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About the NürnbergMesse Group:

NürnbergMesse is one of the 15 largest exhibition companies in the world. The portfolio covers some 120 national and international exhibitions and congresses and approx. 40 sponsored pavilions at the Nürnberg location and worldwide.Every year, around 27,000 exhibitors (international share: 39 %) and up to 1.13 million visitors (international share of trade visitors: 22 %) participate in the own, partner and guest events of the NürnbergMesse Group, which is present with subsidiaries in China, North America, Brazil, Italy and now also India.The group also has a network of about 50 representatives operating in approx. 100 countries.

NürnbergMesse - Company

Founding of NürnbergMesse GmbH
1974 as successor company to Messehallen GmbH

Legal form
Private limited company

City of Nürnberg (49.969 %)
Free State of Bavaria (49.969 %)
Nürnberg Chamber of Industry and Commerce (0.031 %)
Central Franconian Chamber of Craft Trades (0.031 %)

Supervisory Board
12 members,
Chairman: Dr. Markus Söder, MdL, Bavarian State Minister of Finance, Regional Development and Regional Identity

1974 - 1996: Dr. Hartwig Hauck
1997 - 2011: Bernd A. Diederichs
since August 2011: Dr. Roland Fleck, Peter Ottmann

Equity of NürnbergMesse GmbH
144.6 million euros (as of: 2013)

595 worldwide (as of December 2014)

  • NürnbergMesse Brasil Ltda. (100 %)
  • NürnbergMesse China Co., Ltd. (100 %)
  • NürnbergMesse India Pvt. Ltd. (100 %)
  • NürnbergMesse Italia S.r.l. (100 %)
  • NürnbergMesse North America, Inc. (100 %)
  • Exponova Exhibitions and Conferences (India) Pvt. Ltd. (24.5 %)
  • NürnbergMesse Beteiligungs-GmbH (100 %)
  • NürnbergMesse Service GmbH (100 %)
    - SMT/ASIC/Hybrid Mesago Messe & Kongreß GmbH & Co. oHG (25 %)
  • Holtmann Beteiligungsverwaltungs GmbH (50 %)
  • Holtmann GmbH + Co. KG (50 %)
    - mesomondo GmbH (100 %)
    - Expomondo S.r.l. (100 %)
  • AMA Service GmbH (49 %)

Membership of organizations in the exhibition industry
UFI The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry
EMECA European Major Exhibition Centres Association
AUMA Association of the German Trade Fair Industry
GDG Association of Major German Exhibition Centres
FKM Society for Voluntary Control of Fair and Exhibition Statistics
ICCA International Congress and Convention Association
EVVC European Association of Event Centres

International network
The NürnbergMesse Group has a network of approximately 50 representatives operating in more than 100 countries. These include Australia, Egypt, Belgium, Brazil (NürnbergMesse Brasil), Bulgaria, China (NürnbergMesse China), Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Great Britain, India (NürnbergMesse India), Indonesia, Israel, Italy (NürnbergMesse Italia), Japan, Canada, Korea, Lithuania, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Austria, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Czech Republic, Turkey, Hungary and the USA (NürnbergMesse North America).

Events programme
Today the NürnbergMesse Group’s programme of international events includes more than 170 trade fairs, consumer exhibitions and congresses, some with accompanying exhibition.

Current lists of events on the Internet: