Facts & Figures

Profile of the world's leading trade fair drinktec

Key facts about the global business platform for the beverage and liquid food industry

What drives the global beverage and liquid food industry? Exhibitors and visitors have been finding answers to this question at drinktec since 1951. 

Global business platform

As the world economic summit for the beverage and liquid food industry, drinktec brings the industry together in Munich every four years over five days. Solution providers and suppliers from all over the world meet national and global producers of beverages and liquid food. Manufacturer of raw materials and ingredients, supplier of process technology and machinery for filling and packaging of beer, soft drinks, water, fruit juice, milk and liquid dairy products, wine, sparkling wine and spirits as well as ketchup, soy sauce, cooking oil and other liquid food products are all represented.  

drinktec as an impulse generator

drinktec sees its task as advancing the global beverage and liquid food industry and creates a space for encounters, provides a stage for solutions and sets impulses for the future at the Munich Trade Fair Centre. 

Strong partner

With its technical expertise and global network, the VDMA (German Association for mechanical and plant engineering - Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e. V.) supports drinktec as a conceptual sponsor. 

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Exhibition areas

Exhibitors at drinktec present the entire value chain of beverage and liquid food production. The spectrum of solutions ranges from ingredients to process technology as well as filling systems and packaging technology to logistics solutions. The topics of beverage marketing and packaging design round off the portfolio.

In the exhibition halls, drinktec exhibitors will be grouped according to the following exhibition areas:

Keyfacts for drinktec

drinktec 2022


exhibitors from 55 countries


visitors of which 70% international


exhibition halls with the entire spectrum of the beverage and liquid food industry

66 %

international exhibitors


visitor countries of origin

Exhibitor and visitor survey

Show report

Were our customers satisfied? How do exhibitors rate the last drinktec? What is important to drinktec visitors? We asked and summarised the results in our show report. Find out why you should attend next time.


Exhibitors at drinktec

Nowhere else in the world will you find a comparable density of international key players whose product diversity and innovative solutions provide lasting inspiration for the industry. The top exhibitor countries at drinktec include Germany, Italy, the USA, Great Britain and Northern Ireland, France, Spain, Austria, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Turkey and Belgium. 

The result of the exhibitor survey at drinktec 2022 confirms: Exhibiting at the world's leading trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry is worthwhile.

An overview of the exhibitors at drinktec 2022 can be found here.


Visitors origins

Visitors of drinktec

With visitors from 171 countries and a decision-maker share of 84%, drinktec is the world's most important business platform for the beverage and liquid food industry. This is where decision-makers meet their future partners and often lay the foundation for a long-term business relationship.


Opening hours of drinktec

The opening hours of drinktec 2025 will be published here in good time before the event.


September, 15-19, 2025

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Our partner event

BrauBeviale – one of the leading international capital goods exhibitions for the beverage industry with a focus on Europe.

It brings the beverage industry together every year (except in the drinktec years) in the Exhibition Center Nuremberg and covers the entire process chain of beverage production.

respective conceptual sponsors and exhibitors

Advisory committee

From March 2024 onwards, a newly established advisory committee will be involved in the market-oriented alignment of all activities of drinktec under the new umbrella brand YONTEX(from left): Dr. Reiner Brambach, Roland Demleitner, Beatrix Fraese, Kilian Kittl, Kai Neubauer, Martin Hammerschmid, Caroline Pötzl, Markus Tischer, Richard Clemens, Guido Klinkhammer, Bastian Heuft, Klaus Gehrig, Jan Friedrich Büchler [not in the picture: Roland Folz, Marcus Ley, Stéphane Meulemans, Thomas Raiser, Zhanna Shalgina, Stefan Stang (represented by Kilian Kittl), Tobias Wetzel]

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