Top-10 Engineering Trade Fairs

Relevant trade fairs for mechanical and plant engineering are in the first place in the international trade fair portfolio. Production and processing are based on automated systems and machines in all sectors, and the global range of products and services is also broadly diversified, from the specialized trade fair to the comprehensive industrial fair. An overview of the top 10 world leading trade fairs in various industry segments can be found in the list below with further information at


International DLG Exhibition for Agricultural Machinery
Innovations in agricultural machinery and equipment and the latest solutions and concepts for the future of plant production are presented every two years at AGRITECHNICA in Hanover, Germany.

Hanover, Germany - 14 - 20 November 2021

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World's Leading Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines, Construction Vehicles and Construction Equipment
The leading international trade fair is an absolute must for companies that deal with construction machinery, building-material machines, construction vehicles and construction equipment.

Munich, Germany - 04 - 10 April 2022

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World's Leading Trade Fair for the Beverage and Liquid Food Industry - Processing + Filling + Packaging + Marketing
Manufacturers and suppliers from all over the world – global companies and SMEs alike – meet up here with all sizes of producers and retailers of beverages and liquid food products. Within the sector drinktec is regarded as the number one platform for launching new products on the world market.

Munich, Germany - 13 - 17 September 2021

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no. 1 for printing technologies
Experience how the impressive technologies of tomorrow will move the print media industry and drive it to develop an appeal of its own.

Dusseldorf, Germany - 16 - 26  June 2020

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EMO Miland

The World of Metalworking
The EMO Hannover, the world's premier trade fair for the metalworking sector, will be showcasing the entire bandwidth of modern-day metalworking technology, the heart of every industrial production operation. It will be showcasing the very latest machines, plus efficient technical solutions, product-supportive services, sustainability in the production process, and much, much more. The EMO Hannover’s principal focus is on cutting and forming machine tools, production systems, high-precision tools, automated material flows, computer technology, industrial electronics and accessories.
Biennial, twice in succession in Hanover, once in Milan (2021)

Milan, Italy - 04 - 09 October 2021

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World's Leading Trade Fair for Industrial Technology
The exhibitors will showcase new products along the entire industrial value chain. The world's leading show for industrial technology highlights innovations and groundbreaking solutions in all the core sectors - i.e. industrial automation and IT, energy and environmental technology, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as research and development.

Hanover, Germany - 20 - 24 April 2020

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World's Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management
IFAT is a top showcase for strategies and new solutions in water, sewage, waste and raw materials management with a focus on careful use of resources in intelligent cycles in order to preserve them for the long term.

Munich, Germany - 4 - 8 May 2020

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interpack is the world's leading trade fair for processes and machinery for the packaging of food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, consumer goods (non-food), industrial commodities, confectionery and bakery products as well as for packaging materials, packaging means and packaging manufacturing. It is the only event which represents the whole value chain, from the manufacturing and finishing of packaging material to packing and distribution and even quality assurance and consumer protection. The interpack exhibition reinforces its leading role in that it offers its visitors a chance to look into key topics, as well as the comprehensive ranges displayed by the exhibitors. The exhibition includes SAVE FOOD, an initiative against food loss and waste, which is devised in cooperation with UN organisations the FAO and the UNEP.

Dusseldorf, Germany - 7 - 13 May 2020

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International Textile Machinery Exhibition
ITMA has been the world's most established textile and garment machinery exhibition since 1951. Over the years, it has been a catalyst for change and competitiveness for the industry. The drive towards sustainability in the entire textile and garment value chain is increasingly integrated with enlightened business practices, and innovative technology holds the key to environmental sustainability.
Every 4 years, rotating location within Europe

Milan, Italy - 08 - 14 June 2023

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The World's No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber
The world's premier fair for the plastics and rubber industry will present everything the sector has to offer. Everything from the latest state of the art and trailblazing innovations to development visions.

Dusseldorf, Germany - 19 - 26 Oktober 2022

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