Astana Expo and Leipziger Messe International (LMI) Exhibition companies have successfully signed an agreement on the joint development of exhibition project in Kazakhstan

In a significant step towards a new era of international business cooperation, the Kazakhstan company Astana Expo and the German company Leipziger Messe International have officially signed a collaborative agreement within the framework of International Specialized Exhibition for Machinery and Metalworking Kazakhstan Machinery Fair.

This partnership promises to inject a new dynamism into Kazakhstan Machinery Fair exhibition, facilitating its expansion, strengthening its international standing, and attracting new exhibitors. This event opens the door for leading global companies in the machinery sector, undoubtedly enhancing the exhibition's interest and influence.

LMI is one of the ten leading trade fair companies in Germany and one of the top 50 worldwide. LMI organizes more than 30 trade fairs every year at its home venue and other exhibition centers. Each year more than 270 events – trade fairs, exhibitions, congresses and shows – are held at the Leipziger Messe exhibition grounds, attracting over 15,500 exhibitors and more than 1.2 million visitors from all over the world.

Saken Kanapyanov, General Director of Astana Expo notes: “We are delighted to embark on this emerging partnership and extend a warm welcome to a new partner – Leipziger Messe. This collaboration is pivotal for the advancement of Kazakhstan's exhibition industry. Engaging with a premier German exhibition organizer heralds new opportunities for both Kazakhstan Machinery Fair and Kazakhstan's machine-building sector."

“Kazakhstan is increasingly becoming the focus of international mechanical engineering companies”, says Markus Geisenberger, Managing Director of LMI – Leipziger Messe International. “We are therefore delighted to be able to accompany our customers to the Kazakhstan Machinery Fair in the future. This trade fair is the most important industry event in the country. As part of our cooperation with Astana Expo, we will be able to use our many years of expertise and networks that we have gained from organizing the international machinery trade fair Intec in Leipzig.”

The partnership is poised to make a significant contribution to expanding global business relations between Kazakhstan and Germany. Both companies have expressed hope for a long-term and fruitful collaboration.