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swop – Shanghai World of Packaging 2015: Tremendous Success for the Inaugural 4-in-1 Packaging Show in China


swop – Shanghai World of Packaging 2015 was successfully concluded on 20 Nov, 2015 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), P.R. China. The 4-day exhibition was organized by Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd (MDS), Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd. and the China Center for Food and Drug International Exchange (CCFDIE) and was supported by worldwide packaging and industrial associations and enterprises. The fair was comprised of four professional exhibitions which included International Packaging Material Production and Processing Exhibition (PacPro Asia), International Food Processing and Packaging Exhibition (FoodPex), International Bulk Packaging Technology and Equipment Exhibition (BulkPex) and The 20th edition of The China International Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Industry Exhibition (CHINA-PHARM). read more...


Four “Bright World of Metals“ trade fairs are switching to a three-year cycle


GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST are switching to a three-year cycle – the next time that the leading international trade fairs for foundry technology, metallurgy, thermo process equipment and castings will be taking place in Düsseldorf is from Tuesday, 26. to Saturday, 30. June 2018. In taking this decision, Messe Düsseldorf is responding to the changes in the innovation cycles within the industry. Messe Düsseldorf Director Joachim Schäfer: “Trade fairs are a reflection of the markets and at the same time provide an insight into industrial trends and developments. As a partner to the industry and in close liaison with its associations, it is our mission to react to changes and to create the appropriate platforms for good business and cutting-edge innovations.” read more...

The new set of dates for MEDICA and COMPAMED have been widely approved – the federal government shows its impressive presence +++ The health economy has exciting topics on its agenda: Digitalisation, networking and wearables create a dynamic effect


The new set of dates running from Monday to Thursday has been widely accepted by the specialist visitors of the world’s largest medical trade fair, the MEDICA 2015, as well as the specialist supplier trade fair, COMPAMED 2015, being held in parallel. Both were well received right from the start this year. “The 19 trade fair halls were intensely visited without exception. The concentration of the MEDICA + COMPAMED during the normal working days of the week offers the specialist audience an even wider variety of travel planning options. This time, that had a positive effect on the well-visited trade fair forums as well as the accompanying conferences. Here, the many programme highlights were very popular on all days,” said Joachim Schäfer, managing director of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH. read more...

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Three new segments definied


+++ THREE NEW SEGMENTS AT THE GALLERY +++ SIDE EVENTS +++ FIRST ISSUE OF THE GALLERY MAGAZINE +++ The new design to the GALLERY is taking shape. Joining the order platform’s portfolio of already decided segments ‘Agencies & International Premium Brands’, ‘Avantgarde, Design & Contemporary’and ‘Accessories’ are the ‘Organic Fair Trade Fashion’, ‘Fast Fashion’ and ‘Lifestyle’ segments. read more...

MEDICA and COMPAMED 2015: From Monday to Thursday, Düsseldorf will be the meeting point of the health business worldwide +++ Ministers Wanka and Gröhe are at the starting line +++ top exhibitor participation and supporting programme with many highlights


In the coming week, from 16 to 19 November 2015, Düsseldorf will again become the central meeting point of the international health business. Then, for the first time on the new set of dates from Monday to Thursday (previously: Wednesday to Saturday), the world’s largest medical trade fair, MEDICA, and the international leading supplier specialist trade fair, COMPAMED taking place at the same time, are going to start. “Focusing on the normal working days of the week will make it possible in the future to provide better guest distribution of the professional audience across the entire running time,” explained Joachim Schäfer, the managing director of Messe Düsseldorf. read more...

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Leading storage conferences come together


EUROSOLAR and Messe Düsseldorf sign cooperation agreement for International Conference on Renewable Energy Storage (IRES) and Energy Storage Europe (ESE) read more...

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A+A 2015 in Düsseldorf: more than 65,000 trade visitors – with large proportion of internationals


The workplace finally has a future, as companies are investing in health and safety. The transformation of the working environment is gaining further momentum. Increasing workplace digitisation and certain demographic trends have created new challenges, but also new opportunities. Companies are facing these processes actively by investing more money in sustaining their employees’ working capacities and also in humane working conditions and routines. These are the core messages that can be derived from the development of the trade fair and from the high level of interest among exhibitors and visitors at A+A 2015. read more...

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The A+A 2015 trade fair and congress cover all aspects of health and safety at work – new record in exhibitors’ numbers


Federal minister Andrea Nahles will be at the opening Event - A+A – the number 1 international event for health and safety at work – has now reached its 30th edition in Düsseldorf, featuring a powerful exhibitor base and continuing to head for growth. This year, from 27 to 30 October, A+A 2015 will have more than 1,800 exhibitors. For the first time it will occupy nine exhibition halls (one more than previously), representing 10% growth in booked space. read more...

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interpack 2017: exhibitor registration now open - "components" registration opens in parallel


Interested companies of the packaging and processing sector in the fields of food, beverages, confectionery, bakery products, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, non-food consumer goods, industrial goods and associated services can register as of now for interpack 2017. The international flagship trade fair of the packaging sector and related processing industries will be taking place at Düsseldorf's exhibition grounds from 4 to 10 May 2017. interpack is a platform for complete value chains, encompassing processes and machines for the packaging and processing of packaged products as well as packaging materials, packaging means and their production, and finally services to the packaging industry. read more...

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REHACARE 2015 specialist trade fair in Düsseldorf: Help and information that make life easier


People with disabilities and special care needs, as well as elderly people, will be the focus of attention at the international REHACARE specialist trade fair in Düsseldorf from 14 to 17 October 2015. Five trade fair halls offer those afflicted, their dependants and industry profes-sionals a comprehensive overview of aids to enable a self-determined life, from wheelchairs all the way to automobiles adapted to the needs of the disabled. read more...

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wire and Tube Southeast ASIA 2015 comes to a successful close in Bangkok: Proven to be the leading platform for global trade opportunities for the synergistic sectors


411 internationally prominent companies from 33 countries displayed cutting-edge products and Technologies - 7144 international visitors from 56 countries over the 3-day Exhibition - Rewarding business transactions closed on the show floor - Industry-defining conferences and seminars popular with trade visitors read more...

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Messe Düsseldorf expands international portfolio of trade fairs for the plastics and rubber industry


Messe Düsseldorf, successful host of international trade fairs for the plastics and rubber industry, has now extended its portfolio. Iranian National Petrochemical Company NPC and Messe Düsseldorf have agreed on cooperating comprehensively for the IRAN PLAST trade fair. The new partnership will already take effect at the coming trade show, which will take place from 13 until 17 April 2016 in Tehran, where Messe Düsseldorf will be responsible for organising and implementing international exhibitor participations. read more...

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NEFTEGAZ 2016 to be held earlier


Oil and gas industry meeting in Moscow from 18 to 21 April 2016 . NEFTEGAZ 2016 – the international exhibition for the oil and gas industry, held from 18 to 21 April 2016 – will again be a meeting place for experts and visitors in this industry, providing information on the latest developments in equipment and machinery for the oil and gas industry as well as opportunities for discussions with experts on the latest issues. The organisers of NEFTEGAZ, Messe Düsseldorf, OOO Messe Düsseldorf Moscow and ZAO EXPOCENTR are pleased about the traditional patronage and valuable support which the event is receiving from the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation. read more...

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Wanted: action-packed water sports video clips – boot Düsseldorf launches video award


Action-packed and exciting or just romantic and beautiful: this is what they need to be - the video clips that water sports enthusiasts can enter for the new boot Düsseldorf video award. read more...

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PACK PRINT INTERNATIONAL 2015 delivers international success


4-day trade exhibition continues to be the platform for quality business opportunities - 300 international exhibitors from 20 countries exhibited the best in innovations and technologies - 14,615 quality visitors from around the world - Numerous machine sales transacted on the show floor - Power-packed conferences and seminars, one-stop packaging and printing consultancy clinics a hit with visitors read more...

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T-PLAS 2015: Raising the industry bar as it closed on an exceedingly high note


243 international exhibitors from 31 countries showcased leading manufacturing technologies and innovations - 7,345 quality visitors from all over the world - Full-house at concurrent seminars read more...

“We need to strengthen our own fairs at home” Thomas Schlitt, new Managing Director for India


1 September 2015 sees Thomas Schlitt (54) take over management at Messe Düsseldorf India Pvt. Ltd. in New Delhi. Here he is succeeding Udo Schuertzmann who left the company at the start of the year. read more...

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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...

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