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Messe Frankfurt, Inc., Brings Home Multiple Awards From the Fastest50 Awards & Summit

May 8, 2017

A trip to Chicago to participate in Trade Show Executive Magazine's Fastest50Awards and Summit to highlight the success of the 2016 Techtextil North America/Texprocess Americas turned into a celebration of the first ever Grand Award for Messe Frankfurt, Inc

Trade Show Executive honored the fastest-growing trade shows during the Fastest 50 Awards & Summit on April 19-21 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Winners are selected based on the highest percentage of growth in each of the following categories: net square feet of paid exhibit space, number of exhibiting companies and number of attendees. Amongst the red carpet the crowd was full of trade show's industry peers celebrating the excellence in our trade.

Messe Frankfurt, Inc., brought home multiple awards for their 2016 Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas Show.

Texprocess Americas 2016 was decorated with three Fastest50 Awards:

  • The Grand Award for The Fastest-Growing Non-Annual Show by Percentage of Growth (Attendance): This Biennial show drew 29.0% more attendees than in 2014

  • #19 overall for the 50 Fastest-Growing Shows by Net Square Feet of Exhibit Space

  • #10 overall for the 50 Fastest-Growing Shows by Total Attendance.

Techtextil North America 2016 was chosen as one of Trade Show Executives' NEXT 50 shows in the following areas:

  • By Net Square Feet of Exhibit Space

View the entire list of awards given

Techtextil North America is in cooperation with ATME-I.

Texprocess Americas is co-produced by SPESA.

Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With some 2,400 employees at 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of over €640 million. Thanks to its farreaching ties with the relevant sectors and to its international sales network, the Group looks after he business interests of its customers effectively. A comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services.

With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).

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