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Due to the current uncertain situation regarding the pandemic, the 2021 edition of Expopharm has been cancelled. The 2022 edition of the event will take place between 14-19.09.2022. Stay tuned for new updates.

A Brief Overview of Expopharm

Pharmacists around the world gather at Expopharm to discuss the pharmacy market and the state of the healthcare industry. Held in Dusseldorf, Germany, this international trade fair focuses on the entire processing chain from laboratory technologies and research to pharmaceuticals ready for distribution. It’s an unmissable event that only elevates your product and keeps you informed on the latest trends and breakthroughs in your sector.

GETA ltd helps travelling professionals by locating hotels within their preferred price range and specific position compared to the expo centre. We have a rich collection of hotels that are close to the exhibition or the city centre with direct public transport connections to Messe Dusseldorf. Your hotel reservation for Expopharm is completely bespoke and designed to reduce costs but never compromise the quality of the accommodation. Discover a whole new way to travel on business!

Why Your Visit Is Worth It

Expopharm has not been hailed as the dominant meeting point for the pharma industry on the territory of Europe for nothing. In its runtime the trade fair has amassed sizeable resources to make exhibiting there financially feasible and a smart business decision. Here’s why:

  • 500 international exhibitors from 28 countries;
  • 25,000 international trade visitors from 46 countries;
  • 36,000 square metres of exhibition space;
  • 300+ delegates from 16 countries;
  • 60+ top speakers;
  • 10 guides tours.

Industry Relevance

When we talk about Expopharm, we talk about a long tradition and deep roots to the point the trade fair and the pharmaceutical industry in Europe are closely entwined. The reason is simple – the event has been going since 1949 with a new edition every single year. Another interesting fact is the change of host cities. Expopharm alternates between Dusseldorf and Munich. Editions also fall right on the “Deutscher Apothekertag” (Germany’s Pharmacist Day) – a key occupational political event of the German pharmacist calendar. Because the trade fair has a broad focus, there’s no surprise in finding the product portfolio to be incredibly rich. Display categories cover dosing systems, dental care, dentures cleaning aids, drugs, emergency information systems, laboratory supplies, contraceptives, food supplements, heat therapy, homeopathic medicines and more.

Who Are You Going to Meet?

Expopharm, as already discussed, is a major meeting point for exhibitors and trade visitors in Europe and it’s no surprise that Germany takes the lead in terms of representation as the host. The other major presences come from other European Union members like France, Italy, the UK and the Netherlands to name a few. As far as categories go, exhibitors come from the following niches – drugs; feeding and hygiene; laboratory, nursing and surgery; pharmacy installations; digital solutions; services; pharmaceutical technicians and pharmaceutical compounding. Visitors are just as diverse from buyers ready to commit to lucrative partnerships to specialists and experts that come for the extensive support programming!

Past editions


07.10.2020 - 10.10.2020


Cancelled because of COVID 19


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How to get to Expopharm

On Foot

On Foot

from Dusseldorf Hbf is 1h 30 min walk or 30 min with a bicycle 

1h 5 min with a walk or 25 min with a bike


By Car

from Dusseldorf Hauptbahnhof the ride will take you 30 min (~9 km)

from the airport there are only 15 to 20 min (~9km)


By Public Transport

From the Dusseldorf Central Station U-Bahn Nr U78 will get you there for 26 min

From Dusseldorf International Airport to Messeplatz you need to change transport with either of this 3 options:

 - From Airpot Terminals A/B/C: 6 stops with Bus 760 to Freiligrathplatz and then U78 to MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA/Messe Nord and within 7 min walking distance you will reach the Messe*
 - SB51 from Flughafen Terminal A/B/C to Theodor-Heuss-Brücke and then with U78 to MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA/Messe Nord and within walking distance you will reach the Messe*
 - from Terminals A/B/C take bus 721 for 6 stops to 'Am Hain', transfer to bus 722 for another 4 stops to Messe Congress Center and within walking distance you will reach the Messe*

* every choice will take you from 30 to 40 min

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