Trade fair organiser on-site and nationwide

Messe Sinsheim GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Schall Group, attracts over 170,000 visitors to its technically-oriented consumer exhibitions on-site and throughout Germany. At the iconic shows Faszination Modellbau Friedrichshafen and the International Model Railway Exhibition (IMA) in Cologne, as well as the Indoor Steam Engine Meeting, Faszination Modelltech, Faszination Modellbahn and Agri Historica, a total of almost 1000 exhibitors from some 60 countries worldwide present their repertoire to their respective community. The trade fair for the printing industry Druck+Form is also organised annually by the Schall Group subsidiary.

Next Fairs

17th Baumesse

Bauen - Wohnen - Renovieren - Modernisieren
Messe Sinsheim

21st Echtdampf-Hallentreffen

Steam-driven model railways, road vehicles, ships and stationary engines
Messe Friedrichshafen

16th Faszination Modellbau FRIEDRICHSHAFEN

International trade fair for model railways and model making
Messe Friedrichshafen



Gauge N: Little Valley American model railroad

Little Valley is based on a typical route in the Rocky Mountains. The deep cut of the valley is spanned by a wooden trestle bridge which took 6 months to build. Long distance and freight trains roll through the on


The fascination of model amusement parks - Fun & Action en miniature

Martin Jakubith from Ansbach and Andreas Ciupek from Rüsselsheim present their model fun fairs in scale 1:87 with fully functioning fairground attractions and intricate LED lighting. Andreas Ciupek's amusement park is on


Gauge IIm (G): Passion IIm

Passion IIm is a module layout depicting an imaginary metric route and imaginary railway companies. The rolling stock consists mainly of LGB models that have been re-painted and realistically weathered. The module concept on


Gauge H0: American railroad with up to 6 locos and over 60 wagons

The layout is based on modern times from 1990 up to today. It depicts an American/Canadian railway landscape, with a small town and industrial zones. Long trains with up to 6 locomotives and over 60 wagons are the on


In Friedrichshafen for the first time: Fully functional LEGO 3S cable car on the snowcat layout

17,000 Lego bricks! 21 motors! 220 gear wheels! 93 tyres! 4 robot controls and 3 transformers - all this adds up to a superlative, 5,300 mm long fully functioning 3S cable car*. The model cable car functions just like a on