OTWorld Leipzig

19. - 22. May 2026 | International trade fair and world congress for orthopedics and rehabilitation technology

OTWorld in Leipzig is a leading international trade fair and congress dedicated to the latest developments and innovations in orthopedic technology and rehabilitation technology. This event is organized biennially by Confairmed GmbH, a company specializing in organizing trade fairs and congresses in the medical sector. The first event took place in Düsseldorf in 1976, originally known as ORTHOPÄDIE TECHNIK International..

OTWorld combines an extensive trade exhibition with a high-caliber congress. Experts from production, development, and research gather here to share knowledge and discuss the latest technologies. The fair offers a unique platform for professionals worldwide to learn about current innovations and trends in orthopedic technology and related fields.

The fair covers a wide range of topics including orthopedic technology, orthopedic shoe technology, rehabilitation technology, as well as products and services for medical supply stores and medical facilities. Educational offerings and further training opportunities for professionals are also a focus.

A key feature of OTWorld is its extensive and in-depth range of offerings, from materials and design to manufacturing equipment, as well as consulting and outsourcing. Visitors can thoroughly inform themselves about the next generation of orthopedic devices and technologies, making the fair an indispensable event in the industry.

The event takes place at the Leipzig Trade Fair, one of the most modern and efficient exhibition centers in Europe. The venue not only offers excellent infrastructural conditions but also provides an appealing architectural environment, ideal for presenting high-tech products and services.

Highlights of OTWorld include live demonstrations, interactive workshops, and a comprehensive lecture program featuring renowned experts from industry and research. These elements make the fair a dynamic and interactive experience that benefits both exhibitors and visitors.

In summary, OTWorld in Leipzig is a central meeting point for professionals in the fields of orthopedics and rehabilitation technology, emphasizing innovation, education, and networking. The fair provides an excellent opportunity to learn about the most advanced technologies and to establish important industry contacts.

On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 4 days of the fair, from 10. May to 13. May 2022, about 440 exhibitors and 18800 visitors from 86 countries on the OTWorld in Leipzig.

The OTWorld will take place on 4 days from Tuesday, 19. May to Friday, 22. May 2026 in Leipzig.

In 693 days
19.05.2026 - 22.05.2026*
Tuesday - Friday, 4 days
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Local time:
08:37 h (UTC +02:00)

Fair location:

Messe Leipzig,
Messe-Allee 1, 04356 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany


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Fair organizer
Confairmed GmbH
Reinoldistr. 7-9
44235 Dortmund, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)231 55705080
Fax: +49 (0)231 55705088
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Past editions:
  • 14. - 17. May 2024
  • 10. - 13. May 2022
    • 440 exhibitors
    • 18800 visitors
  • 27. - 29. October 2020
  • 15. - 18. May 2018
    • 570 exhibitors from 43 countries
    • 21400 visitors
  • 03. - 06. May 2016
    • 542 exhibitors from 43 countries
    • 21300 visitors
  • 13. - 16. May 2014
    • 548 exhibitors
    • 20400 visitors

Fair location:

Messe Leipzig,
Messe-Allee 1, 04356 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany


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Product groups: compression technology, consumables, literature, medical technology, Orthopedics, podiatry, raw materials, services, shoe technology, supplies, workshop equipment, …

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 OTWorld taking place?
The OTWorld fair takes place in Leipzig, at the Messe Leipzig.

When is the OTWorld taking place?
Visit the OTWorld from 19. - 22. May 2026.

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

What kind of fair is the OTWorld?
The OTWorld is an exhibition for Orthopedics, Health and Medicals.