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 the company to move to Australia for family reasons. Sales Guest Events remains very busy even during the coronavirus pandemic. Michael Biwer, Vice President of Guest Events at Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH said, “We are delighted to have found yet another highly experienced trade fair specialist for this challenging position. After rescheduling many events in 2020, our colleagues are primarily engaged in extensive discussions with organizers with a view to planning future events at Messe Frankfurt’s locations.” Every year, some 260 guest events are held in the company’s Frankfurt exhibition grounds Every year, some 260 guest events are held in the company’s Frankfurt exhibition grounds, including major international trade fairs, congresses and conferences as well as concerts and other events. The main focus of marketing is still on events as platforms for personal interaction. Protection and hygiene concept And so that all events can be held successfully and safely, even in these unusual times, event organizer and venue operator, Messe Frankfurt has developed a protection and hygiene concept that guarantees the highest safety standards for all event participants. These guidelines contain all key hygienic, medical and organizational aspects that are to be taken into account when planning and running an event. All measures have been coordinated with the relevant authorities and continue to be on an ongoing basis. The first events to be held under the current conditions are scheduled to take place in Frankfurt very soon, such as the Handelsblatt Banking Summit on September 2 and 3, 2020, in Messe Frankfurt’s revitalized Congress Center.