IWA OutdoorClassics Nuremberg

27 Feb. - 02 Mar. 2025 | World's leading exhibition for the hunting and target sports industry

The IWA OutdoorClassics is an international trade fair that has established itself as the leading global event in the fields of hunting firearms, shooting sports, outdoor equipment, and professional authority gear. Since its inception in 1973 in Nuremberg, it has evolved from a showcase for the firearms trade into a significant multinational industry event. Organized by NürnbergMesse GmbH, it takes place annually in March and is exclusively open to trade visitors..

The IWA OutdoorClassics is distinguished by a wide range of products and services presented by national and international exhibitors. Its offerings include hunting firearms and shooting sports accessories, as well as a diverse array of outdoor equipment. This combination makes the fair a comprehensive meeting point for professionals from these sectors, reflecting the latest trends and innovations.

A unique feature of the fair is its international orientation, enabling exhibitors and visitors to form global networks and deepen business relationships. The IWA OutdoorClassics serves not only as a platform for introducing new products but also as an important indicator of market development and industry trends.

The fair's venue, the Nuremberg Exhibition Center, with its modern infrastructure and central location in Europe, provides an ideal setting for this event. NürnbergMesse is known for its hospitality and efficiency in organizing large-scale events, contributing significantly to the success of the IWA OutdoorClassics.

Over the years, the IWA OutdoorClassics has established itself as the leading fair in its segment through its focus on quality, innovation, and internationality. It offers a unique opportunity to learn about the latest products and technologies, exchange expertise, and forge long-term business relationships. With its long-standing tradition and commitment to excellence, the IWA OutdoorClassics remains an indispensable date for professionals in hunting, shooting sports, and outdoor equipment.

The IWA OutdoorClassics will take place on 4 days from Thursday, 27. February to Sunday, 02. March 2025 in Nuremberg.

In 252 days
27.02.2025 - 02.03.2025*
Thursday - Sunday, 4 days
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Local time:
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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:
  • 29 Feb. - 03 Mar. 2024
  • 02. - 05. March 2023
  • 03. - 06. March 2022
  • 08. - 11. March 2019
    • 1600 exhibitors
    • 45500 visitors
  • 09. - 12. March 2018
    • 1562 exhibitors
    • 46562 visitors
  • 03. - 06. March 2017
  • 04. - 07. March 2016
  • 06. - 09. March 2015
  • 07. - 10. March 2014
    • 1336 exhibitors from 54 countries
    • 39244 visitors
  • 08. - 11. March 2013
    • 1209 exhibitors from 50 countries
    • 38265 visitors
  • 09. - 12. March 2012
    • 1204 exhibitors from 50 countries
    • 36004 visitors
  • 11. - 14. March 2011
    • 1166 exhibitors from 52 countries
    • 35220 visitors
  • 12. - 15. March 2010
    • 1141 exhibitors from 5 countries
    • 32214 visitors
  • 13. - 16. March 2009
    • 1129 exhibitors from 53 countries
    • 32124 visitors

Fair location:

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


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Product groups: ammunition, apparel, bows, crossbows, firearms, gifts, hunting equipment, knives, outdoor needs, pistols, reloading, rifles, shooting accessories, sporting guns, weapon parts, Weapons, …

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 IWA OutdoorClassics taking place?
The IWA OutdoorClassics fair takes place in Nuremberg, at the Messe Nürnberg.

When is the IWA OutdoorClassics taking place?
Visit the IWA OutdoorClassics from 27 Feb. - 02 Mar. 2025.

How often does the IWA OutdoorClassics take place?
The IWA OutdoorClassics takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the IWA OutdoorClassics?
The IWA OutdoorClassics is an exhibition for Gamekeeping, Arms and Safety Technology.