US authorities have warned Americans that there may be terrorist attacks in Europe in the run-up to the holiday season. Today, the general contractor's contract was signed at Messe Essen. New networks, new processes, new job profiles: De-radicalization experts say switching extremist movements is not uncommon. Due to the high level of interest, we expect to do good business after the fair. An interior ministry spokesman in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, where Essen is located, declined to comment on reports about "IS" involvement in the foiled plot. We had guests from all over the world at our stand: One particularly striking aspect is the high level of internationality.