Paperworld offers the world’s biggest range for the office sector (commercial office) and the stationery sector (paper, school and stationery products for private use). Read everything about the facts and figures on Paperworld and find out more about the largest office and stationery trade fair in the world.
Paperworld 2018 figures
A total of 1,634 exhibitors from 66 countries presented their products at Paperworld in 2017. 33,787 visitors discovered product innovations in the areas of office supplies, writing and drawing instruments, school supplies, gift items and packaging as well as paper goods and greeting cards. 11,072 of the visitors came from Germany and 22,715 from abroad.
- Facts and figures about Paperworld 2018 (pdf, 502 KB)
New hall concept Paperworld 2019
Following further growth on both the exhibitor and visitor sides at Paperworld 2018, the fair will expand its position as the pioneering event for the paper, office supplies and stationery sector. In 2019, the international trade fair will sharpen its focus on the visionary office and stationery trends with a new hall concept. Over 1,600 of the world’s leading manufacturers and innovative start-ups will show what the future holds for the modern office and the private paper and stationery sector in seven exhibition halls from 26 to 29 January 2019. Find out more about the new hall concept for the Paperworld 2019 in the film:
Paperworld's product groups
At Paperworld, everything related to stationery, office supplies and writing instruments is divided into the two areas the visionary office and the stationery trends: Office covers commercial office supplies, while Stationery concerns paper and stationery products for private use.
Visionary office: The modern workplace
The entire world of commercial office supplies; here you'll find every product segment that transforms the workplace of tomorrow into a visionary office.
Products related to commercial office supplies:
- Office equipment and machines
- Organisational and presentation aids
- Office paper
- Writing and drawing utensils
- IT and printer supplies
- Remanufactured printing materials
- International sourcing
The stationery trends: Fashion-conscious paper goods and gift items
Paper goods, high-quality accessories, gift items and greeting cards for a modern lifestyle; German and international exhibitors with paper and stationery products for private use present their new ideas, designs and lifestyle range of goods for the coming season at the largest stationery marketplace in the world.
Lifestyle product groups in paper and stationery supplies for private use:
- Writing instruments and pens
- High quality paper products
- Greeting cards, gift items and packaging
- School supplies
- Table decoration and party items
- Bags and accessories
Paperworld target groups
With its broad range of products, Paperworld is aimed at both national and international trade visitors. Target groups include:
- Stationery and paper goods shops
- Book trade and bookbinders
- Gift boutiques, interior design and decoration trade
- Toy and leisure items trade
- Department stores and supermarkets
- Wholesale trade
- Online and mail order firms
- Food retailers and chemists
- Large trading organisations
- Industrial companies and service providers