GIFA 2023

GIFA 2023

Metal Working Industries
Düsseldorf, Germany
12-16 Jun 2023
Messe Dusseldorf GmbH
4 years
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The forefront leader of the foundry technology sector

If you want to create business connections and exchange experience in the foundry industry, GIFA is the event you should visit as it is a pioneer of technologies, practices and solutions on a global level. Held for the first time in 1956, GIFA created space for innovators and decision makers for heavy processing technologies to push the envelope and build bridges. This is why GIFA is held as an essential event. One look at the product portfolio will also confirm this as exhibit categories extends to automation, control systems, surface treatments, ferrous metals, form tools, foundry equipment, casting machines, casting materials, furnaces and handling technology.

GIFA 2023 - The Latest Information

GIFA 2023 and the coinciding events METEC, NEWCAST, and THERMPROCESS will be held between 12.06.2023 - 16.06.2023. The events will be hosted at Messe Düsseldorf as face-to-face trade shows without Covid-19 safety measures in place. This is due to Germany removing its pandemic-related restrictions.


Because of the big interest in GIFA, you will need a premier travel agency that can find a suitable hotel for your stay in Düsseldorf. That is where Trade Fair Trips Ltd comes in. We know all there is about accommodation for exhibitions and have healthy relationships with hotels in Düsseldorf. One consultation is all you need to have your pick from affordable hotels near Messe Düsseldorf. Once you’re done with the hotel services for GIFA, you can move onto other tasks on your to-do list. Do you require help with your show booth installation? Or don’t know how to reserve a meeting room? Trade Fair Trips Ltd can lend a helping hand.

On foot
On foot:

45 mins when travelling from Dusseldorf Airport

Not advisable when travelling from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)

By car
By car:

10 mins when travelling from Dusseldorf Airport

10 mins when travelling from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)

By public transport
By public transport:

20 mins when travelling from Dusseldorf Airport

30 mins when travelling from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)


Hotels near GIFA

Hotel Stars Distance to fair City Price
GIFA 2023 Düsseldorf A&O Koln Hauptbahnhof 43.1 Köln from € 236.00 EUR Book Now
acora Dusseldorf Living the City 12.7 Düsseldorf from € 327.00 EUR Book Now
GIFA 2023 Düsseldorf Hilton Dusseldorf 2.7 Düsseldorf from € 337.00 EUR Book Now
GIFA 2023 Düsseldorf the niu Tab 6.4 Düsseldorf from € 352.00 EUR Book Now
GIFA 2023 Düsseldorf Hotel zur Malzmuhle Köln from € 383.00 EUR Book Now
GIFA 2023 Düsseldorf ibis Essen Hauptbahnhof 33.8 Essen from € 201.00 EUR Book Now
GIFA 2023 Düsseldorf Moxy Duesseldorf South Hotel 12.2 Düsseldorf from € 347.00 EUR Book Now
GIFA 2023 Düsseldorf Mercure Hotel Duisburg City 21.8 Duisburg from € 247.00 EUR Book Now
GIFA 2023 Düsseldorf Mercure Parkhotel Krefelder Hof 20.2 Krefeld from € 212.00 EUR Book Now
GIFA 2023 Düsseldorf Holiday Inn Express Dusseldorf - Hauptbahnhof 6.4 Düsseldorf from € 237.00 EUR Book Now

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH performs the dual role of organiser and host of GIFA, which also shares the stage with three other fairs: NEWCAST, THERMPROCESS and METEC. Editions are spread out every four years and usually happen in summer in June in Düsseldorf, Germany. Together, these four fairs are the complete source for innovation in processing technology and manufacturing. Doors are open to trade visitors from at 09:00 am until 18:00 pm. The closing time on the last day is tentatively left for 16:00 pm. Messe Düsseldorf can easily be reached by visitors by car, bus and tram. 

The numbers are fully in favour of exhibitors and guarantee unmatched business opportunities as a single edition brings in a crowd of 48,000 trade visitors on average with a good split between the native Germans and international professionals clean down the middle. Exhibitors are roughly over 900 and that makes it all the easier to command the attention of the crowd. If we’re to break the nationalities of visitors, we see strong numbers from the EU and other European countries, then followed by countries from Africa, North America, South America and Asia. Breaking down the audience by professional role yields also fruitful results with everyone represented from students at the start of their careers through freelancers to managers, board members, CEOs and owners. The fair enjoys its fair share of support from German industry associations, the biggest example being the Verein Deutscher Giessereifachleute.

GIFA 2019

The 2019 rendition of GIFA was held as a live trade show at Messe Düsseldorf. It occurred between the dates 25.06.2019 - 29.06.2019. The edition featured around 2,360 exhibitors and received approximately 72,500 visitors from 118 countries. Among the represented nations were the USA, Russia, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

What Are People Saying?

  • “For us, it is the most important trade fair. Like every year, we want to inform ourselves about innovations and cultivate our business contacts. This year, our team focuses primarily on environmental issues, energy efficiency and sustainability.” - Edith Weiser, Manager Foundry, Eirich Maschinenfabrik Gustav Eirich GmbH & Co KG;
  •  “There are a number of events around the world that we are represented in, but there is a reason why we are visiting GIFA. All the important and potential business partners are here in one place. This makes the show very special.” - Piyush I. Tamboli, Managing Director, Investment & Precision Castings LTD;
  • “Many interested parties come to us with special tasks, so we can tell exactly which company has a tailor-made solution for them. So the GMTN is for us so important, because many companies show their innovations for the first time here in Düsseldorf. Therefore we are always up to date.” - Marina Giacopinelli, Managing Director, Fundigex Casting & Foundry Suppliers

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