As the World's leading trade fair, R+T reflects the success of international industries in the field of sun shading systems and doors/gates. In its 50-year success story, R+T has successfully brought its trade fair themes to various international markets. The trade fair alliance for the sun shading and doors/gates industry, the R+T Alliance, currently consists of six trade fair events at five locations on three continents: R+T with R+T digital, R+T Asia, R+T Turkey, APA Expo by R+T, Sun Shading Expo North America and OUTDOOR. AMBIENTE. LIVING.


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R+T digital: 22 - 25 February 2021 and R+T: 21 - 25 February 2022

R+T is the leading world trade fair for roller shutters, doors/gates and sun protection systems. All international companies of any standing are represented here. At R+T you will find everything there is in the area of roller shutters, doors/gates and sun protection systems: from exterior Venetian blinds to awning control systems, from fire protection doors and gates to security equipment.

But R+T is also the trade fair for innovations, which is impressively demonstrated by the submission of over 110 entries for the Innovation Prize at R+T 2018. Experience high-tech at first hand. 

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R+T Asia: 24 - 26 March 2021

In its 15th edition, the 2019 trade fair attracted around 41.505 visitors from over 90 countries to Shanghai.

With 642 exhibitors and an occupied area of 65.000 gross square metres, it maintained its position as the leading trade fair in the Asia-Pacific region.

The next R+T Asia will take place from 24 to 26 March 2021 at the exhibition centre SNIEC (Shanghai New International Exhibition Center), then again parallel to DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR.


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R+T Turkey: 16 - 18 September 2021

R+T Turkey is proving to be a valued industry meeting point in between the R+T trade fair in Stuttgart. In the fourth edition, the 102 exhibitors experienced an increase in the number of visitors at R+T Turkey. The event attracted 5,534 trade visitors from more than 80 countries.

Istanbul is an ideal trade fair venue, especially for Turkey's neighbouring countries.

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Sun Shading Expo North America: 2 - 4 November 2021

R+T is bringing its 50 years of expertise in the field of sun shading to the USA: from 2021, Sun Shading Expo North America will be held parallel to the IFAI Expo trade fair.

The core of the new trade fair will be interior and exterior sun shading systems, more precisely the product groups roller shutters and accessories, external blinds, interior sun protection, insect protection, drives and control systems as well as building automation and intelligent home systems.

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APA Expo by R+T: 5 - 7 October 2022

Messe Stuttgart and the Spanish association of manufacturers of automatic doors/gates (APA) will for the first time hold "APAExpo by R+T" in Barcelona in 2022. Previously, this international trade fair for automatic doors/gates took place under the name of FIPA – most recently in Valencia with over 100 exhibitors and 3500 specialist visitors.

APA Expo by R+T will become a triannual event in Barcelona.

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OUTDOOR. AMBIENTE. LIVING.: 5 - 9 February 2022

OUTDOOR. AMBIENTS. LIVING. shows what makes outdoor gastronomy best usable and comfortable for any weather condition.

In February 2022, leading manufacturers will present the latest innovations in sun and weather protection systems for outdoor gastronomy both at INTERGASTRA, the leading trade fair for the hotel and gastronomy business, and at the subsequent R+T in Stuttgart.

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