Trade Fairs

Frankfurt is famous around the world for its Messen (trade fairs), held at the southern edge of the Westend district on the ground of Messe.

If you’re in Frankfurt during one of the really big trade fairs, you’ll experience a city transformed. Accommodation prices skyrocket, getting a table at many restaurants, even casual establishments, requires advance booking, and you’ll overhear conversations – in strange jargon, sprinkled with obscure acronyms – about parts of the global economy that usually fly under the radar.

Major trade fairs include: