Begun in 2003, PADDLEexpo is now the leading paddlesports-exclusive trade fair globally where all the newest products and trends are found, from kayaks and canoes, stand-up paddle and inflatables, to apparel and accessories. The fair is not only an international marketplace, but has also become a global meetup and networking event for buyers, manufacturers, importers, retailers, media and associations. PADDLEexpo also functions as a major point of information distribution regarding rentals, event management, incentives and watersports tourism. PADDLEexpo takes place annually in Nuremberg, Germany, in partnership with the German Canoe Federation.

Kayaks, Canoes, Stand-Up-Paddling (SUP-) Boards, Folding Boats, Inflatables, Rec-Boats, Kayak-Fishing, SUP-Fishing, Sit-On-Tops, Rental Boats, Paddles, Clothing and Accessories.

Number of booths: 157
Number of visitors: 1758
International visitors: ca. 48 %, from 48 nations
Exhibition Area: gross 8846 m2 / net 5055 m2
(Excel spreadsheet all data 2003-today )

2019: 04.-06. October, Hall 3A
PADDLEexpo is an annual event held between mid of September and early October.

PADDLEexpo is presented by Fürsattel GmbH at the Nuremberg Exhibition Center (Contact)

DKV – German Canoe Union

The PADDLEexpo offers a platform for every area of paddling sport. The focus is solely on paddle sports and therefore PADDLEexpo is able to provide expert advice of the highest quality. For attendees from the recreation sector such as camping, caravaning, watersports, outdoors and fishing etc the PADDLEexpo is the right place to get professional information about paddlesports.
Trade fair: The PADDLEexpo is and will remain a trade only event. The PADDLEexpo supports rather than competes with regional end user events, which are important to strengthen and develop the paddle sport industry.
PADDLEexpo worldwide: Manufacturers from all over the world maintain and build their international relationships at the PADDLEexpo.
PADDLEexpo at a regional level: At PADDLEexpo the most comprehensive range of products and unrivalled access to the paddlesport community is available to international and regional visitors. The show is the meeting point for manufacturers, distributors and their customers.

2003: First exhibition at “Hotel Post”, Rohrdorf
2004: Rohrdorf Gymnasium; “Kanumesse”
2005: Nuremberg „Frankenhalle“
2008: First SUP-Board displayed
2010: Kanumesse and SUP-Expo parallel
2011: Kanumesse + SUP-Expo merge to PADDLEexpo
Archive: Floor Plans, Exhibitor Lists, Image Gallerys, since 2003