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REHACARE INTERNATIONAL 2024 will take place as a live event between the dates September 25th and September 28th, 2024. Due to the removal of domestic limitations, Covid-19 measures will not be featured at Messe Dusseldorf. There are no travel restrictions in Germany.

A Brief Overview of REHACARE 

REHACARE is held in Dusseldorf, Germany and introduces trade visitors to the next generation of advancements made in rehabilitation, prevention, care and inclusion. Whether you’re making aids or pioneering high-tech rehabilitation solutions, you’re in the perfect position to meet with top buyers travelling from all over the world to stay on top of major developments in the field of care. Reach way beyond regional markets and become a truly global force to be reckoned with. 

The upcoming 2023 edition of REHACARE promises to be a spectacular outing as thousands have already bought tickets to attend. Now is the best time to book accommodation for REHACARE while hotel rates are still low. Find out the best deals in Dusseldorf today! GETA ltd works with you to create a custom experience. We can handle any budget and accommodate groups of all sizes. Tell us what you need and we’ll send you the top hotels close to Messe Dusseldorf within hours. Shorten your commute and slash your travel expenses altogether. 

GETA ltd has a number of additional services to make your trip a success! Do you need to rent a car? Or have someone drive you to the hotel upon arrival? Or maybe a team to build your stand? We offer it all.   

Why Your Visit Is Worth It 

REHACARE has cemented itself as a trend maker and a valuable sourcing platform with a global appeal. Regular attendance sees a quick return on investment with increased visibility, wide reach and brand recognition. You benefit from access to qualified sales leads. Have a look at the statistics from last edition to see the opportunities to grow your brand internationally: 

  • 691 exhibiting companies from 38 countries
  • 35,000 trade visitors from over 80 countries 

Industry Relevance 

REHACARE is a brand that everyone recognizes in the healthcare sector. With a history spanning over 40 years since its establishment in 1977, REHACARE has solidified its position as one of the world's leading exhibitions for rehabilitation, prevention, care and inclusion. The trade fair serves as a vital information and communication platform for individuals with disabilities, those in need of nursing care, the elderly, and people with chronic illnesses. The annual fair is held in September at Messe Dusseldorf. 

Visitors to REHACARE can expect to find a comprehensive range of products and services under a single roof. From mobility and daily living aids to outpatient and inpatient care solutions, communication equipment, the fair caters to diverse needs and showcases the latest advancements in the field. Here is what you can expect on the show floor of the event: 

  • Daily living aids (household, nutrition) and clothing
  • Apprenticeship, workplace and occupation
  • Barrier free living
  • Aids for children
  • Communication
  • Medical care
  • Mobility and walking aids
  • Orthopedic aids
  • Nursing care for in-patient and homecare
  • Travel, leisure, sports and recreation
  • Physical training, physiotherapy and occupational therapy
  • Associations, organisations, nursing residents, services 

As a platform for information gathering and establishing business contacts, REHACARE offers a wealth of opportunities for professionals, experts, decision makers, the disabled and their relatives. The fair facilitates in-depth discussions on the industry's latest developments, products, services and trends. 

The rich program of REHACARE features a congress, various forums, and topic areas, providing visitors with valuable insights and knowledge-sharing opportunities. The exhibition brings together established international companies alongside innovative newcomers, who showcase their cutting-edge products and solutions catering to different areas of life and every type of disability. 

REHACARE goes beyond the exhibition itself by offering a range of activities and educational events throughout the venue. The REHACARE conference presents engaging forums, lectures and presentations that cover essential industry-related topics. Guided tours, live demonstrations, interactive product pavilions and workshops allow visitors to properly understand the capabilities of products and test them out in a variety of scenarios. The Sports Centre zone is a particular highlight, offering recreational activities and helpful advice for young professionals and trade visitors. Additionally, Kid's World ensures attending children have a fun and engaging experience with various activities and competitions tailored to their needs. 

Who Are You Going to Meet? 

The great strength of REHACARE is that it levels the playing field. Yes, you definitely pitch your products to professionals working in facilities, social organisations, self-help groups and non-profit institutions, but you also establish a direct line of communication with individuals with disabilities, the elderly and people with chronic illnesses, who use your products. Accompanying them are their relatives as well as caregivers and advocates. It’s a fantastic opportunity to receive feedback and gain a deeper understanding of end consumer needs. 

REHACARE is the first choice for all top brands in the sector such as Dietz, Kadomo, Meyra, Ottobock, Sunrise and thyssenkrupp, who are regular presences on the exhibition floor. As a result, you can be sure to meet with buyers from Europe, Asia and North America. Roughly 76% of all visitors have some form of purchasing power and their main reason for attending is to discover what’s new on the market and place orders. Last edition reported that 21% of visitors confirmed they’ve successfully met all their goals and found new suppliers in addition to already existing partnerships. 

Additional Value of Attending 

The highly anticipated INVICTUS GAMES DÜSSELDORF 2023, presented by Boeing, will take place from September 9th to September 16th, 2023. This will be the first time the games will happen on German soil and even better, the games will coincide with REHACARE, making the trade fair all that much more impressive and important! The German Federal Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) and the City of Düsseldorf are proud to join forces in hosting this remarkable event. 

The primary objective of the Invictus Games is to provide a platform for soldiers who have been wounded, injured or have faced illness in both body and soul. By organising these games, the aim is to increase public awareness and recognition of these individuals and support their rehabilitation journey. In addition to the thrilling competitions, the Invictus Games Düsseldorf 2023 will feature a series of inspiring events and activities. These include cultural exchanges, educational programs, and opportunities for athletes and spectators to connect and share their experiences. The games foster a supportive and inclusive environment, emphasising the importance of teamwork, determination and resilience.

Past editions


13.09.2023 - 16.09.2023





Exhibitor countries

30 000+



Visitor countries

Cancelled because of COVID-19.


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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