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28 – 31. 1. 2017
Frankfurt am Main
messe frankfurt

Paperworld 2017: Your rendezvous with the future.

In this age of digitali­sation, the paper, office supplies and stationery sectors need to travel along new pathways. Which ones and where they lead are revealed at this inter­national trade fair. Paperworld 2017 with its two major product areas – Office and Stationery – presents innovative solutions for the workplace of tomorrow, as well as ground­breaking trends in the home-oriented stationery, paper and school supplies sectors. With more than 1,500 exhibitors and over 34,000 trade visitors from all over the world, it is a market place, networking platform and source of inspi­ration for the entire industry.

Gain a decisive competitive edge and ensure a successful future for your business. Make your visit to Paperworld 2017 the most important date in your calendar: 28 – 31. 1. 2017 in Frankfurt am Main.

Benefits of visiting Paperworld 2017

Business Matchmaking Service Arrange your most important and promising meetings in advance.

A complete overview of the Stationery and Office markets More than 1,500 exhibitors from all over the world ensure an unparalleled depth and breadth of products.

Inspiring, motivating and visionary A unique series of high-calibre special presen­tations, lectures and workshops.

Compare & order: Gain a complete overview of the market with an unparalleled depth and breadth of stationery and office products from more than 1,500 exhibitors from 59 countries.

Say “Hello” to unique opportunities.

Discover & inform: Experience the latest colours, styles and materials at Paperworld Trends – and order products that reflect these develop­ments at the show.

Learn & be inspired: Exclusive lectures and special presen­tations give plenty of inspirations for your business success.

Forge & develop contacts: Meet manufacturers, industry experts and colleagues from all over the world and expand your business network.

Three fairs – unique synergies:
Also taking place at the Frankfurt Exhibition Centre in parallel with Paperworld, will be Creativeworld and Christmasworld, which for the first time includes the separate “Floradecora” product area. A unique oppor­tunity to identify lucra­tive ways to expand your product mix with craft items, gifts and deco­rations, and to make your trade fair visit even more effective.

The programme of events: The visionary office.

Office of the Future, Hall 3.0 C51

The new special presen­tation focuses on the workplace of the future and explores the changing world of work. Office work is becoming more flexible, multi-site, indi­vidual and sustain­able. Collaboration and self-organisation are decisive success factors in today’s complex, digital work environment. Discover new ideas and concepts for the office in numerous lectures, joint guided tours and discus­sions with architects, planners and facility managers.

Paperworld Plaza, Hall 3.0

Member companies of the German Office Brands Industry Association (Verband der PBS-Markenindustrie) will showcase their offer in an exclu­sive area. Visitors to the Plaza will find at a single, compact location a “who’s who” of industry manu­facturers and an array of product launches.

Remanexpo, Hall 6.0

Everything you need to know about printing, copying and the recyc­ling of consum­ables can be found in Hall 6.0. The high-calibre Remcon Seminars and the award cere­mony for the Recycler Awards provide addi­tional attractions.

Paperworld Procurement, 30. 1. 2017, Hall 4.0 Saal Europa

Buyers of office mate­rials for large companies will find a compact overview of the market here: from fasci­nating product presentations by well-known brand manu­facturers to a high-calibre programme of lectures. There’s no more effec­tive way to explore the future of your sector.

Paperworld Assistants’ Day, 28. 1. 2017, Hall 4.0 Saal Europa

The exclusive theme day for office assistants in companies, public autho­rities and organi­sations who are respon­sible for purchasing office materials. With a series of lectures and prac­tical tips you’ll gain in-depth insights into the working world of tomorrow. In short, a day full of new ideas!

Sustainable Office Day, 31. 1. 2017, Hall 4.0 Saal Europa

On the Tuesday of Paperworld the focus is on the “visionary office” and the theme of sustain­ability. Experts will be giving valuable insights into the latest develop­ments in various lectures and panel discus­sions and will also be investi­gating the challenges of eco-fair procurement.

The programme of events: The stationery trends.

Paperworld Insider

The Insider Programme offers retailers with up to 10 emplo­yees an array of exclusive benefits, including free admission, indi­vidual lecture programme, Insider meeting place for effective net­working and much more. Register at: paperworld.messefrankfurt.com/insider

Paperworld Trend Show, Foyer Hall 5.1/6.1

How can inter­national trends from the worlds of fashion, archi­tecture and design be trans­lated to the stationery and office supplies sector? In a series of attrac­tive presen­tations, our experts showcase the colours, shapes and materials of the coming season and give inspi­rations for creating the perfect product assor­tment in the retail trade.

Mr. Books & Mrs. Paper, Hall 5.1 B08

The right combination of books and non-book products creates emotional worlds of experience and addi­tional purchasing incentives. Discover the most suitable themes and how to present them perfectly at this curated special presen­tation, which is also aimed at retailers, concept stores, boutiques and depart­ment stores.

Greeting Card Competence Centre, Hall 5.1 C81

At Hall 5.1 you can tap into the combined exper­tise and know-how of the greeting card sector – from individual manu­facturers’ presen­tations and lectures on develop­ment and distri­bution to the “Show us” greeting card competition.

BMWi Promotional Area, Hall 6.1 B80

The focus here is on young companies, inno­vative manu­facturers and creative designers. They will be presen­ting on-trend products that have the poten­tial to be the big sellers and classics of tomorrow – and possibly the future sales drivers for your product assortment?

Wrap up!, Hall 5.1

Find out how to wrap and present products imagi­natively and effec­tively at the new location in Hall 5.1. Again this year you’ll be able to watch a well-known expert in gift wrapping and gift trends in action.

Oriental Culture, Hall 5.1 A21

This new special presentation exhibits cultural symbols, techni­ques and elements of modern design from Asia. Be excited and inspired by refined handi­crafts and high-quality stationery and office pro­ducts from the Far East.

Award ceremonies

As the industry’s most important meeting place, Paperworld also provides a stage for numerous presti­gious awards, including Stationery Product of the Year, Industry Personality of the Year, Greeting Card Competition, Paperworld Insider Award, ISPA Award, Retailer of the Year, Recycler Award and Office & Environment Competition. Plenty of innovations and inspirations.

Organise your own schedule of events online at: paperworld.messefrankfurt.com/events

The best possible start to ensure a successful visit.

With the right planning and pre­paration you can make your visit to Paperworld even more effective. Benefit from our numerous online tools at paperworld.messefrankfurt.com

Business Matchmaking Service:

The Business Matchmaking programme enables you to contact relevant exhi­bitors before the fair starts and plan your appoint­ments at the actual event even more efficiently.

Exhibitor and product search engine:

With just a few clicks you can find out which manu­facturers supply which products – and arrange an appoint­ment at the same time. Our tip: Take a look at the Creativeworld and Christmasworld websites and discover inte­resting addi­tional product lines that you can check out at Frankfurt.

Event calendar:

Find out about the lectures and events that interest you before the fair starts and create your own indi­vidual calendar.


Catch up regularly – and automatically – with the latest industry news and exhi­bitor infor­mation with our Paperworld Newsletter.

The Paperworld Navigator app: your virtual guide to the fair.

With our app you can quickly and easily find details of exhibitors and floor plans – before, during and after the fair. Simply download the app for free from the App Store or Play Store.

At your service: Dates, prices and tickets

Your Paperworld ticket also entitles you to visit the Christmasworld, Floradecora and Creativeworld fairs during Paperworld (28 – 31. 1. 2017).

Advance purchase

Benefit from reduced prices and easy ordering by buying your tickets in advance online at paperworld.messefrankfurt.com/tickets and enjoy free travel to and from the fair on the Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (RMV) local transport network.

If you have any questions about buying online tickets, please contact our Visitor Service, Tel. +49 69 75 75-50 00. Outside Germany you can order your admis­sion tickets from your national Messe Frankfurt representative.

Getting here and accommodation

You can find detailed infor­mation on how to get here and on our dis­counted travel packages online at paperworld.messefrankfurt.com/gettingthere

Opening times

28 – 31. 1. 2017,
Saturday to Monday 9.00 – 18.00,
Tuesday 9.00 – 17.00

Admission prices
Day ticket:Online ticket/advance purchase € 25.00 (€ 29.00 at the box office)
2-day ticket:Online ticket/advance purchase € 35.00 (€ 42.00 at the box office)
Season ticket:Online ticket/advance purchase € 45.00 (€ 65.00 at the box office)
Products for the office supplies industry
International Sourcing Office supplies for bulk buyers
Paperworld Plaza area Office Brands Industry Association – all product groups Office supplies Office equipment, office machines, presen­tation aids, organi­sational aids, calenders, notebooks, shipping material, office paper, covering materials, business luggage, promotional articles
Writing & drawing utensils
Remanexpo OEM supplies, remanu­facturing of printer supplies, compo­nents for printer supplies, computer, printer hardware and software
Trend Show Paperworld
Christmasworld (27 – 31. 1. 2017)
Floradecora (27 – 30. 1. 2017)
Products for private paper and stationery requirements
International Sourcing Paper and stationery products for bulk buyers
School supplies School bags, pencil cases, exercise books, blocks, folders, writing utensils, drawing materials, pencils
Stationery supplies Stationery gift articles, greeting cards, invitation cards, displays, stationery, small leather goods, accessories, gift wrapping, ribbons, napkins, table decoration, party articles
Trend Show Paperworld
Hobby, craft and artist supplies
Trend Show Creativeworld
Creativeworld Forum