R+T Alliance

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 in Stuttgart, R+T Asia, R+T Turkey, APA Expo by R+T, Sun Shading Expo North America and OUTDOOR. AMBIENTE. LIVING.

Our fairs

R+T in Stuttgart: 19 - 23 February 2024

R+T is the leading world trade fair for roller shutters, doors/gates and sun shading 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 shading 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. Experience high-tech at first hand. 

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OUTDOOR. AMBIENTE. LIVING.: 3 - 7 February 2024

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

In February 2024, 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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R+T Asia: May 28 — 30, 2024

From 26 to 28 July 2023, R+T Asia in Shanghai inspired 702 exhibitors and around 51,000 visitors from 98 countries with great innovations, technologies and networking opportunities.

The 18th edition of R+T Asia will take place from May 28 to 30, 2024 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai.


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R+T Turkey:  November 27 — 29, 2025

The 6th International Trade Fair for Sun Shading and Automatic Door Systems R+T Turkey at the Istanbul Expo Centre attracted 5,300 visitors and 127 exhibitors from 85 countries. R+T Turkey confirmed its position as a strong platform for international networks.

The next R+T Turkey will take place from 27 to 29 November 2025.


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APAExpo by R+T

On November 8, 2023, the current INNOVATION FORUM by APAExpo by R+T took place in Valencia. Various lectures and presentations provided an overview of the current situation in the Spanish automatic door industry. The next INNOVATION FORUM by APA Expo by R+T will take place in 2024.


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Sun Shading Expo North America: 24 – 26 September 2024

The second edition of Sun Shading Expo North America, the only US trade show for interior and exterior shading systems, took place in Orlando (FL) from November 1 to 3, 2023. The next Sun Shading Expo will take place from September 24 to 26, 2024 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim (California) as a parallel event to the Advanced Textiles Expo.


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