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 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 Location
|61, 40474 Dusseldorf, Germany (Halls - 1 -17)|
Drupa 2021 Address
|Messe Dusseldorf, Stockumer, Kirchstrasse .|
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 Dusseldorfâs 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 hourâs 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 Airportâs 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.
GST 5% on total selling price.