12 exhibitors not to miss at Caravan Salon Düsseldorf 2022

For the first time in its 61-year history, the Caravan Salon show in Düsseldorf will host more than 700 different exhibitors, a new record for the event. As of 11 August 2022, no less than 736 exhibitors from 34 different countries were signed up to take part in what is caravanning’s showpiece event in Europe. So how do you decide who to spend your time visiting? It can be tough. The team at Camping Trade World has curated a list of some of the companies exhibiting that we feel have something worth spending some of your precious time seeing.

Top image © Messe Düsseldorf/C. Tillmann

One of the true giants of the industry, the last few years have been very interesting for Dometic. The company is spreading its wings with various acquisitions and expansions in to new markets and will be showcasing the culmination of that at Caravan Salon. Expect products from subsidiary brands such as Front Runner and Büttner, as well as its own innovations under its Dometic Outdoor sub-brand.

Hall 3, Booth C70 and Hall 14, Booth C03

Canadian company Caframo claims to be “driven by discovery”, according to its COO David Sherman. An expert in RV climate and comfort solutions, Caframo is a first-time exhibitor in Düsseldorf and will be showcasing products from its various brands including SEEKR, a specialist in compact, quiet, powerful, and low power draw fans for RVs and leisure vehicles.

Hall 13, Booth D89

Knaus Tabbert is one of Europe’s biggest manufacturers of motorhomes and caravans, so it may seem obvious to advise visiting the stand at the show. However, there will be plenty of new things that go beyond just being a big company. Vehicles based on Mercedes-Benz vehicles for the first time is one, a new caravan chassis construction technology is another.

Hall 1, Booth A01-12

Dutch firm Campfire Group, which is the parent company of Holtkamper and Easy Caravanning, is planning a significant trailer tent launch at the upcoming Caravan Salon show. A new, smarter version of its Easy Caravanning TakeOff is expected to be revealed as well as a new edition of its Aero trailer tent that brings a host of features across to a different price point in the range.

Hall 3, Booth E70

Italian firm Scalabros has turned recent adversities into opportunities over the last few years. An expert in roller blinds, sun visors, awnings and more, the company made a big effort to focus on the RV industry after being very successful in the bus and coach sector. This is a versatile company that is more than happy to work alongside its customers and potential customers to create custom solutions to suit them.

Hall13, Booth E31

German brand Peggy Peg is bringing innovation to the humble tent and awning peg. You may not have thought it possible, but its smart screw-in pegs have been making waves across the world. The company has now used the feedback it is getting from its global distribution network to develop new products that it will be showcasing at the Salon. Come for the bright colours, stay for the bright ideas.

Hall 3, Booth A36

Austrian expedition vehicle manufacturing expert Krug Expedition will be present at Caravan Salon once again, as part of a wider trade show programme. As well as showcasing its Project Rhino Mercedes-Benz Atego 1023 in a new lightweight version, it will also be showing a surprise vehicle that it top secret until the exhibition begins.

Hall 5, Booth C03

For a young company Konrad Baur has an impressive rolodex of clients. The company, which specialises in internal and external doors for caravans and RVs has made quite a name for itself since its launch in 2007. A family business, Konrad Baur prides itself on excellent service to match the excellence of the products it produces.

Hall 13, Booth D15

Fresh from winning a batch of awards for its impressive LiFeP04 batteries, LIONTRON is hoping to continue on its growth trajectory in the RV industry. The company’s batteries have a great green story due to the fact they can be taken apart and repaired easily, which gives them a much longer lifespan and means less waste into landfill.

Hall 13, Booth E11

Vanlife is something you’ll hear a lot about on the show floor, and there might not be a better place to find out more about what this means than the Mercedes-Benz stand. The German automotive giant is promising to showcase something for every type of vanlife fan at the show including a new T-Class, Marco Polo and electric EQV.

Hall 16, Booth D22

Automotive giant Stellantis is hoping to make a big impression on the visitors at this year’s Caravan Salon show in Düsseldorf by having a huge 500sqm stand that covers many of its brands including Fiat Professional, Citroën, Peugeot, and Opel. It will be the first time that the Stellantis family has showcased its brands in this way at the show in a move that it is calling “family for families”.

Hall 16, Booth D42

Heating and water boiling expert Pundmann is hoping to build on the success it enjoyed in 2021 by once again showcasing the smart and simple solutions it offers to the trade. An official sales partner and representative of Autoterm and a B2B specialist, Pundmann is one of those stands that you could easily miss, but it could be the company that could make your show.

Hall 14, Booth C43