In the International Year of Glass, experience the high-tech material glass live and up close at the world's leading trade fair glasstec. Glass can help to master global challenges such as resource conservation, climate protection, urbanization, sustainable value enhancement and improved quality of life. Essential topics that will be explored in depth at glasstec. Benefit from the knowledge advantage and get new impulses. glasstec - let's go!
Finally glasstec again, finally experience real trade fair feeling again. Meet the whole glass world Face to Face, meet old and new acquaintances. The anticipation of all participants is huge. Join in and write to us on our social media, what the glasstec means to you. #glasstec2022.
Kris Vockler, Geschäftsführerin, ICD High Performance Coatings
“Finally…a chance to see cherished friends and partners. Besides seeing what’s new in the industry, glasstec is where we go to connect with our friends a world way.”
Federal Guild Master North Rhine-Westphalia
"Experiencing innovations, meeting people and sharing expert knowledge again. That's what I'm personally looking forward to the most!"
Business Unit Glass Vice President ISRA SURFACE VISION GmbH
„I am very excited to meet live again our glass community, our customers, our partners and friends. See you soon at glasstec 2022!“
“Delft University of Technology looks forward to display the Ziptruss at the upcoming glasstec. It will demonstrate the advancements on glass related technology we made in the Covid 19 months."
At glasstec 2022, central questions on the numerous challenges facing the industry will again be discussed. In terms of content, everything will revolve around the global challenges of climate change (Climate), scarcity of resources (Resources), advancing urbanisation (Urbanisation), the need for further value enhancement (Value) as well as the opportunities that the material glass offers for increasing the quality of life of people ("Happiness").
What contribution can the glass industry make to master the acute global challenges? The exhibitors, as well as numerous top-level lectures at the glasstec conference and the innovation show glass technology live will be presenting their contributions to solutions at glasstec.
ESSENTIAL FUTURE TOPICS
Experts see five essential global issues, that are crucial for future development.
Global trends and future topics are reflected in all areas of glasstec: not only in the extensive presentation of products and applications along the entire glass value chain, but also in the professionally sound supporting program.
NEXT IN GLASS glass technology live
Experience the innovations of the future at first hand. The special show glass technology live presents groundbreaking developments from leading researchers and scientists as well as outlooks for future glass applications in a spectrum that is unique worldwide.
The glass industry is on the move and is facing up to the global challenges in order to remain sustainably marketable in the future. The glasstec conference presents new approaches to solutions in a top-class, cross-sector lecture programme throughout the event.
International Architecture Congress
Cities are growing all over the world. This also poses great challenges for architecture. The material glass and modern glass façades offer enormous opportunities not only for climate protection, but also for people's quality of life. The International Architecture Congress will present the latest developments. Renowned architects from all over the world will present groundbreaking glass architecture projects.
With the Start-Up Zone, glasstec provides an excellent platform for networking and professional exchange. Young companies present their innovative ideas in a multi-layered spectrum on a special area in Hall 10. Benefit from the potential of intelligent new solutions for a wide variety of applications and areas of use.
Highlights for the craft sector
Under the motto "World Championship of the Trades", the special area Crafts LIVE in the Handwerk Centre will be showing, among other things, the top innovations for the glass processing trade in live application for the third time in a row. At WorldSkills Germany@glasstec, young glaziers from all over Germany will compete against each other to qualify for "EuroSkills 2023". The glass art exhibition glassart shows creative glassart by internationally renowned artists in a fascinating spectrum.
Expo for Decarbonised Industries > ENERGY STORAGE
20–22 Sept. 2022 Taking place for the first time parallel to glasstec, decarbXpo is the trade event on the megatrend of decarbonisation. The new platform for climate neutrality in companies networks technology and service providers with trade and industry. Use the synergies to position your company for the future with hydrogen and power-to-X solutions.