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Messe Frankfurt launches seven brand events in Central Asia
Tashkent, 16 February 2024. Messe Frankfurt will extend its footprint in the Central Asian market by establishing seven brand events in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The country’s strategic location as a crossroads of Europe and Asia positions it as a promising trade gateway and transportation hub, facilitating the economic development of neighbouring countries and access to the wider region. The company’s stronger presence in the market will promote business opportunities and foster the sustainable development of pillar industries, including cosmetics, textiles and clothing, automotive, logistics and transportation.
Trade fair trio on course for growth: this is the news for 2024
Frankfurt am Main, 05.09.2023. What innovations are there at the leading international consumer-goods fairs Ambiente, Christmasworld and Creativeworld for 2024? Which brands will be there (again) and what are the highlights of the upcoming events? The two Vice Presidents of Consumer Goods Fairs, Julia Uherek and Philipp Ferger, reveal this live in front of the camera: in the online conversation, they consistently look ahead and give deep insights into the current status quo of the trade fair trio and upcoming highlights.
Heimtextil ends with an increase in exhibitors, a plus in visitors and sets new standards for a sustainable and AI-driven textile industry
Frankfurt am Main, 12 January 2024. New contacts with decision-makers, global business opportunities and worldwide streams of visitors: Heimtextil 2024 ended with 46,000 visitors1 from around 130 nations and 2,838 exhibitors from 60 nations with 25 per cent growth. With a plus in visitors, the show overcame difficult travel conditions due to nationwide rail strikes and regional demonstrations. The response from international buyers to the quality and variety of the new Carpets & Rugs product segment was overwhelming. In numerous talks, tours and workshops, Heimtextil as well focused on two of the most important key topics of the coming decades: sustainable production and action as well as artificial intelligence. At the leading trade fair for home and contract textiles, transformations could be experienced more intensively than ever before.
Messe Frankfurt raises the bar for growth
Messe Frankfurt has left the difficult and demanding last three years behind it and is now enjoying both qualitative and quantitative growth in Germany and abroad. By the end of financial year 2023, approximately 340 events will have been held worldwide under the Messe Frankfurt Group umbrella, with more than 84,000 exhibitors and an estimated four million visitors. After a strong core business in 2023 with sales in excess of €600 million, the company is planning further growth in 2024 – a year in which a relatively high number of events are scheduled – and expects sales to be comparable with the previous record year 2019. Messe Frankfurt will increase its international competitiveness by investing in its worldwide core business, modern technology and sustainable event management.
Adding value with sustainable business practices
For Messe Frankfurt, sustainability means acting as a responsible corporate citizen while continuing to strengthen the Group’s performance. Sustainability is a central pillar of its corporate strategy. Here, the company strikes a healthy balance between ecological and economic interests, social responsibility and diversity. Our sustainable business practices are geared towards the ten principles of the UN Global Compact and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
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