Skip to content

News: Planning for InterTabac, Dortmund 2020.


Habanos, S.A. at INTERTABAC, Dortmund 2020


Planning for InterTabac 2020

Dortmund (ll) – The last few weeks and months of the corona pandemic have confronted nearly all industries with a variety of different challenges. The event sector, and in particular the trade fair industry worldwide, have been hit especially hard by the measures imposed by the authorities. “Nevertheless, the most recent signals from political decision-makers have given us reason to take a slightly more favourable view of the prospect of resuming trade fairs in Dortmund,” said Sabine Loos, Managing Director of the Westfalenhallen Unternehmensgruppe.

The authorities are currently discussing what the requirements might be for trade fair organisers in order to allow them to hold trade fairs with limited attendance, and with hygiene measures, after 31 May 2020. What these regulations will look like in detail is set to be announced in the coming days and weeks.

“Once that happens, we will assess these measures and coordinate our way forward on that basis, in particular with regard to InterTabac & InterSupply,” she continued. “We expect this coordination activity to be complete by late May, early June.”

Dortmund Exhibition Centre is working flat out to develop suitable blueprints for staging trade fairs in this new environment. Back at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, various measures were put in place at the Dortmund exhibition grounds, and an information campaign was launched via various channels to draw attention to proper conduct with regard to hygiene. With the forthcoming relaxations from June 2020 onwards, new requirements will be imposed on trade fair organisers. These will be incorporated into the overall regime at Dortmund Exhibition Centre and included in the planning which is underway for InterTabac and InterSupply.

The world’s largest trade fair for tobacco products and smoking accessories will be held at Dortmund Exhibition Centre from 18 to 20 September 2020.

an exhibition of

Messe Dortmund GmbH
Strobelallee 45
44139 Dortmund
TELEPHONE +49 (0) 231/1204-521
FAX +49 (0) 231/1204-678
EMAIL Öffnet ein Fenster zum Versenden der E-Mailintertabac[at]messe-dortmund[dot]de


InterTabac at the Dortmund Exhibition Centre is the worldwide largest trade fair for tobacco products and smoking accessories – the ultimate meeting place of the sector for establishing new contacts and cultivating relationships with existing contacts.


As an international business and communications platform, InterTabac provides exhibitors with a unique opportunity to offer products and services and to watch the competition. The international trade visitors gain a complete overview of the market at InterTabac in Dortmund


560 exhibitors from round about 64 countries showcase innovative and new products in the tobacco sector at the Dortmund Exhibition Centre. The offer presented at InterTabac range from cigarillos, cigars, cigarettes, pipes, smoking accessories, fine-cut tobacco pipe tobacco to shop equipment, press products, liquors, water pipes, e-cigarettes and much more..

InterTabac with worldwide attraction
Mit With a foreign exhibitor share of 66 per cent and a foreign visitor share of almost 47 per cent, InterTabac cements its international importance. In addition to trade visitors from the Benelux countries, from Denmark, France, Greece, Great Britain, Italy, Spain and Poland, the last InterTabac trade fair in Dortmund also welcomed visitors from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, South Africa, China, India, Taiwan and the United Arab Emirates. The national visitors of InterTabac came from all the German States.

Why not become part of the international professional world at the Dortmund Exhibition Centre? Welcome to InterTabac!

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: