Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA)
AUMA organises the official German trade fair programme abroad in close cooperation with the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture.
As part of this programme, the Federal Government provides financial assistance for German participations at foreign events, but also for independent presentations by German industry abroad.
The interests of business and politics in this sector are coordinated by the Working Group for Foreign Trade Fair Participation, in which representatives of export-orientated associations regularly meet the representatives of the Ministries:
AUMA members include: