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Koelnmesse in figures

Koelnmesse is your expert partner in all areas associated with trade fairs and events — both in Cologne and worldwide. Our customers are convinced by both our many reliable and flexible solutions and services and by measurable and impressive figures.


  • No. 3 trade fair venue in Germany and into the Top Ten worldwide
  • About 80 trade fairs, exhibitions, guest events, and corporate events every year in Cologne and in the key markets all over the world
  • 11 trade fair halls
  • Almost 400,000 m² exhibition space and outdoor area
  • About 10,000 parking lots directly at the trade fair grounds and up to 7,500 additional parking lots in the vicinity of Koelnmesse.
  • 2,000 conferences per year
  • Conference capacity for up to 19,500 participants
  • Around 54,000 exhibiting companies from 122 countries
  • Around 3 million visitors from over 200 countries
  • Around 220,000 accredited journalists
  • More than 1 billion advertising and press contacts
  • Foreign representatives in more than 100 countries
  • Almost 180 partner hotels
  • Around 94,000 hotel beds (in the Cologne region)