Drupa, 2021

Drupa 2021

Drupa Dusseldorf 2021

A leading trade fair for printing technologies, Drupa 2021 intends to create an ideal universe that aims to bridge print technologies with new markets and new customers from all over the world. Last Drupa was four years ago, but in its latest avatar, the event intends to re-position its focus on the industries such as 3D-printing, packaging printing and functional printing. You could be printing for advertising, for publication, for industrial applications or for packaging, with print technology, something the fair specialises in, you can find the desired solutions for all new business areas and business ideas.

Why attend Drupa 2021

Drupa Germany would bring in a wide gamut of exhibitors from across categories such as print, functional printing technologies, 3D printing, industrial printing, packaging production among others.

- It brings together new customers and new businesses with dependency on print technologies. - A great platform to look up innovations in packaging production that sets the benchmark for processes and applications.

- You will come across market leaders from the printing sector who will showcase their latest innovations.

- It strives to highlight the innovative capabilities of functional printing.

- Themes of automation and robotics, a definite highlight of the industrial printing sector, will be the center of several discussions.

- 3D printing will be brought into focus with renowned international speakers and future-driven presentations.

Dates and venue for Drupa 2021

Drupa Dusseldorf will hold the 2021 edition at Messe Dusseldorf, Stockumer, Kirchstrasse from 19 to 29 April 2021. If you are a visitor, you can arrive at the Drupa fair anytime between 10:00 am and 06:00 pm on weekdays and between 10:00 am and 05:00 pm on weekends. Remember, Dusseldorf in Germany is in the GMT+1 time zone (the central European standard time). The entrance to the exhibition area is from North A (downstairs), North B (1st floor), North D, East, South, Gate 23 beside hall no. 2. You are free to browse from hall number 1 to 17.

Drupa Dusseldorf 2021 Dates

Drupa 2021 Dates

Drupa 2021 Days

Drupa 2021 Timings

19th Apr'21 Monday 10:00 a.m. - 18:00 p.m
20th Apr'21 Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 18:00 p.m
21st Apr'21 Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 18:00 p.m
22nd Apr'21 Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 18:00 p.m
23rd Apr'21 Friday 10:00 a.m. - 18:00 p.m
24th Apr'21 Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 17:00 p.m
25th Apr'21 Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 17:00 p.m
26th Apr'21 Monday 10:00 a.m. - 18:00 p.m
27th Apr'21 Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 18:00 p.m
28th Apr'21 Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 18:00 p.m
29th Apr'21 Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 18:00 p.m

Drupa 2021 Venue

Drupa 2021 Location

61, 40474 Dusseldorf, Germany (Halls - 1 -17)

Drupa 2021 Address

Messe Dusseldorf, Stockumer, Kirchstrasse .

Drupa 2021 Registration

For your Registration for Drupa 2021, get on the official Drupa website and buy your tickets. You have the choice of buying your tickets directly from the site or you can do so online at a more economised rate. An e-ticket also gives you access to Dusseldorf’s public transport system to and from the fairgrounds. You need to register with Drupa to login and buy your ticket, else you can log in with your Facebook or LinkedIn profile. Once this registration process is complete, you can buy your e-ticket and further on join in the matchmaking process. You need to be mindful of the fact that once a name has been registered in the e-ticket, it cannot be changed at a later date. But more importantly, an e-ticket gives you direct access to the turnstile without having to wait in queues, and not to mention, the ticket prices are relatively cheaper. Whether it is online or off it, you have the option of picking up a one-day ticket, a three-day ticket or a five-ticket ticket with varying Wi-Fi vouchers to go with your ticket.

How big is Drupa 2021

Expect the Drupa expo to be bigger than ever if the figures of Drupa 2016 are anything to go by where a total of 260,165 visitors had attended it. With participation from 183 countries that included only 25 per cent from Germany and the remaining 75 per cent from other countries, it was believed to have exceeded the exhibitor and organiser expectations.

Top reasons Drupa 2021 is the largest fair for printing technologies

The Drupa printing fair draws in visitors for these reasons:

- To view and understand innovations and trends in printing technologies

- To watch the special shows

- A great platform to network and meet industry leaders and other significant players

- Establish a contact with existing suppliers and business partners

- Make a purchase decision

- Look up new suppliers and business partners

What Drupa 2021 holds in print and packaging

Drupa will bring together printing houses of all kinds and specialisations. It is a terrific opportunity to meet print service providers and suppliers under one roof. This includes media production specialists, print finishers, bookbinders, as well as processing companies. Packaging designers and product managers could give you an insight on the printing requirement of your business. Additionally, there will be production specialists from different countries dealing in consumer goods, food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and luxury goods. Future technologies, IT, marketing, publishing and media too have a tremendous scope at Drupa.

Participating countries at Drupa 2021

Some of the countries with a significant presence at the Drupa 2021 fair include Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, India, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, USA, Taiwan, Switzerland, South Korea, Japan, Italy, France, Turkey, and the UK among others.

Matchmaking for visitors at Drupa 2021

The aim of the fair is to bring visitors and exhibitors together and provide them individualised development of personal contact. It also helps you arrange appointments and plan meetings before the beginning of the event. You also receive customised suggestions depending on your industry and interests aside from getting help from an intelligent algorithm that adapts to your requirements and interests.

How to arrive at Drupa 2021

. Arrival by Car: Drive down the A44 motorway which goes past the fairground, Messe Dusseldorf. You could be using a taxi or a self-drive car and be sure to exit Junction 29 and further drive into the Car Park P1 or P2. From the car park, there is a free shuttle bus service available to the entrance gate of the exhibition. For those staying in Cologne, you are an hour’s drive away from the venue. And in case you are coming from either Dortmund or Aachen, it will take you less than two hours to reach the exhibition ground. Even close by localities such as Moers, Monchengladbach, Krefeld or Neuss, Drupa 2021 is a breezy 30 minutes drive.

. Arrival by Local Transport: Tram number U79 Messe Ost, U78 MERKUR or the bus number 722 will bring you to either Heinrich-Heine-Allee and Hauptbahnhof. Almost all stations of Dusseldorf are accessible from these two major stations.

Arrival by Caravan: If you are bringing in your caravan to the fairgrounds, you need to use the Car Park P1 which has slots to park around 800 caravans, where each slot comes with its own power supply unit. The daily parking charges here are 35 Euros and this comes with electricity. You are provided with a separate waste disposal system, toilets and showers. A code lock is given to you at the time of booking your caravan slot to access these sites.

. Arrival by Air: From Messe Dusseldorf, the Dusseldorf Airport is around 3 kilometres. Over 50 countries in the world coming from four separate continents have direct connectivity to Dusseldorf. Board the free airport shuttle bus (number 896) to get you to the Drupa 2021 exhibition grounds. Else you can always hire a direct cab from the airport. At the Dusseldorf Airport’s arrival terminal, you will be able to find literature on routes, access and facilities at the exhibition. Typically a taxi charges 20 Euros to drop you off at the fairground from the airport, any time of the day.

Drupa 2021 Tour Packages

    Package Inclusions:

    On a Drupa package from India, you can expect the below facilities especially if you are buying Drupa 2021 Travel Package on Yatra.com.
  • Return economy class airline ticket including taxes.
  • Daily Continental buffet breakfast with an Indian dish and Indian masala tea.
  • Transfers from airport to hotel and back in a luxury charter coach.
  • Daily transfers to the fairground in a luxury charter coach.
  • Daily Indian dinner with a choice of vegetarian, non-vegetarian and Jain food at the same hotel.
  • Services of Yatra’s experienced tour coordinator.
  • Overseas travellers mediclaim policy.
  • 1 Gala night with music and free flow of drinks.
  • Schengen visa fee and VFS charges and assistance charges.
  • Daily 1 bottle of complimentary mineral water.
  • Packed snacks on the day of arrival
  • Evening snacks at the fairground
  • Attractive travel kit
  • Cologne half day city tour
  • Amsterdam city tour with canal cruise (optional)

Package Exclusions:

  • Entrance fees to the fair ground.
  • Airport to Hotel to Airport transfers for the passengers joining directly.
  • Anything personal in nature like porterage mineral water telephone calls etc.
  • All Items Specified in 'Extras'.
  • Any other items not mentioned in Inclusions.


GST 5% on total selling price.

Drupa 2021 FAQs

Q. What is the entry fee for attending Drupa 2021?

A. You have the choice of buying your tickets to attend the event directly at the site or online. For an e-ticket you need to register on the Drupa official website. An online ticket is cheaper than the on-site one, besides it gives you access to Dusseldorf’s public transport system to and from the exhibition ground and you can head straight to the turnstile without waiting in any queue. For a one-day ticket, the online Drupa 2021 ticket price is 55 Euros where as the on-site price is 75 Euros, a three-day ticket costs 150 Euros online and 200 Euros on-site, a five-day ticket costs 240 Euros online and 325 Euros on-site.

Q. Is there Wi-Fi connectivity at Drupa 2021?

A. All e-tickets come with a Wi-Fi code valid for the day of your visit with a speed of up to 2 Mbps and 1 GB data limit. Outside of that there are premium Wi-Fi vouchers you can purchase for a pre-set duration with unlimited data volume and a speed of up to 10 Mbps. The cost of the Wi-Fi packages remain the same whether they are bought online or on-site. For instance, the cost of a 60 minute Wi-Fi voucher is 6 Euros, while the cost of a one-day voucher is 35 Euros and the cost of a three-day Wi-Fi voucher is 79 Euros.

Q. What is the address and dates for Drupa fair 2021?

A. Drupa 2021 will happen in Dusseldorf, Germany from 16 to 26 June 2021. The venue for the event is Messe Dusseldorf, Stockumer, Kirchstrasse. In order to enter the venue, you need to gain entry from either of North A, North B, North D, South and East gates, with exhibits panning from hall number 1 to 17. The timings are 10:00 am to 06:00 pm on weekdays and 10:00 am to 05:00 pm on weekends in the GMT+1 time zone.

Q. How to reach the Canton Fair?

A. The distance between Guangzhou Airport and Canton Fair complex is 32 km and takes about 45 minutes. There are shuttles, buses and metro which connects the fair complex. There are buses which will pick you up from the hotel and drop you at the venue for the trade fair. Alternatively, you can board the Guangzhou metro and deboard at Pazhou or Xingang Dong station.

Q. What are the timings for the Canton Fair?

A. The fair is open from 9.30 am till 6 pm and is held twice a year once in spring (April) and in autumn (October-November).

Q. What industries are part of Drupa 2021 exhibitors list?

A. Drupa is one of the biggest events in the world of printing technologies and a wonderful platform for exhibitors whether small or medium-scale to display their best innovations and meet visitors who could be prospective customers, in a way reaching out to direct markets and supplier chain. The industries it encompasses include pre-press/print with 364 exhibitors, pre-media/multi-channel with 43 exhibitors, post-press/converting/packaging with 463 exhibitors, future technologies with 100 exhibitors, materials with 319 exhibitors, and equipment/services/infrastructure with 390 exhibitors.

Q. How do I arrive at the Drupa 2021 venue?

A. If you are driving or hailing a cab, you need to take the motorway A44 that goes past the exhibition grounds. Get off at Junction 29 and drive straight into Car Park P1 or P2. From here on you can use the complimentary bus shuttle service from the lot to the entrance gates. You could even be taking the local transport such as the tram (U78 MERKUR or U79 Messe Ost) or the bus (number 722). Change at either of the city’s most significant stations Heinrich-Heine-Allee or Hauptbahnhof, for all major stations of Dusseldorf can be reached from these stations.