IMEX 2022

Advertising Marketing Paper and printing industry Media production Tourism
May 31, 2022 - Jun 1, 2022
Messe Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
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Every year, the meeting and events industry convenes in Frankfurt for one of its biggest international meetings – IMEX. After the cancellation of two consecutive editions due to the difficult circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic, IMEX 2022 will reunite over 14,000 sector members. The new appointment for the fair has been scheduled as 31st May – 2 June 2022 at Messe Frankfurt.

Over 3,400 hotels, incentive and event agencies, convention centres, meeting and conference planners, event companies, airlines, cruise organisers and more from 170 countries participate in the IMEX Frankfurt exhibition. Participating in the showcase offers the opportunity to meet with decision-makers from around the globe who possess significant buying power, including representatives of the valuable German outbound market. The unique benefits of IMEX also include an efficient online appointment system and the Hosted Buyer Programme, which is supported by a robust base of international contacts.

The four action-packed days at Messe Frankfurt offer IMEX participants various opportunities not only to do business, but also to gain insight and inspiration from industry experts and innovators, and join their peers at countless networking events. The programme includes over 250 education sessions in formats like EduMonday, Association Focus and the Inspiration Hub. Finding professional connections is easier than ever, whether you prefer the exciting cim-clubbing@IMEX event or the more sophisticated SITE Nite Europe.

Demand for hotels near IMEX 2022 will be very high, so we at ExpoBeds advise you to reserve your accommodation for the fair dates early on. From guesthouses to 5-star hotels, we have contracted various properties with easy access to Messe Frankfurt and can offer you the most competitive room rates. Explore the exclusive deals on our website or contact us for a free personalised list of IMEX Frankfurt 2022 hotels!


Each year the diverse incentive and meetings travel show, IMEX Frankfurt engages the global meetings industry over 4 memorable days of networking, education and fresh ideas. Messe Frankfurt welcomes 3500 exhibitors whose stands demonstrate services and innovations from over 170 countries.
IMEX 2022 will be postponed to 31st May - 2nd June and will be visited by more than 4900 trade professionals with decision-making authority. Close to 3900 hosted buyers will be present.

Who can you meet there

IMEX trade fair hosts veteran representatives and executives from all corners of the meetings industry. The show gathers tourist offices, convention bureaus, major hotel chains and spa centers, exhibition venue managers, cruise lines, airlines, tech providers and other event management specialists.

Past editions

What makes it special

Each year the IMEX messe offers an event packed convention experience focusing on education and sector-specific knowledge sharing networking events through the Inspiration hub and Association social. The latest fair editions offer a variety of learning formats, from camptfire peer-to-peer talks to formal seminars with industry experts. Most education events at IMEX are approved by International Live Events Association (ILEA) and Continuing Education (CE) Certified Meeting Professional programme.

What is new for IMEX 2022

Each edition of IMEX Frankfurt has a special talking point, revealing important aspects of the most influential trends through the trade fair programme. The talking point of the next IMEX will be Nature, which will put under the spotlight topics such as the circular economy and the nature's principles in the business world. The ways in which they transform the incentive travel industry will be explored in depth. This will enable IMEX attendees to gain knowledge and find inspiration to create visionary, inclusive and sustainable business events.

In view of the ongoing developments related to the COVID-19 spread, Regent Exhibitions made the decision to cancel IMEX in 2021. IMEX Frankfurt 2022 will be held on 26 - 28 April 2022.

Quick info

Organiser:Regent Exhibitions Ltd.
Frequency:every year
Next Edition:IMEX 2023 
Sectors: Advertising | Marketing | Paper and printing industry | Media production | Tourism
Visitors:Tickets for IMEX
Exhibitors:Exhibitor registration
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Important facts

  • 5100+ global decision makers
  • 8828 IMEX attendees in total
  • 3886 hosted buyers from 88 countries
  • 4942 trade visitors from 98 countries
  • 206 media representatives from 27 countries
  • 68,500 appointments made prior the show
Trade fair location
Messe Frankfurt location map

Messe Frankfurt

Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, Frankfurt, Germany
Coordinates: 50.11291 , 8.64935

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