The exhibition center in Cologne is becoming more modern and the portfolio is growing.
Now Koelnmesse has the fifth-largest exhibition grounds in the world.
Globalization of world markets is also affecting the trade fair business.
The congress business becomes increasinggly important.
Koelnmesse is a recognized organzier of trade fairs with global impact.
Modernization and expansion: continuouses grow in the 60s and 70s.
Koelnmesse is focusing more and more on specialized trade fairs.
After rapid reconstruction the first post war trade fairs were held as early as 1947.
In these years trade fairs were brought in line with National Socialist ideology.
The trade fair company and the exhibition grounds were established in the 1920s