05 - 07 June 2023

Messe Essen

Largest trade fair for Chinese products in Germany for the first time

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About China HomeLife

Experience Chinese products live

You trade analogue or digital consumer goods, buy for large or small companies, want to get in touch with Chinese manufacturers, advise traders or buyers or scout the latest trends in the consumer goods industry?

Then a visit to China HomeLife in Essen is a must for you!

More than 500 certified exhibitors will present more than 20,000 products from the fields of electronics, household, clothing & textiles, gifts & accessories, toys, furniture, lighting, food and cosmetics on more than 12,500 sqm.

For the first time after lockdown and travel restrictions, experience an extraordinary variety of Chinese products live and do business directly with selected premium manufacturers.

Quality and expertise

Your advantages at a glance

Tested suppliers and quality products

Rely on the expertise of the organiser MEORIENT, which currently connects over 45,000 Chinese companies with more than 3 million traders worldwide. In Essen, it presents a carefully curated selection of leading companies with high-quality products from the most important sectors.

A wide range of products and industries

Experience thousands of products live under one roof. Test, feel and evaluate the quality personally and focus specifically on the sectors that are important to you.

Inspiration through extraordinary variety & novelties

Be inspired by the variety of products and innovations. Optimise your bestsellers together and in direct exchange with the manufacturers or develop new products into the box office hits of tomorrow.

China at your fingertips" again for the first time after the pandemic

Take the chance to get in touch with Chinese producers face-to-face for the first time after lockdown and travel restrictions and source your products directly from the manufacturer.

Good accessibility in Central Europe

Save yourself expensive travel and benefit from the shopping opportunity "right on your doorstep". Messe Essen is very easy to reach from the entire German-speaking region as well as from the Benelux and puts some of China's best producers virtually at your feet.

Free admission

Visit China HomeLife without obligation and without admission costs. But make sure you secure one of the coveted tickets in good time so that you are guaranteed access.

Colourful variety

Exhibitor industries


Building materials

Home & Living

Clothes & Textiles





Event location

Messe Essen

With around 55 trade fairs and exhibitions, ten of which are leading trade fairs, the Essen trade fair venue is one of the top ten trade fair locations in Germany. An attractive mix of international, national and regional trade and consumer fairs attracts around 1.5 million visitors every year.


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Your way to China HomeLife


Arrival by train

Due to renovation work by the Ruhrbahn on the connecting line from the main station to Messe Essen, the U-11 will not run from 31 May to 4 August. During this time, the Ruhrbahn will provide a rail replacement service from the main station to Messe Essen.

Arrival by car / Parking

You will find our parking spaces P1 and P2 on the overview plans.


Frequently Asked Questions

China HomeLife - also in combination with China Machinex - takes place worldwide in the following countries: Brazil, Dubai, Egypt, India, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Poland, South Africa and Turkey.

The organiser of the fair is MEORIENT International Exhibition Ltd. with headquarters in Shanghai, China. Since its foundation in 1994, MEORIENT has had branches in the most important economic zones in China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Zhenjiang, etc., and maintains close business relations with the local companies here. MEORIENT is the largest organiser for Chinese companies participating in overseas trade fairs.

China HomeLife is aimed at professional buyers from all retail sectors who require large volumes, as well as semi-professional and private marketers who want to build a foothold through online sales, plus trend scouts and specialists in China retail.

By registering in advance, you will receive your trade fair ticket directly, which you only need to scan on site to gain direct access to the trade fair.

In the run-up to the fair, you will be informed about the exhibitors and products that match your interests. In addition, you will have the opportunity to exchange information with these exhibitors in advance and to place your specific needs and enquiries with them.

Visitor registration is also possible on site. There are self-service stations for this purpose in the North Entrance. Please note that there may be waiting times.

China HomeLife will be held at Messe Essen from 5 to 7 June 2023. It is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

You can find all information about the journey here

The exhibitors speak Chinese and English.

There are exhibition bistros in the hall, where hot and cold drinks and snacks are sold.

Pets are not allowed at the fair.