January 18, 2024

Messe Berlin has many event highlights in store for 2024

A look at the highlights in the first half of 2024

The 2024 calendar is packed with events and features many highlights – for an international audience of trade visitors and the people of Berlin. Kicking off events is the Grüne Woche (19 – 28 Jan.), which for ten days will be a magnet for the public attracting many visitors to the Berlin Exhibition Grounds. Together with FRUIT LOGISTICA (7 – 9 Feb.), ITB Berlin (5 – 7 Mar.) and ILA Berlin (5 – 9 June), the first half of the year will feature major trade fairs bringing an international audience of trade visitors to the capital.

Many people at the DMEA event, standing in the South Entrance of Messe Berlin.
Messe Berlin has many event highlights in store for 2024

24 and 25 April will witness the launch of the "FIBE BERLIN" Fintech Festival. FIBE aims to become the main platform for the fintech eco-system in the fintech capital that is Berlin. The festival on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds is co-organised by Berlin Finance Initiative (BFI), Handelsblatt and Messe Berlin.

April is when two other industry events are taking place on our exhibition grounds. From 9 to 11 April DMEA, Europe’s leading event for digital health, will be the meeting place for experts from the worlds of IT, healthcare and politics. On 24 and 25 April BUS2BUS will extend an invitation to attend Europe’s industry event for the public transport sector and is a platform for the bus industry.

New: GREENTECH FESTIVAL and Mary Jane Berlin debut on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds
In May, Europe’s largest sustainability festival, the GREENTECH FESTIVAL, (15 – 17 May) will take place for the first time on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds. During the three-day event the festival will provide insights and new ideas for a more sustainable lifestyle. Mary Jane Berlin (14 – 16 June), Germany’s largest trade fair for hemp and cannabis products, is taking place for the first time on the exhibition grounds.

Wide-ranging congress programme on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds
In 2024 the Berlin Exhibition Grounds continue to be an in-demand venue for international trade fairs and congresses. In the first six months congress highlights will include the 36th German Cancer Congress (17 – 21 Feb.) with around 10,000 attendees, the Diabetes Congress (11/12 May) with 9,000 attendees, and the ESMO Breast Cancer Annual Conference (29/30 May) with around 4,000 attendees. The international Coil Winding and Electrical Manufacturing Exhibition (14 – 16 May) will also gather around 10,000 visitors from all over the world on the exhibition grounds.

A look at the event calendar from January to June 2024

Grüne Woche (19 - 28 January 2024)
The Grüne Woche is the leading industry event for agriculture, the food industry and horticulture. From 19 to 28 January Messe Berlin expects tens of thousands of visitors daily to attend the display halls on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds.

FRUIT LOGISTICA (7 - 9 February 2024)
As the leading trade fair for the global fruit trade FRUIT LOGISTICA presents the entire value chain of the fresh produce sector – from production through to shipment and sales.

KOOP Berlin (18/19 February 2024)
Following the successful launch of Koop, the trade fair for partnerships, as an in-person event in 2023, Euronics and expert have refined the original concept. This year, KOOP Berlin is opening the jointly occupied hall to expert’s managing partners and Euronics members.

Asia Apparel Expo (19 - 21 February 2024)
Asia Apparel Expo Berlin is the fashion show for Asian clothing products. Around 450 manufacturers will present mens’ and womenswear, fashion for children and accessories.

36th Deutscher Krebskongress 2024 (21- 24 February 2024)
As Germany’s leading oncology event the "German Cancer Congress" is a forum for an interdisciplinary exchange of knowledge and innovations in the fight against cancer.

PILOT EXPO (23/24 February 2024)
Pilot Expo in Berlin is Europe’s largest event for recruiting and training flight crews. Numerous exhibitors, including major European and Asian airlines as well as the largest flight training organisations and HR agencies will be represented at Pilot Expo with their latest products and providing information.

ITB Berlin (5 - 7 March 2024)
The leading trade fair for the global travel industry - ITB Berlin - brings the industry together in Berlin at the beginning of March: Destinations and tour operators, travel agencies and tech companies shape the future of travel here. The internationally renowned ITB Berlin Convention takes place at the same time.

FTTH Conference (19 - 21 March 2024)
The next edition of the FTTH conference will take place from 19 to 21 March in Berlin. Germany is a key player in the fibre optics market and currently experiencing an unprecedented FTTH expansion, driven by increasing investment in gigabit connectivity.

EHRA Congress 2024 (7 - 9 April 2024)
The annual meeting of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) will gather scientists, medical specialists and other stakeholders in cardiac arrhythmia management from all over the world.

DMEA (9 - 11 April 2024)
DMEA is Europe’s leading event for digital health. This is where healthcare and IT experts will meet to discuss digital solutions for the healthcare system.

Chefs Culinar (14/15 April 2024)
At the two-day trade fair for the hospitality sector and community catering, exhibitors will present the latest trends, products and ideas for the catering industry.

European Police Congress (16/17 April 2024)
The European Police Congress is one of the European Union’s largest specialist conferences on internal security. The conference is an annual meeting of figures from international politics, border control, secret services, governments, parliaments and industries.

Berlin Brain Summit (18 - 20 April 2024)
The Berlin Brain Summit is about brain diseases and is taking place this year for the second time. The event will examine a wide range of topics concerning neurology, pharmacy and psychiatry.

BUS2BUS (24/25 April 2024)
BUS2BUS is a business platform and trend indicator for the German and European bus and supply industry. Its focus is firmly on forward-looking technologies and sustainable solutions.

FIBE BERLIN (24/25 April 2024)
The Fintech Festival "FIBE BERLIN" targets the fintech eco-system around Europe – including fintech startups, investors, traditional banks and policymakers. In 2024 FIBE BERLIN celebrates its premiere. The new festival is co-organised by the Berlin Finance Initiative (BFI), Handelsblatt and Messe Berlin.

WM Werkstattmesse (5 - 7 May 2024)
WM Werkstattmesse in Berlin is a trade fair for automotive parts, accessories, tyres and workshop equipment and one of the largest of its kind in Europe. At WM Werkstattmesse Berlin numerous suppliers will exhibit their latest automotive parts and accessories as well as workshop equipment.

Diabetes Kongress (8 - 11 May 2024)
Taking as its slogan ’Diabetes. Environment. Life. A 360-degree outlook’, the 58th Diabetes Congress will take place from 8 to 11 May 2024 in Berlin. Every year some 6,000 attendees, mainly from German-speaking countries, gather for the congress in Berlin.

Coil Winding And Electrical Manufacturing Exhibition (CWIEME) (14 - 16 May 2024)
Over 750 international companies from 80 countries will exhibit coil winding, insulation and electrical manufacturing products and trends. The organisers expect around 6,000 trade visitors to attend the display halls on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds.

ESMO Breast Cancer Annual Conference (15 - 17 May 2024)
From 15 to 17 May the ESMO Breast Cancer Congress 2024 of the European Society for Medical Oncology will take place in Berlin. The conference will provide a comprehensive overview of new findings and an opportunity for discussion among experts.

GREENTECH FESTIVAL (15 - 17 May 2024)
The GREENTECH FESTIVAL is Europe’s largest sustainability festival. At the three-day event people, organisations and companies from all over the world will meet to discuss innovations and ideas for a sustainable lifestyle in every sphere, including food, mobility, energy and infrastructure.

ESHG – The European Human Genetics Conference (1 - 4 June 2024)
The European Human Genetics Conference (ESHG) will gather speakers from all over the world in order to present the latest research in human genetics.

ILA Berlin (5 - 9 June 2024)
ILA, the International Air Show at BER Airport in Brandenburg, is Germany’s leading exhibition for the aerospace industry and one of the world’s largest and most important air shows.

Mary Jane Berlin (14 - 15 June 2024)
Mary Jane Berlin is Europe’s leading trade fair for sustainable hemp business. It focuses on the most innovative ideas and technologies in the hemp industry. 200 international exhibitors, more than 30,000 visitors and 35,000 products will receive an exclusive platform on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds.

Hauptstadtkongress (26 - 28 June 2024)
With several thousand attendees from all areas of the healthcare system, the Hauptstadtkongress ("Capital Congress") is a firm fixture on the calendar of events for management and decision-makers in the German healthcare system.

About Messe Berlin

Berlin has been a trade fair venue for over 200 years, and for many decades one of the most important worldwide. As the trade fair company owned by the capital, every year Messe Berlin conceives, markets and organises hundreds of live events. It aims to be an outstanding host for visitors to every event, to give individuals an optimum boost for their business and ensure fair conditions for everyone. This approach is reflected in the company’s slogan ‘Messe Berlin – Hosting the World’.