Worldwide a singular industry meeting place for asparagus and soft fruit producers

More than 450 exhibitors from 14 countries will present you innovations in growing as well as direct marketing from 22 to 23 November 2017 at Karlsruhe Trade Fair Centre (Messe Karlsruhe). Europe's leading trade fair for asparagus and soft fruit producers, the 22nd expoSE, and the 7th expoDirekt, Germany's largest trade fair for agricultural direct marketing, will together cover over 25,000 square metres.

All of the major machinery manufacturers, plant breeders and suppliers will meet up once more to present innovative concepts and revolutionary ideas to you. The twin trade fairs will showcase the entire digital spectrum from soil analysis, preparation and monitoring to personnel planning and time recording as well as digital cars and goods management programs including innovative apps.

Innovation award "Best of 2017"

The latest products, which have a chance of market penetration and create user benefit will be selected on 22 November, following the opening at 10 am, at the forum in Hall 2 with the "Best of 2017" – expoSE and expoDirekt innovation award.

Professional knowledge for professionals

The most up-to-date expert knowledge will be offered in concentrated form at the forums in Hall 2 and on the 29th Asparagus Day at the Trade Fair Conference Centre (included in trade fair ticket):

-        29th Asparagus Day on Wednesday, 22 November 2017, from 1 pm at the Trade Fair Conference Centre

-        Berry Symposium on the morning of Thursday, 23 November 2017, 11.30 am, at tat the Trade Fair Conference Centre

-         7th Direct Marketer Forum on Thursday, 23 November 2017, from 1 pm onwards, at the forum in Hall 2

-         Exhibitor Forum on both days of the trade fair, at the forum in Hall 2

 NEW: Visitors to expoSE and expoDirekt can take advantage of a free shuttle service between Karlsruhe’s central railway station and Messe Karlsruhe.
The "Messe Express" leaves from the square in front of the Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof (central station) and stops in front of the main entrance of Messe Karlsruhe. Please find the departure time here.