InterTabac

World's Largest Trade Fair for Tobacco Products and Smoking Accessories / InterSupply - International Trade Fair for the Production of Tobacco Goods, E-Cigarettes, Pipes and Shishas

Venue

Messe DortmundDortmundGermany

Dates

September 2025Interval: annuallyfounded in: 1978

Co-located events

CB Expo

Organiser

Messe Dortmund GmbH Strobelallee 4544139 DortmundGermanyFon: +49 231 1204-0Fax: +49 231 1204-678info@messe-dortmund.dehttp://www.messe-dortmund.de
Project teamFon: +49 231 1204-586+49 231 1204-512Fax: +49 231 1204-678intertabac@messe-dortmund.dehttp://www.intertabac.de

Supporter/sponsor

Handelsverband Nordrhein-Westfalen Westfalen-Münsterland e. V. Fachbereich Tabakwaren

Present journalists

2023: 152, of which from abroad 47

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures9/20199/20221)9/2023
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)58.40062.30059.200
space (net)26.51725.30526.614
Special show space3354680
Exhibitor stand space26.18224.83726.614
hall space26.18224.83726.555
domestic11.5598.8168.985
foreign14.62316.02117.570
open air0059
domestic0059
foreign000
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors654627692
domestic184154148
foreign470473544
other represented firms524
domestic402
foreign122
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)13.85610.96613.277
domestic7.9814.2625.775
foreign5.8756.7047.502
1) To evaluate the key figures: Exhibition was held during the Corona Pandemic, which started in January 2020.
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2023 from 61 countries
Armenia: 1; Austria: 10; Bangladesh: 3; Belgium: 11; Brazil: 6; Bulgaria: 5; Canada: 3; Central African Republic: 3; China, People's Republic: 124; Costa Rica: 1; Croatia: 4; Czechia: 11; Denmark: 5; Dominican Republic: 25; Egypt: 1; Estonia: 3; France: 11; Germany: 148; Greece: 4; Honduras: 1; Hong Kong, China SAR: 4; Hungary: 3; Iceland: 1; India: 22; Indonesia: 7; Ireland: 1; Israel: 1; Italy: 20; Korea, Democratic People's Republic: 3; Korea, Republic: 1; Latvia: 1; Lebanon: 1; Liechtenstein: 1; Lithuania: 3; Luxembourg: 3; Malaysia: 2; Mexico: 3; Moldova, Republic: 1; Netherlands: 25; Nicaragua: 7; Norway: 1; Panama: 1; Paraguay: 2; Poland: 27; Portugal: 2; Réunion: 1; Romania: 1; Serbia: 1; Singapore: 2; Slovakia: 1; Slovenia: 2; South Africa: 1; Spain: 24; Sweden: 10; Switzerland: 20; Taiwan: 1; Thailand: 2; Türkiye: 19; United Arab Emirates: 10; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 24; United States of America: 50

FKM Trade visitors profile 2022
Visitors total (number of entries)10.966Proportion of trade visitors93 %
Open all information
Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)58
of which
Nielsen 115
  • Bremen0
  • Hamburg3
  • Lower Saxony9
  • Schleswig-Holstein3
Nielsen 251
  • North Rhine-Westphalia51
Nielsen 3a11
  • Hesse5
  • Rhineland-Palatinate5
  • Saarland1
Nielsen 3b6
  • Baden-Württemberg6
Nielsen 49
  • Bavaria9
Nielsen 5+67
  • Berlin4
  • Brandenburg1
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania1
  • Saxony-Anhalt1
Nielsen 72
  • Saxony1
  • Thuringia1
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Retail trade39
  • Wholesale trade24
  • Foreign trade2
  • Manufacture, industry18
  • Skilled trades1
  • Service4
  • Association, society, club, organisation1
  • Other economic sectors5
  • Student2
  • other non-professionals4
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer46
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.16
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office10
  • Department head, group head, team leader7
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker8
  • Lecturer, teacher2
  • Trainee2
  • Other position2
  • Student2
  • Other not gainfully employed4
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management43
  • Research and development, design/construction2
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control6
  • Buying/procurement9
  • Finance/accounting, controlling1
  • Information and communication technology1
  • Personnel administration, administration1
  • Sales22
  • Marketing, advertising, PR4
  • Logistics: material management, storage, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs1
  • Other area4
  • Student2
  • Other not gainfully employed4
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km15
  • more than 50 km up to 100 km8
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km16
  • over 300 km62
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)42
of which
  • EU51
  • Other european countries18
  • Africa3
  • North America4
  • South and Central America6
  • Middle East9
  • South-, East-, Central Asia10
  • Australia/Oceania1
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • Spain5
  • Austria5
  • Poland5
  • Belgium4
  • Switzerland4
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 427
  • 5 - 919
  • 10 - 4921
  • 50 - 19912
  • 200 - 4995
  • 500 - 9994
  • 1 000 and more7
  • Student2
  • Other not employed4
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively52
  • collectively26
  • in an advisory capacity/organization10
  • no6
  • Student2
  • Other not gainfully employed4
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event40
  • Earlier events34
  • First visit43
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

1.8

Survey conducted by: Gelszus Messe- Marktforschung GmbH

Industry sectorFood, Beverage and Luxury Foodstuff (industry 24)
Main product groupTobacco, Tobacco Goods, Smokers' Requisites, Shop Fittings, Paper Products, Magazines, Spirits, Gifts
AccessTrade visitors
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No