20 – 22 MAY 2025 · ARENA BERLIN

From 20 to 22 May 2025, the leading international trade fair for theatre and event technology will once again take place in the beautiful ARENA Berlin. The venue is located directly on the River Spree and offers a great atmosphere with its industrial charm and plenty of space. We are already looking forward to seeing you again.

Pre-booking for the stand areas is possible during the Bühnentechnischen Tagung on 19 and 20 June 2024 in Bochum (NRW).

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From 5 to 8 June 2023, we celebrated the big comeback of our renowned trade fair and congress at STATION in the heart of Berlin! The international trade fair and subsequent congress brought together renowned manufacturers of theatre and event technology with trade visitors from the cultural and media sectors and presented innovative products and services. Two and a half days of pure trade fair with plenty of time for cross-industry and international networking in a relaxed atmosphere were followed by one and a half days of conferences with international experts on a wide range of topics. The highlight was the presentation of the SHOWTECH PRODUCT AWARD for the most innovative products from the exhibitors present.

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SHOWTECH is the DTHG’s international trade fair for theatre, stage and event technology. It takes place every two years in Berlin. Next time it will be held from 20 to 22 May 2025 in the ARENA Berlin. The venue is located in south-east Berlin directly on the River Spree. With its extraordinary architecture and fantastic spaces such as the Badeschiff, it offers a unique backdrop for an unforgettable happening. Events that have grown in the ARENA are now among the flagships of Berlin’s event calendar. The ARENA Berlin is easily accessible by bus and train, so travelling here is a low-CO2 option.

At SHOWTECH you will meet well-known companies with major brands, associations and institutions, universities and vocational schools from all over the world. Special formats are set up to present the latest products and services: The Anatomical Theatre for presentations in 360° mode, the SoundLab for all acoustic topics and Round Tables for the meetings of the DTHG specialist groups.
The SHOWTECH Congress is all about the great visions of the future of our time. Get ready for a wide range of information on technical and structural solutions and exciting debates. There will be lectures, discussions and workshops on topics from the fields of sustainability and energy, theatre architecture, immersive technologies such as VR and AR for the theatre, safety on stage and education and training in a European context.
Auf der SHOWTECH treffen Architekten auf Ingenieure und Hersteller, Künstler auf Intendanten und Produzenten und Auszubildende und Studierende auf Fachleute aus der Branche.
Whether theatre, concert or film – SHOWTECH is aimed at all those involved behind the scenes. This makes the industry’s leading trade fair the ideal place for interdisciplinary dialogue, maintaining contacts and international networking as well as in-depth training and a source of inspiration for everyone involved.