26 Jul 2023

What Are the Most Exciting Trade Fairs Until the End of 2023

What Are the Most Exciting Trade Fairs Until the End of 2023

We’ve hit the midway point of 2023, but there’s still so much to see and experience in the world of trade fairs. Get ready for an exhilarating ride through the remaining events in an already packed 2023 – a year that promises to be nothing short of spectacular!

As we gear up to dive headfirst into the second half of the year, there's an undeniable buzz in the air, and the excitement is palpable! From innovative technology showcases to delicious flavours, this year's lineup of trade fairs is bursting at the seams with creativity and inspiration. Whether you're a seasoned business pro or a trendsetting entrepreneur, there's something for everyone as we explore the hottest trade fairs that will take us on a rollercoaster ride of discovery and wonder.

Buckle up and let’s see what’s on the agenda today!

Gamescom 2023: August 23rd – 27th; Cologne, Germany

Grab your controllers and power up, because we're diving into the electrifying world of gaming at Gamescom 2023! As gaming has entrenched itself in the modern zeitgeist, there's no better place to witness its epic rise than at the biggest gaming trade fair on the planet. Welcome to the dazzling playground of Cologne, Germany, where all the digital magic happens.

Prepare to be blown away by the gaming extravaganza that brings together players, insiders and industry giants for an unparalleled experience. Gamescom is THE launch pad for the hottest video game titles, from highly-anticipated releases to worldwide premieres. Get ready to embark on an adventure through the entertainment area, where you'll be the first to lay your hands on the latest games and dive headfirst into the action. But it's not just about newbies; we're rewinding time in the retro area, where classic consoles and handhelds take us on a nostalgic journey.

With over 1,000 international exhibitors, 370,000 trade visitors, and an indie paradise for rising stars, Gamescom exerts power and influence as a true barometer for technological advancements and gaming culture. From exploring the vibrant merch area to encountering your favourite gaming celebrities, this spectacle has it all. EA Games, Sony, Namco Bandai, Square Enix and more iconic names in the industry will be there to blow your minds!

Picture: Gamescom

IFA Berlin 2023: September 1st – 5th; Berlin, Germany

Come September we’re stepping to Berlin to check out the future of consumer electronics in real time at IFA Berlin. It's not just a trade show; it's a grand spectacle of cutting-edge gadgets, home appliances and jaw-dropping tech wonders.

With over 1,900 international exhibitors and a whopping 238,000 trade visitors from 130 countries, IFA Berlin is where new technologies collide, and experts of the highest order gather to showcase their brilliance. Get ready to immerse yourself in the mesmerising world of audio-visual technology, information technology, robotics, smart home solutions, and so much more!

But that’s just the entry point. Want to expand your global reach? Say hello to IFA Global Markets – the most successful international B2B sourcing platform in Europe! It's where magic happens as you forge unbreakable partnerships, score qualified sales leads and receive direct orders that make your business dreams come true! So, pack your bags, charge your devices, and get ready to dive headfirst into the tech extravaganza of IFA Berlin.

Picture: imago images/Shan Yuqi

Anuga: October 7th – 11th; Cologne, Germany

Set in Cologne, Germany, Anuga is a gastronomic adventure and global showcase of exceptional flavours, food innovations and exciting new markets. With over 4,600 exhibitors from 98 countries and a jaw-dropping 70,000+ trade visitors from 169 countries, you'll be in a foodie wonderland like no other. The potential to grow your business and establish a solid international presence is not to be underestimated.

Anuga has been rocking the culinary world since 1924, and it's showing no signs of slowing down! From Fine Food to Frozen Food, from Drinks to Smart Home solutions, every corner of the food universe is represented, making it a breeze for manufacturers to connect with buyers and strike deals like never before! Explore cutting-edge ideas and innovations ready to hit the market at the Anuga Taste Innovation Show. From food manufacturing to new nutritional advancements, the Newtrition X Innovation Summit has got it all covered.

But it's not just about business; Anuga serves up a delicious side of culinary artistry too. Step into the Anuga Culinary Stage and feast your eyes on incredible chef demonstrations and new product launches, all served with a dash of flair and excitement. Get a sneak peek into the kitchens of tomorrow and witness the finals of the Chef of the Year and Pâtissier of the Year competitions!

Picture: Anuga

МЕDІСА 2023: November 13th – 16th; Dusseldorf, Germany

Towards the end of the year, one of the most influential trade shows for the medical industry will make its return to Messe Düsseldorf in Germany. For medical personnel, experts and professionals, MEDICA is the ultimate medical destination when it comes to networking, product procurement and news on cutting-edge innovations. In short, it’s the most anticipated meeting for the industry on a global scale.

This event brings together all sectors of the medical world under one roof from medicine and dental medicine to sports medicine and medical technology. And that's not all – ophthalmic optics, health, and pharmacy industries are also in the spotlight, making it a truly comprehensible experience for everyone in attendance.

But it's not just about product research and networking; МЕDІСА is also a platform for recognition and appreciation of brilliance in the industry. The МЕDІСА Start-up Competition and Healthcare Innovation Cup are where the brightest minds and the boldest ideas compete for glory and a solid prize fund that propels the winners to further success. From health apps to advanced robotics, from AI-enabled analytics to groundbreaking diagnostic approaches – the innovations showcased here are sure to blow minds.

The sheer scale of МЕDІСА is impressive. Previous editions registered over 120,000 professionals and 6398 exhibitors from more than 60 countries that came together to shape the face of medicine and healthcare.

Picture: Messe Düsseldorf / tillmann

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