Reasons to Exhibit

The business to business international meetings hosted by Messe Frankfurt offer UK & Irish companies unrivalled export opportunities. The mega events are the first choice for profitability for large to small enterprises, newcomers and established brand manufacturers. Exhibitors are able to build international business relations and reach profitable goals by exporting globally. Messe Frankfurt offers international order platforms for consumer goods, textiles, architecture, technology and design as well as automotive technology.

So why exhibit?

Export opportunities

Messe Frankfurt attracts approximately 2.3 million trade visitors to Frankfurt fairs and an additional 1.38 million visitors to trade fairs abroad. These figures alone showcase the export opportunities that organisations are able to achieve by presenting products to buying visitors.

Market Analysis

In total Messe Frankfurt accommodates over 40,000 exhibitors in Frankfurt and over 38,000 exhibitors at shows internationally. The trade fairs are opportunities to discover industry movements, undertake market analysis of competitors and create relations with exhibitors in the sector. Innovative products are often launched at the show to introduce the idea into the industry providing an opportunity for exhibitors to experience the coming trends in a competitive market.


Whether an exhibitor is looking to discover new contacts in the market, keep in touch with business contacts or find suppliers from around the region; Messe Frankfurt’s events facilitate the need. The fairs are a forum for discovering new sales channels with professional visitors and expand products overseas.

Brand Awareness

Messe Frankfurt believes knowledge is power and is certain that exhibitors benefit from being aware of the brands in their sector. The accessibility of all brands at trade fairs allows a growing wealth of knowledge regarding market competitors and trends in the market. Exhibiting enables a strong positioning for success.


9 – 13 February 2018
Frankfurt am Main

Light + Building

18 – 23 March 2018
Frankfurt am Main

Prolight + Sound

10 – 13 April 2018
Frankfurt am Main


11 – 14 April 2018
Frankfurt am Main


30 June – 3 July 2018
Frankfurt am Main


11 – 15 September 2018
Frankfurt am Main


23 – 24 October 2018
Frankfurt am Main


20 – 22 November 2018
Frankfurt am Main