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Annual Report 2020
Figures, data, facts

CH3CK: Tested. Recovered. Vaccinated.

Access control under Covid conditions


The consequences of the corona virus, which is occurring worldwide, also affect our Koelnmesse events. The health of all trade fair participants, customers and partners is paramount.

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Koelncongress: C the Future

Together against Covid

Our headquarters building in Cologne says more than a thousand words!

To mark the occasion: Get vaccinated! For your own health and for a safe trade fair experience on site. Every vaccination has a positive effect on the trade fair business all over Germany.

We will also make our staff an offer for a booster vaccination.

Take part! Every vaccination counts!

This is how we make your visit to our trade fairs safe.

Access Control Covid

CH3CK: Tested. Recovered. Vaccinated.

Enjoy a safe trade fair visit with a digital ticket and an EU Digital Covid Certificate

Learn more about CH3CK

Expo 2020 has opened its doors

From 01.10.2021 to 31.03.2022, the World Expo takes place in Dubai. Under the motto "Connecting Minds, Creating the Future", 190 countries participate. It is the first Expo in the Arabic-speaking world. The organiser expects more than 70 % of the visitors to come from abroad.

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Ready for Re-Start

The crisis drives us. It places demands on our strength, our perseverance and, above all, our creativity. Read more in our Annual Report .

The trade fair world is changing

A career at Koelnmesse

Help us impress! As an employer, Koelnmesse offers you a wide range of opportunities.

Everything about Koelnmesse as an employer


... for Koelnmesse means acting in the spirit of sustainability for its employees, the Cologne site, its trade fairs and its exhibition grounds.

Topics and examples

Koelncongress: C the Future

Under the motto "One face to the customer", Koelncongress as an innovative full-service division will in future contribute its strengths under a new name. The wholly owned subsidiary Koelncongress GmbH presents itself as an organization with creative, strong concepts and solutions. It stands for innovative and successful future trade fairs, conferences and events.

Go to Koelncongress

Trade fair halls and exhibition center

Koelnmesse's exhibition halls are centrally located in Cologne's city centre, right at the heart of Europe's largest economic region.

Find out more about our halls and trade fair grounds

Arousing curiosity - Koelnmesse facts and figures


exhibitors from 122 countries

3 Mio.

visitors from 224 countries


employees of Koelnmesse GmbH

284.000 m²

exhibition space

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