The International Insect Exchange Fair in Frankfurt am Main

The annual International Insect Exchange Fair in Frankfurt am Main exists for over 100 years. It is one of the greatest events of this kind in Europe. The traditional date of the Fair the first November weekend of each year (the actual date of the present year see in the meeting calendar). The place of the event is the “Bürgerhaus” (Titus–Forum) within the shopping centre Nordwest–Zentrum in Frankfurt am Main.

Parallel to the International Insect Exchange Fair there is since 1995 an accompanying “Entomological Program”. With different activities of play and fun, children are guided to interest for insects. Since 1998, a further part of the activities, aimed for teens and adults, providing information, slide shows and posters, is also included.


The Corana rules of  Saalbau GmbH apply. We recommend wearing a mask if it gets crowded.

The snack bar in the foyer is not manned because of Corona.

123. Internationale Insekten-Tauschbörse 
6. und 7. November 2021
Titusforum im Nordwestzentrum, Frankfurt am Main
Samstag 12–18 Uhr • Sonntag 9–14 Uhr

The Insect Exchange Fair is organized mainly by the Secretary of the Exchange Fair, Mrs. Svenja Klein, supported by other members and friends of the Apollo.

For general and tourist information as well as for reservation of accommodation in or around Frankfurt am Main please contact directly the Tourist–Information Frankfurt (Fremdenverkehrsamt der Stadt Frankfurt), address: Kaiserstrasse 52, D–60329 Frankfurt, Germany, phone: ++49–(0)69–212–30808, –212–38800, or by fax ++49–(0)69–212–37880.

If you intend to be present at the International Insect Exchange Fair as a visitor or as an exhibitor, then please just take notice of the Regulations for the International Insect Exchange Fair. The Entomological Society Apollo e. V. is looking forward to welcoming you at the International Insect Exchange Fair!


Important information


Regulations [English translation]

Regulations (as of November 3rd, 2023)

Regulations [official “Börsenordnung” in German]

Regulations (as of November 3rd, 2023)

Entomological Program

Schedule of the accompanying “Entomological Program”


How to find the International Insect Exchange Fair

Please take notice, that for all exhibitors and visitors, the Regulations for the Insect Fair (as of November 3rd, 2023) are obligatory. We hope you understand. The English version is only a translation of the German text — when there are any problems in the interpretation of these Regulations, only the German text of the present Regulations is relevant and decisive!

Technical Notes, Prices
Last updated: 19.1.2023 12:00 h
Entrance: Opening times for visitors:
Saturday: 1:00 p.m. — 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m.

Opening times for exhibitors:
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. — 6:30 p.m.
Sunday: 8:30 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.

Entrance fees: For visitors:
Adults and children over 12 years: € 3.00 for any one day
[Children up to 12 years of age are free]

For exhibitors:
Exhibitors do not pay any entrance fee. Accompanying people have to pay the normal entrance fee. At maximum one accompanying person is permitted to enter the hall together with the exhibitor before the “visitor’s opening” time.

Prices: Charges for exhibition tables:
€ 30.00 per table for both days.
The size of one exhibition table is approx. 120 cm × 60 cm.


Reservation of exhibition tables:
Please place your order by sending any application for exhibition space in writing only (by email, mail or fax) to our Secretary of the Insect Fair, Mrs. Svenja Klein (mailing address:

Svenja Klein, Leipziger Straße 14, D-35444 Biebertal

phone: +49 (0) 6409 66 29 03 • fax: +49 (0) 6409 66 23 033

email: 124.itb[at]apollo-frankfurt[dot]de

All orders will be handled according to their date of receipt, therefore all exhibition tables are distributed in the order of the incoming written requests, provided that place is available. Please be assured that we will do our best to handle every reservation application as quick as possible. Thank you for your patience.

Please note that we do not accept reservations which are placed by phone. We hope you may understand. Of course you are welcome to contact us anytime by phone if you have any questions about your reservation or if you would like to change your reservation.

Furthermore please note that the Secretary of the Insect Fair can reduce the requested number of tables of exhibitors ordering several tables in order to allow more exhibitors to have access to the Fair. We hope you may understand.

Decisions about the acceptance of applications as well as of the space and location requested by applicants are made by the Secretary in cooperation with the Board of the Apollo Society. No exhibitor is automatically entitled to a special area size or a special place in the exhibition hall. However, our Secretary will always try to comply with special wishes as far as this is possible.

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