For the first time in its 61-year trade fair history CARAVAN SALON DÜSSELDORF will break the 700-record: 736 exhibitors from 34 countries will be mapping the international sector almost completely with many highlights from 27 August to 4 September 2022 (26 August Preview Day). This makes the Düsseldorf trade fair the world’s biggest event for mobile leisure. 16 exhibition halls – also a first – will showcase everything that makes motorhome enthusiasts and outdoor fans’ pulses race: motorhomes and caravans (Halls 1, 4, 6, 7a, 9-12, 16 and 17), campervans (Halls 12 and 15), premium vehicles (Hall 5), the Starter World (Hall 7), Travel & Nature and Equipment & Outdoor (Hall 3) as well as Technology & Components (Halls 13 and 14). All visitors can prepare individually for their tours at www.caravan-salon.com and compile their favourite routes through the 16 halls. An interactive hall map, the extensive exhibitor and product database where manufacturers present themselves with their trade fair innovations as well as the “My Organiser” feature are all ideal digital assistants for planning a trade fair visit to Düsseldorf. So visitors can embark upon their excursion of the CARAVAN SALON halls with the passion that everyone in the industry and community shares without any delays.
Technology freaks will be thrilled by “Adventure DIY” – sample pitch attractive for vintners and farmers
The ranges displayed by manufacturers, dealers and associations will be complemented by attractive special shows. The “Adventure DIY” outdoor area located between Halls 5 and 9 has hands-on tips in store for anyone interested in rebuilding a motorhome or converting a vehicle into one. Here you can also learn from expert insiders about module installation, floorplan design, electrical installations, lightweight construction materials, water supply, workshop and material science, interior furnishing and the actual costs as well as time needed here.
Of particular interest for farming units, wine-growing estates and food service establishments is the sample pitch on the outdoor premises between Halls 9 and 17. Here experts from the Caravaning Industrie Verband (CIVD) will present a wide variety of pitches. These range from basic pitches with power supply and those with water supply and discharge, power charging stations to premium pitches with fully automatic cleaning stations for camping toilets.
“Starter World” in Hall 7 – must-go place for beginners
For all beginners the “Starter World” in Hall 7 shows what considerations to weigh up prior to purchasing or renting motorhomes and caravans. The versatile stage programme focuses not only on the basics but also on attractive travel routes complete with planning for newbies, legal provisions and preparing the vehicle for the tour. Experts will be happy to also answer questions and offer one-on-one counselling.
E-Bike-Parcours in front of Hall 15
Caravanning is a type of holidaymaking also particularly suited to exploring your holiday destination by bike or e-vehicle and being mobile because these items are easy to transport. In the outdoor area in front of Hall 15 the “E-Bike-Parcours” allows visitors to test the handling properties of e-bikes, e-scooters, e-cycles as well as eco movers on a separate terrain.
Hall 3 captivates visitors with dream destinations and current outdoor trends
Under the heading “Travel & Nature” Hall 3 offers everything outdoor fans’ hearts could desire. Alongside such equipment as folding and tent caravans, rooftop tents as well as camping, igloo and trekking tents it is above all the dream destinations near and far that inspire visitors.
Therefore, a visit to Hall 3 of CARAVAN SALON Düsseldorf is also always an excursion into attractive holiday worlds. It whisks caravanning fans away to a plethora of holiday destinations and leaves them dreaming of the next tour.
On the “Travel & Nature CONNECTED” event stage revolving around caravanning tourism, outdoor activities and nature experiences exhibitors and tourism experts will create a colourful programme. Here visitors can find out about innovations regarding equipment, sports and destinations on site. An exciting programme full of adventure is offered by the Dream Tour presentations that are embedded in the activities on the stage in Hall 3. South America expert Uwe Hamm will describe the beauties of Mexico under the heading “More than Tabasco and Tequila”. Janette Emerich will also be joining the fray again presenting her Panamericana Tours 1 and 2 as well as one leg of her trip across France from the Loire to the Atlantic coast. Kostja Abert whisks visitors away to the “Dream Destination Incense Road”, the most important trading route of antiquity, and to the “North Cape – with a Motorhome to the Land of Fjords”. For interested visitors unable to make it to Hall 3 for any of these events, the stream entitled “Travel & Nature CONNECTED” live from the stage will feature all presentations at www.caravansalon.com and on the trade fair’s social media channels.
Experts from the blogger community live on site
On the “Starter World” (Hall 7) and “Travel & Nature CONNECTED” (Hall 3) stages experts will report from practice for practitioners. But there won’t just be experts on site but also many popular bloggers, YouTubers and Instagram experts on this topic. Beyond this, trade journal www.promobil.de and ADAC Westfalen https://www.adac-westfalen.de/ will be sharing their knowhow on the stages.
The passion for caravanning extends even beyond the exhibition halls bringing many visitors to the popular Caravan Center at Messe parking lot P1 (large parking lot P1). This Europe’s largest RV park boasting some 3,500 serviced and unserviced pitches during CARAVAN SALON caters to just about every wish. Due to the high demand these pitches are quickly snapped up and so should be reserved via the Ticketshop early on. Reservations are only accepted online at www.caravan-salon.com and by visitors to CARAVAN SALON.
Facts and figures on CARAVAN SALON DÜSSELDORF
The CARAVAN SALON DÜSSELDORF 2022 is open from Saturday, 27 August, to Sunday, 4 September 2022, on each day from 10 am to 6 pm. For the first time now, the first Friday will serve as the Preview Day. Alongside media representatives and trade visitors, exhibitors will also be able to invite end-users permitting them to explore the fairgrounds on that first day in a quiet atmosphere.
1-day tickets cost EUR 18 over the weekend, EUR 16 on working days (discounted ticket costs EUR 15 over the weekend, EUR 13 on working days), for children (6 to 12 years) 1-day tickets are EUR 8 over the weekend and EUR 6 on working days. Furthermore, from Monday to Friday, an afternoon ticket will be on sale for EUR 10 (from 2.00 pm – 6.00 pm). Preview Day tickets for adults cost EUR 35 (discounted EUR 30) while children pay EUR 8.
Information and news on the CARAVAN SALON DÜSSELDORF can be found on the Internet at www.caravan-salon.com