24. - 27. March 2026 | European trade fair for machine technology and manufacturing supplies

The HOLZ-HANDWERK in Nuremberg is among the leading European trade fairs for woodworking. Since its inception in 1993, it has been held biennially, specifically in even years. The fair is organized by NürnbergMesse GmbH and serves as a central meeting point for professionals from carpentry, joinery, and timber framing, offering a diverse range of products, services, and innovations in woodworking..

In addition to traditional techniques and tools, HOLZ-HANDWERK also introduces the latest trends and developments, including machine technologies, manufacturing needs, and innovative material solutions. Visitors can expect a wide array of exhibitions, ranging from sawing and grinding machines to woodworking machines and extraction systems.

A distinctive feature of the fair is the combination of personal exchange and the opportunity to directly experience technical solutions. This makes it an ideal location for industry decision-makers to establish contacts, expand networks, and initiate business. Another advantage is the concurrent event with the fensterbau/frontale trade fair, which broadens the offerings for visitors.

HOLZ-HANDWERK also features special shows that highlight the latest trends and developments in the wood, machinery, and tools sectors. These make the fair attractive not only to professional visitors but also to a wider audience.

The exhibition grounds in Nuremberg, known for their modern infrastructure and good accessibility, are the venue for the event. Messe Nürnberg provides ideal conditions for an event of this size, with ample space for exhibitors and visitors to present and discover the latest products and services in the woodworking industry.

In summary, HOLZ-HANDWERK is an essential platform for all stakeholders in the field of woodworking. With a broad spectrum of technological innovations, networking opportunities, and specific solutions, it promotes knowledge exchange, inspiration, and business development in the European wood industry.

On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 4 days of the fair, from 12. July to 15. July 2022, about 708 exhibitors from 33 countries and 28500 visitors from 100 countries on the HOLZ-HANDWERK in Nuremberg.

The HOLZ-HANDWERK will take place on 4 days from Tuesday, 24. March to Friday, 27. March 2026 in Nuremberg.

In 664 days
24.03.2026 - 27.03.2026*
Tuesday - Friday, 4 days
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14:25 h (UTC +02:00)

Fair location:

Messe Nürnberg,
Messezentrum 1, 90471 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany


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Fair organizer
NürnbergMesse GmbH
Messezentrum 1
90471 Nuremberg, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)911 86060
Fax: +49 (0)911 86068228
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Past editions:
  • 19. - 22. March 2024
  • 12. - 15. July 2022
    • 708 exhibitors from 33 countries
    • 28500 visitors
  • 21. - 24. March 2018
    • 1329 exhibitors from 42 countries
    • 110000 visitors
  • 16. - 19. March 2016
  • 26. - 29. March 2014
    • 524 exhibitors
    • 108967 visitors
  • 21. - 24. March 2012
    • 498 exhibitors from 19 countries
    • 98973 visitors
  • 24. - 27. March 2010
    • 515 exhibitors from 17 countries
    • 103974 visitors
  • 02. - 05. April 2008
    • 516 exhibitors
    • 102947 visitors
  • 22. - 25. March 2006
  • 31 Mar. - 03 Apr. 2004
    • 92294 visitors

Fair location:

Messe Nürnberg,
Messezentrum 1, 90471 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany


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Product groups: abrasives, bending machines, cabinets, dowels, drills, drills, fastening systems, furniture components, glueing equipment, glues, grinding machines, lathes, metal fittings, milling machines, paint strippers, planers, pneumatic devices, pneumatic tools, polishes, power tools, presses, saw blades, saws, screws, timber, veneers, wood drying equipment, wood flooring, wood paints, wood preservatives, wood products, wood products, wooden doors, wooden staircases, wooden windows, woodwork, woodworking machinery, …

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 HOLZ-HANDWERK taking place?
The HOLZ-HANDWERK fair takes place in Nuremberg, at the Messe Nürnberg.

When is the HOLZ-HANDWERK taking place?
Visit the HOLZ-HANDWERK from 24. - 27. March 2026.

How often does the HOLZ-HANDWERK take place?
The HOLZ-HANDWERK takes place biennially.

What kind of fair is the HOLZ-HANDWERK?
The HOLZ-HANDWERK is an exhibition for Timber Industry, Handicrafts and Tools.