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Covid-19 Event Update
The decision has been made by Messe Düsseldorf GmbH to resume the regular schedule for Glasstec. The glass manufacturing trade show will be held from September 20th to September 23rd. Glasstec will be a hybrid event. Attendees can access special shows and conferences online in addition to the physical portion at Messe Düsseldorf. COVID-19 prevention measures will be strictly enforced on the exhibition grounds. A strict 3G entry policy will be implemented, with attendees required to present vaccination passports, proof of recovery, or negative test results. Participants should also be aware that the venue will have a 1.5-metre social regulation.
A Brief Overview of Glasstec
What are the capabilities of glass as a material? How far can human ingenuity and technology take this material? Glasstec presents you the present and the future of glass, and it’s glorious. Held in Düsseldorf, Germany, this international trade show offers a full spectrum of glass processing and ﬁnishing, cementing itself as the must-see event in glass manufacture on European soil and beyond!
GETA ltd provides you with the best offers on accommodation for your business trip – all dictated by your travel budget. We approach every hotel booking with a personalized touch based on how many people are in your group and the size of your business. Business travel doesn’t need to cost you large sums, so book hotels in Düsseldorf that work to your advantage. From proximity to the Messe Düsseldorf to access to public transport, we think about every detail!
Why Your Visit Is Worth It
Glasstec positions itself as a highly specialized event and during its program, exhibitors and visitors alike gain valuable insight into the shifting landscape on an international scale. We also have to point out that visiting is good for your business, as there are:
- 1200+ international exhibitors from 50 countries;
- 42,000+ international trade visitors from 126 countries;
- 123,000+ square metres of exhibition space dedicated.
Glasstec has been working as its reputation for over half a century, and you tap into a built-in audience where different industries from architecture to art and solar energy intersect. The first edition took place in Düsseldorf in 1970 and now editions are spaced out every two years, giving you enough time to prepare for the next edition with new innovations and products. Speaking of what’s on display, visitors see the latest in glass products and applications, glass production tech, processing and finishing, tools and maintenance parts, testing, control technology and software to name a few. Outside the pure showcase portions, Glasstec has planned a series of lectures and presentations by researchers and practitioners as part of the International Trade Symposium.
Who Are You Going to Meet?
Given the sophisticated mixture of programming and commitment to advancements, Glasstec sees interest from professionals operating in architecture, civil engineering and industry. Although the trade fair takes place in Germany, it doesn’t follow the trend where the majority of visitors and exhibitors come from Germany. Only 28% of all visitors are of German origin, the rest are made up of European countries, then followed by Asia, Africa, and the Americas. The countries with the biggest presence include France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, and the United Kingdom.
20.10.2020 - 23.10.2020
Cancelled because of COVID 19
23.10.2018 - 26.10.2018
20.09.2016 - 23.09.2016
How to get to Glasstec
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
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