TiefbauLIVE 2017 - a look back

From 05. - 07.09.2019, the international recycling and civil engineering industry met as part of the RecyclingAKTIV & TiefbauLIVE on the grounds of the Karlsruhe Trade Fair Centre, which turned for the third time into a mobile recycling yard and an open construction site: powerful wheel loaders and heavy-duty shredding systems showed their performance in full action. Construction pits were dug, road surface compacted, wood and metal shredded and building rubble sifted. Around 1,500 machines and devices were presented on the three days of the fair and a total of 3,000 tons of material were moved and processed.

Around 94 percent of the approximately 8,500 trade visitors were extremely satisfied with the presentation and quality of the exhibitors. The close combination of the two sectors was also convincing:
Around 59 percent of the visitors were interested in both topics of RecyclingAKTIV & TiefbauLIVE.

Portrait Britta Wirtz, Managing Director Messe Karlsruhe

Both exhibitors and visitors were extremely satisfied with the event. This will spur us on to make the next trade fair in 2021 even better. We want to further develop this unique combination of topics and live demonstrations.


Britta Wirtz, Managing Director Messe Karlsruhe

Facts and figures 2019

Number of exhibitors 238 from 15 countries
Live demonstrating exhibitors 29 %
Visitors 8.500
Trade visitors 98 %
Decision-makers 2/3
First-time visitors 65 %
Visitor satisfaction 92 %
Intend to return 86 %
Exhibiton area 86.500 sqm total, of which
80.000 sqm is open air exhibition area and
6.500 sqm is hall area
Special theme areas demonstration building sites
- road construction
- conduit construction

special theme areas
- scrap & metal
- wood & biomass
source: exhibitor- and visitor-survey for RecyclingAKTIV & TiefbauLIVE 2019 (executed by Gelszus Messe-Marktforschung GmbH)
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