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OTWorld 2026

(19 May 2026 - 22 May 2026 )
Location: Germany, Leipzig
Organizer: Leipziger Messe

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OTWorld 2026 will take place between the 19th and 22nd of May. The fair will be in an in-person format. The event will take place in Messe Leipzig.


OTWorld (OTWorld Leipzig/OTWorld Germany) is among Leipzig’s leading trade fairs. It is the keynote event for professionals working in the medical aid sector. This is because it enables participants to overview all aspects of technical orthopaedics. It is additionally the platform for showcasing the latest sector innovations. Leipziger Messe serves as the hosting location of the event.

Because of its importance, OTWorld Germany receives attendants from many industry branches. This includes, for instance, orthopaedic technology and podiatry professionals. As a result, OTWorld Leipzig features a high level of attendance. For example, one edition received over 570 exhibitor firms and 21 400 visitants. Over 90 countries participate, including Australia, Brazil, Finland, Japan, and Canada.

About OTWorld Leipzig

The fair has an extensive interdisciplinary congress program. It features the Open Forum, a dedicated hall with a focus on experience exchanges. The program also incorporates over 20 workshop discussions and courses. The discussions focus on topics such as orthopaedic shoe technology. Expert speakers host each workshop. The programme also features E-posters. These are digital poster contributions held in a central area of the conference. They will present information via short lectures. The program additionally includes keynote lectures and discursive events. It also features subject blocks from free submissions.

Start-ups and aspiring professionals can look forward to several events. This includes Innovation Talks, which allows online streaming of innovations. It also features the Youth. Academy TO. This is an area where young professionals can learn orthopaedic technology skills. They can also focus on the World Congress. It allows them to bring forward their expertise with scientific contributions. Exhibitor workshops will also be available. Such workshops allow professionals to exciting visitors about a topic in 45 minutes.

There are also various lecture options start-ups can opt to use as well. Among them is lecturing at the Future Forum for Specialist Retailers. It allows them to share their know-how with store owners and managers. There is, furthermore, the Education Forum. During the event, education providers present their offers in 20-minute presentations. The media library of the fair is also an opportunity for start-ups, as it allows them to place new impulses.

OTWorld’s exhibitor list features companies such as:

  • Aegeos;
  • AAOP;
  • AOPA;
  • BASF;
  • Becker Orthopaedic;
  • Carl-Bosch-Sxhule;
  • Confirmed;
  • Liebaert;
  • Motion Solutions;
  • Qualisys;
  • Radii Devices Ltd;
  • Rodin SAS;
  • Sanoa GmbH;
  • Taika3D Oy;
  • Varomed.

Participants represent the medicine, medical technology, ophthalmic optics, health, orthopaedic, and pharmacy sectors.

OTWorld Germany Accommodation

Procure suitable accommodation for OTWorld with Travel 2 Fairs Ltd. All that is necessary is to inform us about the rooms you need, how much you wish to spend, and your desired location. Travel 2 Fairs Ltd manages the rest. Reserve lodgings adjacent to Messe Leipzig and gain valuable access to public transport. We can advise you on the best routes to take to the venue. Aside from affordable hotel accommodation for exhibitions, we also provide transport services. One way to travel to your hotel is to have a rent-a-car wait for you at the airport. Another is to schedule an airport transfer in both directions.

Event information might be outdated because of the coronavirus pandemic. More information is available from the organiser.

Past Iterations

OTWorld 2022

OTWorld 2022 took place in the form of a hybrid trade fair. The live aspect was held between the 10th and 12th of May 2022 in Leipziger Messe. 18 800 trade visitants participated in the event, with over 6 000 of them representing a foreign country. The visitor group represented 86 nations, 51% of which consisted of executives. They overviewed the wares of more than 440 exhibitor firms and attended the lectures of 300 speakers. 90% of the participants considered the iteration successful and intended to participate in the next edition.

OTWorld 2024

Messe OTWorld 2024 occurred as a live trade exposition between the 14th and 17th of May 2024 in Leipziger Messe. It featured more than 570 exhibiting firms from 42 nations and over 300 lecturers from 30 countries. They networked with 20 400 visitants.








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