Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. The Messe Frankfurt Group employs around 2,500* people in a total of 30 subsidiaries. The company generated annual sales of approximately €250* million in 2020. We have close ties with our industry sectors and serve our customers’ business interests efficiently within the framework of our Fairs & Events, Locations and Services business fields. One of the Group’s key USPs is its closely knit global sales network, which extends throughout the world. Our comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. We are expanding our digital expertise with new business models. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. Headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).
The Messe Frankfurt legacy began more than 900 years ago, and the group’s rich history and international expertise transferred to the Middle East in 2002, when it established Messe Frankfurt Middle East. The Dubai-based subsidiary now organises 11 trade fairs, seven of which take place in Dubai UAE, and four in Saudi Arabia. The company currently employs over 100 people.
Messe Frankfurt Middle East’s vast experience, industry knowledge, and global exhibition brands, means it’s uniquely positioned to take the regional exhibitions industry to the next level.
Its event portfolio comprises Automechanika Dubai, Automechanika Riyadh, Beautyworld Middle East, Beautyworld Saudi Arabia, Intersec, Intersec Saudi Arabia, Gifts & Lifestyle Middle East, Light Middle East | Intelligent Building Middle East, Paperworld Middle East, and Prolight + Sound Middle East.