STARTUP WORLD is an initiative by Messe München and Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO). This new marketplace for startup companies and their innovative products will foster their visibility and provide them with industry contacts at leading international trade fairs.

Experienced organiser: Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO) Messe München’s cooperation partner and the organiser of the initiative is Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO). As an experienced specialist in developing and cultivating international innovation networks and organising competitions, the AZO supports product innovations and the setting up of companies, especially in the commercial space applications arena.

Messe München Messe München is one of the world´s leading trade show companies. In Munich alone it organises around 40 trade shows for capital and consumer goods, and key high tech industries. Each year more than 30,000 exhibitors and around two million visitors take part in the events held at the Messe München exhibition center, the ICM – International Congress Center München, and in the MOC Veranstaltungscenter München. The leading international trade fairs of Messe München International are all independently audited. In addition, Messe München International organises trade shows in China, India, Turkey and South Africa. With a combination of affiliates abroad – in Europe, Asia and in Africa – and over 60 foreign representatives actively serving over 100 countries, Messe München has a worldwide business network. The Group also takes a pioneering role as regards sustainability: It is the first trade-fair company to be awarded energy-efficiency certification from the technical inspection authorities TÜV SÜD.