Family Business: Paul März Strengthens the Management Team at Fairtrade

Since January 2018, the Heidelberg trade fair specialist fairtrade is being managed by a dual management team, since Paul März joined the management board as the second Managing Director alongside his father Martin. Martin März founded the company in 1991.
L- R: Paul März and Martin März

Paul joined fairtrade in January 2016 as Exhibition Director. He previously worked for Messe München, first in the strategy department, then as Exhibition Director for the ISPO trade shows in China. Immediately after his studies, he started his career with a renowned consulting firm focusing on strategy and controlling of large enterprises. After studying in Mannheim, Toulouse and Buenos Aires, Paul graduated from the University of Mannheim and holds a degree in business administration.

Paul has a long breath. He has proven this on several occasions in triathlons and marathons. In addition to running, swimming and cycling, he is an enthusiastic skier. Paul is married and has three children.

Fairtrade – Valuable business Contacts

Fairtrade was founded by Martin März in 1991. Since long, Fairtrade ranks among the leading organizers of professional international trade fairs in emerging markets, especially in North and Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. Managed by its shareholder and committed to the values of a family business and the team spirit, Fairtrade maintains a powerful network of partnerships throughout the world.

fairtrade organizes shows in the sectors Agrofood, CIT Solutions, Energy, Environment, Industry and PlastPrintPack and strives for a high level of customer satisfaction. By means of innovative products and excellent service fairtrade organizes professional platforms for valuable business contacts between exhibitors and visitors. A member of UFI The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, fairtrade’s management system is ISO 9001: 2008 certified.