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.


  • Leading global trade fairs for 25 sectors
  • About 80 trade fairs, exhibitions, guest events, and special events every year in Cologne and in the key markets all over the world
  • 11 trade fair halls
  • 284,000 m² exhibition space
  • 100,000 m² outdoor area
  • 15,000 parking spaces
  • 2,000 conferences per year
  • Conference capacity for up to 19,500 participants
  • More than 55,000 exhibiting companies from 126 countries
  • Around 3,2 million visitors from 224 countries
  • Around 22,000 accredited journalists
  • More than 1 billion advertising and press contacts
  • Foreign representatives in more than 100 countries
  • More than 140 partner hotels
  • Around 94,000 hotel beds (in the Cologne region)