15. International Funeral Trade Fair
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10.  11.  12.  MAY 2018  |  Messe Düsseldorf (Germany)

Welcome dear visitors!

Visit the international trade fair with over 200 exhibitors from the funeral sector spreading across approx. 25,000 m². With over 10,000 visitors, BEFA FORUM is one of the largest and leading funeral trade fairs worldwide.

Find answers to many of your questions from our knowledgeable exhibitors and the various exchange platforms that the BEFA FORUM 2018 offers.


The BEFA FORUM has been the leading European trade fair since 1950 and is one of the biggest international trade fairs in the world. With over 10,000 trade visitors on three days, the trade fair takes place every 4 years on the grounds of Messe Düsseldorf.


The latest trends and developments in the funeral sector are presented and discussed on the stands of exhibitors as well as within an international three-day congress. Experience the BEFA FORUM as a national and international branch meeting for exchange among colleagues, for the training and formation of new networks.


More than 200 German, European and companies from other continents are represented with their products and services of all trades around burial and cemetery.


Take part in the hearty and festive evening events on the occasion of the BEFA FORUM 2018 in the Old Town of Düsseldorf and on the Rhine.


Thursday  10.05.2018
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Friday  11.05.2018
9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Saturday  12.05.2018
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Ticket prices

Event Ticket: 37,00 €  (ordering via internetshop)
Event Ticket: 50,00 €  (to buy tickets on the Day / box office)

Children and adolescents up to 15 years are free

Important NOTE:
Upon leaving the trade fair grounds, the access authorization expires for the current day of the fair (QR code control)

Address for your GPS

Messe Düsseldorf 
Stockumer Kirchstraße (Parkhaus 4)
D-40474 Düsseldorf

Download the program

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(as soon as available)

Download the Floor Plan

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(as soon as available)


The elegant, lively city on the Rhine stands for fashion, shopping, culture and exceptional events. From Königsallee, lovingly called "Kö", one of the most luxurious shopping boulevards in Europe, it is not far from the historical old town with its 260 bars and restaurants. Their flair is world-famous, the streets pulsate in life, and the multi-faceted cultural scene offers spectacular events and exhibitions.


The "DüsseldorfCard" is the inexpensive and convenient way to get to know the city of Düsseldorf. You have free or reduced admission to museums, to various sights and leisure activities. Visit theater and music events at highly discounted entry prices. Or discover Düsseldorf from the Rhine.


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