Founders' Fair (Gründermesse) Graz

22. March 2025 | The congress fair for founders and young entrepreneurs

The Graz Founders' Fair (Gründermesse), organized annually by the Graz Congress and Trade Fair, has established itself since its inception in 2014 as a central platform for entrepreneurs, young entrepreneurs, and those interested. Its goal is to offer a wide range of expertise, advice, and support to facilitate the journey to self-employment. The Graz fair location provides ideal conditions for lively exchange, networking, and gathering inspiration..

The fair's program includes a variety of lectures and workshops led by experts from different fields. They offer in-depth insights into topics such as entrepreneurship, financing, advice, and support – all key aspects for the successful implementation of a business idea. In addition, there is a plenary event featuring renowned keynote speakers, focusing on entrepreneurial thinking and action.

A highlight of the fair is the exhibition area, where companies present themselves and make direct contact with potential founders. This area is complemented by a comprehensive range of lectures and workshops, allowing visitors to clarify individual questions and deepen specific knowledge.

The national orientation of the fair underscores its importance as a meeting point for those interested in founding a business throughout Austria. It offers a unique opportunity to make numerous contacts and receive comprehensive support in just one day.

The Graz Fair as the venue supports the event's success with its modern infrastructure and central location. The facilities enable efficient organization and create a pleasant atmosphere for exhibitors and visitors.

In conclusion, the Graz Founders' Fair is an indispensable event for anyone wanting to realize a business idea. It regularly provides a platform for exchange, networking, and inspiration. The organizer, Graz Congress and Trade Fair, ensures a smooth process and a high-quality fair experience.

The Founders' Fair (Gründermesse) will take place on Saturday, 22. March 2025 in Graz.

In 245 days
22.03.2025 - 22.03.2025*
Saturday, 1 day
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professional visitors and general public
Free admission


Year of foundation:

Local time:
09:16 h (UTC +02:00)

Fair location:

Messe Graz,
Messeturm, Messeplatz 1, A-8010 Graz, Styria, Austria


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Fair organizer
Messe Congress Graz Betriebsgesellschaft m.b.H.
Messeplatz 1
A-8010 Graz, Austria
Tel: +43 (0)316 80880
Fax: +43 (0)316 8088250
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Past editions:
  • 16. March 2024
  • 25. March 2023
  • 26. March 2022
  • 09. October 2021
  • 19. September 2020
  • 30. March 2019
  • 05. May 2018
  • 01. April 2017
  • 09. April 2016
  • 25. April 2015
  • 10. May 2014
    • 40 exhibitors
    • 550 visitors

Fair location:

Messe Graz,
Messeturm, Messeplatz 1, A-8010 Graz, Styria, Austria


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Product groups: business consultancy, lectures, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the Founders' Fair (Gründermesse) taking place?
The Founders' Fair (Gründermesse) fair takes place in Graz, at the Messe Graz.

When is the Founders' Fair (Gründermesse) taking place?
Visit the Founders' Fair (Gründermesse) from 22. March 2025.

How often does the Founders' Fair (Gründermesse) take place?
The Founders' Fair (Gründermesse) takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the Founders' Fair (Gründermesse)?
The Founders' Fair (Gründermesse) is an exhibition for Start-Ups, Management Consulting and Contact Forums.