interpack Düsseldorf
The interpack is the world´s leading trade fair for the packaging industry and all related process technologies.


drinktec München
drinktec is the world's leading trade fair for the Beverage and Liquid Food Industry.


IFFA Frankfurt
IFFA is the world´s leading trade fair for the meat processing industry.


iba Munich
iba is the world's leading trade fair for the bakery and confectionery industry.


At automatica 2018, VDMA and ITQ GmbH will be presenting the Industry 4.0 demonstrator smart4i Next Generation.
The starting shot has been fired: Be there when the experts meet again in Düsseldorf at interpack from 7 to 13 May 2020. Companies wishing to exhibit at interpack 2020 can already register online today.

Foreign Trade Fairs

From 23 to 26 March 2021 the Modern Bakery Moscow will be held in Moscow.
The upakovka processing and packaging will take place in Moscow from 26 to 29 January 2021.
Due to the Corona Pandemic, pacprocess Middle East & AFRICA in Cairo (Egypt) will not take place again until December 2021.
From 03 to 05 November 2020, Gulfood Manufacturing will take place in Dubai (UAE).
The trade fair originally planned for 16 to 19 June 2020 has been postponed to 4 to 7 October 2020. The registration deadline for German participation has been extended
From 03 to 05 November 2020, Gulfood Manufacturing will take place in Dubai (UAE). The Federal Ministry of Economc Affairs and energy is again supporting a participation in the German Pavilion.
ProPak Vietnam will take place in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) from 9 to 11 September 2020.
The upakovka PROCESSING & PACKAGING will take place from 28 to 21 January 2020 in Moscow (Russia).
From 15 to 18 June 2020 the 27th iran food + bev tec will take place in Tehran.
From 12 - 14 December 2019, the trade fair trio consisting of pacprocess India / food pex India /drink technology India will take place in New Delhi (India).
From 09 to 11 December 2019 the pacprocess Middle East AFRICA will take place for the first time in Cairo, Egypt.
From 25 to 28 November 2019 the swop - processing and packaging (Shanghai World of Packaging) will take place in Shanghai: APPLICATION DEADLINE 26 JULY 2019.
From 06 to 08 November 2019 FoodExpo/ AgroWorld will take place in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
From November 19th to 22nd, 2019 the ANDINA-PACK - International Fair for the Converting, Processing and Packaging Industry will take place in Bogota, Colombia
From October 29th to 31st, 2019 the Gulfood Manufacturing fair will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Symposia and Delegation Visits

A market exploratory trip to Jordan will take place from 21 to 25 June 2020. It is organized in cooperation with MENA Business GmbH, the Jordan Chamber of Industry and the Amman Chamber of Industry on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi).
In 2019, German manufacturers of packaging machinery exported machinery and equipment worth 5,962 million euros, an increase of almost 2 percent over the previous year.
On 5 and 6 November 2019 the VDMA Symposium "German Technology for the Indonesian Confectionery Industry" will take place in Jakarta.
During the seven-day market exploration tour from 13 to 19 October, representatives of seven member companies gained initial impressions of Senegal and Côte d'Ivoire. Food production in the two countries was of particular interest.
From 09 to 13 September 2019 there will be a market exploration trip to Myanmar, on 08 April there will be an information day about the trip.
Beatrix Fraese
Beatrix Fraese
Trade fairs, drinktec, iffa, representative office China
+49 69 6603-1418
+49 69 6603-2418
Vera Fritsche
Vera Fritsche
Trade fairs, interpack, federal funding, representative offices India and Russia
+49 69 6603-1429
+49 69 6603-2429
Dr. Peter Golz
Dr. Peter Golz
Trade fairs, Achema
+49 69 6603-1656
+49 69 6603-2656