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drupa Postponed to April 2021

The drupa trade fair scheduled for June 16-26, 2020 will be postponed to April 20-30, 2021.

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In doing so, Messe DĂĽsseldorf is following the recommendation of the crisis management team of the German Federal Government to take into account the principles of the Robert Koch Institute when assessing the risk of major events. Based on this recommendation and the recent significant increase in the number of people infected with the new corona virus (SARS-CoV-2), including in Europe, Messe DĂĽsseldorf has reassessed the situation. In addition, there is the general ruling issued by the city of DĂĽsseldorf on March 11, 2020, in which major events with more than 1,000 participants present at the same time are generally prohibited.

"The decision was taken in close consultation with our advisory boards and sponsoring associations," emphasizes Werner M. Dornscheidt, Chairman of the Board of Management of Messe DĂĽsseldorf GmbH. It also reflects the wishes of individual industries: "As their partner, we are currently doing everything in our power to reduce the economic losses suffered by our exhibitors".

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