Finally personal encounters and networking again, finally finding solutions again and trying out products, finally experiencing the trade fair again: The trade fair association FENSTERBAU FRONTALE and HOLZ-HANDWERK is back after more than four years of pandemic-related break and will take place from the 12th to 15th. July 2022 as a unique “Summer Edition” in the Nuremberg Exhibition Center. More than 700 international exhibitors will once again show the latest trends for artisanal woodworking and processing and around windows, doors and facades. As usual, the exhibitions are supplemented by an extensive specialist program with topic-specific special shows, lecture forums and other program highlights for further education and know-how transfer.




Photo: © NürnbergMesse




FENSTERBAU FRONTALE 2022 with extensive specialist program

FENSTERBAU FRONTALE 2022 shows innovations around windows, doors and facades, the associated technologies, components and components as well as the associated machine and service program. With over 80 lectures, it also offers many opportunities for further training and professional exchange with experts and industry colleagues. “Themes such as smart home, automation, safety, energy efficiency and sustainability, comfort, but also design and aesthetics meet visitors at the stands of over 360 exhibitors, but also in the specialist program,” reveals Elke Harreiß, Head of FENSTERBAU FRONTALE at NürnbergMesse. The program includes:

  • the FENSTERBAU FRONTALE FORUM in Hall 4A with JobBoard – for networking specialists with companies – and lecture blocks on topics such as CO2 efficiency, glass applications, plastic windows, ventilation, safety or living comfort. The award ceremonies of the MeisterAward and Window Maker of the Year also take place here. The half-hour lectures will be streamed live and recordings will be made available at: live.frontale.de
  • the special show “Green Deal” of ift Rosenheim and NürnbergMesse on CO2 efficiency and protection against climate extremes with sustainable windows and components
  • the forum “Designing digitization practically in the craft” together with the HOLZ-HANDWERK, which is also recorded
  • the 10th Forum Architecture Window Facade with the motto “ROBUST – Resource Responsibility – Resilience – Changeability” and the focus on robust structures, alternatives to sustainability, durability, and the flexibility and adaptability of buildings
  • the GLASWELT Guided Tours on the innovations and product premieres at the Summer Edition of FENSTERBAU FRONTALE, which will also be made available as a recording afterwards on demand
  • the new, daily format Expert Talks with discussion and Q&A sessions on the topics of mounting frames, plastic windows, CO2 savings with reflection and digitization in window construction
  • the new MetallbauTREFF, presented by the trade journal metall-markt.net together with seven innovative co-exhibitors as a platform for products, innovations and information and opportunity for networking


All information on the specialist program of FENSTERBAU FRONTALE can be found at: www.frontale.de/programm


HOLZ-HANDWERK celebrates 20. Anniversary

Discover, experience, do – the description has never been more accurate for HOLZ-HANDWERK than in this special trade fair year, when, after a pandemic-related 1,571-day break with its unique hands-on character, it finally offers what was not possible for too long: the personal exchange with industry colleagues, accident discovery at the booth of the industry newcomer, testing innovative products and first- Highlights in the supporting program are:


  • the new, joint forum with the FENSTERBAU FRONTALE “Design digitization practically in the trade”, which facilitates the entry into the digitization of operating processes with a combination of impulse lectures, practical dialogues, compact workshops and product presentations
  • the special show “DesignObject – ObjectDesign” of the Fachverband Schreinerhandwerk (FSH) Bayern, which this year focuses on ideation in the design process under the motto “POWER OF THE IDEA – POWER THE IDEA”
  • the HOLZ-HANDWERK Campus, which, as a presentation area of technical and master schools, is once again dedicated to the important topics of promoting young talent and a shortage of skilled workers
  • the federally funded joint stand “Innovation made in Germany”, at which young, innovative companies present themselves and their solutions to the professional public and underline the innovative power of the industry
  • the new JobBoard in Hall 12.0 as a central point of contact for the networking of specialists and companies


All information about the program of HOLZ-HANDWERK at: www.holz-handwerk.de/programm


HOLZ-HANDWERK 2022 is a special edition in two respects: Not only does it take place once in the summer; the Nuremberg trade fair organizers and the VDMA Woodworking Machines also celebrate the 20th Edition of Europe’s leading trade fair for artisanal woodworking and processing. “After many months of preparation, we are huge to finally be able to welcome our customers back to Nuremberg,” explains Stefan Dittrich, Head of WOOD CRAFTS at NürnbergMesse. “We are pleased about the great popularity and trust in the Messe format, which remains of great importance – also or precisely because of the special circumstances. More than 350 exhibitors from 19 countries present an extensive range of innovative products and inform about the latest technological developments. We and the participating companies cordially invite all visitors to take the 20th Don’t miss the issue of the industry meeting point!”


Trade fair planning made easy with free apps

With the FENSTERBAU FRONTALE and HOLZ-HANDWERK apps for iOS and Android, visitors can inform themselves in advance about exhibitors and products and save them in a watch list. The apps facilitate orientation on site thanks to dynamic hall plans and push notifications when something from the personal watch list changes.


The specialist offer …


  • Profiles for facades, windows/window doors, gates, doors, conservatories
  • Semi-finished products
  • Materials, manufacturing aids Coating agents, sealants, wood and wood-based materials, adhesives, cleaning agents, abrasives, blockage systems
  • Components, finished elements
  • Shading and ventilation technology
  • Glass, glass products
  • Fittings, doors, fastening technology
  • Security technology
  • Organizational technology
  • Machines, plants and tools for glass processing, woodworking, plastics processing, metalworking, surface and application technology, environmental technology
  • Industrial engineering, operating equipment
  • Services, associations, research and development


… the HOLZ-HANDWERK 2022:

  • Woodworking machines
  • Power tools, pneumatic tools
  • Tools, abrasives and polishing agents
  • Surface technology
  • Software and organization
  • Waste disposal technology
  • Fixing technology and fittings
  • Components, semi-finished products, built-in parts and systems for furniture and interior design
  • Wood, wood-based materials and materials
  • Environmental and occupational safety
  • Technical schools, associations, trade press


Get your tickets now!


Visitors can buy tickets and redeem voucher codes at: www.frontale.de/ticket or www.holz-handwerk.de/ticket





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