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Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Energy Production, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energies, Energy efficient
Messe Frankfurt GmbH
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ISH and Covid-19

ISH 2023 will take place as a hybrid event. Organisers have opted to host the latest edition in 2023 to ensure that attendees can attend safely. The face-to-face aspect of the event will take place at Messe Frankfurt between 13.03.2023 and 17.03.2023. The digital aspect of the event will take place from 13.03.2023 to 24.03.2023. The live exhibition will feature strict COVID-19 prevention measures to ensure attendee safety. Among the implemented measures will be a stringent 3G entry policy, mandatory mask-wearing and social distancing regulations. Participants must show a vaccination passport, proof of recovery or negative test results. 


As the need to optimize, conserve and improve how we use nature’s resources, ISH offers a detailed look into how the heating, sanitation, bath and refrigeration sectors can improve on their overall efficiency. ISH isn’t just an incredible opportunity to showcase your products, generate sales leads and strengthen your relationships with clients

The trade show touches upon a variety of topics such as renewable energies sector, energy efficient heating technologies and smart design. There will also be a variety of forums, where you can talk directly with leading experts. ISH is the abbreviation for International Sanitary and Heating and has been successfully running since 1960.

As of right now, ISH positions itself in a place as a leader in the HVAC industry and is a continuous source of innovations for solar energy systems, shower cubicles, cooling systems, fire protection and so much more.


ISH follows a biennial schedule, where editions fall on odd years. Each edition lasts for five days in total and runs during the month of March. Frankfurt, Germany is the host city for the trade show and Messe Frankfurt is the official organiser of ISH along with the partnership of many German professional organisations and associations. BDH, ZVSHK and FGK are among the sponsors of the event.

Only trade visitors are admitted and working hours begin at 09:00 am in the morning up until 18:00 pm in the afternoon. If you’re wondering how to get to the exhibition grounds, don’t worry – the answer is simple. Messe Frankfurt is serviced by the tram, suburban train system and the metro system, thus ensuring a swift commute no matter where you’re staying in Frankfurt.

What You Can Expect as an Exhibitor

  • ISH opens doors for your brand to reach new markets and for you to network with top-tier buyers in your niche, which can’t be said for any other international event for HVAC – you are able to identify new market opportunities with ease;
  • Each edition of ISH selects certain highlights from industry-wide trends and themes so that you are able to gain deeper understanding of the industry, but also helps you position your products better with better attention from the press;
  • Each edition comes with a special focus on a Partner Country – in 2019 the country was France. This show specific ensures that a fresh crop of exhibitors, buyers and experts are at ISH every single time, which in the end is beneficial to you.

Audience & Statistics

With over 188,000 trade visitors (46% of whom are foreign nationals), ISH certainly lives up to a reputation steeped in success, scale and diversity. You’re in the perfect place to launch products alongside the over 2500 exhibitors at Messe Frankfurt and promote new innovations to satisfactory press coverage and sales leads.

The biggest markets represented are from Europe - Italy, Belgium, France, the UK, the Netherlands, Poland, the Czech Republic and Switzerland. We also have to highlight China as one of the biggest markets outside the continent to be represented.

The audience is broken down into skilled trade, construction, real estate, utilities, retail, wholesale trade, local authorities, industry and engineering.


As we’ve established ISH brings the people to Frankfurt, Germany and that translates into just one thing – there’s going to be a heated race to the best hotel prices for ISH. You can win it with one phone call. Turn to Trade Fair Trips ltd and we’ll place you close to the exhibition and cut down on your expenses. We’re experts when it comes to accommodation for exhibitions and deliver only flexible hotel services for ISH that take your budget into consideration.

The earlier you start the easier it is to book hotels near Messe Frankfurt and make savings. Once you’ve book your hotel rooms, it’s time to move to other logistics. Do you need meeting facilities? Don’t have a contractor to install your trade show booth? Trade Fair Trips ltd can do all of the above for you!

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How to get to ISH
On foot
On foot:

Not advisable when travelling from Frankfurt Airport

20 mins when travelling from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)

By car
By car:

15 mins when travelling from Frankfurt Airport

5 mins when travelling from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)

By public transport
By public transport:

25 mins when travelling from Frankfurt Airport

20 mins when travelling from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)

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