Events of the GDA

National and international trade fairs

The following national and international trade fairs are particularly important for Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie. They serve as a platform for fulfilling the tasks and objectives of the association.

Aluminium 2018

Düsseldorf, 9-11 October 2018. The ALUMINIUM trade fair is the world’s leading B2B platform for the aluminium industry and its most important fields of application. This is where the who’s who of the sector meet. The fair brings together producers, processors, technology suppliers and end-uses from along the whole value chain, in other words from the raw metal via semi-finished products through to end products.


Interpack 2020

Düsseldorf, 7-13 May 2020. 'Interpack processing and packaging' represents complete value chains: from the manufacture and finishing of products and packaging material via packaging and distribution through to quality assurance and consumer protection. Photo credit: Trade Fair Düsseldorf.


Aluminium Middle East 2017

Dubai, 15-17 May 2017. ALUMINIUM MIDDLE EAST offers international visitors, especially those from the different countries in the Middle East, the opportunity to get to know the latest technological developments and new products and to reach decisions on investments for new projects. You will have the opportunity for networking with leading market players and sector specialists.


Aluminium China 2018

July 2018. ALUMINIUM CHINA is Asia's top aluminium industry platform for the complete aluminium industry supply chain, bringing together leading industry figures, cutting edge technologies and advanced applications.


Aluminium India 2017

Mumbai, 7-9 September 2017. Over 3000 decision makers from purchasing, production and R&D departments will find the latest products and technologies at ALUMINIUM INDIA 2017.


Hannover Messe 2018

23-27 April 2018. The HANNOVER MESSE is the world’s most important industrial trade fair. The interplay between automation and energy technology, IT platforms and artificial intelligence is driving the digital transformation of industry. With the lead theme "Integrated Industry – Connect & Collaborate", HANNOVER MESSE 2018 spotlights the potential of this development. Photo credits: Deutsche Messe.


didacta 2019

didacta, Europe’s largest and most important education fair, offers the perfect overview of what is available, trends and current issues, from early learning through to qualifications for adults, regarding new technologies and the institutional sector. Photo credits: Koelnmesse.



Georg Grumm

Head of Information and Communication

Phone: +49 211 47 96 - 160