From 29. - 31. March 2019, the FORST live will open its doors for its 20th edition. The leading demoshow for forestry technology and renewable energies in Germany is expecting over 300 exhibitors from 15 nations. These will be represented with a broad and current range of products on the 46,000 sqm outdoor space and in the 6,000 sqm of Baden-Arena in Offenburg. Numerous developments and novelties will be presented. The adventure world FORST live fascinates with practical machinery and equipment demonstrations.

In addition to interested consumers, the decision makers from the forestry and agriculture, the gardening and landscape construction and municipal services, as well as the professionals from the construction industry, the energy industry, the wood craft, the hunting community, the civil service and the sawmill industry are part of the visitor circle of the FORST live.

During the fair, an attractive program is offered to the visitors. This year, the interest group "IG Oldtimermotorsägen" presented an exhibition with old chain saws from the years 1920 - 1960. The interest group "IG Zugpferde" demonstrated wood pulling with horses and "Axemen" Werner Brohammer presented his talents in woodcutting.


Dogs are welcome

Information about vaccination and obligation to keep the dog on a leash:


At the entrance, all dogs need a vaccination card with a valid rabies vaccination!

All dogs that are brought to the event need an effective vaccination, thus, they need to be vaccinated against rabies at least 21 days prior to the event.

obligation to keep the dog on a leash

Please keep your dog on the leash in regard to the exhibitors and visitors.


  • At a glance




    Next date
    29. - 31. March 2019
    Exhibition Center Offenburg
    Southwest of Germany

    Opening Times
    9.00 am - 5.30 pm

  • Contact

    Volker Matern
    Project Director
    +49 (0)781 9226-238
    Korinna Meyer
    +49 (0)781 9226-291