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(15 April 2024 - 19 April 2024 )
Location: Germany , Düsseldorf
Organizer: Messe Dusseldorf GmbH

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The 2024 edition of Wire will take place between 15.04.2024 and 19.04.2024. The event will occur in Messe Düsseldorf. At present, Germany does not have national or travel restrictions related to Covid-19 in place due to the improved epidemiological situation. Attendees will not be required to adhere to stringent safety measures while visiting the country or the venue. Such include presenting 3G entry documents upon arrival in Germany or before entering the venue. 

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Wire is the most important trade fair for the cable and wire industry. It is a crucial event where innovators and investors gather. The fair also serves for the showcasing of the latest technologies and components. Wire additionally serves allows observing novel fibre optic and fine wire production machines. The fair is among the leading events of Düsseldorf. It is also an important event for cities such as Cologne, Dortmund, Aachen, and others. The event takes place on around 65065 m2 of event space at Messe Düsseldorf. The event often coincides with Tube, the leading event for the tube industry.

Business Profile of the Event

Wire is a trade fair that gathers in one location several industries and echelons. This includes leading corporations, market leaders, market challengers, and start-ups. Industries that attend include automotive, telecommunications, construction, chemical, and electrical. The iron, steel, and non-ferrous metal industry also attend. So does the skilled trades and services sectors. Industries working with measuring and control technology additionally visit the fair. The technical specialist retail trade industry also attends. Specialists who work in the fastener and spring industry, additionally attend. As of 2022, so do the shipbuilding and aerospace industries.

Many notable companies have attended or exhibited at the event. For instance, the notable steel manufacturer Viraj Profiles Limited has exhibited. Likewise, Temsa, a notable tool manufacturing company, has attended several editions. Among the visiting companies is FaW Automotive — an automotive manufacturing corporation. Another notable visiting company is BWE Shanghai Ltd, which specialise in electrical manufacturing. 

What Was New for Wire 2022 Edition?

The 2022 Edition of the event was the hosting location of an important world premiere. This premiere included a complete value chain for fasteners and springs. The premier was due to the trade fair expanding its portfolio to incorporate such end products. Value chain aspects that received representation were technologies, products, and raw materials. 

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Wire can help professionals from several industries complete certain goals. Among them is experiencing the latest technologies and novel machines. Additionally, the fair allows specialists to meet and network with market leaders. Furthermore, professionals in particular start-ups can gain recognition at the fair.

Wire has a comprehensive support programme. Among the main events within the schedule is the detailed exhibition. It is the sub-event during which the showcasing of novelties takes place. Often, the exhibition focuses on: 

  • Testing technology
  • Auxiliary materials and tools for process engineering 
  • Regulation, measurement, and control technology
  • Cables, materials, and special wires
  • Glass fibre
  • Machines for wire finishing and production 

Wire often has subject topics incorporated into the exhibition. Often these include the Automotive, Telecommunications, Construction and Chemical industries. The Automotive topic contains novelties related to connected cars, E-mobility, and autonomous driving. Telecommunications emphasises innovations related to 5G networks, TV streaming and OTT services. The Construction topic focuses on novelties such as high-resistance fitting production machines. The Chemical area is for novelties, such as new systems for modular production. Besides the mentioned subject topics, the exhibition also contains zones of interest. Such include locations for the showing of new wire production technologies. They also feature focus special wire processing areas. Such include zones where attendees can see the creation of self-extinguishing wires. Attendants can also examine new Industry 4.0 and 3D printing solutions. Visionary fibre optics and hybrid cables are featured products as well. 

Besides the exhibition, Wire also contains many forum sessions and presentations. This allows professionals to expand their specialist knowledge. This is due to such sub-events allowing them to learn about the latest trends. Additionally, such forum sessions permit extensive networking by communicating with leading experts. 

Wire is a must-attend trade fair for several industries. events,them are the wire and cable industries, as well as the automotive. The iron, steel and non-ferrous metal industry should not overlook attending. Both the construction and chemical industries should visit as well. The event is also worth visiting by measurement, control, and regulation technology specialists. Skilled trades, electrical, shipbuilding and aerospace industry specialists should not overlook attending. 

Your Hotel Room in Düsseldorf

Invest in your business trip with hotel accommodation selected for your specific need. Travel 2 Fairs Ltd works with you to send you hotels in Düsseldorf with an ideal location and price range. This allows you to select the hotel offers that work best for you. Such as placing you near Messe Düsseldorf for a quicker commute. We have long worked with large groups, so you can query for parties of twenty people and more. The entire registration process takes up to a day, and you leave all details to us. Also, Travel 2 Fairs ltd can assist with logistics as well. You can request a rent-a-car or an airport transfer in both directions, whether it is private or shared.


Wire is a biannual trade show that takes place at Messe Düsseldorf, last for 5 days. Messe Düsseldorf Gmbh organises the fair, with the visiting hours being between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm. The fair often coincides with Tube, as both events take place in the same venue. 

Messe Düsseldorf is an exhibition centre with extensive public transportation connections. This allows attendees to reach the venue from locations such as the main transport hubs. For example, you can access the site from Düsseldorf Airport in 13 minutes by taking the 896-bus line. Likewise, from the central railway station, you can reach the venue in 25 minutes via the U78 or U79 metro lines. Many cities in the area are close to the exhibition centre. This allows you to save time when commuting from your hotel to the venue. For instance, the travelling distance between Cologne and Düsseldorf is 60 minutes.

Düsseldorf is a popular tourist city and large metropolis. It is a location that provides a broad range of accommodation and dining options. For example, many districts offer hotels, guest houses, hostels, and apartments. Likewise, you can opt to dine at various restaurants, bistros, pubs, clubs, and bars. You can additionally opt to dine in one of the venue's catering areas. When considering where to rest or dine in Düsseldorf, opt for the Hafen or Oberbilk districts.

Audience and Statistics

Wire is an international trade fair with a high profile and attendance level. For instance, its 2018 edition received 1,442 exhibitors and 42,248 visitors. Attendees of the trade show come from continents such as Africa, Asia, the two Americas, and Europe. Countries with high attendance levels include Germany, Italy, Turkey, France, and the USA. Spain, Poland, India, the UK, and Russia are also among the high-attendance nations. Many industries visit or exhibit at the event, such as the automotive sector. The cable, wire, iron, steel, non-ferrous metal industries also attend. So do the trade, services, and chemical ones. The electronics industry also attends, as do shipbuilding, fastener, aerospace, and others. 

Past Editions

Wire’s attendance levels often exceed the expectations of the organisers. For instance, its 2018 edition featured 1,442 exhibitors and over 40,000 visitors. Likewise, the 2022 restart edition also featured high attendance numbers and statistics. This included 1,822 exhibitors from more than 50 countries. The 2022 edition also featured many decision-making executives—75% of the visitors. The trade show also frequently includes new zones or products of interest. For example, its 2016 edition featured art installations created by artist Stefanie Welk.


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