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Profile of registrant

Ausstellungs- und Messe-Ausschuss der Deutschen Wirtschaft e.V.

Identification number in the register: 0584121345-92
Registration date: 28/08/08 12:05:28

The information on this organisation was last modified on 05/08/14 09:08:37
The date of the last annual update was 05/08/14 09:08:37

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Ausstellungs- und Messe-Ausschuss der Deutschen Wirtschaft e.V.
Acronym: AUMA
Legal status: e.V.
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Peter Neven
Position: Geschäftsführer

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Silvia Bauermeister
Position: Recht

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 9 Littenstr. 
Berlin 10179
Telephone number: (+49) 030 24000 0
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Office Brussels:

19 A-D Avenue des Arts
1000 Bruxelles

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: AUMA, the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry

represents the interests

of the trade fair industry on a national and international level in dealings with parliament, ministries, authorities and other organizations.

informs exhibitors and visitors

about dates, product ranges, exhibitor and visitor figures of German and foreign events by internet, printed media and individual information. As a complement to this, it publishes specialist brochures for the preparation and staging of trade fair participations.

supports the international marketing of the German organizers

A series of posters and advertisements, the "Messen made in Germany" folder and a video film, provide information worldwide about the specific qualities of German trade fairs and organizers. In addition, AUMA organizes and supports seminars and presentations for opinion-makers, especially in countries outside Europe.

conducts marketing pro trade fair

through the outdoor advertising campaign "Your success is only fair", through the AUMA_Trade Fair Benefits Check for the determination of costs and benefits of trade fair participations and through the CD-ROM "Messe fit" with tips for planning and conduct of trade fair participations. The basis for marketing pro trade fair are, among others, research projects on the position of the trade fair in the marketing mix.

is involved in training and further education

AUMA supports universities and technical colleges as well as other facilities which are concerned with training and further education for the trade fair industry. It has itself played a part in the development of the training and further training course of study "International Event Organiser" and was involved in the conception of the job description "Event Manager".

maintains the German Trade Fair Library

The library consists of a large collection of books, scientific papers, newspaper articles, trade fair catalogues and historic publications. It is open to students and graduates studying for their doctorate, as well as to anyone who is professionally involved with trade fairs, for their researches.

improves the transparency of the trade fair market

As a neutral clearing body, it is involved in balancing the various interests of exhibitors, visitors and organizers with respect to the location, date or product range of trade fairs. In addition, AUMA ensures clarity and truth in relation to event descriptions.

is responsible for the management of FKM

The FKM - Society for the Voluntary Control of Trade Fair and Exhibition Statistics - has developed uniform rules for the collection and publication of exhibitor and visitor figures and for the conducting of visitor analyses with the aim of ensuring the comparability of trade fair figures. Adherence to the regulations is controlled by a company of public accountants.

coordinates the German participations at foreign fairs

AUMA, in close cooperation with the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology and also the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, prepares the official German trade fair programme abroad. Within the framework of this programme, the Federal Government provides export platforms where German companies can participate at foreign events, but also supports separate presentations by German industry abroad. The interests of business and politics in this sector are coordinated within the Working group for Foreign Trade Fair Participation at AUMA, in which representatives of export-oriented associations regularly meet the representatives of the Ministries.

AUMA's members are

* the central associations of German business (industry, trade, skilled trades etc.),
* trade associations of the exhibiting and visiting industries who are interested in trade fairs,
* the German trade fair and exhibition organizers as well as the companies organizing foreign trade fair participations,
* associations
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • External Relations
  • Taxation
  • Trade


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

UFI - The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.