Trade fair Dortmund in the east of the Metropole Ruhr is one of the four major exhibition venues in NRW. Around 35 trade fairs with more than 8,000 exhibitors from various sectors take place annually in Dortmund’s Westfalenhallen. On 60,000 square metres of air-conditioned exhibition space, the Dortmund Exhibition Centre offers sufficient space for around 800,000 annual visitors. Dortmund as a trade fair location covers a broad spectrum from public fairs and special interest fairs to trade fairs of international significance. Trade fair Dortmund is very conveniently located and can be easily reached by car or train. The city centre and the airport are only a few minutes‘ drive from the exhibition grounds.

The most important public fairs in Dortmund

The JAGD & HUND, Europe’s largest hunting trade fair, is the most important public trade fair at Dortmund. The fair turns out to be a real crowd-puller: Around 80,000 visitors in 2018 were inspired by the range of products and services from all areas of hunting from 800 exhibitors from 41 nations. Here you will find a large selection of hunting clothing and accessories, hunting weapons and off-road vehicles. Intermodellbau, the world’s largest trade fair for model making and model sport, also attracts around 77,000 visitors to Dortmund every year. The range covers the entire world of model making and model sports – from the traditional HO model railway to 3D printers, Intermodellbau has everything a model fan’s heart desires. In April each year, more than 20,000 models can be seen in ten halls: Airplanes, helicopters, model trains, model ships, figures and much more.

The most important trade fairs in Dortmund

Various trade fairs are held in Dortmund. For example, electrical engineering as a trade fair for building, industry, energy and lighting technology. Around 21,000 trade visitors from the trades, industry and planning from Germany and the neighbouring Benelux countries come here to find out about the latest trends, innovations and specific developments in the sector. At various specialist lectures on the subjects of „Smart Home“, „Automation for Industry 4.0“, „Maintenance 4.0 & Predictive Maintenance“ and „Trends and Technologies“, trade fair participants will be able to find out about important industry topics. A further interesting trade fair of the fair Dortmund is the BOE BEST OF EVENTS INTERNATIONAL – the international trade fair for experience marketing. The BOE Messe Dortmund attracts an average of 10,400 visitors from various sectors: Event agencies, event services, trade fair construction, gastronomy, hotels and many more.

Trade fair Dortmund – A versatile trade fair location

In addition to the highly frequented trade fairs,  Dortmund offers various events on special topics. In the field of trade fairs, these include the trade fairs Empack Dortmund, NET & WORK, WorkSafe Dortmund and Brille & Co. In addition, the public fairs serve many different interests with events such as FISCH & ANGEL, GLOW by dm, BauMesse NRW, Fair Friends or BaSpo. If you also want to present your company at a trade fair in Dortmund, we will be happy to support you in planning and implementing your individual trade fair stand. With 35 years of experience in trade fair construction, we offer you a full service from a single source – whether for a trade fair stand at a public or trade fair, we have the right stand size for you and will be happy to advise you.