World's leading trade fair HVAC + Water

Venue

MessegeländeFrankfurt on the MainGermany

Dates

13/03/-17/03/202317/03/-21/03/2025Interval: every two yearsfounded in: 1960

Organiser

Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 160327 Frankfurt on the MainGermanyFon: +49 69 7575-0Fax: +49 69 7575-6433info@messefrankfurt.comhttp://www.messefrankfurt.com
Project teamFon: +49 69 7575-3273Fax: +49 69 7575-6788ish@messefrankfurt.comhttp://www.ish.messefrankfurt.com

Supporter/sponsor

Zentralverband Sanitär, Heizung, Klima (ZVSHK)Vereinigung Deutsche Sanitärwirtschaft e.V. (VDS)Forum für Energieeffizeinz in der Gebäudetechnik e.V. (VdZ)Fachverband Gebäude-Klima e. V. (FGK)Bundesverband der Deutschen Heizungsindustrie e.V. (BDH)

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures3/20173/20193/2023
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)261.300280.200242.600
space (net)173.371181.616141.343
Special show space1.9733.2615.070
Exhibitor stand space171.398178.355136.273
hall space170.434177.973136.179
domestic94.50196.20061.340
foreign75.93381.77374.839
open air96438294
domestic68727664
foreign27710630
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors2.4852.5512.042
domestic893879566
foreign1.5921.6721.476
other represented firms0
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)198.810188.234152.468
domestic120.506101.33785.128
foreign78.30486.89767.340
1) .
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2023 from 55 countries
Armenia: 1; Australia: 1; Austria: 39; Belgium: 28; Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1; Bulgaria: 11; Canada: 3; Chile: 1; China, People's Republic: 187; Croatia: 8; Cyprus: 1; Czechia: 33; Denmark: 15; Egypt: 3; Estonia: 4; Finland: 25; France: 29; Germany: 566; Greece: 16; Hong Kong, China SAR: 42; Hungary: 6; India: 24; Ireland: 2; Israel: 6; Italy: 392; Japan: 4; Kazakhstan: 1; Korea, Republic: 17; Kosovo: 1; Latvia: 3; Lithuania: 18; Luxembourg: 2; Mexico: 1; Monaco: 1; Netherlands: 40; North Macedonia: 1; Norway: 1; Poland: 82; Portugal: 15; Romania: 12; Saudi Arabia: 1; Serbia: 5; Slovenia: 20; Spain: 81; Sweden: 25; Switzerland: 29; Taiwan: 16; Thailand: 2; Tunisia: 2; Türkiye: 173; Ukraine: 3; United Arab Emirates: 5; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 23; United States of America: 13; Uzbekistan: 1

FKM Trade visitors profile 2023
Visitors total (number of entries)152.468Proportion of trade visitors96 %
Open all information
Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)55
of which
Nielsen 15
  • Bremen0
  • Hamburg0
  • Lower Saxony4
  • Schleswig-Holstein0
Nielsen 216
  • North Rhine-Westphalia16
Nielsen 3a44
  • Hesse28
  • Rhineland-Palatinate14
  • Saarland2
Nielsen 3b22
  • Baden-Württemberg22
Nielsen 47
  • Bavaria7
Nielsen 5+63
  • Berlin0
  • Brandenburg0
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania0
  • Saxony-Anhalt0
Nielsen 73
  • Saxony0
  • Thuringia0
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Skilled trades30
  • Industry17
  • Construction/real property sector7
  • Engineer's and planning office7
  • Supply-, building-, energy services6
  • IT service provider2
  • Trade10
  • University/polytechnic/college, research institute3
  • Other sectors7
  • Pupil, student7
  • Other not gainfully employed4
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer20
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.12
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office9
  • Department head, group head, team leader12
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker24
  • Lecturer, teacher2
  • Trainee8
  • Other position3
  • Student7
  • Other not gainfully employed4
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management22
  • Research and development, design/construction7
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control5
  • Buying/procurement5
  • Finance/accounting, controlling1
  • Information and communication technology1
  • Personnel administration, administration2
  • Sales14
  • Marketing, advertising, PR5
  • Logistics: material management, storage, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs12
  • Other area14
  • Student7
  • Other not gainfully employed4
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km13
  • more than 50 km up to 100 km11
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km26
  • over 300 km50
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%) *45
of which
  • EU58
  • Other european countries18
  • Africa2
  • North America2
  • South and Central America1
  • Middle East4
  • South-, East-, Central Asia12
  • Australia/Oceania2

* = determined by visitor registration

Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%) *
  • Netherlands7
  • Italy6
  • France6
  • Switzerland5
  • China, People's Republic5

* = determined by visitor registration

Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 418
  • 5 - 911
  • 10 - 4921
  • 50 - 19914
  • 200 - 4996
  • 500 - 9994
  • 1 000 and more14
  • Student7
  • Other not employed4
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively20
  • collectively20
  • in an advisory capacity/organization20
  • no29
  • Student7
  • Other not gainfully employed4
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event32
  • Earlier events36
  • First visit46
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

2.0

Survey conducted by: Wissler & Partner

Industry sectorPlumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Ventilation Technology (industry 70)
Main product groupSanitary Technology, Sanitary Ceramics, Heating Technology, Valves and Fittings, Installation Material, Plumbing, Air Conditioning, Aerology Equipment, Bathroom Furniture, renewable energies, Bathroom Articles, Wellness, Energy Engineering, Building Engineering
AccessTrade visitors
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No



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