TOP HAIR International Trend & Fashion Days Düsseldorf have impressively confirmed their top position amongst hairdressing events. Over two days 31,000 trade visitors were inspired by 400 exhibitors and brands in the hair cosmetics industry and enthused by the outstanding programme from leading international presenters in Halls 8a and 8b. “This year we have once again achieved top visitor numbers. Constant further development and our investments in quality and atmosphere make us the leading trade fair for hairdressers, both here in Germany and in Europe,” said Helmut Winkler, Director of TOP HAIR International Trend & Fashion Days Düsseldorf. read more...

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BEAUTY DÜSSELDORF continues the Success Story, also on its 30th Anniversary


Ending on Sunday, BEAUTY DÜSSELDORF continues the success story crowning its 30th anniversary with an exceptionally fruitful trade fair. “For three decades now BEAUTY DÜSSELDORF has been the most important meeting place for professional cosmetics service providers. Underlining its importance as a platform for innovations, information and further training also in 2015 were the 51,000 trade visitors from 60 countries,” explained Joachim Schäfer, Managing Director at Messe Düsseldorf GmbH. read more...

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make-up artist design show 2015: Growing Importance as an International Meeting Point


In the sixth year of its existence the make-up artist design show, trade fair for make-up artists, once again underlined its high standing in the sector. The only fair of its kind in Germany, it once again attracted some 3,100 visitors who came here to gather information on new products and techniques, learn from renowned experts and meet with colleagues. “Featured here up close and personal are the top stars in the sector presenting the latest tricks and techniques of the trade. Yet again we were able to bring to Düsseldorf the key names in the sector. The increased international focus is an indication that the make-up artist design show has established itself as the leading fair in this sector,” explained Director Helmut Winkler. read more...

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15th Edition of Central Asia Fashion has been finished


Posting constant visitor numbers CENTRAL ASIA FASHION in Almaty, Kazakhstan presented 200 brands from over 17 countries like Italy, France, Germany, Canada, Poland, Russia and Turkey. Just under 4,000 visitors, similar to numbers at the previous edition last September, came from Kirgizia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tadzhikistan and Azerbaijan and the six regions of Kazakhstan. read more...

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4th GLASSPEX INDIA 2015 from 13 to 15 March 2015 - Get-together for the glass industry in Mumbai


From 13 to 15 March 2015, 130 exhibitors entered into dialogue with 3,222 trade visitors at GLASSPEX INDIA 2015 – International Exhibition for Glass - Production, Processing, Products in Mumbai. For the fourth time on the glass industry’s platform in the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, visitors gathered information and entered into an exchange on the latest products and innovations from the sectors of glass manufacturing, finishing and glass applications. read more...

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ProWein 2015: Success across the Board


The results of the 22nd ProWein are certainly positive: More than 52,000 international trade visitors, 47% international professionals, came to the nine exhibition halls from 15 to 17 March 2015 to form an overview of the range from 5,970 exhibitors from 50 countries and place their orders for the current year. While the professionals remained amongst themselves in the exhibition halls, the “ProWein goes City” initiative once again proved a highlight in the city. The programme of events provided gourmets and wine fans with a wide range of first-class events to choose from. read more...

On a steady path to expand its trade fair portfolio in China: Messe Düsseldorf boosts its development of new business


Heiko M. Stutzinger to become Deputy General Manager of Messe Düsseldorf Shanghai Ltd. read more...

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Energy Storage Europe 2015: “Storage units are on the verge of a breakthrough”


Participation has more than doubled: Conferences and trade fair have attracted over 1,800 specialists from 48 nations. Düsseldorf, 16 March 2015 - With a considerable increase in visitors in comparison to the previous year, participants from 48 nations, over 80 speakers and almost 100 exhibitors, the conference trade fair Energy Storage Europe 2015 in Düsseldorf came to successful close on Wednesday, 11 March. Numerous speakers and discussion participants were in agreement with the assessment that, in a increasingly decentralised energy industry, energy storage units are required for the stabilisation of networks and are on the verge of a market breakthrough. Being an important requirement for the successful introduction onto the market, there was a call for appropriate political framework conditions as well as new business models that take the multiple uses of storage units into consideration. Tasks that are rather technical in nature, such as standardisation, would still have to be continuously worked on, but are no longer a crucial obstacle with regard to market growth. read more...

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Once again Moscow’s Expocentre Krasnopresenskaya hosted the 24th edition of CPM – Collection Première Moscow closing its doors today after four days of business. Some 1,100 collections were viewed here by 16,100 trade visitors. As well as from the Moscow region, buyers primarily came here from Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Estonia and the Ukraine. However, visitors from Turkey, Italy and China also used this, the largest international fashion fair in Eastern Europe to gather information on the trends and styles of the 2015/26 Autumn/Winter season. read more...

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