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Paperworld 2022 will take place at Messe Frankfurt. The dates for the fair are from the 29th of January to the 1st of February. Messe Frankfurt Gmbh has assured that a strict COVID-19 prevention plan will be implemented. The safety guidelines can be found on the fair’s official website as well as that of Messe Frankfurt. Depending on the pandemic situation organisers will provide further updates. 

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Paperworld is an important fair for corporate buyers and the wholesale/retail trade. It is where attendees can find all products related to office supplies. The fair is also the location where visitors can learn all trends related to the sectors. Many wholesalers and retailers visit the fair. It is also the meeting location of booksellers and internet order sector specialists. It is the ideal platform for specialists to form new partnerships and generate sales. The fair is hosted in Frankfurt am Main in Messe Frankfurt. 

Business profile of the event

Paperworld is the leading platform for the wholesale and retail trade sector. The fair is often visited by stationery and paper goods shops. Gift boutiques, interior design and decoration trade providers likewise visit. So do toy and leisure items traders and department stores. Supermarkets, wholesale traders and online order firms additionally gather at the fair. They often come to search for new supplies and inspiration in the latest trends. Food retailers, drug stores and large trading organisations are also frequent visitors. Many Industrial companies and service providers have exhibited at the fair. Such include firms such as 3T Supplies AG and 4A USA Limited. 

What is new Paperworld 2022?

Paperworld 2022 will feature the Paperworld & Christmasworld Trends 2021/22. The thematic will be Together. Designers Claudia Herke, Cem Bore and Annetta Palmisano will provide the review. The analysis will be in the form of a video lecture. The designers will also present a Trend Brochure with further trend information. The brochure will be available both on-site and online. The analysis will include marketable approaches. Among the discussed trends will be contemplative approach and heirloom feelings. 

Did you know? 

Paperworld is an international fair that can help you in broadening your knowledge. It can likewise provide aid in discovering new trends. It is also an ideal location for finding new business partners. The fair is likewise a suitable platform for comparing competitors, and preparing purchases. Paperworld is also ideal for exchanging experience, ordering goods and gain recognition. 

Paperworld is an event that that can help attendees in achieving their goals. The fair provides plentiful opportunities for networking, learning information, and making purchasing decisions. This includes a diverse program with many special exhibitions, and specialist presentations. It additionally includes workshops, and award ceremonies.

There are two areas of interest at the fair allowing for easy navigation. These are the visionary office and the stationery. In the stationery area attendees can find stationery products for private use. The visionary office focus on commercial office products needed in the modern workplace. Such include office machines, presentation aids, notebooks, writing utensils, printer supplies and others. This zone is also where dispatching materials can be found. 

The fair can be beneficial for many wholesale and retail trade professionals. For instance, online order firms can find new trends to incorporate. Large trading organisations will find both new innovations and partners. Many companies working in the sectors should consider exhibiting to expand their business. Such include suppliers and producers of greeting cards, and picture calendars. Manufacturers of transparency paper and art supplies should not overlook attending as well. Aspiring companies can look forward to the review of the latest trends as well as exhibiting at the fair. 

Your Hotel Room in Frankfurt

Invest in your business trip with hotel accommodation selected for your specific need. Travel 2 Fairs ltd works with you to send you hotels in Frankfurt with an ideal location and price tag. This will allow you to select the hotel offers that work best for you. Such as placing you near Messe Frankfurt for a quicker commute. We have long worked with large groups, so you can query for parties of twenty people and more. The entire registration process takes up to a day, and you can leave all details to us. Also, Travel 2 Fairs ltd assists with logistics as well. You can request a rent-a-car or an airport transfer in both directions, whether it is private or shared.


Paperworld is an annual event organised by Messe Frankfurt Gmbh for 4 days. The fair takes place at Messe Frankfurt and has two opening hours. For the first 3 days attendees can visit between 9 am and 6 pm, although exhibitors can enter from 8 am. For the last day of the fair, opening hours are between 9 am and 5 pm.

Messe Frankfurt is a venue with a convenient location within Frankfurt. The city’s central station is less than an hour from one of the entrances to the exhibition grounds. Likewise, Frankfurt airport is also close to the fair grounds. Frankfurt has an extensive public transport system. This allows quickly reaching the venue and any part of the city. For instance, the travelling time from the central station to the messe by taxi is 10 minutes and 20 by S-Bahn. You can also reach from the central station to the fair on foot in 30 minutes. When travelling from the airport to the venue you have several alternatives. These include taxi and via public transport. Taxi is often recommendable as the time needed to reach the venue is 12 minutes. Via public transport the travelling time is 30 minutes. Yet, public transport is more affordable.

Frankfurt is a city with ample places to rest and dine. The metropolis has around 5000 rooms within 15 minutes of the fair. Hotels and dining places can likewise be found close to the airport or in districts such as the Altstadt.

Audience and Statistics

Paperworld is a high-profile event which receives over 1000 exhibitors and 25000 visitors. For instance, the 2020 edition of the fair was visited by 1581 exhibitors and 29266 visitors. Attendees come to the fair from many countries. Such include Germany, Switzerland, South Korea, India, and the USA. They also come from Japan, South Africa, Brazil, the UAE and other 60 sovereign states. The industries represented include retail trade, wholesale, and the services sector. Attendees in many instances were important decision-makers. Such included self-employed entrepreneurs, managing directors, division managers or department heads. 

Past editions

Paperworld 2021

17.04.2021 - 20.04.2021


Edition was held digital to prevent the fast spread of COVID-19


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How to get to Paperworld

On Foot

On Foot

From Hauptbahnhof - 20 min

From Fnakfurt Aiport - 35 min with a bike


By Car

From Frankfurt Main Station - 10 min

From Frankfurt Airport - 20 min


By Public Transport

From HBF S-Bahns with numbers 3, 4, 5 or 6 will all get you to Messe Frankfurt for 11 min

From Frankfurt Airport with ICE, S8 or S9 for 35 min to HBF and then S3, S4, S5 or S6 for 11 min

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