Messe Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany



Every four years GIFA sets the stage for the number one foundry technology exhibition in the world. Accompanied by three other events METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST. The combined trade fair prepares 5 action packed days of knowledge transfer, innovation and technology and product premiers.

GIFA attracts the largest dedicated trade visitor crowd with over 48,000 attendees coming from 45 countries. In addition over 800 exhibitors display the latest the industry has to offer, bringing business networking and knowledge transfer to the next level.

Technical Forum and the GIFA Conference offer top-quality technical information programme, with key technology highlights and special exhibitions, as well as scientific research and business discussions on the future of the foundry industry. Many official country representatives the World Foundrymen Organization members and leading company decision makers join the forum and push the development of the sector during GIFA.

Hotels near GIFA

  • Direct contracts with a great variety of hotels
  • Special exhibitor and visitor rates available
  • Customised expo travel booking system
  • Personal travel management at no extra cost
  • Save on average €810 and 25 business hours per booked expo trip

The GIFA trade fair is a large international exhibition, especially in combination with METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST. There are more than 30,000 international attendees during the exhibition and many more professionals coming from other parts of Germany. Such a big influx of people makes for overbooked hotels Dusseldorf. For this reason our team highly recommends to book your accommodation as early as possible.

To help all exhibitors and trade visitors secure the best value hotel for their business trip we have prepared an extensive list of accommodation options that can meet any budget and requirements. You can book your hotel in three easy steps via our hotel reservation service and take advantage of the best package prices during GIFA. Alternatively you can send us a personalized reservation request via our form and our dedicated team will provide a solution for your business needs.


Domestic exhibitors3501 084n/a
Domestic visitors22 89034 320n/a
Foreign exhibitors4301 130n/a
Foreign visitors25 81343 680n/a

Venue: Messe Dusseldorfdetails

Founded in: 1956

Industry: Foundry, Metallurgy, Metalworking, Welding Technologies, Hardware Tools

Frequency: every 3 years

Where: Dusseldorf, Germany

Organiser: Messe Düsseldorf GmbH

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Travel Info For Gifa

Airport: Düsseldorf International Airport 5.4 km

Railway station: Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof 6.7 km

Subway station: ESPRIT arena / Messe Nord 0.5 km

How to get to Messe Dusseldorf

By Rail

The U78 stops at the East and North Entrance of Messe Dusseldorf and U79 stops only at the North Entrance. The trip by subway tram lines U78 and U79 take about 15 minutes from Dusseldorf Hauptbahnhof.

  • Major Stations
    • Dusseldorf Hauptbahnhof
    • Heinrich-Heine-Alee
    • ESPRIT arena/Messe Nord
    • Sportpark Nord/Messe East

By Bus

  • line 722 stops next to the admission buildings and south entrance
  • line 896 is a shuttle service from the Dusseldorf International Airport to venue

By Car

The venue is located on the right side of the river Rhine, directly accessible via the A3 and A44 motorways. There are two designated parking lots, with 1000 cars capacity, near the ESPRIT arena, named P1 and P2 and from there you can take a free shuttle to the venue.

GPS coordinates: N 51° 16.096' ; E 6° 43.630'

Map of Messe Dusseldorf

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Our Clients

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Ich habe mich seit vielen Jahren für Fair Point entschieden, weil die gebuchte Unterkunft ausgezeichnet ist. Meine Ansprechpartner, Lily Dobreva in jeden Fragen gibt mir gründlich und aufmerksam Information Dafür ein riesengroßes Dankeschön!

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Booked for: EuroTier 2018