Trade delegation to Gulfood in Dubai, February 2022; Credit:

During 2024, the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce and the Ministry of the Economy are again joining forces to organise a rich and diverse trade fair programme which includes both national pavilions and trade fair visits, most of which are completed by side events or B2B opportunities.

The diverse agenda encompasses traditional trade fairs and new innovative events such as DMEA, London Tech Week and Gitex Africa.

The destinations include both Luxembourg's neighbouring countries as well as overseas markets, such as the USA, Australia and Morocco, which provide opportunities for all leading sectors, including industry, space, IT, transport, defence, environment, innovation, real estate, etc.

In addition, a total of ten trade missions are being planned for 2024, including to North America, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and various countries throughout Europe.

Trade missions include the following:

- Saudi Arabia & Oman (3-8 March): digital economy, smart cities, greentech, fintech, healthtech and entertainment

- Saarland, Germany (6-8 March): digital technologies, cybersecurity, manufacturing as well as automotive (hydrogen mobility) and sustainable construction

- Belgium (16-18 April)

- Scotland (15-17 May)

- Japan (10-14 June)

- Romania (23-26 September)

- Ivory Coast & Ghana (7-12 October)

- Canada (21-25 October)

- China (25-29 November)

- Sweden (3-5 December)

Those trade fairs with a national pavilion (often with company stands) include:

- JEC World (Paris, France, 5-7 March): composite materials

- MIPIM (Cannes, France, 12-15 March): real estate

- FIC (Lille, France, 26-28 March): ICT, cybersecurity

- Hannover Messe (Hannover, Germany, 22-26 April): industrial transformation

- VivaTech (Paris, France, 22-25 May): innovation, startups, ICT

- Eurosatory (Paris, France, 17-21 June): defence, security

- IAC (Milan, Italy, 14-18 October): aeronautics, space

- Smart City Expo World Congress (Barcelona, Spain, 5-7 November): sustainable economy, smart cities

- Medica (Dusseldorf, Germany, 11-14 November): medical, healthtech

- Space Tech Expo Europe (Bremen, Germany, 19-21 November): space

Those that are solely visits to trade fairs (without national stands) include:

- CES (Las Vegas, USA, 8-12 January): breakthrough technologies, global innovators

- Mobile World Congress (Barcelona, Spain, 26-29 February): innovative digital technologies

- ChangeNOW (Paris, France, 25-27 March): solutions for the planet

- Global Industrie (Paris, France, 25-28 March): industry

- DMEA (Berlin, Germany, 9-10 april): digital health

- Gitex Africa (Marrakesh, Morocco, 29-31 May): tech and startups

- London Tech Week (London, UK, 10-14 June): tech and innovation

- Bitz & Pretzels (Munich, Germany, 22-24 September): startups

- Web Summit (Lisbon, Portugal, 11-14 November): startups, ICT

- Slush (Helsinki, Finland, 28-29 November): startups, ICT

In addition, a number of country seminars will also be held, often linked with future trade missions to those countries:

- Romania on 6 February

- Japan on 14 March

- Georgia on 17 April

- China on 17 September

- Brazil on 15 October