Messe Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany


Glasstec -

Glasstec is the largest international fair dedicated to the glass production and processing industry. The event takes place once in every two years in Messe Dusseldorf (the upcoming edition will be held on 23-26 October 2018) and is considered a crucial event by professionals in the sector. More than 95% of the exhibitors and visitors achieve their business goals during Glasstec.

Glasstec covers the entire industry spectrum. The main categories showcased during the trade fair are glass manufacture, processing and finishing, spare and maintenance parts and machinery, process control technology, glass applications in the construction industry, solar energy, transparent thermal insulation, display glass and laser technologies.

Glasstec features various special shows and congresses. These events include Glass technology live, Crafts Center, Handwerk LIVE, Façade Center, and more, each supporting key industry segment. In addition, the Solar meets glass, engineered transparency and architecture congresses attract key technology and innovation leaders and lecturers, bringing high value knowledge transfer opportunities.

Visitors and trade representatives attending Glasstec enjoy not only stellar organisation and networking opportunities but have the opportunity to get a first glance at new trendsetting technologies and innovations in the Glass industry. Innovations in the thin glass production, smart glass technologies, recycling, display glass implementations and other emerging concepts often premier exclusively during Glasstec and bring unmatched value for all attendees.

Hotels near Glasstec

  • 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

Glasstec in Dusseldorf gathers a big audience and since it is held every two years, most exhibitors and trade visitors book their accommodation early, to ensure they will have no problems attending the event. This means most of the top hotels for Glasstec are likely to be completely booked several months before the start date.

To support our clients during Glasstec, we have prepared exclusive contracts with the best hotels and hotel chains near the venue in the city. Take advantage of our friendly service - send us a reservation request or book directly via our hotel reservation engine today!

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Domestic exhibitorstotal: 1235n/an/a
Domestic visitorstotal: 40 200n/an/a
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Venue: Messe Dusseldorfdetails

Founded in: 1970

Industry: Building Technology and Machinery, Interior Construction

Frequency: every two years

Where: Dusseldorf, Germany

Organiser: Messe Düsseldorf GmbH

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Travel Info For Glasstec

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


Der Service war sehr schnell und sehr aufmerksam. Mir hat Lily sehr geholfen und das letzte Minute. Vielen Dank!

Mary M.

Booked for: Glasstec 2016