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Event Update

The 2024 edition of Consumenta will take place as a live trade show between 26.10.2024 and 03.11.2024 in Messe Nuremberg. Due to the removal of the country's pandemic-related limitations, the venue will not feature Covid-19 safety measures. 

A Brief Overview of Consumenta

Consumenta prides itself as the oldest and biggest German trade fair dedicated to consumer goods and lifestyle products. Taking place in Nuremberg, Germany for a total of five days, it’s easy to see why that is. The event attracts a significant number of manufacturers and suppliers working in trade, crafts, industry, service economy and gastronomy. Discover the latest products and services hitting the market today and establish direct connections with end consumers. 

GETA ltd knows how to plan a business trip. We’ve sent thousands of exhibitors all over the world and we know our way around Nuremberg. It’s easy to book hotels close to Messe Nuremberg and don’t spend a small fortune. We work with a large network of hotels, hostels and apartments all across the city. Find the top deals on the market whether you’re on the lookout for a suite or a low-cost room. It takes our team a business day to complete your reservation for Consumenta. Our team easily accommodates large groups of over twenty people. 

Talk to us about how we can improve your visit through rent-a-cars, airport transfers and making reservations for meeting facilities. 

Why Your Visit Is Worth It

Consumenta opens doors to the general public and has been a reliable source for the latest products for more than 70 years. What this means is built-in visibility, a strong interest from buyers and end consumers a focus on product procurement. Product launches do incredibly well and exhibitors have a low bar to generating sales leads and direct orders. The costs to exhibit are well worth the benefits. Take a look at the numbers:

  • 650 exhibitors
  • 68,000 visitors in total 
  • 70,000 square metres of exhibition space 

Industry Relevance 

Consumenta, the leading lifestyle marketplace, continues to captivate Bavaria with its annual in-person gathering. Taking place at Messe Nuremberg in October each year, Consumenta offers a remarkable opportunity for attendees to immerse themselves in a unique experience. This highly anticipated fair showcases the best products and services from various industries, including fashion, wellness, food and beverage, and lifestyle.

Exhibitors at Consumenta seize the platform to present their latest offerings, connect with industry peers and potential clients, and gain valuable insights into upcoming trends. The marketplace becomes a hub of activity with a rich exhibition featuring product pavilions, premieres, workshops and demonstrations. Attendees can look forward to engaging in special events, competitions and an educational program that encompasses forums, presentations, and expert-led consultations.

Widely regarded as one of the largest consumer goods fairs in Germany, Consumenta boasts a diverse range of special exhibitions that embody the essence of joie de vivre and fascination. By showcasing what’s fresh and new across various aspects of daily life, Consumenta empowers its exhibitors, predominantly from the regional area, to not only solidify but also expand their business relationships across the wider German market.

The classic theme worlds of building, living, kitchen and household, and enjoyment continue to resonate strongly with visitors. However, the "Life & Style" hall steals the spotlight. The section boasts everything from a health area and beauty services to a Christmas market. The most recent edition introduced the Wedding Corner, which has become an immediate hit among visitors. But that’s only one of the special areas. 

The GINmarket, for instance, has seen exponential growth in exhibitor participation. With more than 10,000 visitors, it experiences a level of popularity that’s unprecedented, and some exhibitors even had to replenish their supplies multiple times. Meanwhile, the pet fair attracts numerous pet owners who come to equip themselves and their furry companions, taking advantage of the diverse program offerings at the dog park.

Consumenta serves as a vibrant marketplace where industry professionals, enthusiasts, and consumers alike come together to explore the latest trends, indulge in a wide range of products and services, and engage in an enriching and enjoyable experience. With its long-standing presence and commitment to delivering a diverse and engaging program, Consumenta continues to solidify its position as a premier consumer goods fair in Germany, drawing crowds and creating lasting impressions year after year.

Who Are You Going to Meet? 

Consumenta maintains a loyal audience since it’s the beating heart of the regional economy and a force to support local companies and manufacturers. The trade fair remains especially relevant and vital for smaller companies during these challenging times, when the pandemic has affected many businesses. The fair provides an opportunity for regional entities, including districts, regions, cities and institution to showcase their offerings and reignite business activities.

A notable feature of Consumenta is its appeal to the younger generation. Over 850 schoolchildren attended the event, participating in "Consumenta macht Schule" (Consumenta Goes to School) activities. This initiative not only provided valuable educational experiences but also introduced students to potential career opportunities, all while ensuring a fun and engaging environment. The positive reception from both exhibitors and teachers has led to plans for continuing the program as a holiday program in the upcoming year. The inclusion of events such as these demonstrate the fair’s versatility as the go-to spot for people of all ages. 

The show floor at Consumenta boasts a wide array of exhibitors, each contributing to the vibrant atmosphere. Among the most notable participants are the BLSV Sport District Central Franconia, Nürnberger Land, Die Möbelmacher, Bavarian Farmers' Association, Nuremberg Experience, Marry Me UG, Multicycle Your Cube Specialist, and GINmarket. As an exhibitor, you benefit most from the direct face-to-face interactions with your target audience. You’re able to receive immediate feedback on your products and slowly build visibility. The reason many people attend in the first place is to check out what’s on the shelves and do their shopping all in one place! 

Consumenta serves as a meeting point for regional entities, educational initiatives, and a diverse group of exhibitors. It creates a lively marketplace where visitors can explore, engage, and discover new opportunities. With its focus on supporting the regional economy, providing educational value, and showcasing a wide range of exhibitors, Consumenta continues to attract a dynamic audience, fostering connections and driving economic growth within the community.

Past editions

Consumenta 2023

28.10.2023 - 05.11.2023




+/- 120 000








Cancelled because of COVID-19.


Total Exhibitors


Total Visitors

How to get to Consumenta

On Foot

On Foot

Nuremberg Airport – not advisable

Nuremberg Central Station – 1 hr via Allersberger Strasse


By Car

Nuremberg Airport – 30 mins via B4R

Nuremberg Central Station – 10 mins via Münchener Strasse


By Public Transport

Nuremberg Airport – 30 mins via U-Bahns U2 and U1

Nuremberg Central Station – 10 mins via U-Bahn U1