Messe Frankfurt GmbH: Make markets. Worldwide. – Messe Frankfurt

The Frankfurt Trade Fair is one of the world’s largest trade fair companies. The Group owns a worldwide network of 28 subsidiary companies, five offices and 52 in­­­­­ternational sales partners, giving it a presence in more than 150 countries. Events “made by Messe Frankfurt” (Frank­­furt Trade Fair) are held at over 30 lo­­ca­­tions around the world. The Frank­­furt Trade Fair yearly organizes over 90 trade fairs and exhibitions, including over 50 abroad.

The traditional core of the company is and will remain its Frankfurt location. The com­­pany is publicly owned, partners being the city of Frankfurt and the German state of Hessen, its home state. The Frankfurt Trade Fair employs over 1,770 people around the world.­­ Every year, some 40 trade fairs and over 200 events and conferences take place in Frank­­furt, including leading inter­­natio­­­­n­al sectoral trade fairs for the consumer goods industry such as Am­­biente and Pa­­per­­world. Leading sectoral trade fairs in the textiles industry are Heim­tex­­til, Tech­­textil, Tex­­­care Inter­national; for automotive engineering it is the Auto­­me­­cha­ni­­ka; and for other technology-based sec­­tors these are Light+­­­Building, ISH, IFFA, Texprocess, Mu­­sik­­messe and Pro­­­­­light+Sound. Besides its own ev­­ents, Frank­­­­­­­furt is an internation­­ally well-known host location for other exhibitions. These in­­clude the Commer­­cial Vehicles International Motor Show IAA-Pkw, the Book Fair and Achema.



  1. Address

    Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
    D-60327 Frankfurt am Main
    Telefon +49 (0) 69 7575-0
    Telefax +49 (0) 69 7575-6433
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  3. Business Activity

    international industry guide fairs
    for consumer goods, textiles and
    automotive technology as well as
    for other technical sectors