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World Forum for Medicine 
International Trade Fair

November 16 - 19, 2015
Düsseldorf, Germany 

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The World's Leading Forum for In-Patient and Out-Patient Medicine

MEDICA is the center of attraction for all those involved in the health care industry. Over 130,000 visitors from 120+ countries are expected to again obtain information on all the current and future trends in in-patient and out-patient care at this annual event. With its numerous special events, international conference and forum program, not to mention the largest and most comprehensive product display in the industry, MEDICA is the hub of the worldwide medical trade.

MEDICA features around 4,800+ exhibitors from around the world displaying their OEM products and services over an exhibit area consisting of 19 halls and spanning nearly 1.3 million net square feet of exhibit space. And what's more: with an expected 450+ exhibitors from the United States of America and Canada, North America will offer one of the leading foreign contingents of exhibitors represented at MEDICA 2015 - making it the strongest medical industry trade fair outside of the North American continent for U.S. and Canadian companies.

Whether you are a market leader or an innovative newcomer, use the opportunity to present your products and services to an informed audience.

Facts & Figures

World Forum for Medicine
International Trade Fair with Congress

Together with:
Hi-Tech Solutions for Medical Technology
International Trade Fair

Dates & Times Location / Address

November 16-19, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. MONDAY - THURSDAY

SCHEDULE CHANGE:  Staring in 2015, MEDICA will be held Monday-Thursday (previously Wednesday-Saturday).

MEDICA is an annual trade show held every year in November.


Düsseldorf Fairgrounds / Messegelände
Halls 1 - 7, 9-17
40474 Düsseldorf
Show Organizer U.S. Pavilion Organizer

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH

Messeplatz / Stockumer Kirchstrasse 61
40474 Düsseldorf
Messe Düsseldorf North America

150 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2920
Chicago, IL 60601
Main Product Categories: 
  • Electro Medical Equipment / Medical Technology
  • Laboratory Equipment
  • Diagnostics
  • Physiotherapy / Orthopedic Technology
  • Commodities and Consumer Goods
  • Communication and Information Technology
  • Medical Services and Publications

Results from MEDICA 2014:

130,000 trade visitors (from 120 countries), and 4,831 exhibitors.

Exhibiting Options


Whether you're a first-time exhibitor or a seasoned veteran, participating as an exhibitor in the U.S. Pavilion at MEDICA provides you with a cost-effective and worry-free exhibiting option. In addition to a prime location within MEDICA and a high-profile, professional appearance, the pavilion offers the exhibitor all design, materials, and construction elements as part of one affordable package price.

Exhibit space in the U.S. Pavilion is only available for qualified companies headquartered in the United States of America displaying products primarily of USA conception & development.

A standard 9 and 12 square meter turnkey rental booth in the U.S. Pavilion at MEDICA includes the following elements:

  • Exterior walls
    (8'-2" / 2.5 meters high)
  • Storage closet (1mx1m)
  • Structural ceiling grid
  • Overhead spot lights 
  • 1 outlet (220v / 50 Hz)
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • Back-lit company header
  • 1 information counter
  • 1 table
  • 4 chairs
  • 2 shelves
  • 1 coat rack
  • 1 waste basket
Additional services include:
  • Listing in printed show directory
  • Show website online profile
  • North American Exhibitors' Directory Listing
  • Pre-show and on-site advertising of U.S. Pavilion
  • Extensive pre-show press work
  • Publicity material for your own visitor promotion and PR

Exhibitor Support:
  • Exhibitor lounge with snacks and beverage service
  • Daily stand cleaning
  • Internet, phone and fax service in exhibitor lounge
  • On-site support personnel
  • Technical supervisor
  • Roaming interpreter(s)
  • Lounge hostess(es)
  • U.S. Commercial Service representative
  • 3 exhibitor passes

Apply for exhibit space in the U.S. Pavilion:

Exhibit space in the U.S. Pavilion at MEDICA 2015 is sold out, and applications can only be accepted on a wait-list basis.  To request registration information and application forms to wait-list for a booth in the U.S. Pavilion at MEDICA 2015, simply select the "Request Info" navigation bar at the top of this page, then follow the instructions.


Exhibitor registration for free-standing, individual exhibit space at MEDICA 2015 (i.e. NOT in the U.S. Pavilion) closed March 1, 2015, and exhibit space is sold out.  Exhibitor registration for MEDICA 2016 will open at the beginning of December 2015.   
To request exhibitor registration information and application instructions for free-standing, individual exhibit space at MEDICA 2016, simply return to the top of this page and select the "Request Info" navigation tab, then follow the instructions.

Request Info

Entrance Tickets

To enter the MEDICA 2015 online Ticketshop, CLICK HERE.
Visitor registration will open in August 2015.  Please check back!

Contact Us

MEDICA 2015 Project Team

U.S. Exhibit Space Sales, U.S. Exhibitor Services:

Ryan Klemm
Senior Business Development Manager

Johanna Buehler
Senior Project Manager

Robert Self
Marketing & Communications Coordinator

U.S. Trade Press and Advertising:

Anne Meerboth-Maltz
Senior Director of Corporate Communications and Public Releations


Messe Düsseldorf North America
150 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite2920
Chicago, IL 60601

Tel. (312) 781-5180
Fax (312) 781-5188

Industry Links


The U.S. Commercial Service Health Care Team has created this Medical e-Market Express by request of U.S. Health Care companies.  U.S. firms can electronically submit requests for worldwide health care market reports that international USCS staff specialists have created.

For additional information, please visit, or email to:


Apps for smartphones and tablet computers are booming. What originally appeared to be nothing more than a gimmick is now "coming of age". Apps may not only revolutionize the private health market, some of them also have the potential to influence how we deal with medicine at home, in hospitals and in medical practices. MEDICA 2015 in Düsseldorf (November 16-19), the world's largest medical trade fair, with more than 4,600 exhibitors from at least 60 different countries, will provide an overview of the latest app trends and some sample applications. Parallel to the presentation of the exhibitors, the "AppCircus", a program element organised in cooperation with "dotopen" as part of the MEDICA HEALTH IT FORUM (formerly MEDICA MEDIA), will again demonstrate just how lively this branch is. At the AppCircus innovative health apps will be presented by their creators with the goal of bringing developers, start-up companies and the organisations involved in the software development together with potential users and project partners from the medical sector and on the purchasing side. 

Messe Dusseldorf North America Located at 150 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2920, Chicago, IL. Phone: 312-781-5180. .