drupa Düsseldorf

| International trade fair for the printing and media industry

Since 1951, drupa, the largest trade fair for the printing and media industry worldwide, has been held every four years in Düsseldorf. As the leading platform, it attracts international exhibitors and professional visitors from the print and media sectors. Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, the organizer of drupa, is renowned for its expertise in managing large international events..

The fair serves as a vital source of information on the latest developments and trends in the industry. Professional visitors can delve deeply into innovative products and services in areas such as prepress, premedia, multichannel solutions, finishing, conversion, and packaging, as well as future technologies.

Highlights include interactive demonstrations and live performances, where attendees can experience the functionality and advantages of the latest technologies firsthand. In addition, drupa offers an extensive program of workshops, seminars, and expert lectures from leading industry professionals.

The Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre, with its modern infrastructure and excellent transport connections, including proximity to international airports, provides ideal conditions for this international event.

In summary, drupa reflects the dynamism and innovative strength of the print and media industry and is an indispensable event for professionals in the field.

On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 11 days of the fair, from 31. May to 10. June 2016, about 1837 exhibitors from 54 countries and 260000 visitors from 188 countries on the drupa in Düsseldorf.

The drupa in Düsseldorf took place from Tuesday, 28. May to Friday, 07. June 2024.

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every four years

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22:22 h (UTC +02:00)

Fair location:

Messe Düsseldorf,
Stockumer Kirchstr. 61, 40474 Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Fair organizer
Messe Düsseldorf GmbH
Stockumer Kirchstr. 61
40474 Düsseldorf, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)211 456001
Fax: +49 (0)211 4560668
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Past editions:
  • 28 May. - 07 Jun. 2024
  • 20. - 23. April 2021
  • 31 May. - 10 Jun. 2016
    • 1837 exhibitors from 54 countries
    • 260000 visitors
  • 03. - 16. May 2012
    • 1844 exhibitors from 52 countries
    • 314000 visitors
  • 29 May. - 11 Jun. 2008
    • 1971 exhibitors from 52 countries
    • 391000 visitors

Fair location:

Messe Düsseldorf,
Stockumer Kirchstr. 61, 40474 Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Product groups: digital printing, folding equipment, graphic design, graphics software, Laminating, large format printers, media production, paper industry, Paper products, printing industry, printing machines, printing paper, printing presses, printing products, printing services, …

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 drupa taking place?
The drupa fair takes place in Düsseldorf, at the Messe Düsseldorf.

When is the drupa taking place?
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How often does the drupa take place?
The drupa takes place every four years.

What kind of fair is the drupa?
The drupa is an exhibition for Printing and Publishing, Printing Technology and Machine Construction.