SPECIALIST TRADE FAIRS
INTERNATIONALE KULTURBÖRSE FREIBURG
The ‘Internationale Kulturbörse Freiburg’ is the largest specialist trade fair for stage productions, music and events in German-speaking countries. With almost 200 showcases of artists and ensembles from the areas of performing arts, music and street theatre, plus several hundred exhibitors providing information about the latest trends in the cultural and events sector, for event organisers it’s an industry gathering and business platform all in one. A varied supporting programme completes the event.
THE SMARTER E EUROPE
The smarter E Europe is the largest platform for the energy industry in Europe, combining the four specialist trade fairs Intersolar Europe, ees Europe, Power2Drive Europe and EM-Power Europe. The main areas of focus are renewable energies, the decentralisation and digitalisation of the energy industry and cross-sector solutions from the electrical, heating and transport industries.
THE SMARTER E GLOBAL
The smarter E is the leading trade fair and conference series for the new energy world, and brings together the brands Intersolar, ees, Power2Drive and EM-Power. The events in Germany (Munich), the UAE (Dubai), Brazil (São Paulo), Mexico (Mexico City) and India (Gujarat) address cross-sector and smart networked concepts and solutions for the efficient generation, storage, distribution and use of energy.
PUBLIC TRADE FAIRS
South Germany’s largest and most significant automotive trade fair takes place once a year at the start of the season and presents new releases and highlights from the automotive sector, plus developments in the area of innovative mobility. The broad portfolio of brands, wide-ranging and professional advice from experts on site and the incorporation of current topics such as efficiency and alternative drive systems set this trade fair apart and promise three informative and exciting days.
Escape everyday life and get inspiration for your free time throughout the year: the trade fair for motorhomes, accessories and campsites is the largest and most important information and sales platform for the caravanning industry in south-west Germany. Across all four halls and the outdoor area, around 120 exhibitors display anything and everything to do with camping.
Gebäude.Energie.Technik (GETEC) in Freiburg is the leading trade fair for energy-efficient planning, construction and modernising, plus renewable energy and healthy living in the south-west of Germany, bringing together clients, tradespeople, planning experts and manufacturers. With its exhibition topics focused on the latest trends, the trade fair attracts an engaged audience.
IMMO – THE TRADE FAIR FOR YOUR PROPERTY
IMMO is south Baden’s leading real estate fair and a proven, promising and neutral platform. It offers all regional and national agents, developers, finance experts, architects, prefabricated home companies, insurance companies and service providers the opportunity to present themselves in the best light with the latest products and innovations. Prospective buyers and tenants among the visitors to the trade fair can get an overview of the properties available, and property owners who are considering selling their house or apartment can find the right contacts at IMMO.
The Job-Start-Börse Freiburg is the information and networking event for everyone looking for – or offering – an apprenticeship or university place! Here, pupils, parents, teachers and those with their doubts about studying can learn about various careers and discover local educational opportunities. The Job-Start-Börse Freiburg supports those trying to choose a career, offers plenty of specific educational and training opportunities, and provides the contacts that visitors need to get their start in the world of work.
JOBMESSE GESUNDHEIT & PFLEGE
The Jobmesse Gesundheit & Pflege presents a wide range of jobs and education and training opportunities in the health sector in the Freiburg region. The exhibitors, which include clinics, care facilities, outpatient care services, training institutions and educational providers, provide information about the sector, education and training, university courses, internships and volunteer services.
Plaza Culinaria is the most important culinary experience trade fair in Germany, and THE event for gourmets in Freiburg. The wide range of exquisite products and selected exhibitors, the special combination of trade fair and evening event, and the particular sense of well-being ensure an extraordinary experience on the border between Germany, Switzerland and France.
Rauch&Glut is a BBQ lifestyle fair in south-west Germany and takes place at Messe Freiburg at the perfect time in spring as the BBQ season starts to get under way, providing inspiration for barbecue aficionados. Rauch&Glut is complemented by a comprehensive programme of BBQ workshops, demonstrations and competitions, plus cigar seminars and rum tastings.
The Südbadische Gebrauchtwagen-Verkaufsschau takes place twice a year and provides prospective car buyers with a broad selection of well-maintained used cars, with options for comparison, test drives on site and full consultation. The event runs for three days each time, offering visitors the opportunity to discover the wide range of services available at this unique used car platform.
GASTRO PRO – INNOVATE, MOTIVATE, INVEST
At the specialist Gastro Pro congress at Messe Freiburg, we provide a platform for restaurant owners and people running (large) kitchens wanting to dynamically develop their business. With high expectations of new, exciting products, with answers to targeted questions and the need for real added value for visitors, the expert speeches and supporting exhibition at Gastro Pro present a broad spectrum of information on the topics of trends and challenges, digitalisation and the perennial issue of skilled staff.
This specialist congress, which marks the start of the IMMO weekend, is aimed at investors in residential and commercial real estate, owners, landlords, developers, town planners, architects, agents and anyone working or interested in the real estate industry. Distinguished experts present the latest developments and trends, make predictions and respond to burning questions on the growth, sustainability and profitability of real estate.
The perfect attraction for the whole family: a weekend full of hands-on activities for young and old alike, magnificent blossoming plants and handcrafted products from regional artisans feature during the open day at f.q.b. at the Mundenhof. The varied stage programme, delicious food and chilled refreshments for all will ensure happy smiles and fun all round!
Freiburger Mess’ is the highlight of spring and autumn! Over 100 rides and food stalls form the perfect combination for an unforgettable time for all generations. In addition to sweet and savoury treats, all kinds of attractions, from the views over Freiburg from the Ferris wheel to thrilling roller coaster rides, ensure no end of fun and action.
Dancing under an open sky, soaking up the carnival atmosphere or a Sunday outing for the family: this event on the shores of the Flückigersee sees a varied food and drink offering combine with an outdoor festival with a number of concerts, plus an adventure weekend with free beer, fireworks and a great kids’ programme.
MARATHON AND FIT’N’RUN
Together with the Baden Athletics Association, the MEIN FREIBURG MARATHON provides running fun in six different disciplines for young and old. The Freiburg fit’n’run sports fair takes place at the same time, with over 40 exhibitors from Germany and neighbouring countries showcasing the latest trends in running and sports in general.
STREET FOOD MARKET
Culinary delight with a varied range of food on offer: the Street Food Market is the perfect opportunity to enjoy lots of different international delicacies. Alongside classic burgers, visitors can sample any number of specialities from Mexican, Vietnamese, Thai and Greek cuisine, or watch the food being prepared in front of them in the food truck.
Over 127 lovingly decorated market stands selling Christmas treats and beautifully handcrafted products ensure a feeling of community spirit in the run-up to Christmas. No matter whether you’re looking for mulled wine, macaroons or almonds, Christmas decorations or cosy winter garments – this is where you’ll find everything your heart desires.
One run – one common goal! During the 24-hour run for children’s rights, teams run laps in a relay formation that can be divided up as you wish, around the track at Freiburg’s Seepark stadium – for 24 hours straight. People can either run together or on their own. Donations are collected for every lap covered and are given to local projects for children and teenagers.