The city is the home of the future. According to United Nations forecasts, almost 70 percent of people will live in urban areas by 2050. But how do we intend to deal with this? And what will tomorrow's city look like? These are the questions that the cover story of our new Messe München magazine explores.
In addition, sociologist Auma Obama tells us in a very open interview whether the world is really growing together. And as always, you'll hear exciting internal news from the makers of Messe München.
Below, we have selected six topics, and expanded on them with video content. Simply click on one of the following teasers for more. For those interested in the complete magazine, we have also added Issue 02/2018 as a PDF document.
Clean air, traffic-free streets, and affordable apartments—this is how town planners see the city of tomorrow. An article on urban utopias being built today
Born in Kenya, educated in Germany, at home in the world—Auma Obama talks about globalization, isolationism, and how, against all odds, she manages to remain an optimist
Sun, water, wind—much more is needed to achieve an energy turnaround than just generating green energy. A Bavarian village shows the way: green and local
Jennifer Hader, HR Director at Messe München, talks about the future of work, juvenile mentors and the team spirit in an international company.
Rolf Tischer is a logistics expert who makes sure everything is seamlessly orchestrated. The Head of the Trade Fair Services department explains how he and his team succeed in building a small town every three years.
For Messe München Shanghai 2018 has been a stellar year as visitor figures have risen in all the key sectors. CEO Edwin Tan talks about what makes the fast-moving Chinese event industry so exciting, where growth is coming from, and the firm’s ambitious plans for future growth.