VERTICAL PRO Friedrichshafen

22. - 23. November 2024 | European Outdoor Trade Fair

The VERTICAL PRO in Friedrichshafen has established itself as the leading international trade fair for the outdoor industry. Each November, the Friedrichshafen Exhibition Center opens its doors to professional visitors from around the world to present the latest trends, innovations, and products related to outdoor activities and nature experiences..

Since its inception, VERTICAL PRO has proven to be a significant meeting place for experts and enthusiasts of the outdoor lifestyle. Organized by Messe Friedrichshafen GmbH, an experienced trade fair company, the event is distinguished by a comprehensive range of topics and offerings that span from leisure and sports to travel and appropriate outdoor apparel.

The trade fair serves as a platform for unveiling innovations and as a community hub where current and future industry developments are discussed and experienced. With the "Hall of Visions," particular emphasis is placed on upcoming trends, focusing on design, cuts, colors, and materials. In this context, sustainable textiles and production methods are gaining increasing importance, which VERTICAL PRO particularly highlights.

In terms of specialist subjects, the fair includes climbing gyms and route construction, high and forest rope courses, tree climbing techniques, rope access technology, fall protection, as well as rescue and aid organizations. The diversity of these topics reflects the breadth and depth of the offerings that characterize the fair.

The exhibition is complemented by an extensive supporting program, which includes practical workshops, panel discussions, and expert presentations in both German and English. These interactive formats allow visitors to actively participate and learn directly from industry specialists.

The venue, Messe Friedrichshafen, is located in one of the most beautiful regions of Germany, close to Lake Constance. This location offers not only an attractive setting but also excellent infrastructure for exhibitors and visitors from all over the world. The modern exhibition hall with its high-quality facilities ensures that VERTICAL PRO is an unforgettable event year after year.

Overall, VERTICAL PRO Friedrichshafen offers a unique opportunity for professional visitors and exhibitors to network, learn, and be inspired – a must-attend for anyone involved in the outdoor industry or who simply has a passion for the outdoor lifestyle.

The VERTICAL PRO will take place on 2 days from Friday, 22. November to Saturday, 23. November 2024 in Friedrichshafen.

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22.11.2024 - 23.11.2024*
Friday - Saturday, 2 days
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Local time:
18:32 h (UTC +01:00)

Fair location:

Messe Friedrichshafen,
Neue Messe 1, 88046 Friedrichshafen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany


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Fair organizer
Messe Friedrichshafen GmbH
Neue Messe 1
88046 Friedrichshafen, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)7541 7080
Fax: +49 (0)7541 708110
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Past editions:
  • 24. - 25. November 2023
  • 25. - 26. November 2022

Fair location:

Messe Friedrichshafen,
Neue Messe 1, 88046 Friedrichshafen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany


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Product groups: backpacks, boats, camping equipment, care products, climbing equipment, clothing, equipment for globe-trotters, first aid equipment, hiking gear, impregnating, kayaks, navigation systems, rescue techniques, shoes, sleeping bags, tents, water sports, …

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 VERTICAL PRO taking place?
The VERTICAL PRO fair takes place in Friedrichshafen, at the Messe Friedrichshafen.

When is the VERTICAL PRO taking place?
Visit the VERTICAL PRO from 22. - 23. November 2024.

How often does the VERTICAL PRO take place?
The VERTICAL PRO takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the VERTICAL PRO?
The VERTICAL PRO is an exhibition for Sports, Sports and Sporting Goods.