15. July 2021
As recently as May, it had looked as if the fair might not take place at all because of the Corona Regulation of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Then the numbers dropped, although it took a little longer in the district of Gütersloh. In the end, however, the ABK Open landed right on time in the valley of the Covid wave – and thus also enabled Stiegelmeyer to make its first live trade fair appearance since the beginning of the pandemic.