07. - 11. February 2026 | The special fair for manual porduction of ice-cream

The GELATISSIMO in Stuttgart is a trade fair focusing on the artisanal production of ice cream. It is considered a unique platform in Europe, especially north of the Alps, attracting specialists and enthusiasts from the ice cream industry. The name "GELATISSIMO" reflects the fair's core competency: an exclusive focus on Gelato, the traditional Italian ice cream..

The fair usually takes place biennially, predominantly in February. It is organized by Landesmesse Stuttgart GmbH, a renowned institution known for organizing and conducting various trade fairs. The venue is Messe Stuttgart, a modern and easily accessible location, offering ideal conditions for exhibitors and visitors from around the world.

GELATISSIMO targets a professional audience comprising confectioners, ice cream manufacturers, and other industry experts. The fair presents a wide range of topics related to ice cream production. These include the latest working and operational techniques that have transformed the ice cream business into an all-year-round operation. Raw materials, cones, consumables, and other products essential for making high-quality ice cream are also showcased.

One of the highlights of GELATISSIMO is the presentation of the latest trends and innovations in the ice cream industry. Visitors can learn about modern technologies, new flavors, and creative presentation forms. Additionally, the fair offers a platform for knowledge and experience exchange, networking, and business development.

The fair is also known for its special events and competitions, where ice cream professionals can demonstrate their skills and present their latest creations. These elements contribute to making GELATISSIMO more than just a fair – it's a center of experience where passion for ice cream, expertise, and innovation are the focal points.

On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 5 days of the fair, from 15. February to 19. February 2020, about 149 exhibitors and 100000 visitors on the GELATISSIMO in Stuttgart.

The GELATISSIMO will take place on 5 days from Saturday, 07. February to Wednesday, 11. February 2026 in Stuttgart.

In 600 days
07.02.2026 - 11.02.2026*
Saturday - Wednesday, 5 days
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Local time:
15:00 h (UTC +02:00)

Fair location:

Messe Stuttgart,
Messepiazza 1, 70629 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany


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Fair organizer
Landesmesse Stuttgart GmbH
Messepiazza 1
70629 Stuttgart, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)711 185600
Fax: +49 (0)711 185602440
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Past editions:
  • 03. - 07. February 2024
  • 15. - 19. February 2020
    • 149 exhibitors
    • 100000 visitors
  • 03. - 07. February 2018
    • 1420 exhibitors
    • 100000 visitors
  • 20. - 24. February 2016

Fair location:

Messe Stuttgart,
Messepiazza 1, 70629 Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany


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Product groups: additives, consultancy, equipment, furniture, information, operational techniques, presentation, Raw materials, sales, working techniques, …

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 GELATISSIMO taking place?
The GELATISSIMO fair takes place in Stuttgart, at the Messe Stuttgart.

When is the GELATISSIMO taking place?
Visit the GELATISSIMO from 07. - 11. February 2026.

How often does the GELATISSIMO take place?
The GELATISSIMO takes place biennially.

What kind of fair is the GELATISSIMO?
The GELATISSIMO is an exhibition for Gastronomy, Hotel Industry and Factory Equipment.