• Interpack: new dates set for 2023.
    Interpack: new dates set for 2023.

The next interpack will take place from 4 to 10 May 2023, at the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Centre. It will be the first show since 2017, with last year’s expo first postponed, then cancelled, due to Covid.

Messe Düsseldorf set the date for the 2023 show in agreement with its partners and committees. Potential exhibitors from the packaging sector and the associated processing industry will be able to register online at www.interpack.com from the end of March, provided, says the organiser, that all goes to plan.

Exhibitors who were approved for interpack 2021 have already been able to reserve their stand positions for 2023, and will now be able to rebook when they register.

Last time out interpack had some 3000 exhibitors from 60 countries, with 170,000 packaging professionals making the trip to Düsseldorf from 168 countries; 74% had travelled from abroad.

Industry exhibition components will take place in parallel with interpack. It is oriented towards the supplier sector for the packaging and processing industry. Registration for components will be available at the same time as interpack, by accessing www.packaging-components.com.

The websites www.interpack.com and www.packaging-components.com will regularly provide information on industry trends and innovations up until the next edition of both trade fairs. The online presence of the upcoming interpack and components 2023 is also being built up and expanded.

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