The 2022 International Glass Fair in Dusseldorf, Germany will be restarted again after the pandemic. As an offline professional exposition of the glass industry, it has demonstrated its importance to the global glass industry. This exhibition coincides with the International Year of Glass, with 936 exhibitors from 47 countries demonstrating the excellence of the glass industry to 30,000 visitors from 119 countries. The show's five global trend themes: Climate, Resource Efficiency, Urbanization, Value, and Happiness; but also current challenges such as high energy costs, supply chain bottlenecks, or shortages of skilled labor. At the same time, a three-day carbon emission reduction industry exhibition and European energy storage summit were held, which was very meaningful.
Organizer President Erhard Wienkamp said, "Amid the changes caused by the pandemic and a difficult economic climate, the arrival of glasstec 2022 provides direction for the glass industry. Feedback from attendees: As an offline professional glass trade fair, glasstec has a unique focus on Form in-depth exchange of experience and transfer of knowledge, and providing a wealth of innovations and solutions".
Egbert Wenninger, CCO and Board Member of Grenzebach Maschinenbau GmbH and President of the VDMA Glass Technology Forum, said, "We are very satisfied with the fair! It was the right decision to participate in glasstec to be able to see innovative machines on site. The glasstec fair is very important and we have already Looking forward to the next event in two years.”
Over 75% of the international audience and over 90% of the audience are very satisfied with glasstec
Figure 1 More live audience from Glasstec 2022
More than 75% of visitors traveled to Düsseldorf from abroad, which means that the share of international guests continues to remain at a very high level, illustrating glasstec's global leadership in the International Year of Glass. The audience showed great satisfaction with glasstec, with more than 90% saying they had achieved the goals set for the visit. For most people, finding new suppliers and innovations and trends is the main goal. Concurrent high-level special events and conferences are also very attractive. In this way, glasstec provides a comprehensive platform for the transfer of knowledge and provides all target groups with innovations and solutions that meet their respective needs.
Think Tank Summit of the Glass Industry
Figure 2 The Glasstec Conference - Think Tank Summit for the Glass Industry
classic Conference - the glass industry's think tank summit combining five global trend themes: Climate Protection, Resource Efficiency, Urbanization, Value, and Happiness. Every day, the conference informs the audience about current developments and trends in glass production, glass processing, and finishing, and glass products and applications. In addition, the conference was broadcast live on the glasstec website.
Glass Sustainable Architecture - International Architecture Conference
Figure 3 The Glass Sustainable Architecture - International Architecture Conference
Eight representatives from renowned architects and engineering departments, pioneers in the field of glass planning and construction, presented their engineering projects to around 100 participants. Discussions revolved around how glass façades could wean themselves off fossil fuels, improve human well-being in a warming climate, and more.
Live broadcast of the glass technology photo exhibition
Figure 4 The Glass Technology Photo Exhibition
The Glass Technology Photo Exhibition reflects the latest trends and results in scientific research to provide insights and perspectives on the performance of the industry. The innovation fair was organized by a network of four technical universities in Darmstadt, Delft, Dortmund, and Dresden.
Craft Live and Glass Art Exhibition
Figure 5 The Craft Live and Glass Art Exhibition
The craft scene and glass art exhibition in Hall 10 once again showcase the top innovations of skilled craftsmen. Craft Live Centre, where young glass artisans from all over Germany compete to demonstrate, hoping to get a chance at the European Skills Competition in Poland in 2023. The live champion was Maximilian Kröger from Diebold, Germany. A demonstration of the fire performance of fire-resistant glass was specially presented at the glass art exhibition, and ift Rosenheim demonstrated how glass can ensure safety protection in the event of a fire.
Figure 6 The Glass Startup Exhibition Area
Startup Exhibition Area - 11 young innovative companies from the glass industry gather here to conduct network and professional exchanges with top decision-makers from the glass industry. Visitors can see innovative applications and solutions here.
Carbon Reduction Industry Exhibition and European Energy Storage Summit Create Momentum for Industrial and Commercial Energy Transition
Figure 7 The first International Trade Expo on Industrial and Commercial Decarbonization
The first International Trade Expo on Industrial and Commercial Decarbonization ended successfully. Around 100 exhibitors from 15 countries presented their technologies and solutions in Hall 9, discussing the reduction of energy costs and CO₂ emissions as well as energy storage. Investors and industrial users need information exchange on new technologies and cooperation for climate protection.
The next glasstec will be held in Dusseldorf from October 22 to 25, 2024, let's look forward to it together!
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