AVENEO - room for innovation

For the past 6 years, aveneo is the special show of the trade fair ALTENPFLEGE. It sets trends for decision-makers, management and staff of professional care for the elderly. The specialist publisher Vincentz Network and Fachausstellungen Heckmann GmbH stand, as organziers, for the overall framework of the leading trade fair and the Institute for Universal Design stands for the conception, organization and realization of the special show aveneo within the framework of the ALTENPFLEGE 2019 (6th to 8th of Juli 2021) in Nuremberg.

Immerse yourself in the world of innovation - at the ALTENPFLEGE AVENEO, the innovationcompass for the elderly! On around 2,000 square meters 60 exhibitors present their innovative products and services. Start-ups, founders and acknowledged industry partners will be presenting booths such as digitalization in caregiving, connected quarters, new services and much more. For more than 10 years we‘ ve been organizing the innovation platform at the ALTENPFLEGE fair in cooperation with Vicentz Network and Fachausstellungen Heckmann GmbH. Meanwhile, the AVENEO special show is the largest start-up and innovation platform in the sector of geriatric care and a visitor magnet at the ALTENPFLEGE fair.


Participant information

Concept and organisation

Thomas Bade




realization by:

Fachausstellungen Heckmann GmbH


Participant Benefits

ALTENPFLEGE AVENEO provides space and stage for THE innovators in the industry.

On three days of the fair, a network of more than 60 exhibitors will pulsate, demonstrating through various innovations what the future of geriatric care can look like. Benefit from this attraction for potential customers, partners and investors!


Other highlights include the 48-hour Design Thinking Workshop, the Entrepreneur Forum Design.Special. and the conclusion of the 8th day of the housing industry on the stage of ALTENPFLEGE AVENEO provide a full forum and interested trade visitors.


Take advantage of the opportunity to present your products or concepts in addition to your stand space on the stage in the center of the exhibition area!

Dates and deadlines

ALTENPFLEGE - Die Leitmesse

  • construction phase


  • deconstruction phase

6th to 8th of Juli 2021

3rd to 5th of Juli 2021

8th to 10th of Juli 2021

*Deconstruction after the end of the fair.



You would like to be an exhibitor at AVENEO?


... simply click on the AVENEO button, fill out the registration form and send the PDF to: Heike.Hahne@fh.messe.de

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