Drinktec is one of the world's leading trade fairs for the beverage and liquid food industries. Manufacturers and suppliers from around the world meet here with producers and retailers of beverages and liquid food products. Within the sector, drinktec is regarded as one of the top platforms for launching new products in the world market. At this event, manufacturers present the latest technology for processing, filling, packaging and marketing all kinds of beverages and liquid food — raw materials and logistics solutions included. The themes of beverage marketing and packaging design round out the portfolio. Drinktec 2013, which takes place Sept. 16-20 at the Messe München exhibition center in Munich, is expected to attract approximately 1,500 exhibitors from more than 70 countries and approximately 60,000 visitors from more than 170 countries.