Messe Düsseldorf expands metal trade fair portfolio to include Egypt
Messe Düsseldorf extends its metal trade fair portfolio with an investment deal in Cairo (Egypt) in 2023.
As a special area of METAL & STEEL EGYPT from 2 to 4 September 2023, the four trade fairs GIFA Middle East Africa, METEC Middle East Africa, wire Middle East Africa and Tube Middle East Africa will be held at the Egypt International Exhibition Center for the first time.
METAL & STEEL EGYPT, organised by AGEX (Arabian German Exhibitions & Publishing Ltd), has presented a wide range of machinery, equipment and products from the steel and metal industries for the Near and Middle East since 2010.
“We are very much looking forward to the partnership with AGEX and are confident that our metal trade fair quartet offers profitable synergies for all parties involved,” Daniel Ryfisch and Malte Seifert, Directors of the wire, Tube, GIFA and METEC trade fairs at the Düsseldorf, Germany location, are pleased to say.
The leading Egyptian organiser AGEX has been successfully staging trade fairs and conferences in the region since 2004 and is renowned for its special expertise in the industrial sector. With this cooperation, this organiser and Messe Düsseldorf are combining their expertise.
Messe Düsseldorf is one of the most successful trade show companies in the world. About 40 trade shows, including 20 world-leading shows, are held at its 613,000-square-meter (6.6 million-square-foot) exhibition center on the banks of the Rhine River. Every year, the international market leaders and top decision-makers of various sectors come together in the 18 exhibition halls to present and discover innovations and to exchange ideas and network. Messe Düsseldorf's areas of expertise include “Machinery, Plants and Equipment” (including drupa, K, interpack, glasstec, wire and Tube); “Retail, Trades and Services” (EuroShop, EuroCis, ProWein); “Health and Medical Technology” (MEDICA, COMPAMED, REHACARE), “Lifestyle and Beauty” (BEAUTY, TOP HAIR); and “Leisure” (boot, CARAVAN SALON). In addition, the subsidiary Düsseldorf Congress hosts numerous conventions, corporate events, conferences and meetings each year. Outside Germany, Messe Düsseldorf organizes or participates in 65 events. The corporate group’s global network consists of 77 foreign representatives for 141 countries – including six international subsidiaries.