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Messe Frankfurt: Technology Trade Fairs Worldwide

Discover innovations, develop skills and expand your reach – Messe Frankfurt offers over 80 events worldwide which bring companies together. These include events focusing on technology, mechanical engineering, manufacturing, automation and electronics.


Messe Frankfurt connects 23,000 suppliers with 1.4 million potential customers.

Our technology fairs don’t just provide a window on the future: they provide 23,000 shop windows.


This is where 23,000 international suppliers show off the latest technology and skills to 1.4 million prospective customers. With so many windows, it’s a golden opportunity to shed light on your sectors and technologies.

Don’t conquer new markets, open them up.

Messe Frankfurt provides global marketplaces in upcoming sectors and regions, thus offering attractive business opportunities. As a partner to the capital goods industry, we can help you on these markets. We showcase future technologies on 166 days of the year and open up access to highly dynamic economic regions worldwide.

Top trade fairs. Made by Messe Frankfurt


Our events are often the leading trade fairs in their sector. For instance, Light + Building launched in 2000 with 1,800 exhibitors and 100,000 visitors has grown steadily since, and now boasts 2,714 exhibitors (+50 %) and 220,000 visitors (+120 %). It is now the most important trade fair for lighting and building services technology.

Profile of Light + Building

About our events

Mechanical Engineering Summit


The opportunities and challenges of today and tomorrow are manifold: changes in mobility, climate-neutral production, energy efficiency and globalization. Mechanical and plant engineering has a key role to play here. Messe Frankfurt offers the mechanical engineering industry a global marketplace at its numerous international events to sound out which new markets are on the rise and which attractive business opportunities they offer. As a partner, we accompany market participants into these markets - from application to implementation.

Messe Frankfurt is supporting the German Mechanical Engineering Summit 2021, when decision-makers from the German mechanical and plant engineering sector will engage in a lively dialog with renowned representatives from politics and science at the congress.

German Mechanical Engineering Summit 2021

32 new technology events since 2016

Your pathway to the promising markets of the future! Messe Frankfurt addresses long-term economic and technological trends and continuously offers new international event formats. Here is a small selection:

Visitors and exhibitors at Clean Show

The Clean Show

A textile care fair is one of our latest creations: The Clean Show in the U.S.A. is welcoming 480 exhibitors and 11,000 visitors.

Visitors and exhibitors of ISH India

ISH India

‘ISH India powered by IPA’ opens access to the world’s major growth regions.


E2 Forum Milano

This is the Italian sector forum for elevator and escalator technology.