The Exhibition Center Nuremberg is an important trade fair location in Bavaria. In addition to the 16 exhibition halls, NürnbergMesse offers a large outdoor area. The exhibition center hosts events ranging from regional events to leading international trade fairs. Biofach, BrauBeviale, embedded world, FachPack or the toy fair, to name but a few. The exhibition grounds are located in the southern district of Langwasser and are the second largest in Bavaria. Around 120 trade fairs and congresses take place here every year. Nuremberg is one of the 15 largest trade fair locations in the world. The NürnbergMesse Group is an internationally active company with representatives in over 100 countries. The City of Nuremberg and the Free State of Bavaria each hold just under half of the company shares. The company also offers a comprehensive exhibition and event service, catering and the necessary logistics. Exhibitors have 16 halls equipped with state-of-the-art technology at their disposal, covering a gross area of over 180,000 square meters. Three NürnbergConvention Centers offer capacities of up to 12,800 participants for conferences and congresses.
One of the best-known public trade fairs in the Franconian city is the "Spielwarenmesse". One of the outstanding events is the "Chillventa", the world's leading trade fair for refrigeration technology. The "HOLZ-HANDWERK" trade fair is the leading European showcase for the processing and machining of this important raw material. Another world-leading trade fair is "FENSTERBAU FRONTALE", which also focuses on doors and façades. Urban greenery and open spaces are the focus of "GaLaBau", which sees itself as the industry's leading international trade fair. PCIM Europe is regarded as the world's leading trade fair for power electronics, intelligent drives and renewable energies. The elite of powder and bulk solids technology meet at "POWERTECH TECHNOPHARM". "Interzoo" is the meeting place for everyone involved with pets. The exhibition grounds are located on the former Nazi Party Rally Grounds. It is easily accessible via highway 73 and federal highway 8. The subway line 1 takes ten minutes to the exhibition center.