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 09 to 11 July 2019 the food & drink technology Africa (fdtA) will take place in Johannesburg (South Africa).
From 18 to 21 June 2019 the 26th iran food + bev tec will take place in Tehran.
ProPak Vietnam 2019 will take place from 19 to 21 March 2019 in Ho Chi Min City (Vietnam).
From 26 to 28 March 2019 agrofood & plastprintpack Nigeria will take place in Lagos.
From 29 January to 01 February 2019 the upakovka PROCESSING & PACKAGING will take place in Moscow (Russia).
From 06 to 08 November 2018 the Gulfood Manufaturing will take place in Dubai (UAE).
Overview (selection) of trade fair dates in the field of pharmaceutical process and packaging technology - October 2017

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