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Messe Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
Stockumer Kirchstrasse 61
As one of the most popular events for foundry, metallurgy, metalworking, welding technologies and hardware tools, GIFA will attract professionals and decision makers from around the world. Dusseldorf will host GIFA and if you plan on exhibiting, or simply visiting, get in touch with us today for a free travel quote.
event information


GIFA is a leading international trade fair for foundry technology. It takes place in Dusseldorf and is co-located with METEC, NEWCAST and THERMPROCESS. With over 95% of all visitors claiming they were satisfied with the preceding editions, GIFA 2023 is the highlight of the year for the professionals in the sector. In June 2023, Messe Dusseldorf will open its doors to more than 950 exhibitors and nearly 49,000 visitors specifically interested in GIFA.
who can you meet at the event

Who can you meet there

The synergy between the 4 parallel events brings under one roof the foundry, metallurgy and heat technology industries. Experts, suppliers and decision makers will visit Dusseldorf for the GIFA 2023 dates to make personal contacts and engage in international business dealings. The latest survey showed that the 70% of all GMTN exhibitors and 66% of all visitors came from abroad. Italy, China, France, India and Turkey were among the strongly represented countries.

Past editions

what makes this event special

What makes it special

Attending GIFA Dusseldorf's next edition in 2023 will be worthwhile. Once again, the 4 trade shows, collectively known as GMTN or The Bright World of Metals, will create a one-of-a-kind business platform for foundry, metallurgy, thermoprocess technology and castings. The interdisciplinary concept behind this contributes to the participants' success, resulting in over 2360 exhibitors and 72,500 trade visitors for the GMTN. The top-notch forum and symposia add further value to the GIFA experience.
what's new in this event edition

What is new for GIFA

Like the other events forming The Bright World of Metals quartet, GIFA 2023 comes with a supporting programme of its own. The GIFA Forum is where the newest foundry trends and techniques are introduced. A new special show and trade conference on additive manufacturing was added to GIFA's event programme in 2019. The conference features technical lectures involving the digital process chain, QA, innovations in 3D metal printing, etc.

quick info

Organiser:Messe Düsseldorf GmbH
Frequency:every 4 years
Next Edition:GIFA 2023
Sectors: Foundry / Metallurgy / Metalworking / Welding technologies / Hardware tools
Visitors:Tickets for GIFA 
Exhibitors:Exhibitor registration 

important facts

  • 349 German exhibitors in 2015
  • 593 international exhibitors
  • 47,698 sq m of exhibition area
  • 22,440 German visitors
  • 26,343 international visitors
  • 2360 GMTN exhibitors in 2019
  • 72,500 GMTN visitors in 2019
trade fair location
Messe Dusseldorf location map

Messe Dusseldorf

Stockumer Kirchstrasse 61, Dusseldorf, Germany
Coordinates: 51.2597, 6.74149