Messe Frankfurt News

Messe Frankfurt India To Host The Ninth Edition Of Secutech India To Resolve The Safety And Security Issues

A significant platform that brings together safety and security industry players under one roof, Secutech India 2021 is set to be held in September at the Bombay Exhibition Center, Mumbai. The edition will be a hotbed of strong business opportunities and knowledge-exchange among channel players. With the combined expertise of Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Ltd in organizing security and fire safety shows across Asia, Messe Frankfurt India is set to host the ninth edition of Secutech India fro...

Intersec 2021 Cancelled, Messe Frankfurt Announces That Dubai Trade Fair Will Now Take Place In January 2022

Intersec, the world’s renowned security, safety, and fire protection trade fair, has been rescheduled to take place in January 2022, organiser of the trade event, Messe Frankfurt Middle East confirmed on September 24, 2020. The 23rd edition of the three-day event was originally set to run from January 24-26, 2021, at the Dubai World Trade Center, in Dubai, UAE. However, the event has now been moved to 2022, after extensive consultation with key industry stakeholders. Intersec Dubai 2022...

Messe Frankfurt Announces The List And Dates Of Their Upcoming Events For The Last Quarter Of 2020

Trade fairs are starting up again in Frankfurt: in the last quarter of 2020, a series of events is taking place on Messe Frankfurt’s exhibition grounds - including Hypermotion, the first hybrid event to be held at its Frankfurt base. Numerous guest events will also be opening their doors to visitors, adhering to the strictest hygiene and security standards at all times. Hypermotion is to take place in Frankfurt from 10 to 12 November - as a multimodal innovation platform, it will be focus...

Messe Frankfurt Announces Interschutz International Trade Event Postponed To June 14 - 19, 2021

For obvious health safety reasons owing to the global COVID-19 pandemic spread, the organizers and partners of the world’s renowned trade fair for fire and rescue services, civil protection, safety and security, Interschutz have decided to postpone the appointment made in June 2020 for the event to be held to June 2021. Interschutz Indeed, the health crisis, which directly affects both exhibitors and visitors, forces them to make themselves available at other sites and does not allow gat...

Messe Frankfurt Appoints Eva Klinger As New Director Of The Sales Guest Events Department

As of 1 September 2020, Eva Klinger is taking over at the helm of Messe Frankfurt’s Sales Guest Events department. A BA graduate, she has held various positions, at Messe Frankfurt, since 2007, most recently as a Project Manager at Business Process Management. Sales Guest Events head In this position, she was responsible above all for optimizing company processes, in which connection she was instrumental in restructuring Sales Guest Events. She is replacing Silke Calder, who is leaving t...

Messe Frankfurt South Africa Acquires Hobby-X, Premier Events Company For Arts And Crafts Supplies Sectors

Messe Frankfurt South Africa, a subsidiary of one of the world’s pioneering trade fair organizers, is proud to announce the acquisition of Hobby-X, the premier event for the hobby, arts and crafts supplies sectors in South Africa. Hobby-X In March 2020, Hobby-X celebrated 23 years. It is a visual, interactive, creative and entertaining event. In 2020, the event featured around 140 exhibitors across the hobby, craft and leisure industries and welcomed more than 14,500 trade and public vis...

Messe Frankfurt Marks 780th Anniversary By Resuming Trade Fairs, Post COVID-19 Global Lockdown

On 11 July 1240, Emperor Frederick II granted trade fair rights to Frankfurt am Main, marking the birth of Messe Frankfurt. Now, 780 years later, the company can look back on an eventful history, in which the Frankfurt trade fair developed from a medieval marketplace into a global player, experiencing many successes and mastering various crises. Importance of trade fairs Peter Feldmann, Mayor of Frankfurt am Main and Chairman of the Messe Frankfurt Supervisory Board, had this to say about Mess...

Messe Frankfurt Aims To Increase Their Sales Activities And Events By 2023

Mayor Peter Feldmann, Chairman of the Messe Frankfurt Supervisory Board, also stressed: “The Group’s strength – which lies in its solid and strategically smart business and investment practices – is proving its worth more than ever today. I particularly welcome the counter-cyclical investments, be it in the exhibition grounds – as is the case with Hall 5 at present – or in strengthening its portfolio of events around the world.” In the second half of th...

Messe Frankfurt Incorporates Sales And Marketing Of Events Into Their Team At Guildford

Messe Frankfurt UK has this month grown to incorporate the sales and marketing of the full international portfolio of the organizer’s 160 events into their team, based near Guildford, Surrey. Under the leadership of Simon Albert, the Messe Frankfurt UK subsidiary has been responsible for the organization of Automechanika Birmingham since its acquisition in 2018, and now adds the sales of Messe Frankfurt’s entire portfolio of shows as a string to its bow. UK exhibition industry In...

Addressing The Latest In Fire Safety And Disaster Prevention In Taiwan And APAC At Fire & Safety, Secutech 2020

Fire & Safety, concurrently held with Secutech Taiwan April 2020, will have international and local manufacturers showcasing products and solutions for best practices in fire safety for various verticals as well as effective disaster prevention and mitigation technologies. Countries from the APAC region is expected to see an increase in fire safety demands as increase in infrastructure developments requires both in pass and active fire safety equipment. Government regulation also plays a ma...

Frédéric Bougeard Takes Over As The President Of Messe Frankfurt France By Succeeding Michael Scherpe

Frédéric Bougeard will be taking over as President of Messe Frankfurt France as of April 2020 – he is joining the company as Director General on 20 January 2020. Frédéric Bougeard is succeeding Michael Scherpe, who has been in charge of the company since its establishment in 2002 and has spent some 40 years with Messe Frankfurt. As he turns 70, Scherpe is passing control of Messe Frankfurt France to his successor. In his time with the company, Michael Scherpe h...

Michael Biwer Gets Appointed As The Vice President Of Guest Events

Michael Biwer has been at the helm of the Guest Events division at Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH since January 2020. In this function, he is responsible for some 280 guest fairs, congresses, conferences, concerts and other events every year. Biwer reports to Uwe Behm, Member of the Executive Board of Messe Frankfurt GmbH. Holding various positions Michael Biwer takes over from Johann Thoma, who stepped down as Vice President at the beginning of the new year, handing the reins over to the next ge...

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