Tattoo Convention Idar-Oberstein

07. - 08. September 2024 | Fair for Tattooists, Piercers, and Tattoo Enthusiasts

Established in 2012, the Tattoo Convention Idar-Oberstein has become a landmark event in the tattoo and piercing community. Commonly abbreviated as "TCIO," it's distinguished by its rich diversity and international flair. Held annually in September, the convention takes place at the Messe Idar-Oberstein GmbH halls. The Messe Idar-Oberstein GmbH, as the organizer, not only epitomizes quality and professionalism but also promises a memorable experience for all attendees, be it visitors or exhibitors.

Centered on the art of tattooing and piercing and their accompanying lifestyles, the convention offers a broad spectrum of attractions. This includes presentations by multicultural tattoo artists, piercing demonstrations, live music, and more. It also features products and services from the Tattoo & Lifestyle domain, Fashion & Trending brands within the scene, and even highlights the craftsmanship of barbering. Key attractions include the Tattoo Contest, conducted over both days, and the chance to interact with renowned guests from the Tattoo & Lifestyle industry. The exhibitors represent a vast range of sectors, from piercing professionals and suppliers to influential figures in the Tattoo & Lifestyle world. The audience, too, is diverse, encompassing industry experts, enthusiastic newcomers, and families eager to discover the latest in tattoo trends and techniques. In essence, the Tattoo Convention Idar-Oberstein is a global festivity, celebrating the art and culture of tattooing.

The Tattoo Convention will take place on 2 days from Saturday, 07. September to Sunday, 08. September 2024 in Idar-Oberstein.

In 46 days
07.09.2024 - 08.09.2024*
Saturday - Sunday, 2 days
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Fair location:

Messe Idar-Oberstein,
John-F.-Kennedy-Str. 9, 55743 Idar-Oberstein, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany


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Fair organizer
Messe Idar-Oberstein GmbH
John-F-Kennedy-Str. 9
55743 Idar-Oberstein, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)6781 56872100
Fax: +49 (0)6781 56872172
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Past editions:
  • 02. - 03. September 2023
  • 03. - 04. September 2022
  • 07. - 08. September 2019
  • 01. - 02. September 2018
  • 09. - 10. September 2017
  • 10. - 11. September 2016
  • 12. - 13. September 2015
  • 06. - 07. September 2014
    • 50 exhibitors
    • 3300 visitors

Fair location:

Messe Idar-Oberstein,
John-F.-Kennedy-Str. 9, 55743 Idar-Oberstein, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany


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Product groups: piercing tools, Piercings, tattoo products, tattoos, …

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Where does the Tattoo Convention taking place?
The Tattoo Convention fair takes place in Idar-Oberstein, at the Messe Idar-Oberstein.

When is the Tattoo Convention taking place?
Visit the Tattoo Convention from 07. - 08. September 2024.

How often does the Tattoo Convention take place?
The Tattoo Convention takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the Tattoo Convention?
The Tattoo Convention is an exhibition for Tattoo Art, Jewelry and Gems and Lifestyle.