Glasstec 2024

Glasstec 2024

Urban Equipment Architecture Building & Construction
Düsseldorf, Germany
22-25 Oct 2024
Messe Dusseldorf GmbH
2 years
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The must-attend event for the global glass industry

Glasstec services the needs for the global glass industry in two ways. The international trade fair is first and foremost a meeting point between supply and demand, which makes it a highly effective procurement platform and a good source of sales leads for exhibitors.

The second is the knowledge that professionals can glimpse not just through the presentation of launches, but through the rich supporting program built on high-profile symposia and product demonstrations ever since Glasstec was founded in 1970.

The full product portfolio follows the entire processing chain and extends to glass products and application, glass production tech, processing and finishing, testing, tools and maintenance parts, control technology and software.

Glasstec 2024 Update

Organisers have announced a live edition for Glasstec 2024 scheduled for 22.10.2024 and 25.10.2024 at Messe Düsseldorf.


In order to make the right impression at Glasstec and spend wisely on your accommodation, you need professionals to handle your hotel stay. Trade Fair Trips ltd offers a comprehensive approach to planning your work trip.

In addition to accommodation for trade fairs, we specialize in support services as well. These range from placing reservations for meeting facilities to running your trade fair booth installation. One consultation is all you need to have your trip planned.

We offer you affordable hotel prices for Glasstec that are selected with your budget in mind. We understand how valuable your time is, which is why we also make sure you’re near public transport hubs for an easy commute.

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 Glasstec

Hotel Stars Distance to fair City Price
Glasstec 2024 Düsseldorf Novum Hotel Madison Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof 6.3 Düsseldorf from € 469.00 EUR Book Now
Glasstec 2024 Düsseldorf Hampton by Hilton Düsseldorf City Centre 7.25 Düsseldorf from € 256.00 EUR Book Now
Dorint Kongresshotel Dusseldorf/Neuss 12.2 Neuss from € 313.60 EUR Book Now
Glasstec 2024 Düsseldorf Hotel im LESKANPark 42.91 Köln from € 276.00 EUR Book Now
Glasstec 2024 Düsseldorf Innside by Melia Dusseldorf Hafen 7 Düsseldorf from € 426.00 EUR Book Now
Glasstec 2024 Düsseldorf Das Carls Hotel 5.3 Düsseldorf from € 260.00 EUR Book Now
Glasstec 2024 Düsseldorf Urban Loft Cologne Köln from € 543.00 EUR Book Now
Holiday Inn Essen City Centre, an IHG Hotel 46.2 Essen from € 366.00 EUR Book Now
Tante Alma Hotel Lasthaus am Ring 42.6 Köln from € 346.00 EUR Book Now
Glasstec 2024 Düsseldorf Classic Hotel Harmonie 42.3 Köln from € 543.00 EUR Book Now

Dusseldorf, Germany, houses Glasstec once every two years and editions fall on even years around October. The official organiser is Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, which also performs the function of a hosting venue.

Doors are open to trade visitors for a total of four days starting from 09:00 am until 18:00 pm, but be sure to check the opening hours again once the final program is confirmed.

Commuting is done easily, as Messe Düsseldorf has connections to both the highway and public transport. There are several bus and tram lines that bring you to the exhibition grounds.

The last edition of Glasstec was highly successful and this shows in the numbers. There were over 1200 international exhibitors, who showcased to an audience that exceeded 42,000 trade visitors. That is a good ratio to have, if you want to grow your brand recognition and convert sales.

If we’re to break down visitors by their nationality we see a strong presence from European countries like Italy, France, the UK, Netherlands, Poland, Belgium, Spain, and Austria. Outside Europe, there’s a strong presence from the USA and Russia.

This opens your company to diverse revenue streams since most of the trade visitors are in a managerial position up to CEO and either have full decision-making power over purchases or function in an advisory capacity. You have a lot of professionals at different skill levels as well thanks to the sponsorship of associations like the Bundesverband Glasindustrie e.V.

What Are People Saying?

  • “Many high-level specialist discussions that look likely to lead to orders were held with visitors to the fair. Machine manufacturers were clearly focused on the issues of digitisation and networked production. Digitisation has reached the glass industry,” - Wolfram N. Diener, operative Managing Director at Messe Düsseldorf;
  • “Glass is a trend and this year’s glasstec has made this perfectly clear again! The industry keeps moving and the current upswing evidences that the millennia-old history of the material that is glass continues with amazing innovations,” Dr. Johann Overath, Director General of Bundesverband Glasindustrie e.V.;
  • “In the glass industry start-ups find it especially difficult to make contact with companies although these could clearly benefit from innovative technologies. The START UP-ZONE has allowed us to obtain valuable feedback and take concrete steps for installations. This is exactly what the industry needs,” - Daniel Valenzuela, Business Development Manager at Actyx AG.

Glasstec 2022

Glasstec 2022 was held as a face-to-face trade fair in Messe Dusseldorf from September 20th to September 23rd, 2022. Due to the removal of the country's domestic limitations, the venue did not have Covid-19 safety precautions in place. The exhibition attracted 936 exhibitors from 47 countries, including 11 start-ups, and 30,000 attendees from 119 countries. 75% of the visitors were from foreign countries, and the same proportion were professionals responsible for investment decisions. 90% of participants met or exceeded their business objectives.

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