The German Ministry of Economics has entrusted Messe Frankfurt with responsibility for organizing the German pavilion at the 2015 World Expo in
“Compared to other bidders, Messe Frankfurt’s proposal better met the requirements of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi),” said Dietmar Schmitz, commissioner general for Trade Fair Policies and EXPO Participation at the BMWi. “We look forward to a fruitful cooperation.”
Universal Expositions take place every five years, and
“This is a great achievement for Messe Frankfurt,” said Petra Roth, chairwoman of the supervisory board of Messe Frankfurt and Frankfurt Mayor. “It also marks the beginning of a new era of cooperation in the town twinning between
Messe Frankfurt is
“We are pleased to have won the contract and would like to than the federal government for their trust in Messe Frankfurt’s expertise,” said Wolfgang Marzin, president and CEO of Messe Frankfurt.
Messe has operated its own subsidiary in
“We serve the many Italian companies which exhibit at fairs in Frankfurt and around the globe and at the same time hold our own events such as SPS/IPC/Drives in
As one of three pavilion directors, Dr. Wich and his team will be working on the large EXPO 2015 project effective immediately.
According to the organizers, the national pavilions will focus on issues such as food, energy, life and the globe.
The world expo is scheduled to be open for six months, from May 1 to October 31, 2015. The expo site will be built near the existing
“Although there are still roughly 1,300 days before the expo opens, the work for the German federal government begins now, and we are all highly motivated,” said Marzin.