Under the heading “People Matter” A+A 2017 will present everything related to safety, security and health at work from 17 to 20 October. This year the ranges from the (for the first time) 1,900 exhibitors from 63 nations are so wide that A+A will occupy over 70,000 squares metres of exhibition space at the Düsseldorf exhibition centre for the first time in its history.
The Vision Zero Fund aims to bring about enhanced occupational safety and health along global supply chains and wants to raise general awareness for this issue. Since the collapse of the Rana Plaza textile factory in April 2013 at the latest, the world has known about the poor working conditions of workers of the economies of producing countries.
Myanmar is the first pilot country.
Master plan for modernisation strengthens trade fair as economic factor for Düsseldorf and its international standing
By summer 2019 Messe Düsseldorf will build not only a new multi-functional hall with conference facilities but also a fully glazed new entrance south complete with a translucent, LED-lit canopy roof and adjacent underground parking.
As a result one of the most state-of-the-art and multi-functional trade fair locations and convention venues will come into being in the southern part of the Düsseldorf exhibition centre meeting both the highest architectural and functional standards.