1st International ‘Altenpflege’ Tradefair in Essen, Germany – More than 400 exhibitors expected!

From April 26 to 28, 2022, die Altenpflege Messe – an international trade fair especially aimed at care professionals for the elderly – will take place in Essen for the first time. Among the 400 expected exhibitors are also textile care industry companies and suppliers.

According to the organizer, exhibitors from the care & therapy, job & education, IT & management, nutrition & housekeeping, textiles & hygiene and room & technology industries are expected to take part. Trend topic will still be digitization, presented by numerous exhibitors with corresponding products and by young start-ups with fresh ideas. The special show “AVENEO” is aimed at presenting visitors a glimpse into the future of care . The large-scale special show is also the venue for the “Start-Up Challenge”, which is taking place for the fourth time. Here young companies, founders and students present their developments in the fields of technology, Internet of Things, architecture as well as care and social economy.

New this year will be “Elderly Care On Stage” – a program with important topics from the industry. With keynote speeches, best practice examples, panel discussions with politicians and industry representatives. The focus here on digitization, neighbourhoods, sustainability and energy.