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.


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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: 25 - 27 May 2022

The 16th edition of R+T Asia from 24 to 26 March 2021 was the first physical event after the pandemic and continued its previous success story despite the challenges it faced.

The next R+T Asia will take place from 25 to 27 May 2022 at the NECC - National Convention & Exhibition Center in Shanghai, China.


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R+T Turkey:  20 - 22 October 2022

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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APAExpo 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.

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

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Sun Shading Expo North America: 12 - 14 October 2022

R+T is bringing its 50 years of expertise in the field of sun shading to the USA.

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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