Koelnmesse Exhibition Centre


  Address : Messepl. 1, 50679 Cologne, Germany

  Exhibition Area: 284,000 m2

  Year of Construction: 1922

  Parking Space: 14,500

  Distance from the City Center: 15.4 km

  Nearest Metro Stations : Entrance South: No.1 and No.9 - Entrances East, West and North: No.3 and No.4 

  Nearest Train Stations  : S6, S11, S12, S13

Koelnmesse, the indispensable address for international trade fairs and exhibitions, has been one of the most preferred locations for events  since 1924.
Bird's eye view of Koelnmesse.
Koelnmesse has an important infrastructure that enhances the success of trade fairs.
Koelnmesse is changing the perspective of the economy with ecological breakthroughs.


About Koelnmesse Exhibition Center

Constructed in 1922, Koelnmesse Exhibition Center is among the top ten fair venues in the world. Around 80 trade events, corporate events, workshops and seminars related to key global markets take place in Koelnmesse every year. It is located in the heart of Cologne City that makes it easily reachable from all the major cities in Germany.


Koelnmesse Exhibition Center Features

  • Koelnmesse Exhibition Center has 11 trade fair halls.
  • It offers around 400,000 m2 exhibition space and outdoor area to exhibitors.
  • Around 2000 conferences are held each year with a capacity of up to 19,500 participants.
  • Approximately 54,000 exhibiting companies from 122 countries have been hosted by the facility.
  • More than 3 million visitors from around 200 countries have attended events at Koelnmesse.
  • There are about 10,000 parking spaces in the trade fairgrounds and up to 75,000 additional parking spaces in the vicinity of Koelnmesse.
  • About 220,000 accredited journalists attended events at Koelnmesse.
  • Koelnmesse has foreign representatives in more than 100 countries.
  • There are almost 180 partner hotels with 94,000 accomodations in the Cologne region.
Koelnmesse Exhibition Center Plan





What Preparatory Facilities Does Koelnmesse Offer to Exhibitors

Koelnmesse offers service options according to customers' preferences before, during and after trade fairs.


Koelnmesse Exhibition Center Important Statistics


Sectors Hosted by Koelnmesse

Around 80 key trade fairs are hosted by Koelnmesse every year. These trade fairs are crucial for key sectors in the world. Some of the sectors Koelnmesse accomodates include:


The Most Important Fairs Held at Koelnmesse

Many key trade exhibitions are held at Koelnmesse every year. Here are some of the most important fairs Koelnmesse hosts:


Exhibition Names

Exhibition Sector

Exhibition Date

Exhibition Info

 Kind+Jugend Cologne

 Children and Baby Goods Exhibition  03 - 05 September 2024 Click Here

 IMM Cologne

 International Furniture Exhibition  14- 18 January 2024 Click Here

 IDS Cologne

 International Dental Exhibition  25-29 March 2025 Click Here

 Prosweets Cologne 

 International Confectionery Fair  28 - 31 January 2024 Click Here

 Anuga Cologne

 International Food Fair  04 - 08 October 2025 Click Here

 Anuga Foodtec

 Food and Food Technologies Exhibition

 19 - 22 March 2024 Click Here

 ISM Cologne

 International Confectionery Exhibition  28 - 31 January 2024 Click Here

 Interzum Cologne

 Furniture and Furniture Production Fair  20 - 23 May 2025 Click Here

 h+h cologne

 Handicrafts and Hobbies Exhibition  22 - 24 March 2024 Click Here



How to reach the Koelnmesse?

Koelnmesse Exhibition Center is located in Cologne’s City Center and is easy to reach by various modes of transportation.




Hotels Near Koelnmesse Exhibition Center

Some of the hotels near Koelnmesse Fairgrounds are:


 Hotel Names


 Distance from the Venue


 Hotel Info

 Holiday Inn Express Cologne Muelheim 3* 5 KM By Metro  
 Hotel Am Augustinerplatz 4* 2 KM By Metro  
 Azimut Cologne 4* 2 KM By Metro  
 Burns Art & Cologne 4* 1,1 KM By Walk  
 NH Collection Koln Mediapark 4* 4 KM By Metro  
 Leonardo Royal Hotel Koln Am Stadtwald 4* 7 KM By Taxi  
 Premier Inn Cologne City Sud Hotel 4* 3,6 KM By Metro  
 Park Inn By Radisson Koln City West 4* 5 KM By Train  
 Hotel NH Koln Altstadt 4* 5 KM By Train  
 Hotel Uhu Garni 3* 10 KM By Train  



Life in Cologne City

Cologne is Germany’s fourth largest city and one of the key inland ports of Europe. It is one of the major land routes for trade between western and eastern Europe.

Tourism: Cologne is home to a number of museums, galleries, and cultural institutions tourists can explore. The Museum Ludwig houses an extensive collection of modern art, including works by Picasso and Warhol.

History: Cologne has a rich history dating back over 2,000 years. The city is home to many iconic architecture wonders, including the Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Other tourist attractions include Hohenzollern Bridge, Cologne Triangle and many more.

Shopping and Dining: Cologne has a diverse range of shopping options, from high-end boutiques to quirky independent stores. The city's main shopping street, Schildergasse, is one of the busiest shopping areas in Germany. In addition, Cologne offers a variety of culinary delights, including traditional German dishes and international cuisines.

Accomodation: Many tourists and business officials visit Cologne all year round. There are more than 175 accomodations near Koelnmesse in Deutz area. It is situated on the right bank of the river and is the part of the Cologne City Center. Visitors can find the best accomodation and the best leisure spots to relax during their stay.


Koelnmesse Fairground Floor Plan

Koelnmesse has 11 subsidiaries and joint ventures worldwide, as well as over 100 sales offices with a presence in major markets. More than just organizing trade fair events, Koelnmesse is committed to sustainability for the benefit of employees, exhibitors, visitors and the city.



Koelnmesse Koelnmesse Contact and Address Details

Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Cologne, Germany

Tel: + 49221 821-0
Fax: + 49221 821-2574



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