As a combined trade fair and further education event, didacta takes place annually at alternating locations in Cologne, Stuttgart or Hanover.
874 exhibitors from 23 countries and over 97,000 visitors, 97 % of whom were trade visitors, travelled to Cologne for didacta 2013. In addition to the exhibition, the high-level supporting programme offered over 1,600 forums, workshops, lectures, seminars, special shows and podium discussions. This makes didacta the ideal further education event.
In 2016, didacta once again brought together the most important decision-makers from all fields of education at the metropolis on the Rhine. Here, all significant tools of 'encouraging and demanding' has been presented under one roof - clearly and logically divided up into five educational areas:
- Early Education
- School, University
- Training, Qualification
- New Technologies
- Ministries, Institutions, Organizations