Questions about Trade Fairs

German trade fair organisers are the professional, competent and service oriented partners for your trade fair participations. They organize events of all sizes for all sectors with their experienced staff and have been doing so for years. 800 years of trade fairs in Germany speak for themselves. The German-Emirati Joint Council for Industry and Commerce are the official representative of some of the most renowned German trade fair companies. We help companies from the GCC region to exhibit their products and services in the shows we represent and thereby to establish and strengthen business connections. The most common questions about trade fairs in Germany will be answered below. We also have gathered some facts about trade fairs in the GCC region.

Which trade fairs are taking place in the Gulf Region?

To get an overview of the upcoming trade fairs in the Gulf Region, please visit our trade fair calendar or the News section under Trade Fairs.

I am interested in trade fairs in Germany. Where can I find information about them?

Please visit our trade fair calendar for Germany.

I am participating in a trade fair for the first time. What do I have to consider and how soon should I start planning?

It is advisable to start planning your trade fair participation as early as possible. AUMA - the association of the German trade fair industry ( has a useful guideline on its homepage on how to prepare your trade fair participation (Downloads & Publications, Preparing for a trade fair).

If you have any other questions or need assistance for setting up your trade fair participation, please feel free to contact us.

I am interested in a certain German trade fair and have questions about it. Who can I contact?

Many of the German trade fair organisations have representatives in the Gulf Region. A comprehensive overview of these representatives can be found here.

If you cannot find the representative of the trade fair you are looking for, please contact the organiser directly.

I would like to purchase tickets for a trade fair in Germany. Where can I do so?

Most trade fairs offer online platforms for purchasing tickets. For this, please visit the website of the trade fair you are interested in. If this option is not available, look for the representative in your country. A comprehensive overview of the most important trade fair representatives in the region can be found here. If there is no representative in your country, please contact the organizer directly.

I am participating in a trade fair in the UAE and I am looking for a suitable stand constructor.

The organizer of the trade fair usually works together with a local stand constructor who is responsible for the shell scheme and also individual stands. We are more than welcome to assist you with finding other local stand constructors. Please send an Email to info(at) or call us +971 4 4470100.

I am participating in a trade fair in the UAE and need staff for the stand. Who can I contact?

Every trade show participation has to be planned and organized individually that is why we are more than happy to assist you with finding the right staff. Please send an E-mail to info(at) or call us +971 4 4470100.

I want to import goods for a trade fair in Germany. What do I have to consider?

Since April 2011, the UAE has become part of the ATA Carnet agreement. Germany is also a member of this agreement. The terms and conditions of ATA Carnet can be found here.

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