Model engineering shows with cult status!

Messe Sinsheim GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Schall Group, attracts to its technically-oriented consumer exhibitions throughout Germany and Europe. At the iconic shows like the leading model engineering fair Faszination Modellbau Friedrichshafen and the International Model Railway Exhibition (IMA) in Cologne, as well as the Indoor Steam Engine Meeting, an the Faszination Modellbahn, the community meets and celebrates their wonderful hobbies at a high level.

Next Fairs

8th Faszination Modellbahn

International trade fair for model trains, specials & accessories
Maimarkthalle Mannheim

37th Int. Model Railways Exhibiton

International exhibition for model railways and accessories
Messe Friedrichshafen

19th Faszination Modellbau FRIEDRICHSHAFEN

International trade fair for model railways and model making
Messe Friedrichshafen



A Creative Weekend for the Entire Family

In particular kids and teenagers are cordially invited to immerse themselves into the world of miniature railways from the 13th through the 15th of March. After all, there’s hardly another hobby that combines so on


Steam modelling: Full Steam Ahead to the Maimarkthalle

Once again in 2020, steam engines, hot-air engines and flamelickers will be on hand at Faszination Modellbahn. Even today, the fascinating and simple mechanical concepts of these steam engines inspire young and old alike, on


Competition for privately owned model railways: Getting it Out of the Basement!

Entirely in keeping with the motto “out of the hobby basement and into the limelight”, trade journal MIBA is once again organising the private layouts competition. Self-made model railway layouts are presented to the public on


From the Southwest of Scotland to the Southwest of Germany

Yes milord! Yes milady. Once again in the year 2020, impressive model railway layouts will take visitors of all ages on endlessly varied miniature journeys. For example with Mr. Bisset, who will travel 1411 km from Scotland on


Reloaded at the Maimarkthalle in Mannheim: 100% Faszination Modellbahn from 13 to 15 March 2020!

After the brilliant premiere of FASZINATION MODELLBAHN at the legendary Maimarkthalle in Mannheim, expectations for the second edition at the splendid venue in the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan area are already gathering on